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Can You Turn “Be A Millionaire Day” Into Reality? If you look hard enough, you can find many obscure holidays, but few of them can instantly capture people’s interest as much as Be a Millionaire Day, which is “celebrated” on May 20. While amassing a million dollars may not be as significant a milestone as it used to be, most of us would still feel pleased if we could someday attain “millionaire” status. While there are no perfect formulas or guarantees, here are some steps to consider when working toward any investment goal:

placed in an investment on which you paid taxes each year. Of course, when you start taking withdrawals, presumably at retirement, you’ll have to pay taxes, but by then, you may be in a lower tax bracket. And since you’ll have some control over your withdrawals, you can help control taxes, too.

Build share ownership. As an investor, one of the best things you can do to build your wealth is to increase the number of shares you own in your investments. So, look for buying opportunities, such Put time on your side. The earlier you begin saving as when prices are low. Also, consider reinvesting and investing, the better your chances of reaching any dividends or distributions you may receive from your financial goal. You can’t expect to “strike it your investments. rich” immediately with any single investment, but by investing year in and year out, and by choosing Don’t be overly cautious. For your money to grow, quality investment vehicles, you have the opportu- you need to put a portion of your investment dollars in growth-oriented vehicles, such as stocks. It is nity to achieve growth over time. certainly true that stock prices will always fluctuate, Pay yourself first. If you wait until you “have a little sometimes quite sharply, and you may receive more extra money lying around” before you invest, you or less than your original investment when sold. may well never invest. Instead, try to “pay yourself But if you avoid stocks entirely in favor of more first.” Each month, move some money automatically stable vehicles, you run the risk of earning returns from a checking or savings account into an invest- that may not keep you ahead of inflation. As you ment. When you’re first starting out in the working approach retirement, and even during retirement, world, you might not be able to afford much, but as your portfolio will probably still need some growth you advance in your career, you can increase your potential. Work with your financial advisor to determine the appropriate approach for you. contributions. Control your debts. It’s easier said than done, but Think long term. By creating a long-term investment if you can keep a lid on your debt payments, you’ll strategy and sticking to it, you’ll be less likely to take a “timeout” from investing in response to perceived have more money with which to invest. negative news, such as market downturns and Take advantage of tax deferral. When you invest in political crises. tax-deferred vehicles, such as a traditional Individual Following these suggestions may someday allow Retirement Account (IRA) and your 401(k) or similar you to reach the point when your financial goals employer-sponsored retirement plan, your money become a reality for you. has the opportunity to grow faster than it would if

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