After I started having kids, I realized that I needed to plan for the future a little more carefully. Instead of simply buying whatever I wanted, I opened up savings accounts for each of my kids and started paying attention to my retirement contributions. I even met with a financial planner to discuss my estate, and he had a few really valuable suggestions. He talked to me about my life insurance premiums and my stock investments, and it was amazing to hear how many great ideas he had. Now, I feel comfortable with my assets and liabilities. Check out this blog to learn how to perfect your financial picture.