Khaleej Times published an article on the top financial resolutions that are worth keeping in the New Year based on the tips by Souqalmal Founder & CEO Ambareen Musa.

So, 2017 is right around the corner and it’s a good time to analyse how this year has fared for you in terms of finances, and if you were able to achieve your financial goals.

If you are about to jot down a new strategy for the next year and plan your financials, why not start with some realistic financial resolutions? The team helps you kick start this process for 2017, with the following set of actionable resolutions:

Look for a substitute

Identify how much and on what exactly have you spent in 2016. If it isn’t easy to calculate, an estimate would work just fine too. When you look at your monthly expenses in 2016, try to look for categories where you could have possibly saved money. Once these are recognised, try to find a substitute which can help you cut spending. For example, if you are using your car when commuting to work, compare the monthly fuel spend with public transport costs. If it is relatively cheaper to use public transport, then consider making the switch.

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