Need help getting started? Get my Budgeting Starter Kit, including the budget categories I personally use for my family.

Resources

These are a few of my favorite things…

 

Always Learning

Financial Recovery by Karen McCall. Karen is my teacher and mentor who wrote the best book I have come across on understanding your emotional relationship with money. Karen also developed the MoneyMinder software that I use to keep track of my money.
I Will Teach You To Be Rich by Ramit Sethi. An in-your-face step-by-step guide in learning how to manage money from the ground up. Finance 101 that packs a punch.
Money: A Love Story: Untangle Your Financial Woes and Create the Life You Really Want by Kate Northrup. This book follows Kate’s journey to financial freedom by developing her relationship with money, with practical exercises for readers.
You Are a Baddass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life by Jen Sincero. A perfect book for those just starting to dip their toe into the self-help world, served up with a dash of good humor.
Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom and Wonder by Ariana Huffington.  An important read for any women in business.
theSkimm A daily email that summarizes the complicated stories in the news. Easy to read politics, international affairs and economic discussions with a dash of humor.
DailyWorth A great website with financial and career advice geared toward the financial education and empowerment of women.

 

Always Inspired 

Journey to the Heart: Daily Meditations on the Path to Freeing Your Soul by Melody Beattie. This book is on my nightstand, sometimes I open to the specific day sometimes to a random page, it always gives me what I need.
The Four Agreements by Don Ruiz. A book I found through yoga, not a one time read! Packed with soulful guidance.
Thoughtfully Magazine. A beautiful print magazine that features inspiring stories and tips for healthy living. When this comes in the mail I can’t wait to curl up with it and a cup of tea.
Giada’s Feel Good Food by Giada De Laurentiis. It’s no secret that I love Giada! This book focuses on healthy eats with lots of tips on how Giada maintains her healthy lifestyle.