Four Things to Teach Kids About Money

What did you learn from your parents about money? Did they teach you how to balance a checkbook? Create a budget? How to use a credit card? I would say, the mechanics of basic personal finance are only part of the story you got from your parents. There are probably two sides to this coin:…

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How to get better at money management

With full-time jobs, raising kids and the general chaos of living your life, sometimes the Important-But-Not-Urgent things get lost in the shuffle. That’s why I LOVED it when one of my clients told me about their process…they finally started having regular “money dates” when they scheduled it to happen 30 minutes before Game of Thrones.…

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Are you living paycheck to paycheck?

While I do get a little tetchy with people who claim you can “manifest abundance” just by chanting (uh, NOPE! Gotta do the real-world work, too!), I do believe that mindset plays a huge part in your money energy and your money story. A lot of money stories, fundamentally, have to do with fear around…

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How much money do you DESERVE?

Okay, I purposefully made that blog title a little loaded…how did it feel when you read that? Were you triggered in any way? One thing that comes up when you work with people and money is that sometimes people think they don’t deserve to have all of the money they want. This might expand out…

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You have to PLAN to make good money decisions

Last week, I introduced the concept of getting conscious with your money decisions and developing purposeful intent toward how you use and manage money in your life. This week, I want to walk you through how to organize that for yourself. Why? Because it will completely change how you approach every aspect of your life…

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How to Make Good Money Decisions

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 process for money decisions. In fact, I’d go so far as to say that most people don’t approach their finances with any kind of conscious intent.…

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How To Stop Worrying About Money

Are you constantly worried about your bank account? Do you feel guilty when you buy something that is non-essential? Do you feel you are constantly playing catch-up with your money?  Even people who have plenty of money can find themselves worrying about it. Even those who aren’t living paycheck to paycheck, who don’t have crushing…

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7 Steps to Successfully Paying Off Debt

Last blog I talked about how people need to eliminate the shame they feel around their debt in order to have the right mindset to pay it off. Essentially, to prepare to pay off debt, you must: Be out of survival mode and feeling like life has returned to (somewhat) normal Working from a place…

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