Is Your Budget Keeping You Broke?

The other day, I spotted this headline, “Is Your Diet Keeping You Fat?” Well, if it’s a healthy diet, the answer should be “no.” The article went on to explain when people yo-yo diet, it damages their metabolism and sets them up for failure. You might be able to stick to a stringent diet for a short period of time, …

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 my recommendations, all priced at $15.99 or less, so you won’t blow your budget! (I talk about each in more depth in this video.) 5 Great Money Books to Gift this …

More Than Fifty Shades of Gray

More Than Fifty Shades of Gray

  There are more than fifty shades of gray when it comes to money, because each person’s financial situation is unique and complex. Earlier this month I sent out a daily series of emails, entitled “The Top 10 Money Mistakes You Might Be Making,” which I’ve compiled HERE. I received several interesting responses directly from you, my dear readers. A …

Respect Your Money (Video)

If you want to have MORE money, you need to respect the money you already have!  Are you respecting your money? Here are some signs that you’re disrespecting your money: Your cash is wadded up and disorganized. You have loose change accumulating in your car and in various places around your house.  You rarely, if ever, cash it in. You …

talking money with your honey

Talking Money with Your Honey (Video)

Talking money with your honey can be stressful.  Most people are more embarrassed about getting financially naked with their partner than physically naked!  Do yourself a favor and pick up a copy of Get Financially Naked: How to Talk Money with your Honey by Manisha Thakor and Sharon Kedar. (Available from Amazon) It is packed with tips and scripts for making money …

I Let My Heart Hijack My Wallet

The following is the introduction from my book, “Money is Emotional: Prevent Your Heart From Hijacking Your Wallet.”  Available at Amazon.com on March 21, 2017. When I hit financial rock-bottom, four years after graduating from college, I owed money to three different payday lenders. I was behind on my car payment and had past due utility bills and credit cards. …