20 Financial New Year's Resolutions for 2019

 

Date:   Jan 18, 2019


Get your money situation on the right track for next year.


Resolve to do better next year.
Nearly one-third of Americans plan to make a money resolution for 2019, according to a Fidelity Investments survey, with 48 percent of them planning to save more, 29 percent aiming to pay down debt and 15 percent aspiring to spend less. Looking to join their ranks? Here are 20 money resolutions to consider.

Identify financial goals.
Before you can make progress toward any financial goals, identify what they are. Are you hoping to earn a degree? Buy a home? Repay your auto loan? To increase your chances of success, "you have to be specific," says Leanna Johannes, senior wealth strategist at PNC Wealth Management. Consider your outlook, then outline a plan of attack.

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