Money for Goals

There is often a financial component to the goals you want to reach. Here are some resources to maximize your financial resources.

Think carefully before making any purchase- Print Questions to Ask Before Buying and carry it in your wallet.

Use credit wisely as a good credit record is very important. You are entitled to a free annual credit report. Don’t spend more than you take in. Don’t incur more debt than you can handle.  Do pay the balance on your credit card each month to avoid interest fees.

Have a bill paying system to ensure that bills are paid on time. Print Uncle Bill’s Bill Manager (pdf)

Make and follow a budget. Use a printable budget worksheet.

Set up files…two helpful resources:

Choose a Financial Goal and use a chart to track your progress on saving money.

Learn more about managing money at www.mymoney.gov and Money 101 from CNN. More financial tools at Mind Your Finances. Financial Planning and Goal Setting at USAA. Financial Literacy course from Open2Study.

BOOK: One Year to an Organized Financial Life by Regina Leeds

I enjoy finding great information, combining it in new ways, and packaging it creatively. I'm highly interested in the areas of goal setting, time management, and skills to improve life.

Posted in goals
3 comments on “Money for Goals
  1. […] the end results in mind. Many of the goals we want to reach require the resource of money. This week I will set up a bill paying […]

  2. […] force in my career, and I never had to worry about having extra money beyond living expenses. A common sense approach to money management worked fine. Besides, I found financial information rather complicated to […]

  3. […] Literacy Course and more at Money For Goals […]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

eBooks

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Receive your free copy of 25 Quotes & Affirmations to Finally Defeat Procrastination (plus 10 more to Overcome Fear)

Flipboard Review
Blog Stats
  • 446,253 hits
Archives
Del.icio.us
%d bloggers like this: