January 18, 2016

Time to reboot your financial life? Try this 21-day fast

It's far enough along in the new year that many of the New Year's resolutions have fallen by the wayside.  Now is the time to hit the reset button. Washington Post financial columnist Michelle Singletary provides a great structure for getting your finances under control. At the time when many of us need to lose the extra pounds added over the holidays and tighten our financial belts  to pay those credit card bills, a financial fast may just be the ticket. To help with the process check out Michelle Singletary's book, “The 21 Day Financial Fast: Your Path to Financial Peace and Freedom.”
The main idea is to put away the credit cards& the financial belt and simplify your life for 21 days don't spend anything extra beyond the necessities. Singletary provides guidance and support.  Shutting down all spending on anything other than absolute necessities for 21 days helps you focus and reassess really necessary. In order to change behaviors you need to stick to a plan that becomes habit. For more information read Singletary's column describing the 21 day fast:

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