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The Investment Most People Overlook

What’s your most valuable asset? I’ll wait right here while you think about it. Did you think of a 401K account? Your house’s value? These are important, sure. But I would argue that the most valuable asset you have is YOU. You generate income. You decided how to spend and invest that income. You write…

4 Secrets To Mastering The Art Of Shopping Your Closet

Do you ever get invited to an event and automatically think… I have nothing to wear? Maybe you know exactly what kind of dress would be perfect for the event, or you just feel like getting something new to feel your best. I get it. But I also know how you can end up with…

Frugal Is A Dirty Word

I recently joined some budgeting FB groups to learn more and engage with a new community. But I quickly found I didn’t belong. It was a good reminder that while the goal to have healthy finances may be a uniting goal, the path to get there can have very different ideals that guide them. Here…

3 Questions To Help Define Your Ideal Financial Life

In our culture, we are a society of consumers. More is better. Newer is better. And repeat. Newsflash: This is a rollercoaster to nowhere. If your spending money as fast as you are making, if your days and weeks are one big whirlwind of activity, if your are stressed or not satisfied with your life…..…

How To Spend Money With Intention: My Exact Formula

One of my favorite things to work with my clients on is value based spending. I truly believe the more we incorporate value-based spending into our lives the happier we will be. As its core, value-based spending is spending money with intention. I think of this in two pieces: * Do I want to support…

The Power of LESS This Holiday Season

Holiday commitments are important, fun and fulfilling. But when we try to do it all it can also be stressful and expensive. There are a million strategies for saving money. What if de-stressing your holiday was as simple as just doing less? Less. A few less gifts to buy. An invitation declined. A few decoration…