Now that we’ve talked about setting goals and reviewed our performance for this year, it’s time to talk about next year. To that end, my 2019 money goal is...
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Lifehacker readers know that goal setting and New Year’s resolutions don’t always work out (resolutions, specifically, have a high potential to fail).
But if you there’s something you want to achieve, it’s also undeniable that naming it, making a plan and taking specific and consistent steps is the best way to accomplish it. And the new year is as good a time as any to start doing that, assuming you’re lenient with yourself and understand that everyone faces setbacks at some point. Particularly with money.
As you reflect on the past year and make new resolutions, consider sitting down with your kids and making a money goal together for 2019.
The rest of November and December, which encompass a morass of religious ceremonies, rampant consumerism, and insane eating, often feel like a wash. New Year’s Eve is a shining beacon, the time when we’ll reset all our filthy habits — so, why bother now? Because setting a pre-resolution-resolution can still turn some aspect of your life around.
If you have big plans for the year, you want to turn them into actionable tasks to ensure they actually get done. One way to do this? Focus on one resolution a month.
Now that the chaos of the holiday season is over, a lot of us are vowing to make changes for our health -- but we know that ambitious resolutions don't always work out so well. So instead of saying you'll "lose weight" or "eat better", try one or two of these simple, concrete changes.
Creating new, better habits is a challenge on its own, no matter how motivated you are. Check out these four common stages of habit building to identify where you are in the change process -- and push yourself through to the next step.
New Year's resolutions have a high potential to fail, and that can make the end of every year a huge bummer instead of a celebration. Don't stress over resolutions this year, and try these forward-thinking alternatives instead.