The Pursuit of Financial Independence financial health financial independence Jul 26, 2021

 

When was the last time you looked at your bank account balance and smiled? More likely, the last time you looked at your bank account or budget, you felt stress, anxiety, and maybe even fear. 

 

Money brings out intense emotions, but they shouldn’t have to be...

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The No-Budget Budget
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The No-Budget Budget financial health value based budgeting Jul 13, 2021

This audio blog talks about the No-Budget Budget and how to make this budget work for you!

 

 

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Value-Based Budgeting: How to Budget Your Money and Time According to Your Values couples and money value based budgeting Jun 17, 2021

 

Most people hear the word “budget” and instantly cringe. Budgeting usually feels restrictive, like it will keep you from having any fun or buying things you really want. In reality, a budget is neither good nor bad. It’s simply a tool you use to make sure your...

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Navigating FOMO: How to Align Your Spending With Your Money Values May 19, 2021

Scroll through social media or turn on the TV and you’ll find yourself faced with pictures of gourmet dinner dates, perfect destination vacations, and countless designer brand products. FOMO is real, and that fear of missing out on life is at the root of a lot of financial...

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Values and Cars - Mom says "Cash only"
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Values and Cars - Mom says "Cash only" May 14, 2021

Values are things that you believe are important in the way you live and work. They should drive our priorities. This audio blog talks about the money message my mom instilled in me about cars..."cash only"  and how this has been instrumental and funnily played out in my...

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Money Beliefs: The Cost of College college money beliefs Apr 20, 2021

 

Money can bring out all kinds of emotions, especially when tied to big ideas like what you want to do with your life. There’s a widely accepted idea that going to college and getting a four-year degree is the best way to a successful career or financial future.

 

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“I want to live debt free”. couples and money financial caregiving financial health money story Mar 24, 2021

As part of honoring Women's History Month and International Women's Day (March 8), March blogs are dedicated to inspiring money (hi) stories that transcend the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. Important are those who have made significant and...

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Your Money Story - How Your History and Experiences Shape Your Views on Money financial health money story Mar 18, 2021

 

Do you ever wonder why you look at money so differently compared to your friends, coworkers, or significant other? People come from all sorts of different backgrounds that help shape who they are. Similarly, we all have different money stories shaped by our paths in life.

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In the name of love: Get your legacy binder together financial health intergenerational wealth transfer legacy sudden wealth Feb 17, 2021

February, in the US, is often known for being a month dedicated to and all about love. But February should not only be about valentines, it should be about recognizing the love of one-self, family, and friends. As part of your financial health journey, you are building...

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“I want to get on the same financial page with my partner but I am not sure how". Three ways to get your partner motivated about financial health. couples and money financial health Jan 26, 2021

It’s time to acknowledge the literature and research about money and relationships. Scream it from the top of your lungs: “Money will impact my relationship!” On one side of the spectrum, money can cause stress, uncertainty, or fights which can impact the quality of...

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Wrestling with Money Vigilance: money stories financial anxiety financial health Jan 12, 2021

According to Brad Klontz, a financial psychologist, CPA, researcher, and author, he reports that a person with money vigilance is alert, watching, and concerned about their financial health. In doing my own mindset work in the financial arena, I am a person with fairly high money...

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How to navigate the holidays by setting financial boundaries financial boundaries financial health Dec 01, 2020

 

The holidays are quickly approaching and will look different this year secondary to the pandemic. However, no matter what your financial situation, holidays can bring financial stress. Get on top of this stress, by giving yourself the best gift ever: Financial Boundaries. ...
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