Publish Date: 20/08/2019
Did you watch the Comrades Marathon on 9 June? The thousands who took part in this epic ultramarathon each had their own unique goal for the day. Do you also have a goal? Is it finding the best way to save money or the best savings account to help you reach your goal?
Like the Comrades Marathon athletes, you have to put the work in to see results.
If you are conflicted about where to start to achieve your dreams financially, why not go back to basics and treat your savings plan as training for an ultramarathon? Look at race day as the day your efforts to save money come to fruition and you reap the rewards of your dedication to the task.
Setting goals is easy; think of yourself of New Year’s Eve … what resolutions did you put in place on December 31 last year? Was one of them to put money away to further your studies, travel or buy a car?
How you put this resolution in motion will determine how far along you are in actually achieving it now, six months down the line.
If you have not made much progress and are frustrated with yourself, don’t be. It is never too late to restart a dream.
Here are 5 great “restart-my-dream” tips:
Remember that interest rates are important when it comes to growing your savings.
Read our informative blog on what to look for when comparing interest rates.
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