Dear Money Adventurer, As a lifelong lover of books, bookstores have always been a happy place for me, offering a world of learning, discovery, and the starting point of many a magical journey. Growing up before the era of big box stores, it was libraries and bookmobiles that first captured my childhood imagination. When I was 18, I discovered the wonder of independent bookstores and fell in love with this world of stories, and ideas, and the sense of community…

July 6, 2022
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Dear Money Adventurer, On the surface, running your own business is a journey of professional growth and development. It is also a profoundly personal journey of self-discovery that empowers us to understand ourselves more deeply. Along the way, we learn how to honor our gifts and strengths, to recognize our opportunities to stretch and grow, and to align our work with our deepest values. Like any personal journey, there is no one-size-fits-all template for building and nurturing a successful business.…

June 21, 2022
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Dear Money Adventurer, Despite our best-laid plans, growth is never a straightforward journey. In life, business, and money – as in all things – there will always be ebbs and flows, triumphant victories, unexpected detours, and disappointing setbacks. In those moments of so-called failure, it is so easy to fall into patterns of shame and self-blame. To feel like you’re worth less because you didn’t get the big promotion, or the raise you worked so hard for, because your business…

June 14, 2022
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