Diehard minimalist, or borderline hoarder. If you’ve at least feigned an interest in Marie Kondo’s organization skills, or have deliberated internally about whether or not you should throw away last week’s newspaper, you’ve no doubt given at least some thought to removing clutter from your physical space.
But have you ever thought about decluttering your financial life?
Bills, bills, bills. Insurance premium letters, tax notices and statements, and more bills can all add to your financial clutter. While physical clutter makes living in a physical space more difficult, financial clutter makes it more difficult to navigate your finances properly and enjoy your life. Constantly worrying about routine, mundane financial tasks can stop you from pursuing your financial goals.
Your life is like a jar, and all of your priorities need to fit into that jar. Large rocks are long-term financial goals, like paying for your child’s college education. Medium sized …