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Spring Clean Your Money Habits

If I have learned one thing on my money journey, it’s that good money management isn’t just about the numbers. I love a good system, but managing your money in a sustainable way (that feels good) is also about your habits. Money habits tend to have a mind of their own. If you ignore them…

What The Heck Is A Money Coach?

It can be confusing to understand what Money Coaches do compared to Financial Advisors and what is best for your unique needs. I hope this quick article helps clear up the differences and inspire you to start putting together your team of money professionals. What is a Money Coach? What all Money Coaches have in…

Three Things To Consider Before Taking Financial Advice

Would you rather have a big house or a luxury car? Have a big wedding or pay off your student loans? The way you answer these questions, and countless others, is a glimpse into your money mindset. Your money mindset is your belief system about money that you have developed, consciously and unconsciously, throughout your…

Is Being Too Nice Breaking Your Budget?

What if your friend knew that the baby gift had to go on the ever growing credit card balance? That you couldn’t sleep last night, stressed about how you are going to replace your laptop that is on the fritz? What if your friends and family (or even the cable sales man) knew your TRUE…

The 5 Most Important Traits of Successful Budgeters

When it comes to budgeting, people always seem in search of the perfect formula that will fix all their financial problems and set them on the road to success. (Hint: There is no magic formula!) Others assume budgeting has to be hard, take a ton of time or be the most boring part of their…

How To Use Small Money Shifts To Upgrade Your Life

Humans are built to evolve. We are constantly growing and in the process shedding previous versions of ourselves. When we know better, we do better. And we repeat. We spend all this time figuring out who we are, what makes us happy and what gets us excited to get up in the morning. If you…