Why You Need To Know The ‘Rule of 72’ If You Care About The Value of Your Money.

Our daily financial decisions and long-term financial planning are affected not only our personal values and life situations (i.e. stages in life), they are impacted by larger economic factors one of which is the greasy, mean factor of INFLATION. Inflation, simply stated, is a rise in the general level of prices. In times of inflation,

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5 Books You Must Read To Stage Your Financial Comeback

Looking to shift your money mindset? Want to understand and internalize the habits of pentamilionaires and decamillionaires? Want some insight into why you spend? I spent close to two years reading nothing but personal finance books when I made the decision to become debt free. I owe a lot of my current financial acumen to

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10 Advisors To Add To Your Financial Glam Squad

1. Accountants 2. Personal Finance Coach 3.Bankers 4. Credit Counselor 5. Insurance Agents 6. Insurance Agents 7. Lawyers 8. Real Estate Agents 9. Tax preparers 10. Investment Brokers If you’re waiting for a sign that it’s time to make a change, consider this it. Money Therapy may be just what you need to break through your financial

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Shopping In My Closet Challenge Update

As we begin to make good on the promises of our New Year’s resolutions, I thought I would share how I am doing with mine to keep me accountable and hear how you are doing with yours. I am a diligent saver, but I LOVE  but I LOVE to collect clothes, bags, and shoes. It is

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Why I Pay Myself First …

Because I am planning to have a “last day of work” and do not want to go back. The operative word here is “planning,” not “hoping,” “praying,” or “dreaming.” Because while I am cute (and you are too), this fine will not last forever and I want something tangible to show from all my years

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“Balance”, not “Budget” is the Secret to Mindful Spending

When it comes to how you should spend your money, everyone seems to have something to say. (including me :)). Listening to the most austere savers would have many of us walking around  looking crazy, ashy, and angry from subjecting ourselves to extreme deprivation. On the other hand, following the advice of the carefree spender,

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Join Wealth Watchers… Because It Works

One of the reasons that If you’re waiting for a sign that it’s time to make a change, consider this it. Money Therapy may be just what you need to break through your financial blocks and release your money guilt and shame.      

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Mother Nature, Human Nature, and Your Financial First-Aid Kit

Hurricane Sandy is slowly making her way to the state of New York. Governor Cuomo has issued a State of Emergency, closed all government buildings and sent everybody home. Likewise, Mayor Bloomberg has closed schools and suspended NYC MTA service and closed roads, tunnels, and bridges. If you had plans of making a quick run

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Money Power=Girl Power

If the link between money and girl power were not made clear for you, you need to watch the documentary, Half The Sky. And even if you cant watch it, you do not need to leave the borders of the United States to see where often in the presence of poverty, girls from around the

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FUQs : Frequently Unasked Questions on Money and Finance

“When it comes to elevating our financial acumen, we have to ask questions. And the more basic, the better. A solid financial foundation that is built on the mastery of seemingly trivial, rudimentary concepts and facts will allow you to easily incorporate the more complex, complicated ideas into your fiscal schema.”

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