Last week I talked about how personal finance is boring and suggested some remedies. This week, naturally, I stumbled upon a great piece of “boring” content and I have been completely geeking out over it. So, I thought I’d share it. This flowchart is TREMENDOUS! It tells you exactly what to do, provides “yes”/”no” decision points, and for the most part NAILS the basics, in my opinion. Check it out:
You may also view a full-size version of this Financial Flowchart.
**Action: Determine where you are on the flowchart, and see your future steps.
Overachiever Action: Print the flowchart and cross out the completed boxes, revealing your roadmap for the future.
Over-Overachiever Action: Cross out the completed boxes, revealing your roadmap for the future; add additional boxes to the bottom for other financial/personal goals; print the flowchart blown-up three or four feet tall and hang it in your house.**