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You can also check out my staff writer post at Sweating the Big Stuff today, Preparing for Early Retirement.  🙂

Here were my resolutions for 2010 and my results:

1. Eat out no more than 3 times a week.  CHECK

2. Visit my remaining high school friends as I promised.  CHECK

3. Lose 20 pounds by our annual vacation.  UMMM…NOPE. 
But I did lose 15 pounds by the end of 2010.

4. Learn a song well enough for karaoke.  CHECK
Although I did not actually get to sing it because it wasn’t in their list of options.  I learned “Something in Red” by Lorrie Morgan.

5. Max-out two Roth IRA’s instead of just one.  STILL WORKING. 
We have until April to open and fund another 2010 Roth IRA.  We currently have $1500 set aside.  We would have completed this already but we decided to pay off my husband’s car loan 3 years early last year instead.  🙂

Here are my 2011 Resolutions:

1.  Lose 20 pounds by the end of the year – I am aiming to weigh 150 pounds by December 31st.

2.  Volunteer for a charity at least twice a month – I seemed to have replaced charity time with blogging in 2010, oops.

3.  Build up the emergency fund to at least $15,000 – right now it is at about $8200.

4.  Max-out 2 Roth IRA’s for 2011.

5.  Pay off at least $8,000 of our mortgage principal – that means it needs to be at $60,000 or less by the end of the year. 

6.  Make AT LEAST $15,000 through blogging – my true target is $25,000.

Continuing Long-Term Goals

1. Start taking two vacations a year or more to make some extra fun memories.
So far, so good!

2. Make long-lasting close friends (other than hubby). That sounds silly, but close friends are hard to come by…finding a great friend fit seems way harder than meeting and marrying my husband!
So far, so good!

3. Retire by age 52.
So far, so good!

What are your goals/resolutions?  How are they coming?