WGN-TV Show Notes – Jan. 2, 2001
ANCHORS: As we move into the New Year, many consumers are looking back at the financial mistakes they’ve made and making New Years resolutions that will hopefully improve their financial position.
ANCHOR: Money and real estate expert Ilyce Glink is here with the details.
ILYCE: Was last year a good year for you financially? Or do you have a few regrets? We went down to State Street and asked consumers what money mistakes they regretted from last year.
ILYCE: While it may be too late to change the bottom line for the year 2000, it’s a brand new year and there’s plenty of time to make some changes that will make an impact this year.
Fix your credit
Organize your finances
Open your bills and read them
Think twice before you buy
Kick a bad habit
Write your will/Organize your estate
Open and fund a Roth IRA
Fund your 401(k) or retirement plan to the max
Put away something for your children’s education
Don’t lease a car — buy it.
Jan. 2, 2001.