Learning to Live With Money: Get the Best By Preparing for the Worst Modest MoneyLeave a comment

Part of improving your financial life is learning to live with money. That may be a strange thing to think about. But having resources, and using them wisely, is a skill all its own. If you’ve done the hard work of eliminating debt, living frugally, saving, and investing, you’re going to find that you gradually begin to have more money to spare than you’ve ever had in your life. This isn’t the time to stop saving and investing. But it is the time to make sure that you are using your newfound financial freedom (small as it is) as well as possible. There’s a lot I could say on this topic, but I’m going to limit myself to the subject of using your healthy financial state to prepare for worst-case scenarios. The thing about worst-case scenarios is that they eventually happen. Here’s how I’ve learned to prepare for them as my net-worth has increased.

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By : Adam | 27 May 2015

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By : Adam | 26 May 2015

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By : Adam | 25 May 2015

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By : Adam | 22 May 2015

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By : Adam | 21 May 2015

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By : Adam | 20 May 2015

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