As we start the new year many of us think about new year’s resolutions and whether to make one or not. Common new year’s resolutions include losing weight, getting fit, spending more time with family, or saving money. In January most people are committed to their resolution but after a few months, or maybe even just weeks, that commitment wanes. No matter what your resolutions are this year here are a few SMART tips to help you be successful reaching this year’s goals.

The goals you set for yourself this year should be SMART; specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and timely.