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February 19, 2018
4 Ways To Financial Well-being In The Age Of Blame

4 Ways To Financial Well-being In The Age Of Blame

We are living in the age of blame. It’s not the form of blame that leads to uttering words like, “my fault” or “I take responsibility.” […]
February 12, 2018
Relationships and Money

Why Valentine’s Day + Money = The Perfect Marriage

Before you start making assumptions about where this article is going, let me clarify. This piece is NOT about: 1. How much cash you can afford […]
February 5, 2018
Making the smart money decisions

Staying Healthy Through The Financial Flu Season

We’re in the middle of flu season and the stories continue unabated of grievous illness and death. The warnings are clear: wash your hands, stay away […]
January 29, 2018
Goal setting for 2018

Resolutions Revisited: 5 Steps To Reenergize Your Money Life

January has come and gone and if you’re like most people, your New Years resolutions are a distant memory. Looking back at the month, you might […]
January 22, 2018
How resilience can save your relationship

How Building Resilience Could Save Your Relationship

As we approach a time of year when some 80 percent of people have fallen off the New Year’s resolutions bandwagon (the second week of February), […]
January 15, 2018
How to control your money decisions

How to Master the Money Decision-Making Process

We’re a couple weeks into 2018, a time when many people are still riding the motivation high of their New Year’s resolutions. People resolve to save […]
January 8, 2018
Alleviate Divorce Pain By Avoiding These 7 Common Mistakes

Alleviate Divorce Pain By Avoiding These 7 Common Mistakes

Divorce is a life transition that impacts many people. It can leave scars on families that get passed from generation to generation. Often times, divorce is […]
January 1, 2018
Improve your relationship with money in 2018

New Year’s Resolutions – Improving Your Relationship with Money in 2018

The turning of the calendar year is traditionally a time when you feel inspired by the possibilities of a new start, a new beginning, and the […]
December 18, 2017
resilience

Understanding Resilience Through a Wealth Psychology Expert’s Eyes

  “In three words, I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.” —Robert Frost We’ve all heard the saying “life goes on” […]
December 11, 2017
How to build resistance

This is Resilience: Moving From Challenge to Success

In past columns, I have spoken with a variety of professionals about their views on resilience: a wealth psychology expert, a career coach, and an exercise […]
December 4, 2017
Waiting For The Stock Market Bubble To Burst

Waiting For The Stock Market Bubble To Burst

Wall Street is doing backflips—overjoyed—as the markets surge. Stories and reports flood the landscape with projections of sustained growth in the markets. In other words, the […]
November 27, 2017
5 ways to reduce holiday stress by cutting your spending

Holiday Spending: 5 Ways To Reduce Financial Stress

Humans are creatures of habit. Our habits tend to fit nicely inside our comfort zones. But sometimes, our habits actually lead to more stress and financial […]
November 20, 2017
7 steps to getting your finances back on track

7 Steps To Getting Your Finances Back On Track

We’re headlong into autumn with crisp air and fall foliage. With the change of season, especially if you live in a cooler area of the country, […]
November 13, 2017
Building resilience as it relates to your financial life

Building Up Your Resilience Muscle

Gary Blackledge, MS CSCS® (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist®), a top-level trainer at my gym, talks extensively during training sessions about goals, resistance points and action […]
November 6, 2017
What is resilience and how do we use it to better our financial lives?

Resilience Is A Mindset Of Awareness and Practice

History is filled with stories of tragedy, upheaval and immense challenges. In Viktor E. Frankel’s book, “Man’s Search for Meaning”, he recounts his experience in a […]
October 30, 2017
How to prepare for the unexpected

How To Prepare For The Unexpected: Before It Happens

There are times when life seems easy and everything is working out just as desired. During these times, stress-ridden thoughts such as “how will I get […]
October 23, 2017
Should you be the expert when it comes to your financial life?

Should You Be The Expert When It Comes To Your Financial Life?

There are times when navigating your financial life may feel easy and straightforward, producing confidence. However, it is inevitable that the times will come to navigate […]
October 16, 2017
Making rational and irrational decisions when it comes to money

A Nobel Nod To The Irrational

The University of Chicago’s Professor Richard Thaler walked off with the Nobel Prize in Economics for his work researching Behavior Finance. His work, including his 2008 […]
October 9, 2017
Advice on Tax

Get A Jump On 2017 Taxes Now

According to the IRS, 95 percent of individual returns have been filed each year by mid-July. Now the question is, who are those leftover 5 percent? […]
October 2, 2017
Caring for aging parents

3 Tips for Raising Financially Fit Parents

This is a guest post by Kathleen Burns Kingsbury, Author, Breaking Money Silence When I was in my twenties, I joked with my mom and dad […]

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