Is saving money easy? From a distance, it certainly appears to be.
But, when it comes down to it, it’s pretty difficult – especially when you don’t have a stellar income.
You already know you need to save money for the future. You need to save money for retirement, for an emergency, for your kids’ college education. The list goes on and on.
And, in the back of your mind, you know these are real expenses that will most likely get worse over the course of your life.
If you haven’t started saving for these goals, the first question you’ll need answered is how to start. Most of the time, starting is the hardest part about saving for any goal.
This article is a great place to start if you’re having trouble taking that first step. I asked several financial advisors their best financial advice on how to save money, and received a variety of responses.