We all should be independent in terms of everything. In this article, I will be talking about how we can become financially independent. I am sharing seven amazing steps for you.
- Do a job.
To become financially independent, you need to have a source of income for sure. If you are a student, you want to pay college fees, you can do internships. I would recommend the Internshala platform for finding internships. Even if you are an adult, you should look for an internship or a job. It’s never late to start anything.
- Save the money.
A lot of people make a lot of money but they end up spending it. You need to learn and save money. You may save it in the bank.
- Multiply money.
You need to invest the money that you are earning. People invest in different avenues like stocks, mutual funds, fixed deposits, and many more. You can find the best way by yourself for investing.
- Budget and allocate your savings.
There are many times when we buy things in bulks but it is not a good practice. We should buy things which add value to us and are important for us. You must distinguish between needs and wants. Allocate the money in the right way for your needs and wants.
- Create an Emergency Fund
An emergency can be of different types such as a hospital emergency, losing a job, and many more. You need to save up to 6 months of your salary. Make sure you always have an emergency fund.
Pranali Mahindrakar, Student of BSc. CS, Pune.