Happy New Year! As we embrace the new year, it’s the perfect time for a comprehensive review of your financial situation. Here are some tips and tricks to help you adapt to life’s changes, adjust your goals, prepare for the unexpected, and ensure your beneficiaries are up to date.
1. Reflect on the Past Year
Take a moment to reflect on the past year. Did you meet your financial goals? If not, what obstacles did you encounter? Understanding your past can help you plan for the future.
2. Set New Goals
Whether it’s saving for a vacation, paying off debt, or building an emergency fund, setting clear and achievable financial goals can motivate you to stay on track.
3. Prepare for the Unexpected
Life is full of surprises. Having an emergency fund can provide a financial safety net for unexpected expenses, such as car repairs or medical bills.
4. Review Your Insurance Policies
Make sure your insurance policies are up-to-date and provide adequate coverage for your current needs. This includes health, home, auto, and life insurance.
5. Update Your Beneficiaries
Life changes such as marriage, divorce, or the birth of a child can affect your estate planning. Ensure that all your accounts, policies, and wills have the correct beneficiaries.
6. Consider Professional Advice
If you’re unsure about your financial plan, please access your retirement plan provider’s website or consult with your Workplace Financial Advisor at Everhart Advisors by visiting everhartadvisors.com.
Remember, financial wellness is a journey, not a destination. Here’s to a prosperous 2024!