Congratulations! You’ve finally built up a little bit of wiggle room in your bank account. An extra $1000 dollars is an accomplishment, but your financial work is just beginning. You have the extra cash, now it’s time to figure out exactly you should do with it.
Start by thinking about your long-term goals. Are you preparing for retirement? Hoping to buy a home one day? Working on paying off you student loans? Whatever your goal may be, make sure to stretch this cash as far as it can go with these helpful steps.
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