Happy Monday, y’all! How are those bank accounts doing? ;]
If you remember back in my 2017 goals post, one of my main goals was putting my financial life in order. Though I make enough money to live and have some fun, I felt like I was constantly borrowing money from myself against the next paycheck. I also felt like I was spending my money and didn’t know where it was going. I was ending up with thousand-dollar credit card bills and no thousand-dollar experiences to show for it. Though I was lucky to never go into credit card debt, I definitely borrowed from my savings more often than I should have. It was getting to the point where I was starting to stress about money—something I’d never really done in the past—and I knew I wanted to make a change.
Knowing myself and what motivates me, I knew that I would learn best if I had someone else to hold me accountable, so I knew I wanted to hire a personal financial planner. Ultimately I decided on LearnVest, and I’ll explain why below.
Before we go further, I do want to note that this is not sponsored in any way. LearnVest did not ask me to write this post, and is not compensating me in anyway to do so. I just really, really love their program and wish I had started it sooner. Read More