Ever thought about what life would be like without maps? We probably wouldn’t venture very far because the fear of the unknown would likely hold us back. Planning for a successful financial future can also be scary and overwhelming, especially when you don’t know where to go or how to get there. That’s why many people choose to pay to work with a financial advisor who can help eliminate the confusion and map out a financial plan for them. But that’s not always necessary. If you prefer to do some, or all, of your own financial planning, we’ve got the tools to help you with this simple DIY planning guide.