Creating a solid financial plan requires three things. The first is setting clearly defined goals that outline one’s priorities. A good way to do this is listing down measurable and visible results – or milestones as it were – that will make it easier to track down progress. The second is determining a spending plan or budget. This is essential for any person because it allows an individual to implement saving and investing strategies intelligently. The last and most important is practicing self-control. It is tempting when a person has extra income, or a sudden windfall of cash, to immediately spend it. While it is advisable to treat one’s self every once in a while, most people may tap into their savings account for just an extra bit of fun. Self-restraint needs to be practiced at all times.
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It must be noted that these financial plans can change as the individual gets married or for other circumstances. However, any adaptation must still carry the core of the individual’s priorities and be carefully followed.
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