Bari Tessler

Some money lessons don’t happen by baby steps. They are trials by fire. This is one of those stories. I was ridiculously excited to work with a CFO. A few weeks ago, I hired a CFO for the first time, ever. And fired him. In three weeks flat. This is that story — and the surprising lessons it taught me about myself, my money, my boundaries and ethics, and the future of my work. See, I had just survived a…

August 2, 2018
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Summer can be rough on wallets. Especially if you’re an entrepreneur. Your biggest client presses “pause” to go to the beach. Sales from your online store slow to a trickle because everyone’s hanging out with their kids or watching the latest blockbuster on the big screen. But while summer income might move at a slower pace, those bills keep coming — and just might land you in a cashflow dip. Cashflow dips are a totally normal part of life. Even…

July 13, 2018
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So there you are, trucking along with your new, un-shaming, conscious and compassionate money practice, when — bam! — you hit a big, nasty snag. (Or maybe it feels like a bog of muddy confusion, to you. Or an impossible riddle, which you have to solve before you can move forward — except you can’t solve it.) To hire a bookkeeper … or not to hire a bookkeeper? It might sound like a detail, but let me tell you: this…

June 28, 2018
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