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Financial Goals: Why They Can Be Useful

When I was younger and met with financial advisers, they often asked about goals. Honestly, this question stumped me. I had no idea what type of life goals and financial goals I should have. Fortunately, I saved and invested without a clear vision. In retrospect, I see why goals are useful if not for wealth-building, then for piece of mind.