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Goals for 2015

December 29th, 2014 at 11:34 am

I've noticed everyone else posting their goals for the new year, so I though I would go ahead and talk about mine.

I'm setting the bar high again, even though I didn't complete my goals this year. I think it's better to push yourself to try harder.

1.) $4,500 in EF

This is a repeat from last year. I didn't get it done, so it's at the top of the list. I am currently sitting at $2,575 so I need $1,925 to finish this off.

2.) Add $2,500 to Roth IRA

This year I completed my goal of putting $2,000 in my Roth, so I'm going to push myself to put the same plus an additional $500.

3.) $1,000 for Animal Fund

Another goal that didn't get completed previously. Just wanting to get a cash buffer so if there is a vet emergency or if another big animal related purchase comes up, I will be covered.

4.) Pay of LOC

Not a big priority to me, but husband is starting to bug on it. So this may move up the list.

5.) Save $1,000 for a Truck

Husband wants a "new" truck. Maybe in the next year, but not entirely sure. So just setting a low goal that may change.

All totaled that is about $11,500 to come up with this year. I don't have nearly that much extra cash each month, so we'll see how creatively I can complete these goals!

5 Responses to “Goals for 2015”

  1. laceshawl Says:

    It's good to be working toward goals. even if you don't hit it you'll have more than if you did nothing.

  2. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    Looks like you have good goals!

  3. LittleMissSplendid Says:

    I agree that setting the bar high is the way to go and am aiming to do the same while creating my goals.

  4. rob62521 Says:

    Great goals and like laceshawl said, even if you don't hit them all, you will be further along than if you didn't try. Happy 2015.

  5. klarose Says:

    I agree. I made progress, and that's all that matters! I'd rather go forwards than backwards.

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