This Holiday Season, RELAX yourself… NOT your budget.

As we wrap up another year, I want to offer you a huge THANK YOU for being here, on my blog. You’re here because you have a vested interest in your financial well-being. You’re seeking ways to have money for the things you want in life. You need simplicity… because you’re busy. You don’t haveContinue reading “This Holiday Season, RELAX yourself… NOT your budget.”

7 ways to Cut Christmas Costs!

… Do you hear the jingle bells, yet? I KNOW that many of you have probably already started your Christmas shopping. Many of you are still thinking about it. But before you jump into the shopping frenzy, let’s talk.  Christmas is the time of year when IMPULSE buying gets out of hand. Sure, it canContinue reading “7 ways to Cut Christmas Costs!”

Is the stock market like gambling?

The financial planning industry will tell you it’s just too hard, too risky, and too stressful to learn about the stock market on your own. When I ask women why they don’t invest, I hear things like… “I don’t know where to start”or “I’m afraid to lose my money” But… the truth is that the stock marketContinue reading “Is the stock market like gambling?”

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?”

Teach Your Kids What Christmas is REALLY About

If you don’t want your kids to be materialistic, quit buying them so much stuff. You’ve probably seen me say this before. Don’t feel badly though if you’ve fallen into the consumer vortex and got a little gift-happy this year. I’ve been guilty of this too! Sometimes we all need a little reminder. We allContinue reading “Teach Your Kids What Christmas is REALLY About”