Getting married? Important topics to cover during the engagement phase!
So you both need to have some idea goals wise of what direction that you're going in. (07:45)
Going deeper into that about how you're looking at your finances, when you guys are, you know, starting on your journey to have a life together, you're one family, and you know, having one family, it's important to look at things and goals jointly because they are joint. (12:59)
You know there are things that money has touched already in your life, that if you have discussions on like, why you wound up where you are with some of those things, you can start to piece together a little bit of what their baseline personality might be when it comes to money. (18:19)
...when you're young, the most important thing is just make sure that you're saving some part towards yourself. (22:47)
And one of the biggest mistakes that they make is not having enough protection for themselves. (41:30)
Quote of the episode: "...wherever you are right now you're starting off in your life, just forgive yourself for anything you may not know, you're not uncommon, you know, most people were not taught anything. So what you can do today, wherever you may be, is take that step forward." (43:07)
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Waiting for the perfect scenario can get in the way of making any progress at all!
Now, right now, today is almost always better than perfect. (02:08)
So get out there, get the insurance policy now and then when you get in better health, go get a new one to replace it. (03:14)
Accidents will happen in life so captain your ship or at least hire one!
"Yes", he replied, "the boat went past me first on its way towards you." "You were lucky it missed you. I wasn't so lucky." "Well," said the newcomer, "I saw that it might hit me so I moved out of the way." (01:51)