For Oscars week we will take a look at financial planning and the movies. Take these lines from the movie Mad Money released in 2008.
Molly: “That could be your savings account!”
Bridget Cardigan: “I don’t think so; it has money in it.”
Having a savings account is one of the very first steps we have to take to reach any long term financial goal. Without saving how will you take advantage of any of the great opportunities you will stumble across during your life. It is such a basic step that few words are every written about it, but it is like crawling before you learn to walk – necessary.