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Dare to Dream


Setting clear financial goals will be important to your success, but first you’ll need to determine what kind of life you want to live. Don’t worry now about whether your dreams seem realistic. A financial planner or advisor can help you with that later.

Today, take a moment and think about your ideal financial situation. Mull over the goals you’d like to reach in the next year, and the next five or ten years. Do you want to own a home? Do you want to go back to school? Save for your child’s college education? Take a trip around the world? Whether you want the funds to buy something great or simply want to rest easy in the security being debt-free provides, understanding where you want to go will give you something to shoot for as you reduce your debt.

Posted: 8/23/17

I live in my grandmother house, my dream is fixed it up so that it would look better, for i am so blessed that she left it to me.

  • By F1S2H3
  • on 6/10/10 9:30 PM EST