Money Practices

57 Tiny, Do-Able Baby Steps to Upgrade your Money Relationship

Baby steps are beautiful, my friend. You’ve probably heard me say that before. But it bears repeating! AND I want to give you loads of good ideas about what exactly I mean by a “baby step.” Because “go big or go home” is hogwash. And baby steps … are often the most powerful steps you can take. Over time, small shifts add up to big change. In any area of life — physical fitness, work, education … and certainly money.…

June 13, 2019
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What to do when you’re in financial fight-flight-freeze. My bathtub story.

What do you do when life throws you a major money curveball? What do you actually do? How can you sort through all of your emotions, fear, and shock, so you can see clearly? How do you soothe your body and heart when they’re in money panic mode? What do you actually do, in the middle of any given Tuesday afternoon? Today, I’d like to tell you the real, from-the-trenches story of a big financial trauma I faced — and…

May 13, 2019
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Loving PSA: Get your bookkeeping on, folks!

Candles lit. Playlist on. Kitties sweetly watching over me. That was the scene a few weeks ago as I sat down to tackle our QuickBooks Online, so we could finalize the personal side of our taxes. It was the first time I’d stepped in to run our personal financial numbers in many years. I was nervous at first, but once I organized our Chart of Accounts in QuickBooks, I felt ecstatic! I did all of our personal bookkeeping for many,…

April 29, 2019
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