One of the annual rituals around the holidays is a list of New Year’s Resolutions or “how I’m going to change my whole life around to be a better person.” These promises usually involve breaking habits we know are, well, detrimental to us, such as junk food and overspending. We also pledge to exercise more, diet, avoid chocolate, etc. While some succeed at changing their habits and attaining their goals, most fall far short of expectations and then laugh about it with friends or co-workers when comparing notes on how quickly these were broken. Certified Financial Planner Kevin Worthley explains what it takes to actually achieve your resolutions this year and finally get your finances on the right track.
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New Year’s resolutions typically have to do with getting in shape and saving money. According to a study conducted by psychologist and author of The Luck Factor, Richard Wiseman, 88 percent of people do not keep their resolution. Make sure you meet your money resolutions in 2011 with a four-step plan to turn your resolve into a reality.