3) Prioritize which items are the first things to go. On your path to financial success, there are going to be things you need to get rid of in your life. This could be material items, or even just a way of thinking. For example, if your closets are too cluttered from all of your shopping sprees, donate them and get a tax deduction. Or, remove the negative thoughts that are taking up space in your brain and replace them with positive thinking and reinforcements. Create space for the new you!
4) Get your credit score cleaned up. If your credit score is below 720, make it a priority to review your credit report and get it cleaned up. This report will filter down to many different items in your financial life and you don't want this standing in the way of your goals. Consider hiring a company like www.veracitycredit.com to assist you.
ChicagoHealers.com Practitioner Julie Murphy Casserly, CLU, ChFC, CFP ®, is a 14-year veteran of the financial services industry and founder of JMC Wealth Management in Chicago.