When you’re in the mood to work on your personal finances, it is tempting to just dive in and start swimming. Doing something … anything … gives us a sense of satisfaction and accomplishment even if we aren’t getting anywhere or we’re going somewhere that doesn’t matter. This is an example of mistaking “motion” for “movement.” If you want to make real progress with your finances, you need to plan before you act and make planning a regular part of your routine. You also need to give yourself a pat on the back for making a plan because having one is a very important steps on the road to financial security. Stay tuned for future posts describing the great things a plan will do for you.
Introduction To Planning