February eNewsletter: Six financial goals

6 simple goals to help you feel better about your finances

 Here are some simple goals to consider this year:

  1. Spend less
  2. Save more
  3. Pay down debt
  4. Set aside money for an emergency
  5. Create a budget and stick with it
  6. Learn more about finances

Spending wisely, saving what you can, managing debt, paying bills on time, investing, and having some money tucked away can make you feel good. And knowing where your money is going may mean more money for you to enjoy the things that are really important to you.

You want to feel good about your money no matter where you are in life—whether you are saving for your first home, sending your firstborn to college, or planning for longer-term goals, like retirement.

Not sure where to start? Need help getting everything in order? Look what we’ve got for you (for free):

  • THR EAP: View the financial services offered including a free consultation with a financial counselor, tip sheets, financial calculators and more here.
  • Fidelity: Check out these upcoming and on demand webinars on a wide range of topics including: saving for college, paying of student loans faster, investing and more! For more tools, log onto Fidelity NetBenefits® at www.netbenefits.com/thr or call Fidelity at 1-800-343-0860, Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 11pm Central time.
  • Employee Discount Program: Under the Financial Fitness category of the employee discount site, you’ll find a lot of different options for savings including: filing your taxes, buying a home, refinancing a home, buying a car, student loans and more. You can also find ways to save on electronics, apparel, dining and grocery and so much more. Before you make a purchase, check out the discount site to see how you could save (and spend less!).