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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…