October is more than a time to rake leaves, stock up on candy and assemble Halloween costumes.
For the federal government and a lot of big corporations, Oct. 1 kicks off the fiscal year.
And that's not a bad concept for consumers, either.
With three months of calendar 2011 left, it's a great time to take stock, look at the books and make some calculated money moves.
As chairman and CEO of You Inc., here are five things to consider as you start your own fiscal new year.