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Your Money: Personal Finance Resolutions For 2019

Credit cards are displayed in Haverhill, Mass., June 15, 2017.

Credit: Associated Press

Above: Credit cards are displayed in Haverhill, Mass., June 15, 2017.

Nearly one-third of Americans planned to make a financial resolution in 2019, according to a survey by Fidelity Investments.

But, personal finance goals are not one-size-fits-all.

Depending on your circumstances, what should you resolve to change in terms of personal finance? Paul Lim, a financial planner and adviser for the San Diego Financial Literacy Center, joins Midday Edition on Wednesday to answer that question.

GUEST: Paul Lim, financial planner, The Wealth Consulting Group and adviser, San Diego Financial Literacy Center

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Transcript

Questions to consider in deciding on your personal finance resolution:

  • Do you have a budget?
  • Do you have an emergency fund?
  • Is your short-term debt paid off?
  • Are you putting enough in your retirement account to get the full employer match?

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