A good strategy for learning and practicing healthy habits is to start with the end in mind. And that goes for personal finance as well. In this article on The Simple Dollar, Trent Hamm talks about envisioning the time in your life that you’re working towards. How old will you be? What will you want to be doing? What will you want to have accomplished? When you start with the goal, working towards that goal becomes that much easier. Because being smart about your finances is a lifelong pursuit. Read the full article here.