If travel is your priority, no one and nothing should get in the way of you pursuing your dreams. With that in mind, balancing your desire to feel fulfilled today with your need to build a financially secure future is crucial. Should you cash in your 401(k) to fly to Europe? No, definitely not. But if travel is essential to you, you can prioritize your discretionary dollars to align with your … [Read more...] about How To Take A Year Off From Work Without Wrecking Your Money Goals
You’ve probably heard the phrase “financial independence” thrown around a time or two — but have you ever stopped to consider what it really means? As you work hard building your savings and growing your net worth, it may be worthwhile to consider what you need to do in order to achieve your own version of financial independence. Here’s a look at how the industry has traditionally defined this … [Read more...] about What Does Financial Independence Really Mean and Is It Achievable for You?
When you think of people who use financial advisors, you may not consider yourself the right demographic. But it may surprise you that plenty of advisors cater to people who aren’t retired millionaires. There are plenty of reasons for younger people to engage with a financial advisor well before retirement age. If you’re wondering if it’s the right time to speak with a professional about your … [Read more...] about 5 Telltale Signs You Might Need a Financial Advisor
With the growing popularity of remote work, it’s no surprise that we see people all over TikTok and Instagram living their best lives abroad. This can create some serious FOMO and burning questions about how these full-time travelers can fund their Insta-worthy vacations. Since (for most people) it isn’t feasible to take an extended vacation and travel the world, your next best bet may be trying … [Read more...] about Will My Current Job Support Me Living Abroad For A Few Years?
Generation Y has, for lack of a better term, “been through it.” Our generation has lived through some of modern history's most monumental economic and social events. The result? Stress, and for some, lots of it. Nearly 44% of Generation Y report feeling stressed all or most of the time. Everyone has unique stressors, but the most common are saving money, managing debt, and planning for … [Read more...] about How To Become A Less-Stressed Millionaire
We are pulled in a million different directions. Everything from work meetings (that probably could’ve been an email), networking lunches, dropping your kids off at school, deciding what to make for dinner, and making it to your fitness class on time. Whew! The start of the new year is a great time to review what’s important to you. And, find time to do what you enjoy doing more! And, it can even … [Read more...] about Why De-Prioritizing Things Is Healthy And Can Actually Help You Financially