Category: Money Management

Looking Stupid Is The Least Of Your Worries

Who, What, Why, When, Where, and How? All questions begin with one, if not all of these words. Do you remember the last time you asked a question about your finances? Who is covered on my policy? What is my interest rate? Why am I paying that fee? When is the next payment due? Where […]

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Get It Out Of Your Head

I meant to do it, but I forgot. We have so many things going on in our lives that it is no wonder that sometimes we forget to do some things that are on our on our to do lists.  Unfortunately, we can do the same thing with our financial goals. At the beginning of […]

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Stop Talking About It And Be About It

“One day I am going to make a budget.” “One day I am going to start saving for retirement.” “One day I am going to stop spending so much money eating out.” How many times have you said either of those statements? Many of us have plans to do the things that we know are […]

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Raising Money Smart Kids

One of the main reasons why so many people have trouble managing their money is because nobody showed them how. They were not taught at home, at school, or at church. Unfortunately, they were taught how not to manage their money and most ended up in a financial mess. Because of this reality, it is […]

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Wedding Day Debt

Statistics show that the average cost of an American wedding is between $25,500 and $33,000. It’s no surprise that a lot of couples are going into to debt. In fact, statistics show that 74% of couples go into debt to get married. Now, there’s a wedding loan out there that does not help matters. A […]

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Cheating With Money – Part 2

Although money is a major part of every relationship, it is still common for both spouses to have different views. These different views can lead to financial infidelity. However, there is still hope for couples to prevent it or to resolve the issues around it. First, you have to know what to look for, what […]

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Cheating With Money – Part 1

What does infidelity have to do with money management? Are you sneaking around on your spouse with your money or purchases? Do you lie to your spouse about money? Does your spouse know about all of your debts? Is gambling a secret that you keep from your spouse? All of these are signs of financial […]

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Your Why Has To Be Greater Than Your How

  It’s very important to know how to do something. How to create a budget. How to start saving. How to open a retirement account. How to reduce and/or eliminate debt. How to purchase life insurance. These are all good things to know how to do. However, if you do not have a solid “Why” […]

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What’s Your Payday Plan?

Friday is payday for a lot of people. That means different things for everyone, including an instant deduction and reduction because of NSF Fees. For some it means getting caught up on late bills. For others it means splurging because they have been living on next to nothing for the past few days. While for […]

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Do What You Know

April is National Financial Literacy Month. It is recognized in the United States to highlight the importance of financial literacy and teach Americans how to establish and to maintain healthy financial habits. Since I am a Financial Coach and a Financial Educator, I know the importance of financial literacy. In fact, I want to make […]

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