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Dear Community, Lighting the candles. Singing songs. Deep rest and family time. This is the time of year for old traditions and deep meaning. Some we inherit from family — and might even be so old, we don’t even remember why we’re doing them. Others, we create ourselves (and these are some of my favorites). Sure, ideally, we’re always bringing deep meaning and intention to what we do. But there’s something special about this time of year, for many people,…

December 17, 2018
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As joyful as the Holiday Season is supposed to be, it’s no secret that it wreaks some major havoc and stress on many people — especially when it comes to money. I’ve often heard people in my Art of Money community (and beyond) say things like: The mere thought of Holiday presents stresses me out. I hate having to buy all that stuff, but feel guilty when I don’t. I was doing so well with money stuff, and then the…

December 3, 2018
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Trust your timing. Not anyone else’s. Especially with money. 3 years ago, we bought our first house. I was 46 and my husband was 43. And, yep: we watched most of our peers (and people younger than us) buy homes long, long before us. We could’ve compared ourselves to them. Asked what was wrong with us, for still renting in our 40’s. (And, OK, on a few rough days, we may have.) But you know what? The timing wasn’t right…

September 18, 2018
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