In a fairly recent study, it’s estimated that 45% of us make New Year’s resolutions. Sixty Four percent of us will still be adhering to our resolutions after the first month. The percentage of people who will achieve our resolutions? 8%. NOT a good number…unless we’re talking about the annual return of a money market instrument – which we’re not, by the way. Not by a long shot.
“Cents you asked” is a blog dedicated to the relationship between our lives and our finances. A dear friend of mine once said, “Money may not be the most important thing in life, but it’s scaring the heck out of whatever is.” How could such a comment be made in light of all that we hold dear in our lives?