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Now that I set my financial goals for 2008, I have to start taking steps to achieve them. This is only the second year I’ve set goals like this for myself, and after good results last year, I’m feeling confident. Do you set goals for yourself? Feel free to share them within the comments, particularly if you have your own blog and have written about your 2008 goals. Feel free to include your link in the comments below.

Here are some bloggers’ goals.

No Credit Needed: 15 Resolutions and Goals for 2008
AllFinancialMatters: Share With Us: What Are Your Goals for 2008?
Get Rich Slowly: My Three Goals for 2008 and How I’ll Approach Them
Mighty Bargain Hunter: Thanks for 2007 and Goals for 2008
FiveCentNickel: Setting Financial Goals for 2008
Being Frugal: A Look Ahead: Goals for the New Year
Smart Easy Money: 10 Financial Goals for 2008
Single Ma’s Fabulous Financials: Single Ma’s Goals for 2008
Frank the Financially Savvy Atheist: Goals for 2008
Blogging Away Debt: Out 2008 Financial Goals

If you have goals to share, let us know in the comments.

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Luke Landes, also known as Flexo, is the founder of Consumerism Commentary. He has been blogging and writing for the internet since 1995 and has been building online communities since 1991. Find out more about him and follow Luke Landes on Twitter. View all articles by .

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avatar The Saving Freak

I set a personal goal to lose 30 lbs and have spent the last few days helping my readers to set a goal of proper budgeting for this year. http://www.savingfreak.com/?p=124

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avatar Two Nickels

I set my goals up for this year, as it’s my first time doing so. It’ll be interesting to see how we do if we end up having our first kid.

http://twonickels.wordpress.com/2008-financial-goals/

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avatar Lily

I wrote out my goals a week ago, but now that it’s 2008 I’m having second thoughts, especially because the “stretch” goals don’t seem as doable as they did when I wrote them. Still, I’ll give it the ol’ college try.

http://www.thehonestdollar.com/2007/12/25/2008-financial-goals/

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avatar JSB

I set some financial goals for 2008, too. I’ve never done this before, so I’m hoping that these goals will help me stay on track.

http://justsqueakingby.com/2008/2008-goals/financial-goals-for-2008/

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avatar MrTrend

My financial goal for 2008 is in the continuation of a longer-term goal I set myself for 2012.

http://mygrowingwealth.blogspot.com/2008/01/my-net-worth-update-for-2007-and-goals.html

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avatar Curtis

I just posted mine yesterday as well. Financial and personal. Got ‘em both right here…
http://www.realworldfinances.net/?p=105

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avatar Megan

Set mine up in mid-December. Some are going to be significantly more difficult to meet than others.

http://dailysaving.blogspot.com/2007/12/2008-financial-goals.html

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avatar Aryn

I posted mine yesterday, too. These are just the financial ones, though. I didn’t include the perennial “lose ten pounds” in the list itself!

http://www.soundmoneymatters.com/financial-resolutions/

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avatar Lynnae @ beingfrugal.net

Thanks for the mention!

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avatar Shana

Thanks for the shout out!

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avatar paidtwice

I wrote up my goals a few weeks ago since I was going on vacation at the end of 2007. I’m already kind of rethinking them but:

http://www.paidtwice.com/2007/12/17/debt-reduction-goals-for-2008/

We’ll see!!

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avatar Mrs. Micah

I’ve started off with my first month’s goal, which pertains to blog monetization. http://www.mrsmicah.com/2008/01/01/a-goal-for-the-first-month-of-the-new-year/

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avatar SingleGuyMoney
avatar J.C.'s Money

My goals are simple:
Keep track of my spending.

and

Net worth growth > 0. (Don’t lose any money this year).

http://jcsmoneyblog.com/2007/12/27/goals-for-2008/

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avatar Eden
avatar Patrick

Flexo, you have some impressive goals listed for yourself! I’m especially impressed with your charitable contribution goals and goal for your side businesses. The best of luck in reaching those! Thanks for sharing your goals and allowing others to do the same.

For those not aware, there is a gathering of about 50 financial goals listed in this month’s Carnival of Financial Goals, hosted at Being Frugal. Now is a great time to submit to next month’s CoFG. You should include your goals in the CoFG as well – I think a lot of people would be impressed with them! Thanks, and best of luck to you in ’08!

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avatar me

I have a ton of financial goals for the year. They’re at http://www.bluntmoney.com/its-time-for-some-2008-financial-goals/

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avatar Dan

My biggest goal is to become debt-free. My others are:

http://moneymyths.org/blog/2008/01/03/7-financial-goals-for-2008/

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