It is important to create goals in your life, whether they are long term or short term, financially related or personal development, writing down those goals and the steps to ultimately achieving them will help you be more successful in reaching your goals.
SMART is an acronym for:
Specific (simple, sensible, significant).
Measurable (meaningful, motivating).
Achievable (agreed, attainable).
Relevant (reasonable, realistic and resourced, results-based).
Time bound (time-based, time limited, time/cost limited, timely, time-sensitive)
It is just one way to define and organize your goals. To help you along the following article contains worksheets and step by step instructions on how to set up your goals for success.
4 Free SMART Goal Setting Worksheets and Templates