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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…

How To Include Your Love Language In Your Budget

Couples and money is a HOT button topic. It’s hard to ensure you are managing your money in a responsible way that is aligned to your goals and values… add in a spouse with differing priorities and it can feel almost impossible. Most couples naturally have different viewpoints on money, even if they agree how…

The Perfect Mantra To Keep You Focused On Your Money Goals

Have you ever been to London? Riding the subway or the ‘tube’ in London is the most efficient way to get around. Everyone rides it. And on the platform there is a loudspeaker voice that reminds you to “mind the gap” between the platform and the train. It literally repeats every few seconds! It becomes…

How To Have A Money Conversation With Your Spouse

If you are married or are in committed relationship, you need to be having regular money dates. Period. I know, I know, I know. A lot of you are cringing. This can feel awkward if you aren’t used to talking about money with your partner, but it’s vital you are both on the same page…