This is a freedom that thousands upon thousands of young people make in there late teens or early twenties. They usually attain this through college or finding a job so they can support themselves. Financial Independence is different for each person but this type is a goal for many young people. Read on to see how you can do this.
Things You Will NeedDetermination
Means to reach your goals
Step 1If you are going to college then keep working hard. Make sure you know what you want to do and strive to get it. Try getting a job that is either on campus or close to so you can start earning some income for yourself. Also, there are a few summer internships you can take that may pay you. Look into those because they can also help your career.
Step 2Start setting up a goal each month. Try to save a certain amount of money each month (say 100 or 200 dollars a month).
Step 3If you have a phone bill, start taking responsibility and pay for it yourself. This will teach you to pay for things on time on a regular basis.
Step 4After you graduate, give yourself a time line when you plan to move out of your house and go out on your own. Say you want to give your self a month before you completely leave. How much money will you need for the first month? Where will you live? Who will you live with? Is it close to a job that you want to get?