Christmas is a little over a week away. I’m excited, just like everyone else I know. And while we’re celebrating with Christmas cheer, a new year is also about to be among us. With every new year, we should be establishing new goals and a new outlook for the upcoming year. If you’re having a hard time deciding on new goals for a new year, here are a few to consider.
Money is important whether we like to think it is or not. It doesn’t make the world go round, but having or not having it, using it efficiently or not, means the world of difference between the type of life we can live. Even if you don’t have the best income, there are things that you can do to set yourself up financially. Set goals that help you save money, invest, and get all the things you want out of life and so much more. I like to start my new year by revitalizing my financial plan. That includes asset allocation, savings goals for big-ticket items, and idea generation on how to increase my wealth. Set money goals that are relevant to your life.
Life Fulfillment Goals
Your goals can be things that make your life more fulfilling as well. It doesn’t mean just having a new job or something like that. It could mean finding your passion, working more towards having time for travel and vacations, or just creating new experiences and opportunities for yourself and your family. Each year I set travel goals. I set expectations around new places I would like to go and adventures I want to engage in with friends and family. I also set goals for my business aimed at generating new clients and more income.
The new year is also an opportunity to think about your future outlook. Think of it as goals for the distant future. You should be thinking about where you see yourself 5, 10, and even 15 years from now. Set goals around that vision and steps to achieve them. The goals can be as big or as little as you want. The sky is the limit.
The new year is among us, and so is the opportunity to set our sights on new goals for ourselves. Hopefully, these tips set you off on the right path. For more ideas, follow the posted video.
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Shatel Huntley has a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Georgia State University. In her spare time, she works with special needs adults and travels the world. Her interests include traveling to off the beaten path destinations, shopping, couponing, and saving.