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5 Steps to Succeeding Your Goals

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As I planned my goals for 2012, I realized that I made only one goal for myself in 2011. In my early 30's, I competed in several sprint triathlons. I was racing to beat my personal goal of a 10 minute mile pace. Over the course of 2011, I learned some lessons about myself and how I respond to goals. Be realistic.

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Friday Links – Still Swamped Edition

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

If one of your resolutions or goals this year is to lose weight, don’t miss Well Kept Wallet’s tips for how to get paid to lose weight. 8 Ways to Reach Your Goals Should You Save Or Invest Your Money? Managing Debt Is A Marathon Not A Sprint. Read what to do with it from Investing for College Students.

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My Binder System for Organizing Some Important Areas of My Office and My Life

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My financial binder holds my monthly to-do list , my yearly goals, our Family Balance Sheet , our family budget, and our business budget and statistics. PK (pre-kids), I trained and competed in sprint and Olympic distance triathlons.

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The Top Personal Finance Tips For Recent Graduates; From 10 different Finance Experts

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Palmer’s Planners is a series of financially-themed planners to help you navigate life events and goals. “Did you know that one of the biggest barriers to financial success is organization? That’s right, it’s that simple.” Kimberly Palmer. Kimberly writes books, columns, and blogs; you can sign up to receive her newsletter too.

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My Road to Half Marathons

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After a few 5ks, I was itching for something a bit more challenging, so I signed up for a sprint triathlon. So on January 1, 2011, I made the bold goal to run my first half marathon that year. In 2012, I made the bold goal to run TWO half marathons. This year's goal is to improve my time and run in less than 2 hours.

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Hottest Amazon Deals for 11/17: Gund, American Doll, Alex, Monster High & More

For the Mommas

10:05 am EST: Ubongo – Sprint to Solve the Puzzle. 10:25 am EST: Franklin Sports FlexPro 6′ x 4′ Portable Soccer Goal. 6:25 pm EST: Mylec Soccer Goal. Prime Early Access Deal. 10:05 am EST: Kids First Automobile Engineer Kit. Prime Early Access Deal. Prime Early Access Deal. Prime Early Access Deal.

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