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Growing up sucks, we all get that. It comes with a lot of responsibilities, and things you don't feel like doing.
But there are some “adulting” behaviors you can do that will actually make your life easier. Instead of ignoring them, embrace them, especially these seven.
- Master the art of meal prepping. It’ll save you time and money, and will get you eating healthier, homemade meals, too.
- Create a killer budget. It’s the first step to reaching your financial goals, and there are tons of apps out there you can download to make it even easier.
- Understand the importance of insurance. Solid policies for things like car or renters’ insurance will protect you for when the unexpected happens – and they unfortunately will happen.
- Prioritize mental health days. They’re not signs of weakness – you need to recharge and reset.
- Stay on top of your taxes. Don’t wait until the last minute. Set an alert to handle them early. You may even get a refund you can enjoy!
- Embrace your full PTO. They’re yours that you’ve earned, so enjoy every second of them.
- Plan for retirement. No, you’re not too young. The sooner you start saving, the more you’ll have by the time you retire, meaning you’ll be more financially secure.