Setting 2008 Financial Goals – Part 1

Welcome to the latest www.JosephSangl.com series – Setting 2008 Financial Goals!

Step 1:  WRITE DOWN YOUR GOALS

I once read this Chinese Proverb – "The faintest ink is sharper and longer lasting that the brightest mind."  That is so true!  When I write down something, I am much more likely to recall it!

Here are some items/questions that can help stimulate your goal writing.

  • Dave Ramsey's 7 Baby Steps: His step-by-step method for winning with money was how I personally became debt-free.
  • If you use Microsoft Money or Quicken, print out an Income & Spending Report for the past year.  What needs changed?  What should be continued?  What should be done even more?
  • Is there something in your finances that is REALLY bothering you?  Many people have one thing that really bothers them.  What is necessary to make it stop bothering you?

Write down your financial goals for 2008.  Why not do it right now?  In ten minutes or less, you can have your goals written down on paper!

Time for me to stop writing – I'm going to write down my 2008 financial goals! 

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3 Responses to “Setting 2008 Financial Goals – Part 1”

  1. Edie Norman April 22, 2012 at 12:54 am #

    Darren and I will start this day to write down a goal. We will start with only one and give ourselves 4 months to complete it. Once we’re successfull we will write down other goals. We must learn to trust in the area of finances

  2. Mark Riddle September 22, 2012 at 12:42 pm #

    Writing down concrete attainable financial goals provides a constant reminder of the desire for a better life and a path by which to measure the degrees of success we’re enjoying.

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