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To stick to your financial resolutions, don’t declare, ask

Kelly Dilworth

If you’ve resolved to save more money this year or pay off your credit cards for good, don’t just say you’re going to do it. Instead, ask yourself, “Will I save more money this year?” or “Will I finally pay…
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Emily’s list: New Year’s resolution edition

Emily Crone

Guest what one of my Christmas presents from my fiance was? An extremely detailed budget spreadsheet in Excel that will help me track and organize every cent I spend. I mentioned a few months ago that I was going to be starting a budget, but I have procrastinated big-time and haven’t done it yet.

Now that the new year is here, I resolve to take budgeting seriously. Especially since my sweet man poured so much time into creating a fully functional, fully customized document that computes everything for me. I can’t claim that I’m not math-savvy enough now. I’m out of excuses; it’s time to start watching where my money is going. With our wedding happening in three months, this will give me some time to get used to budgeting before we get hitched. What’s your New Year’s resolution this year?

Read on for my roundup of my favorite posts from the personal finance blogosphere in the last week, several of which touch on New Year’s resolutions.

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