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5 Habits of Financially Successful People


                                                                                 Here is a piece I found while surfing at Wise Bread.com wealthymatters.comhttp://www.moneymanagement.org/Community/Blogs/Blogging-for-Change/2011/January/Five-habits-of-financially-successful-people.aspx  Check if you have the following criteria in place if you are serious about being financially successful.

What is the true definition of financial success? Although it varies from person to person it can usually include: the ability to pay bills without worry, being free of debt, and having enough money in savings for things such as emergencies, family vacations, retirement, college funds, and more.

Being financially successful is easier said than done. There are no quick fixes or magic formulas for achieving financial success. Financially successful people understand the difference between wants and needs and how to create clear financial objectives for achieving their goals. Below are five habits of financially successful people.  Read more of this post

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8 Habits of Millionaires


 wealthymatters.comHere is a to – do- list that can make almost anyone a millionaire.The operative word is millionaire as in a person with a few crore rupees.This list does not require a person to be specially talented with money.All that is required is the will to become a millionaire and the discipline and persistence  to stick to doing small things repeatedly till you master them.You won’t get to live the life of the Rich and Famous but you and your family will be comfortable later in life.

Earn to Invest, Not Earn to Spend 

The first skill you need to master is to learn to control your impulses and delay gratification.Just force yourself to postpone buying unnecessary things for longer and longer periods .Allow yourself to buy those things only when you have saved up and invested a certain amount of money first.After a while you will find it easy to first invest money and then spend the remaining.If you have debts, force yourself to invest first , pay your  EMIs and then spend, in that order.

Have a Plan and Work the Plan

Then use this calculator https://wealthymatters.com/2011/01/26/target-crorepati/ to figure out how much you need to save and start putting it away monthly to make your first crore.To find the best interest rates refer to this post https://wealthymatters.com/2011/01/19/interest-rate/ .Now that you know how much to put aside and where you need to do it,you have your basic plan in place to become a millionaire.

Develop Many Income Streams

A  person can work only that hard and that long and only at  that many jobs in a day to make money.So its important to start acquiring assets that make you money.So ,for example, you will have to consider buying a good mutual fund or some good dividend yielding shares.

Understand your Finances

Also you need to be aware of exactly how much you are making, how much you need to save and learn to develop a budget for spending.You need to know how to evaluate how your investments are doing.For that you can take the help of this post https://wealthymatters.com/2011/01/26/cagr-calculator/ .The more you know the more you can make out of your investments and the less people can cheat you. Read more of this post

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