Your Money Can Be A Daisy

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? Some of…

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Why Law of Attraction Isn’t Working & 4 Ways To Fix It

I have met many finance-professional types who turn their noses up at manifestation principles, but I am not one of them! Law of Attraction (LOA) helps people become more spiritual about their money, and provides another perspective and set of tools to help people reach their financial goals more quickly, and more in alignment with…

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When Trying To Create Change, Remember These 5 Things

To create change is one of the most difficult things we attempt. Especially in the area of money; whether it be practical change, such as paying off debt, or internal change, like altering our thought patterns, it’s hardly ever as simple as adding a behavior to our daily routine. What I have discovered is that…

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8 Reasons Why Reconciling Your Checkbook Sucks

When I was growing up, I remember my mother was an account reconciling ninja. She would sit at her old-fashioned, humongous roll-top desk with a pile of cancelled checks, her check register and her most recent checking account statement. She would methodically go through the register, crossing off the checks that had cleared, and then…

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Five Steps To Finding Your Side Hustle

I hate frugality. I think it makes sense not to waste money, but I’m not just going to cut back for the sake of cutting back. And I hate it when I see my clients having tight cash flow, looking for ways to cut back even more to fit their life into their income bracket.…

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Money Saving Tips for the Self Employed

Saving money is hard when you’re self employed; no employer is withholding taxes for you, or funneling matching money to a 401k from your employee paycheck—it’s all up to you, the entrepreneur. (Some call it the dark side of self-employment). And when cash flow is less than ideal, sometimes it’s hard to have the discipline…

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How To Conquer Your Fear of Success Forever

I am going to pose a scenario for self employed people—this can also apply to employed people, so either alter the scenario to one that fits for you or pretend that you are making the jump to self employment. Okay? Here’s the scenario: Imagine an acquaintance contacts you. S/he says, “______(name), you do _______ (your…

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Ten Reasons Self Employment Is Not For You

When I made the decision to become self employed 15 years ago (at the mere age of 12, ha-ha), it was because I saw self employment as the single-best way to never limit my income potential.  And as a daughter from a VERY traditional family, I thought self employment would allow me the flexibility to…

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