Finding your motivation

I confess that I have felt COMPLETELY unmotivated to revisit my budget…. AND THIS IS WHAT I DO FOR A LIVING! When the pandemic hit, I spent a ton of money to keep my kids entertained while I moved my office home. And it was really easy to think “Well, since I don’t have toContinue reading “Finding your motivation”

Should we talk about a guaranteed basic income program?

The concept of a guaranteed basic income (or better known as Universal Basic Income, UBI) is simple: figure out how much money a family needs for essentials, and if the household income is not enough, top it up. But putting this idea into practice hasn’t been so easy. Many experts believe that a UBI wouldContinue reading “Should we talk about a guaranteed basic income program?”

COVID-19 : What do we do with FEAR?

When we are scared, we usually fall into one of two camps… we curl up in a ball, put the pillow over our head, and hope it all goes away. Or we feel compelled to DO something to make it all okay. The thing is, neither side can fix the world. The pandemic cannot beContinue reading “COVID-19 : What do we do with FEAR?”

10 things to do on your family STAYCATION this Spring Break!

Are you sticking around for Spring Break this year? The number of people that go into debt for vacations is insane. You do NOT have to go somewhere exotic or drop hundreds of dollars for a few hours getting your feet rubbed at the spa to have a memorable spring break vacay. You can goContinue reading “10 things to do on your family STAYCATION this Spring Break!”

11 Ways to talk about MONEY with your partner.

Download my free list “7 tips for having SUCCESSFUL money chats with your partner” Marriage can be full of joy and fulfillment, but it definitely ain’t a walk in the park. Anyone who has been married any amount of time can tell you it’s NOT always easy. And what about money management? Same story. It’sContinue reading “11 Ways to talk about MONEY with your partner.”

Attitude, Gratitude, and Money Mood.

There are scientifically proven benefits to being someone that practices gratitude. Grateful people have better relationships Grateful people have improved physical health Grateful people have improved mental health Grateful people are more empathetic and less aggressive Grateful people sleep better Grateful people have higher self esteem Grateful people have better mental stamina We know thatContinue reading “Attitude, Gratitude, and Money Mood.”

Are you making the NUMBER ONE money mistake?!

This might be the NUMBER ONE mistake when it comes to money….Not planning for FUTURE YOU. In my day to day practice, I find that most people think about their budget within the NOW… what will they need this month? When it comes to debt, most people think in the PAST… where they spent theirContinue reading “Are you making the NUMBER ONE money mistake?!”

You need a goal… FAST.

If we want to achieve financial success we need to identify what financial success looks like for YOU. Financial success to me will look differently than what it looks like to you. Everyone reading this blog will have different versions of success. The best way to achieve ANY version of success is to have goals…Continue reading “You need a goal… FAST.”

You Need a B WORD.

… BUDGET. Woah there! Did you just CRINGE at the word “budget”? You, like many other people, may get a negative feeling even mentioning the big “B” word. I personally love it. I get EXCITED when I get to talk about budgeting. My day is MADE when someone tells me how my budget tips changedContinue reading “You Need a B WORD.”

HOW IS Your MONEY MINDSET this decade?!

I’m sure you’ve heard it all before… and maybe you’re guilty of saying this too… “New year, new vibe. New me. This is the year that I will accomplish ALL THE THINGS!” A day goes by, two weeks, then maybe a month. Before you know it, your New Year’s resolutions slip away from view andContinue reading “HOW IS Your MONEY MINDSET this decade?!”