Do you keep a budget each month? Do you allocate part of your income toward savings, investments, and a retirement account? Is your retirement account through your employer, or do you have your own? Do you have a Roth IRA that you max out each month? Do you even know what I’m talking about? (If you do, that’s awesome; if not, don’t worry — you will soon enough!)
For just about everyone, taking control of your personal finances is essential to live the life you want: getting an education or helping your children get an education; purchasing a home; paying off debt; and being able to buy material things you really want or need, to name a few important things you may want to do in life. This is why I’m on a mission to develop a core curricula for all personal finance concepts that will help you take control of your financial future.