Six Tasks That Can Help You Feel Better About Your Money

Even small and gradual changes can have a big impact on your financial situation and how you feel about it.

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Not surprisingly, saving or earning more money was among Americans’ top New Year’s resolutions for 2024, according to a YouGov poll. Most people have probably already broken that by now, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still try to save more money this year. And you’re more likely to succeed if you try to make small and gradual changes and find little ways to make big impacts.

For example, try writing down everything you spend every day for a week or a month. You’ll probably find that even something as small as a $3 cup of coffee can add up to a big expense when multiplied across a month or an entire year.

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David Kimball
CEO, Prosper

As Chief Executive Officer of Prosper Marketplace, David oversees the company’s vision, overall operations and performance. David joined the company in March 2016 as Chief Financial Officer and was named CEO in December 2016. David brings more than 20 years of financial management experience to this role. Prior to joining Prosper Marketplace, David served as Senior Financial Officer of USAA’s Chief Operating Office, where he oversaw USAA’s real estate unit, bank, P&C and life insurance companies, investment management company and the call centers/distribution functions.