What’s Your Five-Year Plan?

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“What do you see yourself doing five years from now?”

Granted, this isn’t really an ice-breaker question, but whenever I get to know somebody decently well, I like to bounce this off of them and see how they react.

Most of the time, their response starts with….

*Crickets*

They have absolutely no idea!

People spend more time planning a vacation than they do planning their own lives!! Sad, but true…

What’s Your Five-Year Plan?

If you ever meet me in real life and want to avoid the *crickets*, then you’d better start figuring out your five-year plan!

More importantly than just not looking foolish though, realize that this is an incredibly important step to becoming financially successful. As Zig Ziglar always said, “If you aim at nothing, you’ll hit it every time.”

In other words, if you just wander through life, you’ll definitely end up somewhere, but is it really . . . → Read More: What’s Your Five-Year Plan?

5 Reasons to Create Your Five Year Plan

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Have you ever thought about your five year plan? How old are you now? What will you be doing five years from now? Will your life change at all between now and then?

Liz and I just got home from a quick weekend trip of visiting friends, attending a wedding, and spending time with family. In total, we were in the car for 11 hours (yes, my butt is still a little numb…). With so much time to ourselves, Liz and I were able to chat quite extensively about what’s important to us and what we think our future should look like.

While chatting back and forth, we came up with a rough idea of where we’d like to see ourselves in 5 years:

Have two children Prepare to send them to private school Own three rental properties and continue to reinvest the profits I’ll still be working, but . . . → Read More: 5 Reasons to Create Your Five Year Plan