Spring Forward… Money Management Tips – Day 9

Goals provide the motivation needed to reduce spending today to save for a secure tomorrow.  Be specific with a date and dollar cost.  An example is “save $8,000 for a used car in 4 years.”  Knowing your timeline can help you choose appropriate places for your money (e.g., CDs for short-term goals and stocks for goals 5+ years away).  For more information, see: http://bit.ly/fWpOBu.

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