Make These 12 Smart Money Moves in October

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Where are you going with your money?

Whatever your goal, you’ll need a plan to achieve it. “A goal without a plan is just a wish,” Antoine de Saint-Exupery, the French pilot best known as the author of “The Little Prince,” is often-credited with saying.

October is National Financial Planning Month, a good time to give your existing plan an annual checkup or get going on a plan if you have none. Maybe your situation changed due to marriage, divorce, children or career. Even if not, this is a good time to examine your progress and your goals, and perhaps to set new goals.

Here are 12 moves to make, whether you have a plan or need to make one.

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