Each year I write myself a list of things I want to get done... not a new years resolution list, more personal goals that I can monitor and mark off as they are completed.
What I just realised is that I am already 25% of the way to my annual savings goal, and this makes me super happy. I put the level UP this year, so that's even better. I usually burn a giant hole in it when I do my big annual trip to see the North American family, but I am determined not to do that this time.
Might be a small thing, and whilst money is never my main focus in life (as in, it's not all about the money), I realise that planning somewhat for my future is important.
After reading Hannah McQueens book on finance last year I started putting 10% away of whatever I earn from that point on, no matter how small. Realistically I can often put away more as I am resourceful and don't tend to overspend, but this small target has been great to keep a focus. Even when I had a few weeks of shitty income and had to actually dip into this fund, as soon as I was able a few weeks later when a decent pay cheque arrived, I replenished it. Go me!
Fringe is imminent! Happy festivalling all, may you have a beautiful season.