How Did You Fare Financially Last Quarter?

A fourth of 2011 has already whizzed by, so you’ve probably either abandoned any financial resolutions you made going into the year or adopted them permanently into your lifestyle.

As a way of holding themselves publicly accountable to their financial mantras and inspiring readers, personal finance bloggers such as Krystal at Give Me Back My Five Bucks set annual goals, then post updates about how they’re progressing.

While Krystal’s goals are probably too hardcore for most people — she planned to make three extra payments on her car loan, ban herself from shopping for clothing, shoes and accessories and avoid going out to lunch the whole year — anyone can scale the goals to levels that make sense to them.

If you have or had any financial goals this year, how well did they stand up in the first quarter of year?

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