"WANT TO GET YOUR FINANCES headed in the right direction? Below are nine steps to take in 2017. With each step, I’ve included links to the relevant sections of HumbleDollar’s money guide." http://www.humbledollar.com/money-guide/main-menu/
Here is a summary of Jonathan Clements' "New Year-Fresh Start." Read the details at: http://www.humbledollar.com/2017/01/new-year-fresh-start/
1. Ask why.
2. Size up your opportunities.
3. Get started as an investor.
4. Buy a target date retirement fund.
5. Re-think your life insurance.
6. Build up your emergency fund- buy funding a Roth IRA.
7. Revisit 2016's spending.
8. Plan your estate.
9. Talk to your family about your finances.