SMART Goal Setting Techniques

Personal Finance April 11, 2008 Print Friendly and PDF

When you first think of how to begin reaching your goals, you may feel overwhelmed. One way to achieve your goals is to break them up into smaller, more manageable, SMART tasks, which could be considered mini-goals.

Short-term (complete in less than three months)
Intermediate-term (complete in three to six months)
Long-term (complete in a year or more)

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