Six Investing Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Ah, Wall Street.  Playground of billionaires and the only place in the world where 1+1 can equal 3 or -47. Sometimes on the same day. Is it any wonder that one of the most nerve-wracking tasks of financial planning can be understanding how to invest your 401k, IRA or other account? In fact, I think…

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Do You DESERVE More Money??

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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Three Money Skills To Teach Your Kids

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 parents. There are probably two sides to this coin: what…

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Your FOMO Is Wasting Money

For those of us not familiar with the acronym, FOMO stands for Fear Of Missing Out. And if you’ve got it, it’s costing you money. I’ve been talking to a lot of people lately who are experiencing serious FOMO about something.  Multiple people have expressed concern about missing out on: Buying a home while real…

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Having Debt Is Not a Sign of Bad Character

There is so much shame attached to money problems, and debt in particular. “I should have known better…” “How could I have let it get this far?” “I’m so irresponsible…” “I can’t be trusted.” Whenever I speak with a potential client who is struggling to pay off debt (and it doesn’t matter how big the…

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Stop Worrying About Money

Are you constantly worried about your bank account? Do you feel guilty when you buy something that is a 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…

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