Weekly Shout Outs: Automate Your Finances Edition

automate your financesThe new year is here and it’s a great time to streamline your financial goals and strategies! So how can you do this in a way that maintaining your goals won’t take over your whole life? Automation! We just released automatic recurring monthly and biweekly payments to help you save both time and money. In honor of this launch, we’re sharing some blog posts this week which tell you other ways to automate your finances and reach your goals even faster.

10 Things You Can Do to Improve Your Finances in the New Year (Young Adult Money)
The new year is the perfect time for a financial makeover! These tips even include the benefits of automating your bill pay and retirement contributions.

Best Ways to Achieve Your Savings Goals this Year (One Money Design)
If you’re focusing on saving, then you’ll want to stay on track and save time by automating your savings. Read on to learn more about how to get this started.

Treating Your Savings Like A Monthly Bill (Modest Money)
Having trouble staying motivated with your savings goals? Treat your savings like a bill to make sure you never miss a contribution!

Should I Contribute to a 401(k) With No Match? (The First Million is the Hardest)
What should you do if your company isn’t matching your 401(k)? This article talks what to do and the benefits of still maintaining this contribution.

The Only Money Calendar You Need in 2013 (Credit.com)
How about a full financial makeover? Check out this great calendar to keep your finances  in shape all year long!

We want to give a big thank you to all the great blogs and websites that have mentioned us and helped us announce our new launch last week:

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Credit.com
Dwolla
Market Watch
Military Retirement and Financial Independence
PR Newswire
Pando Daily
Prairie Eco-Thrifter
RedLion Trader
San Francisco Business Times
The Wall Street Journal

Finally, what should you do if you’re nearing the end of your debt payoff journey? Read our guest post for Making Sense of Cents for tips on staying motivated to reach other financial goals after debt payoff. If you still have a ways to go on your debt payoff journey, enter to win a $250 Visa gift card from Florida Credit Union to help out! Check out their contest to find out how.

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  • http://www.debtroundup.com/ Grayson @ Debt Roundup

    Thank you for including my guest post on Modest Money, Shannon. I appreciate it!

    • Shannon_ReadyForZero

      You’re very welcome, thanks for sharing great information!

  • http://The-Military-Guide.com/ The-Military-Guide

    Thanks, Shannon– I’ll keep coming up with more debt topics for military servicemembers, veterans, & their families!

    • Shannon_ReadyForZero

      Great, please feel free to send any our way and we’ll be happy to share!

  • rnd technologies

    Good thought.