Chris Reining retired at 37 after making his millions. He worked at his dream job initially in information technology earning $75,000 a year. He admits he was living a pretty good lifestyle but felt that the nine to five grind was just too much. At 30, he set a goal of having a million dollars in a brokerage account by 35. He began saving 50% of his income. By 35, not only did he reach this goal, he surpassed it and he credits it to one simple habit: automation.
How To Spend Less, Save More, And Clean Up Your (Financial) Act
There’s almost nothing less fun than looking over your bank statements and realizing you spent $150 on lattes last month. That’s probably why so many of us avoid looking at our statements at all, unless something’s obviously wrong—we’d rather not be reminded of the damage we’re doing.