What is a Financial Plan Anyway?

  Meet Sam Kirby, one of my favorite people in the world and a financial planner here at Creative Money!  Sam sees clients in the Seattle-Bellevue area and makes her home in Bellingham where she has lived for 17 years with her husband Damien and three kids.  For the next four weeks she will be…

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How Is Your Money Anxiety Hurting You?

What does money anxiety look like? If you’re constantly confused by money, stressed over money, playing catch up with money, uncertain about it, feeling guilty about it… They’re all signs that you’re likely having some money anxiety.  And unless you get a handle on your anxiety, it will continue to rule your financial life. And…

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Who’s In Charge, You or Your Money?

A while ago, I had a prospect say to me, “Mindy, this service is not cheap.  Are you sure this will be worth it for me?” Honestly?  Not at all… I can’t promise any kind of particular results when someone works with me on their personal finances, mostly because I’m not their mother and not…

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Create Your Money Mission Statement

A week ago, I introduced the concept of a money mission statement: a statement that codifies and solidifies your philosophy and intent toward how you use and manage money in your life.   This week, I want to walk you through how to make a money mission statement for yourself. Why? Because it will completely…

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