This is another article in our finance series, creatively titled "Broker", with an article about saving cash. We have a lot of humor and sports on the site, but we want to help people be better at life. Read on to find out how to plan for the future - it may not sound fun, but once you do it life becomes better.
In May 2008, at the age of 22, I decided that I wanted to save $100,000 in cash or liquid assets and another $100,000 in retirement accounts before I reached the age of 30. At this time, I had roughly $15,000 in cash and $6,000 saved in retirement accounts split between a 401(k) and a Roth IRA. These savings goals took... READ MORE