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4: Make a Plan

Get into Motion

Whether you see them coming or not, you need a way to move forward when changes occur in your life. When you are ready to take action, try these steps:

  1. Focus on your must-haves first, especially when it comes to safety or reducing financial impacts.
  2. Access any resources that can help you navigate the change immediately.
  3. Be flexible and open your mind to alternative solutions.

You may find common actions or resources that can be used in almost any event. Look for these and make note of the most applicable ones for future life events and transitions.

make a plan, be accountable, acknowledge milestones

Use the DECIDE Steps

Before making any final decisions, use these guidelines to determine your options, narrow down your choices and evaluate the end result:

define, establish, choose, identify, decide, evaluation

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