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Avoiding The Comparison Trap, And Why It Steals Your Money

Getting caught in the comparison trap literally steals your money. You end up spending money on things you didn’t originally want or need until you saw someone else had it. And it happens to all of us, repeat: All of us. You’re not excluded. (Neither am I!) You don’t have to be driving a fancy…

Need A Credit Card Debt Pep Talk?

I avoid talking about debt a lot. Credit card debt, specifically. Which might sound a little crazy because I know it’s on your mind. It’s on my mind too. I hate debt. But I avoid writing about it because of its energy. It’s heavy. It’s loaded with shame. And it’s stealing your power and keeping…

One Shift To A More Intentional Holiday Budget

Are you feeling it yet? The encroachment of the gift giving season? I’m feeling it: Strongly. I’m already stressed about starting to get my lists checked off. Stressed about the number of gifts I need to buy, stressed about staying on budget, stressed about how much stuff my son will get. It’s all is so…

My Top Tricks To Get Money Motivated

I sat down with the pile of receipts cursing myself. I hadn’t tracked my money in two months. TWO FULL MONTHS. Sure, I had a baby during that time and was on maternity leave, but i’m a Money Coach. I LOVE this stuff. How did I get so behind? Basically, life happened. My focus was…

One Simple Way To Take Care Of Your Money

Clean out your wallet. Whether you think it sounds “woo woo” or not, money has an energy. It demands to be treated with respect and doesn’t like to be ignored. Just like our language affects our wealth, so does our daily interaction with money. Crumpled up bills in your wallet send the message that they…

Winter Blues? How To Stay On Track With Your Money

It’s a very grey January around here. Spring is nowhere in sight, it gets dark way to early and its flu season! For me, it takes a few weeks to snap out of this post-holiday, mid-winter fog. And when I’m in it, I’m not always my go-getter, Type-A-To-The-Max self. So, some stuff slides. It happens,…