The Financial Fix
Write down how much you typically spend in a given month. If you currently do not track all of your expenditures, write down how much you spent last month. Please include all expenses i.e. rent, tithing, gifts, food, charitable donations, etc.
If you have an old 401K just sitting with an old employer, you are probably missing out on some very valuable gains. AT the end of the day, it's all a matter of dollars and sense.
People are generally classified as expenses on the income statement and liabilities on the balance sheet -- not as an investable asset. Thus, when CEOs seek to increase profit, they cut costs -- like people -- rather than investing in assets -- like people -- that can appreciate.