2014 Financial Resolutions

This time of year, a lot of us start making New Year’s resolutions. We want to get in shape, quit smoking, spend more time with our families, etc. As 2014 quickly approaches, it’s important to consider making resolutions that could keep you financially fit as well. Here are a few resolutions to help you kick those bad habits that may be holding you back from pursuing your financial goals:

 

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This Year Resolve to be Realistic in Your Financial Resolutions

Anyone who goes to the gym knows the pain of searching for a spot in the parking lot at the beginning of January. Yoga classes that are empty the week before Christmas are crammed to capacity as soon as New Year’s Day dawns, and machines that gather dust all summer feature lines three people deep. Then, around the middle of February, the new faces begin to fade. Classes that were temporarily packed regain their elbow-room, and the more esoteric machines in the circuit fade back into obscurity.

Often the reason that body shapers, and retirement savers, fail in their efforts is that they set the wrong goals.

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