Eight Money Resolutions That Can Benefit You in the New Year – and for Years to Come

New Year’s resolutions don’t have to be a zero-sum game, where a few months of eating healthier or exercising more frequently are quickly offset by a return to old habits. Rather than pursuing a resolution that isn’t sustainable over the long term — or even the short term, for that matter — how about committing to one that could provide a steady stream of benefits for a longer period of time?

The eight New Year’s resolution ideas detailed below, all related to positive financial and money habits and most offered by CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) professionals, are designed to provide the people who commit to them with benefits for both the short term and the long term — incentive enough to actually stick with that resolution for more than just a few weeks or months.
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