Editor’s Note: Today’s post is authored by Erica Holland. In addition to her full-time role at a private equity firm, Erica runs a personal finance and lifestyle blog, ModMoney, where she simplifies personal finance in a relatable way, and dives into important “real world” topics seldom taught in school.
We all know and admire a savvy woman who has her financial life in order. She sticks to her budget, she saves for retirement, she’s smart with her credit cards, and unplanned expenses never seem to throw her off course. Whether she’s your boss, your sister, your friend, or your mentor, she follows a set of rules that keep her finances in check. There are five simple habits we can all adopt to follow her lead and set ourselves up for financial success.