Soo another year has started, time to come up with the resolutions for 2017, right?
Many of us have failed at resolutions, but that’s because you have to be truly committed to your resolution and make it realistic.
Are you looking at creating some money based goals for 2017?
Well I have some great news for you… I have some ideas to help you create some budgeting New Years realistic resolutions…sounds good, right?
It’s like any good new years resolution you need to make them achievable if you want to actually have any success with keeping to them.
- Planning/Goal Setting –
Take some time to plan out what your resolutions/goals are. By taking the time to plan you are taking the time to actually assess what it is you want to achieve.
- Small Steps –
Don’t just jump in and attempt to do everything at once. For instance, if you bite off more than you can chew by wanting to set up your budget, meal planning, savings plan and debt plan all in one week, whilst it’s great that you would want to do that, you’re more likely to give up and stop.
So just start with one item a week and slowly build up to doing everything!
- Stay Motivated –
Without motivation to stick to your resolutions/goals you won’t succeed, so keep motivate by checking in with your goals to see how you’re going, whether this is once a week or once a month. Rome wasn’t build in a day, so you aren’t going to have saved $50,000 in a month, this goes back to making sure that your resolutions/goals are realistic and that will help you stay motivated.
So want to see what my resolution/goal is for 2017?
I will reduce my home loan by $5,200.00 between now (January 2017) and January 2018 by paying an extra $100.00 per week.
To help you with your resolution/goal planning I have had created a great Goals 2017 Worksheet. Make sure you download it using the link below.
2017 Goals Worksheet
So enough talking about your resolutions and goals, it’s time to start doing. So take action to creating your success, your way.
P.S. Are you excited about making Resolutions/Goals? If you’d like to learn more about how you can use the power of resolutions/goals in budgeting, join me on the next Bells Budget E-Course. [/]
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