11 Money Rules You Need to Have Memorized Before You’re 40
These simple skills are easier to develop than you think, so you can stop procrastinating and start building wealth today.
Live within your means
This is the most fundamental principle of all personal finances, and yet so many of us have such a hard time doing it! “It feels harder than it really is,” Dearing says. “Basically what it comes down to is finding little ways to increase your income and decrease your expenses.” And in our Internet-based world, finding these little opportunities is easier than ever. Buy items used off Craigslist, set up a small Etsy store to sell your hobby items, trade goods and services on apps, put up a room on Airbnb, or sign up for Mechanical Turk. Once your creative juices start flowing, the opportunities are endless. Find out 20 more ways to save money you probably haven’t tried yet.