7 Money Goals You Must Achieve By Age 30

Adam Del Duca
8 min readMar 31, 2022

Making way towards the big 3–0 is bound to ignite significant changes in one’s life. This is the time when you are probably settled in your career, making good money, acquiring new financial commitments, and as a result, starting to acknowledge the importance of making sound financial decisions. Besides, turning 30 means that you are halfway to retirement, which means it’s time to have a clear plan of the financial milestones you aim to achieve. With demanding responsibilities kicking in, and with time flying by, you can’t afford to be reckless with your finances. As such, here are 7 money goals you need to achieve by 30!

Goal #1: Start Carving Out A Debt-free Lifestyle

In your early to mid-twenties, you are probably still immersing yourself in fun life experiences and using your little money to invest in yourself the best way you know how. And at this point, paying off your debts may not be a top priority. As you near 30 however, and as the fog of early adulthood begins to clear up, the thought of going through life with piles of debt trailing behind you just won’t stack up too well. Actually, entering your thirties while drowning in debt will only have you playing catch up with your finances. You will find yourself using your paychecks to pay off loans, plus the hefty interests they are likely to accrue and as a…