How to avoid self sabotage with your money

I’ve mentioned before that I have been watching this awesome new sitcom called Mom. It stars Anna Faris and Allison Janney, and they are daughter and mother—-both recovering addicts—-going through all of the challenges that addicts generally face when working through sobriety. I love this show! A few weeks ago, Anna Faris’s character Christy realized…

Details

Have financial problems? Do this…

I’ve been watching this awesome new sitcom this fall called Mom. It stars Anna Faris and Allison Janney, and the premise is they are mother and daughter—-both recovering addicts—-going through all of the challenges that addicts generally face when working through sobriety. In case it doesn’t sound like it, let me tell you, they are…

Details

How to avoid the 6 most common money blocks

I was just talking to a client who said, “I would give up all of the money I am making this year if I could make things right with my daughter.” She noticed when her business was doing really well, things with her family would start to fall apart, and vice versa. She knew what she…

Details

5 Signs You Are Ready For Investing

I admit it…I don’t find investing as sexy as many people do. And I have seen the experts beaten too many times to get attached to any particular method, other than don’t-put-all-your-metaphoric-eggs-in-the-same-asset-class. But I DO have some rules of thumb, some guidelines that I try to follow before recommending that someone take their hard-earned cashola…

Details

Are you a #MoneyRebel?

Several years ago, I was having coffee with a friend. She asked me how it was going with expanding my online presence. I hadn’t done it yet—not enough time, too busy with local clients, yadda, yadda, yadda. She said, “I know you really want to get online, and you said it’s important to you, but…

Details

4 Mistakes To Avoid When Starting Your Side Hustle

The biggest challenge with a side hustle is that you eventually want it to become your main hustle.  I talk to a lot of people who want to start their own business, and acknowledge that they will need to keep their day jobs for awhile before transitioning over completely, but in making that concession, tend…

Details

3 Steps To Avoid Financial Security

Right now, in the midst of a government shutdown, it feels like we live in odd times. Politics are not my area, but so much of the time it intersects with financial security, and what it means for an individual’s situation. With everything we face nowadays, the word “security” doesn’t seem to mean what it…

Details

How to recommit to financial management

In September, I notice people starting to get back into their routines…back to school, done with vacation and ready to buckle down and start working again. This makes it a great time to recommit to those things you flaked out on all summer! I always say, financial management isn’t about being perfect 100% of the…

Details