Set yourself up for success by avoiding these financial resolutions.
Whether you decided to put yourself on the path to better financial health this year or just want a better handle on your budget, it’s important to set yourself up so the money-saving goals you make can actually happen. Setting a few financial resolutions can be a positive thing, but they can also lead to a dead end if you’re too hard on yourself, unorganized or trying to accomplish everything solo.
Here are five financial resolutions that can be tough to stick to (and there’s no shame in that), and what you can do instead:
Bring on the financial resolutions
From cutting out one too many expenses to tackling your money-saving resolutions solo, there are several traps you want to avoid when you’re trying to get a better handle on your finances. Make your money goals smart ones that stick so you’ll be in a better position to achieve your financial resolutions this year.
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(Partially reprinted from discover.com)
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