When it comes to finances, regardless of your age, you’ll need to think about it sometime. Whether you just secured your first serious job, you’re about to up-size to a larger home, or before retirement, the best time to think about your finances, is now.
If the thought of picking up an economics book, or reading the finance section of the newspaper stresses you out, then consider The Wealthy Barber or The Wealthy Barber Returns.
Easy to read, to the point, and realistic, it’s a great way to get into thinking seriously about where you want to go and how you’ll get there financially. As you read, you’ll find you’re on the right track, that there are moments of dread when you think back to a bad financial decision, or you’ll close the book, adamant to change your ways for the better.
What else? He’ll recommend that you buy a home that you can well afford, rather than the most expensive home that you can afford.