As our twenties pass we feel the increasing pressure to prioritize longterm security. Some people turn to the stock market to build a portfolio independent of their 401(k) or Roth IRA. If you're young and have some investment money to spare, where do you start?
I remember last summer winding down and realizing that my inner circle had dwindled to half the size it had been around New Year's. The causes varied from not keeping in touch, not wanting to keep in touch, and a change in priorities and interests.
Travel is undoubtedly one of, if not THE, easiest luxuries to forego when you're young and just trying to get your life together. However, I'm of the opinion that it should be. Below are the top three reasons I hear for not prioritizing travel and why all of the reasons should motivate you instead.
Everyone plays 'spin the globe' as a child. It's fun because you win every single time. Your finger stops the earth mid-rotation and, based off of what little bit you know about geography, you decide whether or not the spot your finger landed on is worth a visit.