I’ve mentioned before that I haven’t been all that great at setting life goals and financial goals to match them when I was younger. But now that I’m older, I’ve started to develop a bucket list.
After making my bucket list, I’ve started tackling goals. No matter the urgency, I’ve considered fulfilling at least one item each year in order to make my list a pleasure to complete, not a chore.
Some items may not require a lot of cash. Running a marathon, for example, will involve lots of time but minimal expenses — especially if I choose a race within driving distance. But others, like visiting the Arctic, will cost a lot more. Still, I figure if I start planning now, I’ll be much more likely to achieve my dreams.
For those generally pricier items, here are five ways to consider funding a bucket list: