After moving a month ago, I was reminded of some things - I own a lot of stuff and I hate stuff. Let me clarify, I'm not a pack rat, quite the opposite actually. I don't like clutter and therefore, I try to buy things that serve a purpose. I'm [...]
Use your budget to help you make decisions. If you're not sure about something, use the budget to help you strategize!
All too often I hear clients tell me how their lives would be better if they had more money. While this is true, I often argue that no matter how much money you have, it is still not enough. There are ways to be happier about money than just wishing [...]
Being on a budget is hard. Choosing to save money instead of spend it is hard. Being responsible when others around you are not is hard. But... Waking up every day not having financial pride is hard. Worrying over money as you try to fall asleep is hard. Feeling ashamed [...]
When was the last time you spent the night looking at the stars in the sky or made dinner and stayed at home? Having fun with loved ones doesn’t have to be expensive and can be lots of fun. Whether you’re saving for a wedding, a first home or paying [...]
Imagine a world where each of us performs a random act of kindness for someone else every day or every week. We would hold more doors for each other, say please and thank you and know that even when we feel like we’re alone, there is someone there to help [...]
Why do we spend time thinking about money, paying bills, balancing our checkbook or budgeting? Why do we even bother? It's not because money in itself is important. Focusing on your money in a productive way actually frees up your mental energy so you can focus on the things that really matter! [...]
Today I received the following email from a client after working with them for six months. I hope for every person to ultimately feel this good about where their money is going, what they're doing with it, and how they're communicating about it. How does your money make you feel? [...]
So you've made mistakes in the past? Show me someone who hasn't! Time to let that go and start over... change the future.