Back in the days when I was young, single and living in the city, my life revolved around…well…me. I wasn’t accountable for anyone else – and my long term plans reflected that. Once I met Ricky, that started to change. When we started planning for a family, we started really planning for our family’s future, which was a much bigger – and scarier – undertaking than I ever thought it would be. Now that we have a little one in our life, I realize how important it is for us to have a long term plan in place.
Here’s the deal with a five year plan: it sets achievable goals for your family’s future. It helps you to achieve financial and personal successes in a step-by-step manner. But sometimes, setting – and achieving – those successes isn’t as easy as it sounds. Here’s a five step plan to help you get started. It’s not a fully in-depth plan of action, because something like that varies based on what you’re looking to accomplish. But it will help you start thinking in terms of short-term goals to reach long-term success. Which is something that all of us should strive for!...Continue reading at The Mommyhood Project