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2018 Goals

January 27th, 2018 at 07:19 am

I think I finally have my 2018 goals figured out. It took awhile, but I am happy with my decision.

1) $250 per week will be saved until end of May to save up for the rest of my Masters program for this year and next so that I do not have to take out any more financial aid.

2) $250 per week June to December will be saved towards a down payment on a new house. I will also throw any "leftover" funds I have all year towards this goal, including tax refund.

3) Should I reach these goals early, I will then start tackling my student loans which are just shy of $14,000.

I think that will be it for monetary goals this year. I am fully out of credit card debt, have a $1k emergency fund, and am saving weekly for car expenses. I am not planning on any vacations that can't be cash-flowed with my weekly budget. I also am not expecting any other large dental or medical expenses (besides our normal maxing out of pocket).

Now if I could just curb my eating out lunches and work parking expenses... I have started writing it down, but in all honesty, I just need better sleep, healthy kids and me, and more time at home to prep lunches and to actually go grocery shopping.
Hoping as spring comes that will get easier.

4 Responses to “2018 Goals”

  1. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    Those look like good goals. Better sleep and healthy family - what more could you strive for?

  2. creditcardfree Says:

    It feels good to finally come up with a plan to achieve our goals doesn't it? Great job! And yes, get more sleep, it's so important.

  3. online pure essay writing services puressay Says:

    These goals can be easily achieved if you apply a little more effort to properly plan your spending on various articles.

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    I hope and truly believe that your financial goals will be successfully achieved. Just be patient!

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