Happy Friday! Wrapping up another week makes me think ‘what am I most proud of this week, and what am I most excited for this weekend?’ Personally, I’m proud of some personal accomplishments this week, and I’m excited for time with friends and family this weekend. What about you?
We’ve got three articles from women this week that focus on looking ahead and what money moves to make for your future. Whether it’s goal setting, year planning, or moving away from a financial situation you dislike, these ladies have it covered.
Three Personal Finance Articles By Women This Week
What to Do When You’re Broke, by Diamonds and Demin
I loved that Sarah made a distinction between ‘middle class broke’ and ‘BROKE broke.’ Many people don’t, and it’s frustrating for me. I also appreciate that Sarah says upfront breaking the ‘broke broke’ cycle means hard work and some sacrifices. It DOES, and it’s not glamorous, but it is effective. This is a helpful list of areas of your life to examine, and action steps to take, if you are broke AF.
Annual Planning That Works, by The Best Chapter
This post gave me some great ideas for examining my 2018 and goal setting for 2019. I love goal setting, but I also love creating a PLAN. This post takes you step by step through visualizing your new year plans, addressing the road blocks in front of them, and creating a plan to challenge those blocks.
Creating Your 2019 Financial Plan, by Military Dollar
Another action packed post, and this one with a free downloadable! Again, I love a plan that has action behind it, and MD has created a freebie for readers to help them craft a real financial plan. I love the details of the planner, and it’s only 1 page!
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