Office of Enrollment Management

Goal Setting

What is Goal Setting?

Financial Literacy includes more than understanding how money works. You will need to know what you want to do with your money, so dreaming is important. Goals are the steps you need to take to achieve your dreams.

Setting effective goals can be hard. Use the SMART method to help you create achievable goals.

Smart Goals. Specific by planning effectively. Measurable to be able to track progress. Attainable goals are realistic. Relevant goes ensure the goal serves a purpose. Time provides a deadline.


Practice making a SMART goal (PDF).