Some causes mean you simply aren’t paying enough attention to yourself. Others suggest you’re not paying enough attention to your surroundings. But overall, a general lack of planning and attention to detail could result in you reaching a dire financial situation you never thought possible.
Budgeting, like anything else that matters in life, takes time. Even essential tax and estate planning can be cumbersome and time consuming. But it’s best to put the constraints it puts on your schedule against the backdrop of not being prepared for a financial emergency, or getting faced with a financial matter that has gotten worse because you put it off.
Whether it’s taxes, budget adjustments, planning for a trip or for your family, make sure you’re ahead of the game. The numbers say being prepared and having a plan is half the battle.
Read 10 Ways to go Broke over at MyDailyMoment.com for more information.