Measuring goals visually

Last night I devised a chart to measure progress toward my goal of paying off a CD loan. I made a table with a column for years (a row for each year left) and 12 more columns, one for each month. Every month when I make a payment I’ll color in a box.

Update: Here is a similar printable Saving Chart from

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One comment on “Measuring goals visually
  1. […] get one so you can. Calculate how much you need/want to save to reach your goal and use a chart to measure your progress. Look into ways you can save money. Simplify your life with ideas from Zen […]

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