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We are now in September and it is time to set some goals for the new month.his is the bit I get excited about. I love making plans and writing lists. It always gets me motivated to get a move on and take action. Here are my goals for September 2018.
Charlotte from CharlotteMusha and myself will be hosting a monthly linky for you to share your goals. You can find all of the information at the bottom of this post. We’d love to have you join in through your blog or via Instagram!
You can read my goals for August 2018 here.
My goals for September 2018:
Pay off my Halifax credit card.
This is a repeat goal from last month but this time it’s going to the top of the list. There is just under £350 left on this credit card and so I know I can definitely pay it off and cut it up in September. It was my first credit card and the one that started it all for me, so I’m very excited for this day to come!
Try out “no spend days”.
This is something I’ve seen other money bloggers talking about but I’ve never tried it myself. No spend days are just as they sound. Days when you don’t spend any money. These will be especially helpful on days when I think about popping out to the shops but don’t really need anything.
The idea is that you track them as you go and set a goal for a certain number throughout the month. I’m going to set myself a goal of 20 in September. I’m not sure how realistic this is, but I’ll give it a try. All going well, they’ll help me save more money.
Have a clear out.
More specifically I want to clear out the “stuff” cupboard and list anything that might be suit for selling on Ebay. We all have that cupboard at home that we put things in “just for now” or to get them out of the way when we have guests, but then we never do anything with all that stuff! I know I have a lot of toiletries that I could do with using for a start, so that will save me money alone. Then there are the piles of art supplies and crafty bits. It’ll be interesting to see what I find!
Grow my Etsy business.
If you read my post last week about how I earn an income from my sofa, you will know that I have an Etsy shop. I do get regular sales in my shop but the income I make is very small. Naturally, I’m keen to change this. I’ve reading up on Pinterest quite a lot over the last couple of weeks and I think this is the way to go in terms of marketing and increasing traffic. My shop sells digital wedding products, so I feel like Pinterest users are my ideal customer.
So there they are, my goals for September 2018. I’m finding four goals manageable. They help keep me motivated and focused, without being overwhelming!
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