If you can stampede, you can invest

September 7, 2017 ATB Financial

Stampede in Calgary means concerts, parties, urban cowboys, and midway food that’ll take a month of spin classes to work off. But no worries—it’s all worth it—right? Right. But as quickly as those fried bits of heaven add up so does the cost of 11 days of madness.

Stampede just has a way of getting us to spend way too much money on overpriced drinks and fried foods. So why do we do it year after year? Because it’s fun—right now. We’re willing to spend money on the things that make us happy today, even if it’s more than we really should sometimes.

It’s all about the mindset of what you’re spending your money on. You’re willing to spend it on tickets to the Cowboys tent today, so why not spend a little on what you’re going to want tomorrow? Whatever that ends up being, you’ll have a lot more to work with and the dream can be even bigger if you start now.

If you can decide that you have enough money to Stampede, you can decide that you have enough money to invest.

All you need is 10 minutes and $100 and you’ll at least have one good decision in the books for Stampede this year—ATB Prosper

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