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Don’t Let Overspending Take over Your Life with These Three Tips

My Husband came to me the other day and said, “Ok, it’s going to be $175 and he can do it right now. I know it’s not in the budget… should we just wait? Or do it?” “Do it. I’ll figure it out.” I replied. Today I want to share with you what really goes…

How to Marie Kondo Your Finances

Marie Kondo is all the rage right now due to her new Netflix series, but I discovered Marie Kondo a couple years ago through her book, “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up.” Back when I read the book, I couldn’t believe how many similarities there were between the mindset of decluttering and the mindset of…

My Favorite Money Intention For Saving Money

More times than not, when I am having a money conversation with someone they share with me their big money goals: Pay off debt, save for a house, or have enough to retire. Those are big, awesome goals. But big, awesome goals take a lot of time and energy to achieve. Before you can make…

Why Pinching Pennies Doesn’t Work (and how to stop)

I don’t agree with pinching pennies. There, I said it. As a Money Coach, this might come as a surprise. But it is the truth. And lately, I have been seeing a lot of blogging material on social media that takes this approach. In case you are seeing this trend too, I want to share…

5 Reasons You Buy Stuff You Don’t Need (And How To Stop)

We live in a buy, buy, buy, culture. And there is a lot of privilege that comes with that. It’s pretty amazing that we can get whatever we need, whenever we need it, with the click of the finger. But the culture of “buying” can also have unwanted consequences. Your closet becomes jammed full. Your…

How To Make Your Own Money Rules

**Disclaimer: This blog post was written back in February, and my husband is now happily re-employed. I will be sharing more in the future about how we navigated this transition period of cutting back and interruptions in income. It tested my own systems, and I’m happy to say, the systems worked perfectly.   My clients…