Roughly 45% of Americans make New Year’s Resolutions each January, and since money is our top stressor, it’s clear that many of our pledges will be financial in nature.
In recognition of that, WalletHub announced its 10 Financial Resolutions for 2017 in order to help progress-minded people attain Top Wallet Fitness in the new year.
Below you can find a quick rundown of our resolutions, which are based in part on conversations with a panel of leading finance and consumer psychology experts.
1- Thoroughly Review Your Credit Report & Sign Up for Credit Monitoring
2- Pay Bills Right After Receiving Your Paycheck
3- Repay 20% of Your Credit Card Debt
4- Use Different Credit Cards for Everyday Purchases & Another for Debt
5- Add One Month’s Pay to Your Emergency Fund
6- Improve Your Credit Score by 20 Points
7- Get an A in WalletLiteracy
8- Focus on Your Physical Health
9- Make a Realistic Budget & Stick to It
10- Look for a Better Job
For additional context and advice related to each resolution, as well as a complete Q&A with our experts, please visit: https://wallethub.com/blog/financial-new-years-resolutions/9202/