We’re a week into the new year and social media timelines are filled with ‘new year, new me’ mantras. Many of the virtual affirmations revolve around health and wellness, while others are vows to never settle personally or professionally. One area that’s extremely important, but gets characterized as an intimidating subject is money.
Nearly one-third of Americans are facing their finances and planning to make money resolutions in 2019, according to a Fidelity Investments survey, with 48% of them aiming to save more, 29% planning to pay down debt, and 15% considering spending less. Though millennials are often depicted as being financially irresponsible, the survey confirms that 85% predict they’ll be better off financially this year.
We tapped Latina millennial money expert Amanda Abella for her insight on setting and crushing your financial goals. Here are 10 money resolutions that’ll make 2019 a great year: