If you’re new here, every month I share how I’m doing with my goals for the year. This includes personal, blogging/business, and of course financial goals. This post holds me accountable to the goals I set every year, but more importantly, it helps my readers to see that having financial goals in place are the key to succeeding with money. If you need help setting financial goals, make sure you read this post here on the steps to setting financial goals.
2017 Blogging Goals
BIG Goal this year: Help 1,000 people/families achieve financial success in 2017 through my course, Real Life Money Plan. ✔️ DONE!!!!! 🙂
5,000 Twitter Followers by 12/31/17
- Follower on 01/01/17: 2,626
- Current Followers: 2,842
40,000 Email Subscribers by 12/31/17
- Email Subscribers on 01/01/17: 18,875
- Current Subscribers: 20,107 Slowwwwwww progress…
1,000 YouTube Subscribers by 12/31/17
- YouTube Subscribers on 01/01/17: 246
- Current Subscribers: 867 (getting closer!!!!! 😱)
✔️ Become a Financial Coach by 12/31/17. DONE!!! It’s official – I’m a financial coach! 🎉
Make one TV appearance
Rebrand to Jessi Fearon and switch to jessifearon.com by 3/1/17 (Done. I’d love to hear what you think! 🙂 )
Three conferences I plan to attend this year:
Business Boutique One-Day Event in AtlantaI did not attend this due to me being burned out and needed a day of rest. Focused Blogging Conference(I’m actually a mentor this year!)
- FinCon 17
Let me know if I’ll see you at any of these conferences!! I would LOVE to meet you there!
3 Webinar Training sessions (still have not even started on this yet…)
3 Speaking Gigs: ✔️ Rockstar Financial SummitDone. If you’d like to see the replays of the summit, they are available here. Focused Blogging ConferenceDone. The Flourish Conference– Done. check it out here.
***If you’re wondering how I came up with these goals, I did this with the help of my fantastic business coach, Kelly. She actually put together a free worksheet to help you start the process of coming up with amazing goals for 2017. Click here to download the worksheet.
What our dog does when the boys are at school…
2017 Personal Goals
Work out 2x a week using these free videos. I’ve changed this goal to the below.
Complete all weekly exercises in the Body Boss program – so I did this consistently for 12 weeks straight but I’ve had to put this on the back burner while we get into our back-to-school routine. Hoping to pick this back up in a couple of months.
Complete Crystal’s 15 Days to a Healthier You Challenge Done.
I’m spending the rest of this year honing my French speaking skills. Didn’t make great progress with this one this month…
2017 Marriage Goals
Write one love note to Pat every month. Done.
Spend one hour every day with just Pat. Getting better with this one…
Take one secluded vacation with Pat this year Done!
August is our middle child’s birth month so we got to spend lots of fun time celebrating the Big 4! My brother and his family were in town so of course Uncle Chris had to play a game of water gun war with them.
2017 Mothering Goals
Take my children on a fun outing once-a-month (I’m just going to count the eclipse as a special outing…I mean they did get out of school early for it. 😉 )
First day of school!
Set aside dedicated time for help with schoolwork and arts/crafts Wasn’t super consistent with this one – school starting kinda threw a wrench in the system.
2017 Spiritual Goals
I did really great last year with my spiritual goals so I’m not setting any crazy goals for this year. 🙂
Pray 3x a Day Totally failed at this one…
Complete 3 Bible Studies outside of the Women’s Bible Study Group at church. Just finished my 3rd one!
Conner’s Mass Day Uniform:
2017 Financial Goals
Pay off mortgage by 12/31/17.
- Balance in December 2016: $27,938.08
- Current balance: $21,299.74
Save to replace roof by May 2017. We decided that we’re scratching this goal until after we get our house paid off. Savings goal: $4,000 Current balance: $1,000
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