Looking at the Big Picture in Personal Finance

We talk a lot about discovering our financial goals but not as much about looking at the bigger picture and prioritizing our financial lives.

Today’s essay is by Joey Mayen. He shares how his parents taught him to look at the big picture and prioritize his financial life.

A Lifetime of Money Lessons Starts Early

Since I was a young boy, my parents have gradually taught me everything I needed to know as it relates to my personal finances.

As a result, I feel much more prepared to manage my personal finances as I transition my way into college, as well as for my adult life afterwards.

Looking at the Big Picture in Personal Finance

My parents have always emphasized to me the importance of considering the big picture when it comes to personal finances.

When it comes to buying a house, a car, or any other investment, my parents have always stressed to me the importance of saving towards these things as early as possible.

They taught me to be very strict with myself in the way that I plan dividing my money amongst day-to-day expenses and future investments according to my current and future income.

Saving for Bigger Investments in Life

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