Best tip when you were younger? : Answer inside

What’s the best tip you wish you had received when you were younger?

Well mmm lets set the scene first .

At 16 yrs old I started my first job and the money came rolling in and like most of my friends, it was party time. My money went on rent ,lol well if you could call £10 for home, food and washing at the home of mum and dad rent.

The rest went on football ,beer and motorcycles and to be fair it seemed a fair option to me. As the years rolled by and my earning rose I added women into the equation and carried on spending like the world was ending tomorrow .

Maturity came , did my outlook on life change ?

No is the answer, why spoil a good thing and money always burnt a hole in my pocket.

Many people gave me advise on planning for the future but to be honest I ignored it all.

Lets be honest, we all thought savings and pensions was just for old people .

Now my thoughts started to change when work dried up and times started getting harder , it was then I wished I had listened to all the advise and had made provision for my future .

I was lucky that at this time, I met a lovely lady who was and is financially prudent, my work picked up and life been pretty rosy since then.

What’s the best tip you wish you had received when you were younger?

Well that's easy to answer .

The ability to listen and learn when I was younger.

So my tip for anyone, who like me feels the future  is a long way off and savings /pensions financial planning is for old people.

Start today planning your future  , trust me it will come around quicker than you think .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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