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Building your wealth isn’t something that will happen overnight. It’s with time, dedication and creating healthy habits that you’ll be able to increase your nest egg and build your savings accounts to where you want them to be. With these tips, you can start building your wealth through steady measures.
Start Saving at 25
An easy way to start saving for your retirement is to create the habit from when you get your first job out of college. Even if you don’t work at a company that sets up retirement accounts for their employees or makes retirement contributions, it’s a good idea to calculate 10-15% of your income and put it in a separate savings account. Do this for every paycheck, so it continues to be a priority.
Build Positive Financial Habits
The sooner you can be financially disciplined and maintain positive spending habits, the better off you will be. Good habits could come in the form of building and sticking to a budget, tracking your expenses, paying down debt and making saving a part of your life. These habits will serve you as you build your wealth and throughout retirement.
When you have the funds to do so, start investing. But before you begin investing, learn everything you can about it. Find out what kinds of investments you want to make (stocks, bonds, real estate, etc.) and prepare yourself for success by being knowledgeable about them. Find investments that work for you and continue investing in them to help build your wealth.
Avoid Lifestyle Inflation
As you build your career and earn more money, be aware of lifestyle inflation. It can be tempting to let your lifestyle costs increase as your income increases, but this doesn’t have to be the case. By not continually spending more with each raise, you can keep your expenses low and save more.
Building your wealth can be a slow process. Be ready for a journey where you proudly earn every penny and grow your wealth over time. If you’re not sure how to get started or want more information on finance and investments, contact the office.
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