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Money Management International Releases Guide to Organizing Finances in 2010

Posted on January 05, 2010

Saving more money, reducing debt, managing money better, and eliminating credit card use are some of the most popular financial resolutions people are setting in the new year according to a recent survey conducted by Money Management International (MMI). Fifty-six percent of those surveyed, however, say they do not plan to set any financial goals in 2010. Whether deterred by uncontrollable forces (like the economy and job loss) or just fear of lacking the self-discipline to following through, MMI’s new eBook aims at helping consumers start the new year off right by setting and keeping financial resolutions that not only improve their finances, but also improve their lives.

“The new year is an opportune time to set financial resolutions because it is a time of renewal and new beginnings,” said Cate Williams, vice president of financial literacy for MMI. “The key to creating achievable resolutions is to set goals that have a clear definition of success; then, create an action plan to achieve them.”

New Beginnings is an eBook written to address one of American’s top New Year’s resolutions: managing debt, as well communicating an easy way to systemize money management for financial success. New Beginnings covers:

  • Ten financial resolutions worth keeping
  • Steps to get a grip on financial clutter
  • How to set realistic financial goals and resolutions
  • How to personalize goals to make them more achievable

New Beginnings offers a step-by-step guide to turning resolutions into action-oriented steps that make achieving financial success in 2010 a reality. The New Beginnings eBook can be downloaded for free by visiting Resolutions.MoneyManagement.org.

About Money Management International

Money Management International (MMI) is a nonprofit, full-service credit-counseling agency, providing confidential financial guidance, financial education, counseling and debt management assistance to consumers since 1958. MMI helps consumers trim their expenses, develop a spending plan and repay debts. Counseling is available by appointment in brand offices and 24/7 by telephone and Internet. Services are available in English or Spanish. To learn more, call 800.432.7310 or visit MoneyManagement.org.

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