goals

20 Free and Fun Ways to Reward Yourself

Reaching goals is often its own reward, but when it isn't, go ahead, do something nice and frugal for yourself.

6 Steps to Achieving All Your Goals

Is your long list of goals looking a little… optimistic? You really can achieve all of them, but you'll have to plan smart and set priorities first. Here's how.

11 Things You Can Do on Your Lunch Break to Change Your Life

After you finish stuffing your face at your desk, instead of returning to work (or Facebook), spend a few minutes focused on improving you.

10 Ways to Increase Your Willpower and Be More Successful

Many of our goals require willpower to reach. If your resolve's lacking, don't give up — try these willpower boosts to help you succeed.

How to Make Your Fortune: Become Your Own Hero

Your average fictional hero can teach us a lot about living in the real world, starting with understanding motivation and goals, and finding a way to reach them.

Saving Money Is Easy If You Set the Right Goals

There's a reason coaches and CEOs look for "goal-oriented" athletes and employees. Goals help us achieve more, whether touchdowns, profits, or savings.

Stuck in a Rut? 12 Things You Can Do to Help You Find Your Calling

Don't worry — you won't be at that job you hate forever. Find a new career you love by starting with these steps.

Want to Have Fun? Give Yourself a Deadline

You've read all sorts of tips and advice about setting goals and reaching them. Turns out they work pretty good for having fun, too.

Best Money Tips: Achieve Your Financial Goals

Today we found some awesome articles on achieving your financial goals, signs you could be in financial trouble, and sticking to a budget.

Ask the Readers: How Do You Prioritize Your Savings Goals?

Tell us how you prioritize your savings goals and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

But I Don't Want To! Secrets to Self-Motivation

There are only a few things that really motivate us, such as fear, money, love, and hate. But what happens when these aren't enough to get us going?

Why You Can Accomplish Even Your Wildest Dreams

You are born knowing nothing but you learn everything. It's not your talent, but your persistence that will help you achieve the impossible.

Debt-Free Living IS Attainable: If You Want It, You Can Have It

Everyone loves talking about getting out of debt. It's easy to imagine the benefits. The trick is realizing that this lifestyle is actually attainable. It's a very real choice.

Managing Your Short-Term Money

It's easy to find books and articles on how to manage your money to support your long-term goals. You can read a lot about stocks and bonds, retirement accounts, investing in gold

Need To Lose Some Weight? Put Some Money On It!

Recently I wrote about the incentive my husband gave me to lose some weight . Basically he is willing to forgo half of his entertainment budget if I lose the fat I gained post co

What would you do with the F.U. money?

One of my close friends at work can often be heard saying “man, if only I had the F.U. money.” By that, of course, he means that if he had enough money to not care about losing his

25 Things I Don't Want to Regret Once I Retire...

I met with an elderly couple today in their home to execute some planning documents. While neither of them ever had jobs as professionals and neither inherited any money from fa

A Journey to Vocational Freedom: Focusing your Dreams with Goals

Instead of a how-to article, or even a "Top 10" list, I want to tell you part of my own story. I've tried to put this into a list, tried to make it into something else, and I just keep coming back to the story. [more]

10 Important Signs That Your Job Sucks

As someone who has had to make the decision to leave more than one lousy job, here's my 10 signs for knowing when to leave. I don't take the decision to quit lightly, and I don't t

Look where you want to go

Yesterday, as I teetered precariously on my motorcycle at the top of a steep hill, riding home from the repair shop and thus marking my first time on a motorcycle that wasn't in a flat, closed course, I was repeating one of the standard Motorcyc [more]