Goal Setting: 5 Steps to Success

Goal Setting 5 Steps to Success - Girl Counting Pennies

I have been writing down my goals since May 2013 when I was up to my eyeballs in debt. I started with just one financial goal – to get out of debt – and set a deadline to complete this goal by. I made it my absolute priority, created this blog and shared my story along with my debt repayment plan. It was then time to start working towards achieving my goal. Long story short, I reached debt freedom in just 18 months and one year ahead of the deadline I set for myself to accomplish this goal by. With that, my life has changed forever. I have been setting and […]

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My Financial, Personal and Professional Goals for 2016 – Q1 Update

My Financial, Personal and Professional Goals for 2016 - Q1 Update

I wrote down my goals at the end of 2015, but since I have not been around the blogosphere at the time, they never got published. Today I am going to change this by sharing my goals for the remainder of 2016 and my progress so far. Now, my goal setting strategy has changed a little. In comparison to previous years, I no longer set many goals. These days I prefer to have a few solid goals set that I can focus on entirely. I have one big goal in each of these categories – financial, personal and professional. I break down […]

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Financial and Personal Goals for 2014

Financial and Personal Goals

I have never been good at setting goals. I used to be one of those people who would get a lightbulb moment and be like “Ah, what a great idea, I have got  to do it!”. I have never written down any of my goals, let alone tracked my progress. I also don’t think I have ever set a time limit to complete my financial goals by (becoming debt free has to be the first one). Somehow, though, I managed to accomplish most of my past goals despite being fairly disorganised at goal setting. I have come to realise that […]

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