I’ll check in with these goals at the end of each quarter in 2016. See you at the end of March for the first checkin!
Goal 1: Increase my net worth by $22,000, in service of a longer-term goal: celebrating my 40th birthday with a gift to myself of a $100,000 net worth. I’ll be 37 at the end of January 2016, so I have just over three years to accumulate $65000 more in assets. I
Goal 2: Increase my income, by either getting a raise or a new job. I can’t set an amount here since it would depend on what I was doing, but I would like to increase my base income by at least 15%, beginning in July.
Goal 3: Either buy a house, buy a car, or get my cash-on-hand to $20,000.
Goal 4: Contribute $12,000 to my retirement accounts.
Goal 5: Keep up the zero food waste project.