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Posted On: September 14, 2021 by Peoples Bank of Kankakee County in: Budget, Personal Finances, Saving

Nerdwallet states, “A financial plan is a comprehensive picture of your current finances, your financial goals and any strategies you've set to achieve those goals. Good financial planning should include details about your cash flow, savings, debt, investments, insurance and any other elements of your financial life.” But where do you start? We’re here to help give you the basics of financial planning so you can begin bettering your financial future.   What are your goals?   Where do you want to be 5, 10, 20 years from now? Think about how many kids you plan on having, where you’ll be living, the job you’ll be at and so on to realize where your financials should be. How much money would you like to have in your savings account, retirement fund and emergency fund. If you plan on paying for your kid’s college or daughter’s wedding is also a goal to mark down because that’s another area you’ll
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