The Lazy Person’s Guide to Money

You might be surprised that I’m publishing a lazy person’s guide to money! Of course, I want you to spend time proactively managing your personal finances – but no more time than you need to! Money management can feel time-consuming and overwhelming. And some money gurus make it harder than it needs to be. If you’re imagining that wise money …

Practical Magic for Your Money

There are two camps when it comes to teaching people about money. In one camp, we have the practical and tactical financial experts, armed with spreadsheets, interest calculators, and checklists. In the other camp, we have the magical money gurus, armed with vision boards, crystals, and sacred archetypes. So, which one can actually help YOU to master your personal finances …

4 Handy Financial Calculators

Wrestling with a complicated money decision? Here are four handy financial calculators to simplify the process! All of them are simple to use and absolutely free. 4 Handy Financial Calculators 1 – Credit Card Repayment Calculator I hope you know by now if you only make minimum payments on your credit card debt, it’s going to hang around forever! With …

3 Money Making Tech Tools for Coaches

I love it when other coaches and biz owners compliment me on the way I sell and market my business. “What’s your secret?” “Tell me how you do it!” “Who does your social media?” Trust me, I’ve thought about charging coaches to give them the inside scoop. Although I can’t reveal all my secrets, here are three of my favorite …

Questions to ask a financial advisor

10 Questions to Ask a Financial Advisor

Hiring a new financial planner can be a stressful process, especially if you’re a novice investor. You might not even know the questions to ask a financial advisor during interviews. Sure, there are the obvious two: 1.) How long have you been in the business, and 2.) What are your qualifications? But knowing a financial planner’s experience and certifications still …

4 Reasons to Keep Your Credit Cards

Even if your goal is to be 100% debt free, there are still four reasons to keep your credit cards. You’ve likely heard that you’re more likely to overspend with a credit card versus cash or a debit card. But credit cards have a few distinct advantages, so put down those scissors and don’t cut them up just yet! 4 …

Disaster Proof Your Finances

Disaster Proof Your Finances

If you disaster proof your finances now, you’ll be prepared for financial emergencies in the future. The COVID-19 situation has highlighted the fact that most people are NOT financially healthy enough to weather a disaster, either a personal one or global one. This pandemic is unique in that we’re all going through a similar financial emergency together. What isn’t unique …

Dos and Donts in a Financial Crisis

Do’s and Don’ts in a Financial Crisis

In a financial crisis? If your livelihood is being affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, you’re not alone. With many public-facing businesses and organizations closing or going virtual for now, the uncertainty of it all probably has you feeling fear. But making money decisions from a place of panic rarely turns out well in the long run. Here’s what to do …

Astronomical Cost of Kids Sports

The astronomical costs of kids’ sports activities are consuming a larger portion of my clients’ spending recently. It’s not hard for the cost of sports (and other extra-curricular activities) to spiral out of control, especially when you have multiple children.  How do you know when you have crossed that line?  This will vary based on your particular financial situation.  My …