There have been 13 hurricanes since the start of the 2017 Atlantic Ocean hurricane season that began on June 1st. This seasons current totals more than double the 30-year average of six storms in a typical season. Hurricane Harvey took things to another level when it hit land as a category 4 storm that completely ravaged Texas and surrounding areas in the Gulf. Matters only continued to worsen from there with hurricanes Irma, Jose and Maria all of which were devastating in their own way. But I’m here to shine a different light on these unfortunate situations. Although there are thousands of people displaced, without electricity and many even homeless there are still opportunities to be had for many people.
It is very important to develop responsible fiscal habits as early as you can. These good habits will pay dividends down the road for you in addition to those close to you. However, much of what you will be able to achieve will be enjoyed by your children and hopefully your children's, children. This is what is known as a legacy. The goal should be to your improve your finances for the here and now but to be mindful of establishing a foundation for the coming generations.