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Personal Finance Resolutions for 2017

Today, for those of us in the 45 percent of the American population that is striving to keep New Year’s resolutions, The Lobster, given his focus on financial issues, offers the following bit of info, courtesy of our friends at WalletHub who publish The 10 Financial Resolutions for 2017.

The Top Ten personal finance resolutions for 2017 are

Thoroughly review your credit report and sign up for credit monitoring 
Pay bills right after receiving your paycheck
Repay 20% of your credit card debt
Use different credit cards for everyday purchases & Another for Debt.
Add One Month’s Pay to Your Emergency Fund
Improve Your credit score by 20 points
Ace WalletHub’s Course in Financial Literacy (
Focus on Your Physical Health
Make a Realistic Budget and Stick to It
Look for a Better Job. (More on That in a Few Days)

WalletHub used a panel of personal finance experts to assemble this list. For more information on the resolutions click here.