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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…

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…