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    The Most Important Money Metric 73% of Millennials Don’t Know

    1. Money Beagle

      February 8th, 2017 at 7:33 pm

      I would advise tracking your net worth on a monthly basis. Not only can you see your short term progress, but as you build a history, you can see long term changes and progress. Both short term and long term changes will affect how you plan for the future.

    2. Stefanie

      March 12th, 2017 at 5:48 pm

      Agreed. I personally find it motivating to see that net worth line start to creep up (until I pay my quarterly taxes and drops like a rock 😉 )

    3. Lisa

      February 8th, 2017 at 10:20 pm

      I love tracking net worth – it’s pretty much a progress report! It’s exciting to see how far you’ve come month-to-month.

    4. Stefanie

      March 12th, 2017 at 5:48 pm

      I love the progress report analogy – and totally agree. The visual representation is super motivating!

    5. TPOHappiness

      February 17th, 2017 at 1:14 pm

      Great information – thanks for sharing. I think tracking net-worth can be a lot of fun (assuming of course your net-worth trend is going in the upwards direction!)

    6. Stefanie

      February 17th, 2017 at 1:15 pm

      Yep! Like keeping score in your own money game 🙂

    7. GabAbout.com

      March 1st, 2018 at 8:09 pm

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