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How The Coronavirus Forced Me To Rethink My Life Emotionally And Financially

If you would have told me that I’d be having to self-quarantine for the next couple of months because of the coronavirus, which would force me to revisit my approach to saving and spending, I would have told you to lay off the sci-fi binges on Netflix and drink some more water. But this is

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5 Ways To Look After Your Bank Account During This Testing Time

Life isn’t exactly a walk in the park financially in the best of times. Well, for some, it’ll be quite a stroll, but the majority of us need to keep an eye on things pretty much every day. One day, everything can be hunky-dory. The next day, though? A problem could arise out of seemingly

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Step Into Your Inner Goddess: Your Guide to Letting Go of Pain

  What do you need to let go of?  I’m not talking about a few extra pounds or even the financial weight of credit card debt.  I’m referring to the inner baggage that weighs you down and sometimes holds you, hostage. If you find yourself feeling like a bag lady, then in the iconic words

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Don’t Let These Things Write The Story Of Your Life: How To Help Yourself

We can all get stuck in a rut in our daily lives from time to time. That extra glass of wine is far too tempting. That hamburger and fries are just calling your name. But the more we continue to do that, the more our lifestyle is going in the opposite direction of being healthy.

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The Superpower of Asking “Why”

The Superpower of Asking “Why”   There’s always a reason for everything you do. There’s always a root and a “why” waiting for you to uncover it.  And sometimes the reasons that you give yourself are just the beginnings of the journey. And those answers lead to other “whys” and different “whys” and new answers.

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Why It Is Important for You to Treat Yourself Regularly

We all know how important it is to be physically and financially responsible. It’s the reason why you come to this site, to get tips and insight on how to be at your healthiest financially. A large part of being financially responsible is being able to identify when you are spending money on your “needs”

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My Best Move A step back!! Here’s Why

~Jennifer Ritchie Payette, co-author, “Modular Career Design” I had a nice apartment on the good side of town.  I had just gotten a new(er) car.  I was able to fit new shoes or an outfit into my monthly budget.  I made happy hour or eating out a part of my budget, and maintain a decent

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Four Ways to Handle Extreme Stress with Grace

by Christina Lattimore “There’s going to be stress in life, but it’s your choice whether to let it affect you or not.”  Valerie Bertinelli Stress increases the risk of a heart attack by 25%. Stress increases the risk of heart disease by 40% Stress increases the risk of a stroke by 50% 1 in 5 Americans experience “Extreme Stress” and the symptoms include

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7 Inexpensive Self-Care Tips When Dealing with Stressful Finances

My girl, Tonya from My Fab Finance,  is here with some MUCH needed tips on how to show ourselves some self-love when on a strict budget. Enjoy. –by Tonya Rapley. Financial stresses not only affect your well-being, they can negatively affect relationships, job performance, and pretty much rule your life if you let them. When

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Is Minimalism your cure for Clutter and Debt?

We all have our Kryptonite when it comes to impulse shopping and buying more than we need or even want. For me, as a self-proclaimed brown girl bibliophile introvert, I can’t pull myself from Amazon without spending at least $50. A sweet circuit of joy coursed through me when I come home and find those

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