Financial Goal Setting

a series of finance related articles.

Financial Goal Setting And How To Get There

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Goal setting. Because it sure helps to know where you want to go to really get there.

Goal Setting. Because it’s critical to know where you want to go in order to get there. Start by writing down what it is you want to do. Then, identify where your goals connect to your money, and vice versa. 

Really. It's that simple.

That's because your personal goals and your financial goals are related. Like, really close relatives.

  • Say for example, you write down that you want to travel. That's your personal goal.
  • So what's your financial goal to get there? You might write down "Save Money."
  • Or "Save $500 dollars for that trip." Just put the two together in whatever way that works for you.

And remember, your goals may be different from other people's goals. There's no right or wrong when it comes to goals. Everybody's different. You may have more short-term goals than long-term goals. Somebody else may have the opposite. There's no one best way to create goals. They're yours.

Just start today and you'll be on your way to where you want to go.

Simple Starting Today Tip:

Write down your goals and put them where you can see them, like the fridge. That makes it easier to work toward them, because they're always in front of you.

So now you have it. Your very own list of what's important to you. Now it's time to see how you can get to where you want to go!

Check out the next article on "Budgeting."