Money Memoirs

A Tribute to my Mom + a mini money memoir

Dear Money Adventurer, I just came back from a week-long mother-daughter trip to Puerto Vallarta in celebration of my mom’s 77th birthday. We’d been talking about traveling together for a while, and when she suggested we go to Mexico, I said, “YES!” Now, I don’t love the hot sun or the pool like my mom does. But I do love walking around cities, finding colorful murals, exploring a new world of food, and finding restaurants for us to try. We…

May 12, 2023
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Money Stories and Trauma Support with Kimberly Ann Johnson

Dear Money Adventurer, Tuning into our bodies is a life-saving, life-giving practice. Our bodies have precious wisdom to share with us, but in a culture that teaches us to ignore those messages, how do we get back to our bodies and learn to listen to the insight that they have to share with us? In the latest installment of my Money Memoirs series, I had the opportunity to interview Kimberly Ann Johnson, a Somatic Experiencing™ Practitioner, educator, and author who…

May 6, 2021
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Money Memoirs: Amplifying Asian Voices

Dear Money Adventurer, Community is more than support and encouragement; it’s a commitment to hear each other’s voices and honor each others’ experiences. Genuinely listening to the voices of marginalized people in our communities is an essential piece of this solidarity. The rise we’re seeing in racist, anti-Asian violence is heartbreaking. The brutality needs to stop. In the face of this hatred and xenophobia, it’s important to honor and lift up Asian voices in our communities. So today, I’d like…

April 1, 2021
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