Tag Archives: New Year’s resolutions

How to Ensure Positive Changes Turn into Lifelong Habits

It’s been one month since the beginning of this year – a time when the warm and fuzzy feelings of the holidays fade, when pressures of the new year start to set in, and when New Year’s resolutions slowly taper off. There’s not much that can be done about the end of the holiday high or the pressures of the…

My New Year’s Resolution: Help Me Stay Motivated

So this will be interesting. Today I’m going to do something that not many people do in public. I’ll explain what I’m talking about in a second, but first let me back up: have you heard the phrase “eating your own dog food”? In the business world, it means that a company uses its own products, and a lot of…

The Zero Debt Action Plan – Are You Ready For It?

Last week, we announced the ReadyForZero New Year’s Challenge and asked you to challenge yourself to pay down debt faster in 2012. In that post, we also unveiled the Zero Debt Action Plan – with the best insights and tips from personal finance experts- contains very specific, actionable advice to help you get out of debt faster, stick to a budget, improve…

Discover the Science Behind New Year’s Resolutions

Earlier today we announced the ReadyForZero New Year’s Challenge, to help you stick with your money-related resolutions this year. The Challenge is built upon some pretty solid research showing what actually works when it comes to accomplishing goals. After combing through that research, we wrote an article for Lifehacker that briefly explains the key findings and how you can use them…

Introducing the ReadyForZero New Year’s Challenge

We hope you’ve had a warm, fun, and safe New Year’s Eve and that your 2012 is off to a great start! Since a lot of you are thinking about resolutions right now, we wanted to do something to help any of you who are resolving to pay off more debt in 2012 (which we think is a might fine…

How to Make New Year’s Resolutions that Stick

There’s something about the week before the New Year that makes us reflect on what we want out of life. For a few days, we’re kind of like the Olympic downhill skier waiting at the starting gate before a Gold medal race. The brief moment between the end of the holiday festivities and the return to our normal routines provides…