How Do You “Do” Your Money?

Have you heard the phrase, “How you do one thing is how you do everything”? It might be your outlook on life, or it might be ingrained behaviors, but whatever results or challenges you experience in “real” life might also be showing up in your money life. For example, a person who has a positive,…

What’s Your Financial Excuse?

Financial habits are just as difficult for some people to make and break as any addiction or other bad habit. Yet others can change their habits quite quickly and effectively. Do those people just have more willpower?  Are they smarter? Are they somehow better than the rest of us? Nope.  In Gretchen Rubin’s book, Better…

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A Money Date Could Save Your Marriage

All couples argue, but what are couples fighting about the most? According to a survey from the American Institute of CPAs, money is the most common reason married or cohabiting couples fight. Of over 1,000 American adults polled, 27 percent of participants said that disagreements over finances were most likely to erupt into an argument…

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Do You Trust Yourself With Money?

Do you trust yourself to know what is the right thing to do with your money? Yes, this is why some people choose to consult a financial planner…but what if the financial planner’s advice doesn’t feel right to you? Do you trust yourself enough to NOT follow their advice? Can you separate another person’s agenda…