My Goals for January 2020

Did you read my earlier post on the major L I took setting big goals before my fortieth birthday? I set a LOT of goals and probably only accomplished 25% of them. So if it’s one thing I’ve learned when it comes to goals, it’s keeping it simple and keeping it realistic.  I am really trying to take on the whole “new year, new me” attitude in various avenues of my life. Finish My Vision Board I attended a vision board party right after the new year but did not get a chance to complete the board. Never did I think it would be so hard to complete the board. I don’t subscribe to any magazines. My roommate throws all of hers away. My co-workers didn’t have any. This past weekend, I figured I would just run to the bookstore, grab a couple of magazines and work on my…

I Want It, I Got It – Setting Financial Goals

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, then you know that I love S.M.A.R.T. goals. Setting S.M.A.R.T. goals help you create goals that are realistic and actually attainable.  This year is a big year for me because I’m turning 40, so I feel like I should become a little more responsible in my “old” age. I struggled financially for so many years after my time of unemployment and FINALLY, I’m in a great place career-wise. Now is the time for me to get my finances in order. I started doing that late last year by making some S.M.A.R.T. financial goals about my money. I have three financial goals this year: 1. Pay off my credit card by August. Theoretically, this goal should be the easiest to achieve because my credit card balance is only $1,200. Compared to the majority of people my age, the average amount of credit…