Who or What is Your Money To You?

When I went through my coach training, we used various metaphor tools to help illuminate how we felt about different areas of our lives. An example of this would be to consider your answer to the following question: If your money was a person, place or thing to you, what would it be? Click To…

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The Top 5 Reasons To Eliminate Holiday Gifts

When was the last time you read (or watched) “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”? If you find yourself rushing from store to store, spending more than you can really afford on gifts, disappointed by the reactions of people when you give, and then horrified by your credit card statements come January, it might be worth…

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How to (GASP!) Give Up Holiday Gifts

How many times have you sat around the day after Christmas and vowed that next year — next year — you aren’t going to go so far overboard with gifts and STUFF…that you will scale back on gifts?  Maybe it’s the environmental guilt you see at the trash bags full of wrapping and packaging out…

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Plan Now for Financially Happy Holidays!

Raise your hand if the holidays can push your buttons. This is me, waving my hand hiiiiiigh in the air (so it seems inconceivable that we could actually make it all the way to financially happy, right?). My dad and sister have never cared about the holidays as much as my mom and I, and…

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