At the beginning of every year, I typically set financial goals for myself. The goals are usually fairly lofty but achievable with the proper discipline and desire. Although 2009 was a great year for net worth and income growth, there was room for improvement in terms of achieving the financial goals that I set out…

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Every year I make out a list of goals or resolutions for the year to come. I keep my list in google spreadsheets so that I can track my progress and see how I’ve done at the end of the year. I try to make the list reasonable and attainable. Here are 8 Ideas for…

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I’ve received numerous emails from readers asking about how challenging it is to achieve their financial goals because of various circumstances.  No matter the situation, there are two ways to look at it, either the good or the bad of the scenario.  Focusing on the positive will help motivate and perhaps lead to progress, while…

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Time to do my financial goal declaration for 2009. With my wife going back to work part time, the income from her side will be slightly less than what we are getting now from maternity benefits.  Reason?  The actual income should be about the same, but the fees are higher.  Medical insurance, pension contributions, professional…

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Time for the annual financial goal report card. I set these goals at the beginning of the year to help bring focus to what I want to achieve financially. What’s a better way to stay focused than to make the goals public to thousands of readers! 2008 was a big and busy year for our…

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It's the beginning of the year and time again to declare my personal and blog goals for 2008.  As indicated by yesterdays Financial Goals for 2007 Report Card, last year was a success in terms of the goals that I set and what I was able to achieve. This year, however, may be a bit…

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It's the beginning of 2008 which means it's time to to look back at my financial goals for 2007 and see if my original financial goals for the year were met.  It's report card time! Goal #1: Increase passive/alternative income to $500/mo  (Grade: A+) Final Report: Our passive/alternative income well surpassed the $500/mo. What I…

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The Financial Blogger has tagged me to commit to a personal goal and make it public to my readers.  This blog is all about goals and commitment.  I have already written about my million dollar net worth goal and my financial goals for the year along with updates, what more should I write about? Well,…

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