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  • The Unseen Financial Cost of Laziness
    When we think of someone who is lazy, an image of a person slouching on the couch at noon, eating cereal comes to mind. That’s an easy call. But lazy comes in many different forms. No matter how it looks, after reading this proverb, I discovered there is a hidden cost of being lazy.   A lazy person is as bad as someone who dest...

  • Jun

    It’s Not All About the Benjamins … It’s About the Fees!
      “A thorn of experience is worth a wilderness of wisdom.’   This quote came rushing to me when I realized I have experienced yet another painful lesson in my financial journey that got my attention faster than all the books I read on the topic.   If you’re a teacher who is investing, feel free to exper...

  • Sep

    Time Is On Your Side – Or Is It?
    Time is money - well at least it is in Justine Timberlake's world in the movie, 'IN TIME'. In the film, Will Salas (Timberlake) is a poor man who rarely has more than a day's worth of life on his time clock but the wealthy had the resources to live forever. This is their reality and instead of paying in money, they pay in time. When they ...

  • Aug

    The Financial Number Every Household Needs To Know
    This is the number every household should know. Ours was -$50,000! Trust me. Watch the video, learn from our mistake and start your journey of getting your financial life on track.   In debt? Stuck? Looking for financial coaching? Start here!

  • Apr

    The Cost of Not Having A Will or Trust
    Estate planning  - 'legal stuff people do when their loved ones die - is not really thought about for people who are not wealthy. But this is just as important for middle/low income people as it is for the wealthy. Learn what could happen to your assets (your stuff) or your children if you pass away without a living revocable trust. R...

  • Dec

    Your Car is Your Identity – Or Is It?
    Funny story of how an experience with the valet showed me how much our level of 'success' is determined by our vehicle! *Still laughing off of this one!* Enjoy!

  • Nov

    Where Were You On #GivingTuesday?
      Tomorrow is #GivingTuesday and even though I planned to share this video on the actual day, I decided to beat the rush and send it out today to get others excited about helping others! Check out the video or read below (or do both!). Here are my top three charities for #GivingTuesday! Of course t...

  • Oct

    ID Theft: How to Keep Your ID and Your Money $afe
    So it happened! Shayne and I got hit last month twice with ID theft. Someone took $400 from our business account electronically and then someone took a check from my wallet and wrote themselves $403 for ‘A Days Work’. I'm wondering what type of 'work' that is because I might be in the wrong profession!...