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A New Attitude

In my last blog, I asked you to pay attention to your thoughts and especially your feelings as you interact with money and money matters. How you react emotionally has a huge impact on your ability to deal with money positively and create the…

The Energy of Money

Today and during the week, I want you to think about your relationship with money and financial topics. Every time you pull out your wallet, look at money, pay bills or think about anything "financial," whether at work or in your personal life,…

And The Top 10 is…

When I wrote The Graduate’s Guide to Money, I came up with a Top 10 Money Principles list. I wrote about them in the book, and I reference them when I speak with groups so I thought that every now and then, I would sprinkle in one of my Top…

What’s Your Dragon?

As you have probably guessed if you have read many of my blog posts, I love quotes. Love, love, love quotes. The right quote can hit you right between the eyes, pierce your heart, or stoke your internal fires. Here’s one that I love from The…

2016 – The Year of …

What? What will this year be for you? It is a new year, filled with promise and anything is possible. Oh, the things that we can do with a whole year ahead of us! The goals we can achieve; the adventures we can have! Whether it is making new…

What Do You Think of When I Say “Thanksgiving”?

Did you say turkey? I bet a turkey or pumpkin pie or cooking was the first thought that popped into your head. Those pilgrims had no idea the fuss they were starting way back when they planned that first shindig! The advertising folks at Butterball…

A New Money Attitude in Four Steps!

Well, we crossed the half year mark last week. At this time of year, I like to stop and reflect on how it is going with my goals. January seems a long time ago and many, many things have come up to take my eye off the goal. So how are you doing…

Changes and Rearrangements

Last week, we looked at your balance sheet and found out exactly where you are financially.  Now it’s time to think about how you feel about your situation and what changes you might like to see in your net worth. Assets: How comfortable…

Spring Clean Your Finances

Spring cleaning was an annual event at my house when I was a kid. The whole family had to dedicate “as much time as it took” on a Saturday to clean the house, top to bottom. I hated the process but I have to admit, it gave me such a feeling…