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Today we’ll go over key steps on how to set up and achieve your big family money goals for next year!
Set Your Family Up for Big Wins
As 2021 winds down, now is a great time to set up some pieces with your finances so you can knock things out of the ballpark in 2022.
Last week I went into how we’ve done year end reviews. They’ve been a wonderful way for us to get a snapshot of the progress we made and identify areas where we may want to adjust.
Most of the numbers reviewed are automated. There are some fantastic options out there like Personal Capital, Mint, Tiller, and You Need a Budget that can pull the numbers from your accounts into one neat dashboard.
However a year end review is just that – a review. If we want to level up for the next year, we have to have some blueprint or plan.
Here’s where it’s key for us to create our family financial goals. They give us a guide on how to allocate or prioritize our money for the year.
Today I want to walk you through some critical parts of that process so you can craft a game plan for next year and beyond.
In this episode, we’re going to look at how you can tackle some major hurdles families have with creating and reaching their financial goals. We’ll discuss:
- Creating better family and financial goals by taking the three most popular money goals families set and turning them into SMART goals
- Crafting a plan so you develop key habits that make it easier to hit your goals
- Finding time to adopt these new habits and systems
Are you ready? Let’s get started!
Resources to Build Your Habits and Money
If you're ready to create new habits and systems to make your finances easier, here are some key ones to check out.
- Best Budget and Money Apps: Personal Capital, Tiller, Mint
- Jumpstart Your Marriage and Your Money
- Essential Financial Habits to Transform Your Money and More
- 5 Powerful Financial Goals for Couples to Build Their Marriage and Wealth
- How to Shift and Live on One Income
- Grab your 50/20/30 Budget template
- How to Set Up Your First Bullet Journal: Annual Planning & Goal Setting
If you want to chat some more about creating better money habits, questions, or share your own tips please join us over at Thriving Families on Facebook.
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