There’s no better way to
celebrate the work that you do than by making your paycheck work for you. Make a few money-smart moves and adopt a few
money-smart attitudes to achieve your financial goals.
Define your biggest savings goal – To achieve your financial goals,
you have to know what they are. Ask
yourself what your ultimate goal in working and earning money is. For most people, their goal in working is to
Pay off bad debt first – Credit cards may offer fancy rewards
points, but they don’t offer you cash. Pay down high balances on your credit
cards so you can put more of that money toward investments that give you
Take the no-take-out
challenge – Most individuals and families can save nearly $100 by choosing to
make and enjoy meals at home rather than going out to a restaurant or fast food
place. Can you and your family make it a month without getting take out? That’s 90 meals!