Celebrating the Fruits of Your Labor on Labor Day: Ways to Reward Yourself for Reaching Financial Milestones

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This week’s Labor Day themed #CreditChat! We’re going to discuss the importance of celebrating your financial triumphs! We’ll share how you can strike a balance between your diligent financial planning and treating yourself to well-deserved indulgences.

Topic: Celebrating the Fruits of Your Labor on Labor Day: Ways to Reward Yourself for Reaching Financial Milestones

When: Wednesday, August 30, 2023 at 3 p.m. ET.

Where: Join the live hashtag discussion

The panel will include: Lawrence Sprung: CFP® and Author of Financial Planning Made Personal; Beth Rehbehn: CPFA, Director of Financial Wellness; Mykail “the Boujie Budgeter” James, MBA: Founder of BoujieBudgets.com; Beverly Harzog: Credit Card Expert and Consumer Finance Analyst for U.S. News and World Report; Rod Griffin: Senior Director, Consumer Education and Advocacy, Experian, Jennifer White: Consumer Education and Advocacy Team, and Christina Roman: Consumer Education and Advocacy Manager at Experian.

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Questions we will discuss:

  1. How do you define a short-term goal, a midterm goal and a long-term financial goal?
  2. What are some examples of short-term midterm and long-term goals?
  3. What are some examples of rewards you have given yourself for reaching a financial milestone?
  4. How do you reward yourself appropriately when you achieve certain goals?
  5. Why is it important to celebrate achieving these goals?
  6. What are some inexpensive ways to celebrate reaching a financial goal without derailing your plans?
  7. What are some ways you can reinvest in yourself to help you achieve your future goals that much faster?
  8. What are some tools you can use to track your progress and stay motivated?
  9. How can you adjust if you discover your goals are not realistic or attainable with your current plan?
  10. Any final tips for someone on a journey of setting and achieving financial goals?

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