When you get down to basics, financial planning is simply the process of setting financial goals and creating a plan for how you’ll meet those goals. That seems innocuous enough but it can admittedly get a little complex, and sometimes overwhelming.
Yet short of a winning lottery ticket or an unexpected inheritance, it’s virtually impossible to improve your financial situation without planning. The answer may well be in taking a few key steps to improve your financial planning process.
Here are 15 ways you can do just that and reach your money goals a lot faster.
This post originally appeared at DUE.