The couples and money roundup

All couples argue, but what are couples fighting about the most? According to a 2012 survey from the American Institute of CPAs, money is the most common reason married or cohabiting couples fight. Of over 1,000 American adults polled, 27 percent of participants said that disagreements over finances were most likely to erupt into an…

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How to raise your money set point

You arrange your life to match your unconscious expectations of what amount of money you “should” have—this is your money set point. You have an upper limit that prevents you from busting through your comfort zone, and a lower limit that prevents you from financially crashing. Your upper money limit The upper limit is the…

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How to increase your wealth this year

For most people, increasing wealth is less about cutting back drastically, and more about capturing opportunity—but you must identify for yourself what opportunities motivate you. What happens more often than not is two things: If you don’t feel like you have something specific motivating you to save money, it slips away If there is excess…

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How to feel more powerful about money

When we don’t feel grounded in our personal power, it tends to affect the decisions we make about money.  Our sense of personal power affects so many areas—our self-worth and self-esteem; as well as our self-confidence when we stand as individuals. Many people become so identified with their primary tribe or community that they become…

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