You are more experienced now, your bank account is larger, and it is easier to think further ahead. Paying next month’s bills is not as stressful as it used to be. However, while paying the mortgage might not keep you up at night, planning for the next few years might cause some tossing and turning.
How will you pay for your son’s private high school? Your daughter’s violin lessons are getting expensive too. What about your aging mother who may need to move in with you? And your spouse just told you they might lose their job.