Archive of ‘Money Mindset’ category

5 steps to setting intentional goals (and why your success depends on it)

January did not get off to a rolling start in my world. After a whirlwind flurry of holidays, family and travel I woke up on January 1st exhausted from the holiday season. Then we all proceeded to get sick and pass the stomach flu around for a solid week or so. Oh, and our furnace […] Read more…

How to prioritize luxury in your budget

The word luxury is rich, cozy, and chic all wrapped up into one word. It invokes warm fuzzy feelings of spa days, fluffy robes and gobs of money. While I might not find myself at the spa on a regular basis (someday!) I can still find ways to incorporate little luxuries into my life by […] Read more…

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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…

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