When contemplating saving and investing money (rather than spending immediately), typically, I’ll consider a specific purpose and timeline. If unsure exactly what my future life will look like, I can use these financial goals as a basic guide.
While doing the sometimes dull work of financial goal setting, I might also create a bucket list, a process that is generally more fun. I haven’t always kept such a list. But now that I have the time, money, and desire to pursue bigger projects and trips, here are ways I’ve learned to identify items for my bucket list: