Time To Re-Jig Those 2020 Resolutions

How are your New Year’s resolutions going? Still have them? If you do, I bet you’ve been tweaking them as you go, which is a good thing. Resolutions always seem judgmental to me. A lot of them are built on the guilt and shame over having done something “wrong” – like whatever our natural instincts…

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If You’re In A Financial Hole, Quit Digging

Have you heard that old adage? The one that states that “if you find yourself in a hole, stop digging”? Digging makes it deeper and therefore harder to get back out, which is used as a metaphor that when in an untenable position, it is best to stop carrying on and exacerbating the situation. Here’s…

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Is The Stock Market Freaking You Out?

A little reminder that the stock market going down is normal. And if you’re working with a financial planner, YOU might be surprised, but I have been factoring this into clients’ plans for the past 18 months. Also…as I write this Monday morning, the market is down YTD almost 13%. BUT – This isn’t even…

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Are You Being “Real” About Your Money?

Part of your money mindset is about being the “real” YOU out in the world.  If you’re able to say everything you like and don’t like, and communicate clearly about those things, you save lots of time and money that might otherwise be wasted because you kept your mouth shut, maybe to avoid offending others.…

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Are You Accountable To Your Money?

I’m a big believer in accountability. I’m the kind of person who will never miss a deadline for a client or a work partner, but when it comes to meeting my own deadlines… Yeah, I’m a little more lax. That’s why I know I need some external accountability when it comes to reaching my personal…

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You’re Never “Done” Moneying

I used to believe that one day I would be done dieting. Like, someday I would magically hit on the right combination of healthy diet and exercise that would make all future “diets” or new “exercise regimes” unnecessary. I would float through the rest of my life free and unburdened from these mundane things if…

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Is Social Media Putting You Into Debt?

We all have one of those friends — on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter — and her life looks like something out of a glossy magazine. She posts pictures of the fresh flowers on her desk at work at least once a week, pictures of mouthwatering meals at restaurants, and her perfectly manicured toes poking out…

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Let Your Values Guide Your Money Decisions

When talking about time management, Randi Zuckerberg famously said, “Maintaining friendships. Building a great company. Spending time w/family. Staying fit. Getting sleep. Pick 3.”  She was referring to the entrepreneur’s dilemma, but I think prioritization and time management are things that also help you do better and get more from your money. Once you know…

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