What is your money attitude?

When you have a major money decision to make, what criteria do you use to determine what is the right course of action? Most people don’t have a formal expression of intent for their money. In fact, I’d go so far as to say that most people don’t approach their finances with any kind of…

Self-Awareness is the Key to Wealth Building

Financial planning and money coaching do not necessarily go hand-in-hand. Sometimes people just want the facts, ma’am…where do I put what money and into which bucket, thankyouverymuch. However, when people can’t seem to save money for whatever reason, it’s usually not logistical – it’s emotional. Energetic. Behavioral. Sometimes I can help people identify their attitudes…

How To Assess Your Money Energy

Last blog post I talked a little about how your energy can affect your money decisions. We’ll continue that discussion this week, with another tool to help you assess your energy so that you can continue to improve your results around money. Energy self-assessment I am going to pose a scenario. Don’t get caught up in…

Stop Freaking Out About Taxes

I do not prepare tax returns, but as a financial planner, I understand taxes and can help my clients with their tax strategy. And it’s that time of year when many of you are about to freak out about your tax return. Now is when all of those TV ads pop up, warning you that…

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Time to expect more from your money

If you’ve been around these parts for any amount of time, I hope it’s clear by now that financial planning is not about products, or investments, or even about deprivation. It’s not about feeling that you need to “do” something about your money specifically; instead, it’s getting intentional about your results with money. I think…