How are your New Year's resolutions holding up?
... Can’t even find the list you made on December 31st? Take heart: Approximately 80% of New Year's resolutions fail by the second week of February.¹ And for financial resolutions, the unexpected can derail many people’s plans. In 2016, 73% of those surveyed said that they couldn’t stick with their financial resolutions because of a surprise expense like sudden unemployment or emergency health care costs.²
The good news? Many of those unexpected expenses may be less burdensome when you have a solid financial strategy in place – and you’ll have a better chance of sticking to or getting back on track with your financial New Year's resolutions, from one momentous stroke of midnight to the next.
Contact me, and together we can review your financial strategy to make any additions or adjustments so that you and your loved ones can breathe a little easier for the rest of 2018. As for 2019 – the New Year is getting closer every day!
¹ Mulvey, Kelsey. "80% of New Year's resolutions fail by February — here's how to keep yours." Business Insider, 1.3.2017, https://read.bi/2Cb9nYL.
² Fidelity Investments. "Fact Sheet: Fidelity Investments 2017 New Year Financial Resolutions Study." Fidelity, 2016, https://bit.ly/2DXs6UC.