Want to set financial goals that stick this year? Start with one word.

This infographic explains why “don’t” is a more empowering word to use than “can’t” when describing investing goals. “Don’t” puts you in control of your decisions.

Information encouraged by the insights of Vanguard Senior Behavioral Scientist Annie Wilson, PhD. Annie gained a PhD in
buyer habits from Harvard Business Faculty and now operates with Vanguard’s Middle for Analytics and Perception.

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