What are the best short term financial goals to set for yourself?

When you start the financial goal-setting process and list everything you’d like to do, you might be amazed at all the potential goals that will take five years or less to accomplish. These are known as short term financial goals, and they can include:

  • A down payment for a car
  • An online class
  • A plane ticket
  • A new video game system
  • Dinner at a high-end restaurant
  • A seminar

The only problem is that while having this many goals you’d like to achieve can be empowering, it can also be overwhelming. Which financial goals should get the highest priority, and which ones are best left for later?


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