Posts tagged goals
Resolve to...make better resolutions

You’ve probably heard that most New Year’s resolutions fail. I’m betting you don’t need a scientist to tell you that, if you’ve ever set one yourself. So how do you improve the odds? Here are some research backed tips to making this year one in which you move ever closer to your ideal self.  

  1. Make goals so small that it’s hard to fail

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10 Reasons It's So Hard to Save Money (And What To Do About Them)

Wanna know the #1 reason people reach out to me for help with their money?

Wanting to save more money, and not knowing how.

Why’s it so hard to save? You make a decent income. You know you make more than your basic expenses. So what’s going on?

  1. You don’t know where your money is going.

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Why your budget needs "blow money"

When you’re trying to save money, one of the first things you do is look through your expenses and try to cut unnecessary spending. You’ll pull back on eating out, you’ll think about cutting the cord with the cable company, switch to generic brands for a while, stuff like that. This is the natural impulse, and it is a good impulse. Overall, doing this can save you hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars every year.


But, there’s one area of your spending that you should not cut but you’ll be sorely tempted to. That area is your “blow money”.

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