Can you believe that term ‘millionaire’ first appeared in 1816? Today, there are more than 12 million millionaires all around the globe. So get ready to celebrate Be a Millionaire Day on May 20, and start planning on how you can join the ranks of millionaires!
Why We Love National Be a Millionaire Day
A. Planning, planning, planning
Every area of the world has its own traditions and history surrounding noodles. In Italy, in China, in Vietnam, everyone has different techniques and ingredients to make their traditional noodles right.
B. It's good to have goals
Proper goal setting can help make larger, intimidating aspirations smaller and more achievable by acting like stepping stones. When you goal set you fuel your ambition and you ensure that your life is geared towards getting the most out of every moment. There's no time to lose, use Be a Millionaire Day as a stepping stone towards setting great life goals.
C. Helps you take active steps
Any holiday that encourages people to get moving towards your goals is a great one in our books! Take the steps towards becoming a millionaire: get financial advice, find extra sources of income, save, live within your means and commit to becoming a millionaire.
How to Celebrate National Be a Millionaire Day
1. Make a list of steps to take
So you want to be a millionaire? Great, how will you get there? Do you need to take some classes? Do you need to take a look at your retirement portfolio? What could you do now to set yourself up for success later? Try making a list of steps that you can take now to. Don't start off with something hard right off the bat, think of simple steps that will pay out (pun intended) in the long run.
2. Enroll in a financial management class
Did you feel like your education was missing a small portion of financial management? Many people either did not have the option to take a class in financial management earlier in life, or chose not to. Now is your chance to do some catch up. Learning the ins and outs of 401Ks, IRAS, Money Markets, Stocks and Bonds may help you out immeasurably now, and will help prep you for being a millionaire.
3. Download an app to help you with finances
Everyone knows that once you have a million dollars you will have to know how to manage all that cash! Start now by downloading an application or program like Mint that tracks all your bank accounts and congregates them in one spot so that you can easily keep track of your money. Getting practice now will help you when you have millions to manage.