Simple Ways to Set Realistic Financial Goals for 2017


Join our weekly #CreditChat on Twitter every Wednesday at 3 p.m. ET.  This week, we talked about ways to create financial goals that we’ll actually achieve. The panel included: Marcus and Rich: Hosts of Paychecks & Balances, a funformative podcast covering work and money for the rising professional; Rod Griffin: Director of Public Education at Experian and Mike Delgado: Director of Social Media at Experian.

We’re also featuring financial tips all week on Snapchat.


Questions We Discussed:

  • Q1: Have you set financial goals for 2017?
  • Q2: Why is it important to set financial goals?
  • Q3: What questions should someone ask themselves when considering setting financial goals?
  • Q4: What are examples of short term goals people set in the New Year?
  • Q5: What are examples of long term goals people can set?
  • Q6: What can people do to ensure they are staying on track with their financial goals?
  • Q7: Is it worth it to have an accountability partner?
  • Q8: What advice do you have for someone who is overwhelmed by their finances going into 2017?
  • Q9: Do you have any favorite resources or apps to help create goals?
  • Q10: Any final tips for setting goals for 2017?

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