There is an energetic flow of money. When you continue to do favors for people for FREE, you energetically pay for their learning. You exchanged your knowledge, expertise, and wisdom for, well, NOTHING. And it can feel gross; like someone just took advantage of your generous nature.
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For me, visualization is more than just imagining myself, visualization of my inner wealthy woman means that my goals are coming to fruition, it’s actually happening right now. That really gives me some reassurance when I need that I’m on the right track.
When I was 18, I fell in love with the stock market. It happened out of necessity, really. My Dad was a financial consultant, so growing up with him meant that we talked about money, investing and the stock market. Instead of going to father daughter dances or going out for fro-yo, we read the Wall Street Journal and picked stocks. He taught me what he knew, and he knew about money.(Click here to read more)
I’m sure that you’ve heard of the saying “save for a rainy day”. It’s totally sage advice, don’t you think? But how do you save for a rainy when it’s already raining?
2020 is the proverbial rainy day. If you didn’t have any savings prior to March of 2020, it’s ok. We can all learn a lesson that emergency savings isn’t optional, or “just a good idea”, but necessary to survive rough economic times. (Click here to read more)
While most people think of “self care” as sitting in a bubble bath or get a mani/pedi. When I think of self care I think of how I can take care of my money. You see, I think that self care also includes taking care of your money, and “adulting” as hard as it might seem to do.
Taking care of your money is actually the ultimate form of self care. (Click here to read more)
Growing up I was fearless. I was that girl who climbed trees in a party dress and had scraped up knees to prove it. I also kept my beloved rock collection in my white patten leather fancy party purse (much to the chagrin of my mother), the one with the makeshift long string in lieu of the busted handle that wore like a cross body rock bag. I was a fearless, badass 7 year old girl and I could do anything. (Click here to read more)
Sometimes we can get in our own heads, especially when it comes to making big life decisions. This is why it’s so easy for other people, like a therapist or friend, to identify patterns in your life. It’s harder to see situations for what they are when you’re in it. (Click here to read more)
I was talking with a sweet lady the other day. She said, “When I ignore my money, everything goes fine. It’s when I start to pay attention to my money that things fall apart.”
When you ignore your money, your money ignores you! Follow my guilt free steps to show your money (and your future self) some love. (Click here to read more)
Don’t tell anyone, but budgets trigger the heck out of me.
I know that I’m not supposed to admit that. I mean, after all of my experience in corporate finance as well as time being a financial advisor, you would think that I have learned to love budgets. Honestly, I wish that I did love them. But, I really don’t. (Click here to read more)
I remember that as a child my mother used to tell me that wounds need air. Every skinned knee to tiny scrape I wanted to cover with a Bandaid and keep as safe as possible. After a day or two it wouldn’t look any better, and in many cases it looked worse.
My mother would tell me “it needs air to breathe”. And, of course, she was right…. (Click here to read more)