The struggle between Ego and Money

What part of the financial world has the most potential to derail a person’s personal finances? Is it political or economical? No . . . I believe that the greatest threat to a person’s financial happiness and well-being is the threat of Ego. What is Ego? According to Eckhart Tolle, the ego is the habitual…

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Process for Financial Prosperity and Peace of Mind

When you’re frustrated with the lack of financial prosperity in your life, use this process to stop negative thoughts and develop greater financial peace of mind. Perhaps your cash flow isn’t meeting your bills; you didn’t get a job you wanted; you feel like prosperity isn’t happening fast enough; whatever the situation is, polarity processing…

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Why I Picked Up Hitch Hikers

About three years ago, I attended a conference in Maui.  It was held in Hana, so I rented a car (SUV actually) and drove the world-famous Road to Hana with its 600 curves and more than 60 one-lane bridges.  Although Hana is only 52 miles away from the airport, we’re still talking about a 2…

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Kicking The Habit

In a previous post, I talked a little bit about my past Starbucks habit in the context of refining your budget and identifying blind spots for yourselves. Someone asked me, did I in fact break the Starbucks habit, and if so, how? Multiple Issues To Address I did! And it’s a good one, because I…

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My Personal Budgeting Anecdote

I used to have a coffee habit – I know, shocking, considering I live in Seattle! I used to have a fancy coffee drink once a day, sometimes twice a day. I was never spending fewer than $5 per day on coffee. It’s a misconception that all financial advisors know how to set up and…

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The Anti Gift Giving Holiday Season

Switching focus from gift giving to others to giving to yourself, is the best way to feel some relaxation and peace during the holiday season. You may think others might feel neglected, when in fact, they will feel more peace and happiness as well. My Family History of Not Giving For the past several years,…

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