By Catherine Bab-Muguira
The Motley Fool
Nearly half of Americans considered setting a financial New Year's resolution for 2013, according to a survey conducted by Fidelity Investments. Encouragingly, the survey also found that, last year, resolve to keep financial resolutions hit an all-time high, with 62 percent of people saying they kept to the financial resolutions they made in 2012.
We're almost a month into 2013, and however well you're doing with your money resolutions, we thought now would be a good time to give you an inspiration booster. So, check out these stories of three real people on the way to achieving ambitious financial goals this year.