Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, And Timely

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The S.M.A.R.T. planning model is a guide everyone should follow when making financial goals one wants to achieve, whether they are short or long term. According to (Siegel & Yacht, 2009) “To be truly useful, goals must be Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, and Timely (S.M.A.R.T.).” Before Alive gets started in pursuing her goals, she needs to make sure that all of her goals follow the S.M.A.R.T. planning model. The first step Alice would have to take is to define her goals. One of her first steps would be to list out each of her goals and specify what she will do to accomplish her goals and how she will go about executing her goals. After specifying her goals, Alice needs to figure out how she will measure her goals out. She should

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