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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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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…

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…

How to spend money with intention: My exact formula

One of my favorite things to work with my clients on is value based spending. I truly believe the more we incorporate value based spending into our lives the happier we will be. As its core, value based spending is spending money with intention. I think of this in two pieces: * Do I want […] Read more…

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