Example 1: 1000 dollar extra income per month.
Let say you want to earn a 1000 dollar extra per month besides your job with trading. On a yearly basis it means that you have to make a profit of 12.000 dollars. In the financial markets there are a few instruments and strategies that can help to achieve that goal. But based on your available time and budget you need to choose in which market you want to trade in.
Based on the 1000 dollar end goal, your weekly goal should be 250 dollars of profit.
Whatever amount of money, activities or dreams that you want to achieve. You need to define it in weekly and monthly goals.
Don’t go crazy and set unrealistic goals like a 1 million dollars of profit with a budget of 100 dollar a day. That’s too crazy!
I usually work with yearly , weekly and daily goals in excel. It looks like this: