Article for Progress Magazine by: Ben Cordiner – The Financial Advice Company
We’ve all got hopes and dreams for our own future, and for our children and grandchildren. Those dreams are as unique as you are and as individual as your fingerprint.
But how do we turn dreams into reality? You need a plan.
Pablo Picasso once said: “Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.”
Now, we can be reasonably sure he wasn’t talking about financial planning, but we can’t disagree with him about the importance of having a solid strategy in place.
For most people, their dreams, perhaps of an early retirement, of seeing their children leave university with no debt, or buying that little place by the sea have one thing in common. The need for capital, in other words, a pot of money.
As we all know, money doesn’t grow on trees, and the amount of money often needed to achieve our dreams is often relatively large.