Banks are really good at getting us to do what’s in their best interest and they do it under the premise that it’s in our best interest. And they’re so good at doing it, most of the time, we don’t even know what’s happening.
Lifestyle money represents the dollars you are spending to maintain your current standard of living: where you live, what you eat, where you vacation etc. For many people, this is where the conversation ends. While everyone wants to solve their financial problems, reducing their current standard of living is not a popular option.
For every dollar that goes through our hands, we could only make two choices with it. We can either save it or spend it. Opportunity cost is the potential future value of your spent money. While others may tell you to chase rate of return, we’ll show you why opportunity cost is how you should be thinking!
Are you thinking about paying off debt? Did you know that the average American household now carries over $137,000 in debt? Also in a recent survey, it was found that the average American households spends 34.5% of their after-tax income, just to pay their debt. If you’re working that hard just to pay off your debt, how in the world are you going to be able to save? Watch to the end of this video to find out how you can make your money work for you