Articles Tagged ‘pay yourself first’

Why “Paying Yourself First” Should Include Your Retirement Accounts
Sunday, August 24th, 2014
Why Paying Yourself First Should Include Your Retirement AccountsThe concept of “paying yourself first” is one we’ve discussed here before, so it’s likely one you’re quite familiar with. If not, the idea of paying yourself first means that you treat your savings contributions as you would any other bill or financial obligation. In other words, rather than waiting to see what you have left at the end of the month before deciding what you’re able to save, your saving becomes a financial obligation that you fulfill along with your other obligations. Part of paying yourself first should include contributions to your retirement accounts. This is true regardless of...

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