Resolutions are so much fun to formulate – they epitomize the best we want to be. However, time and time again, our resolutions slowly blur from the idealized vision we see for ourselves until we find ourselves falling back into just managing the minutia that makes up our day-to-day lives.
Maybe the larger truth is that better managing the minutia––not fulfilling lofty start-of-the-year resolutions––is the key to bettering our financial lives.
It has been said that “if we take care of the moments, the years will take care of themselves.” We believe that this incredibly astute adage is the perfect guide for women and saving for retirement. And, with the New Year upon us, it’s a great time to adopt it as a guiding principal for paving the road to a more secure retirement future.
This year, why not resolve to take just a moment to evaluate the little things in your life––day-to-day decisions that can easily impact your savings plan. Here are just five little things to consider…facebook us your ideas.
In 2012, make a resolution to pay attention to the small things, each and every day. A dollar saved here or there can positively affect your years down the road…long after lofty resolutions are forgotten.
Cathy DeWitt Dunn, President of DeWitt & Dunn, LLC, is the driving force behind Women Money & Power. With decades of experience in the financial services industry, Cathy specializes in helping individuals and families strengthen their retirement outlook with lifetime income solutions not available from traditional brokerage houses. She has helped countless investors start their personal journeys towards a stronger retirement with strategies designed to protect principal, generate retirement income that can’t be outlived, and eliminate market loss.