Money Maps

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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How to Make a Good Money Decision

Dear Community, When I was 12 years old, I couldn’t decide what I wanted to be when I grew up. I was torn: Solid Gold Dancer … or Business Woman? (Ha!) Nothing could be better, I thought, than wearing outrageous, golden outfits and expressing myself through dance. But I also loved the idea of calling my own shots and making my own money. A decade later, I added a third profession to the list: Psychotherapist. I loved diving deeply into…

January 30, 2018
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