What's Your Money Karma?

What’s Your Money Karma?

Do you feel like you have a black cloud following you around when it comes to your finances? You’re trying to do the right things with your money, but something always throws you off that you have no control over, like a flat tire or an unexpected medical bill. I experienced this in my business several months ago. In fact, …

7 Day Spending Detox

The 7-Day Spending Detox

Can you believe it’s already 2019? Some of you may be motivated for the new year, others may be dreading it, but regardless of where you’re at I want to help you with improving your mindset for the new year! Did you spend too much money over the holidays? This is something we all seem to do. Whether going overboard …

5 Money Books to Gift This Holiday Season

5 Money Books to Gift This Holiday Season 🎁

Do you still have more than a few gifts left to cross off your holiday list? Considering giving the gift of financial dignity to your loved ones…and yourself! Here are 5 great money books to give this holiday season, all priced at $15.99 or less, so you won’t blow your budget! (I talk about each in more depth in this …

Creating Healthy Boundaries in Your Business

Creating Healthy Boundaries in Your Business

Creating healthy boundaries in your business is vitally important for entrepreneurs. We need to create and enforce boundaries around our money, time, and energy, so we don’t end up burnt out or resentful of our customers, vendors, and fans. Every once in a while I open up one of the trainings for my Manage Money Like a Boss Collective membership …

You Don't Deserve to Make Money Having Fun, Christine Luken

You Don’t Deserve To Get Paid For Fun {Or So I Thought!}

In this guest appearance on The Money Lab podcast, hosted by Wei Houng, I come clean about a faulty money story that was holding me back in my business: You Don’t Deserve to Get Paid for Fun. Transcript: Wei Houng: Welcome to the money lab live podcast episode number eighty-two: The You Don’t Deserve to Get Paid for Fun money story. …

Are You Being Cheap with Yourself, Christine Luken, Financial Lifeguard

Are You Being Cheap with Yourself?

Not long ago, I realized that I was being cheap with myself over something pretty silly – tissues. I always bought the store brand, never the “Puffs Plus Lotion” or the “Kleenex Ultra Soft.” Allergies plague me almost year-round, so I use a lot of tissues. Six weeks ago, my mom stayed with me for a few days while she …

money mistakes creative entrepreneurs make

Top 10 Money Mistakes Creative Entrepreneurs Make

Here are the top 10 money mistakes creative entrepreneurs make when starting their own businesses:   Not Getting Your Personal Finances in Order. Why it’s a mistake: If you don’t ensure your personal finances are rock solid, it will directly impact the success of your creative venture. Why? Although we hear financial experts tell us to keep our business and personal …