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January: New Year’s Resolutions
The Jump$tart Coalition Education Committee designed 12 monthly principles that align with the National Standards in K-12 Personal Finance Education to keep financial literacy a priority year-round.
Starting the new year with long- and short-term financial goals and is the key to January’s principle: New Year’s Resolutions. Learn more from our January 2019 Facebook Live.
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Tips for Setting Goals
Before setting goals, determine your current situations. Tally your savings, debts and investments so that you can set realistic goals.
Create a budget so that you can track your progress toward your goals. It also helps you prioritize your spending and saving.
Committing to your plan will keep you on track to meet goals. It allows you to expand your financial options and helps you develop healthy financial habits.