Your 2os are the most critical decade for your financial future, says Mary Hunt, the founder of personal finance site Debt-Proof Living. Even though your income is low and your debts are high, establishing good habits when you’re young can make all the difference.
In her recent book, “The Smart Woman’s Guide to Planning for Retirement,” Hunt runs down the most important benchmarks you should hit in every decade to stay on track for your retirement.
Below, we’ve summarized her advice for managing your money in your 20s, 30s, and 40s.
Let’s take a look: