I thought I’d give some advice on something that is known as “The Investment Life Cycle.” I’ve been to the bottom of the theoretical and mathematical abyss, put scores of students on Wall Street, and taken every class known to man, and after doing all that, I realized that the most valuable financial advice I’d ever received was the simple message of my grandmother: Prepare today so you can live a good life tomorrow.
As you’ve heard me say before, investing and ownership are the keys to empowerment for all of us, especially people of color. Making sacrifices today so you can reap the rewards tomorrow can make the difference between fulfilling your destiny and feeling like a slave. So, without further ado, here are some simple notes on your investment life cycle:
Money Management by Stage and Age – 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s and Beyond
I am not here to tell you things you’ll want to hear today. I am here to tell you things you’ll want to hear 20, 30 or 40 years from now.