Eric needs a plan

Click the button to Watch Eric decide what he’s going to do. Then vote on whether you think he’s right.

Eric just graduated and wants to find the best way to get started toward a successful financial future. He’s considering three options.
Don’t waste time dreaming about things I probably can’t have. Focus on getting a minimum wage job as quickly as possible.
Ask my friends about their goals and plans. It’s a great way to get ideas and stay motivated.
Think about exactly what I want for myself by when. Write it down on paper. Look back at my list often and update it.
Do you think this is the best choice for Eric?
You're right! Your friend made the best choice.
Actually, there is a better choice.
You're right! There is a better choice.
Actually, your friend made the best choice.

Eric needs a plan

Eric’s best choice is to focus on what he wants for himself by when -- and to write his goals down on paper.

Best Choice

Why is this the best choice?
Writing your goals helps you see what’s really important to you and where to focus your time and effort.
Setting a timeline guarantees good results.
Writing your goals does wonders for your penmanship.
Builds discipline; once he writes his goals down on paper he can never change them.
Right! Writing your goals down on paper (as opposed to just thinking about them) can help you focus on achieving exactly what you want.
Not quite. Writing your goals won’t guarantee results, but will help you identify your priorities.
Watch Eric Decide
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Look back at your list and update it on a regular basis, especially at times when there are big changes happening in your life.
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