OTTAWA, Jan. 2 /CNW Telbec/ - Are you the Great Procrastinator? Here are
some New Year's Financial Resolutions to get the year started right from
Ottawa author and CFP, Robert Abboud. His book, No Regrets, A Common Sense
Guide to Achieving And Affording YourLife Goals offers readers timely advice.
"By following these simple suggestions, you will be able
to look back on 2008 with No Regrets."
Financial Resolutions for 2008
#1 Take Control of Your Cashflow.
Too many people live month-to-month. They are not aware of where their
money goes, and they feel like they are never getting ahead of the game.
A business would never consider working without a budget, neither should
#2 Find Out What Your Magic Number is.
More than 73% of Canadians say that a financial plan is important to
them but less than 30% actually have one. At the bare minimum, ask your
advisor for a retirement plan that includes your magic number--the amount
you need to save each month so you can hit your retirement goal when you
#3 Set Three Life Goals and Work Towards Them.
Set an hour aside and start a list of goals you want to accomplish during
your lifetime. Do you want to start your own business? Do you want to
take a family trip to Disney in five years? Visit Tuscany for your 10th
anniversary? Set these goals down in writing and then pick your top three
to focus on this year.
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For further information:
For further information: Robert Abboud, CFP, (613) 841-8550,