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Have an opinionated family? Three things to do before taking their 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 […] Read more…

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The most important 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 […] Read more…

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 […] Read more…

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 […] Read more…

Budgeting your way to your ideal 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….. […] Read more…

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