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The power of less this holiday season

Holiday commitments are important, fun and fulfilling. But when we try to do it all it can also be stressful and expensive. There are a million strategies for saving money. What if de-stressing your holiday was as simple as just doing less? Less. A few less gifts to buy. An invitation declined. A few decoration […] Read more…

Overwhelmed by Christmas costs?

I’ve told you before that I like to shop. But I HATE shopping during the holiday season. The closer the holiday gets the more the inventory is picked over and the crowds crazy-town. You better believe when I’m fighting crowds on December 20th trying to check the last few items off my list, I will […] Read more…

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One simple trick to spend less on gifts

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 […] Read more…

What your food numbers really tell you

Food is a hot button topic on any budget. It’s one of the first areas my clients zero in on to cut back. When you first start tracking, your food totals can be shocking! As a coach, food is also one of the first categories I want to look at with my clients because it’s […] Read more…

Have your big-money cake and eat it too

Balance. It’s such an elusive word. And what does it really mean, anyway? To me, finding balance is figuring out how to juggle all the goals and responsibilities in your life without losing your marbles. It’s hard work! And can seem impossible. Think about your money goals alone. Chances are you have several competing goals […] Read more…

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