Category Archives: Tackling debt

Money Is Not The Answer, It’s The Question

How much does it cost? How much does it pay? How much do you owe? How much did it grow? How much have you saved? Enough. Enough with the endless questions, the pressure, the anxiety, the stress, the worry. Enough … Continue reading

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The One and Only Personal Finance, Time Management & Relationship Tip You Need

I have become overwhelmed with the amount of information and advice coming at me from all angles. I was listening to Rush’s song Limelight and the lyric “…one must put up barriers to keep oneself intact.” No newspapers piling up on the dining … Continue reading

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Why You Can’t Budget Like Your Parents Did

The Envelope System. Paying your electric bill by walking (or taking the bus) down to the electric company and handing over the $2.00 that was set aside in the envelope. Sending your kids to the store when they are 7 … Continue reading

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Money and Calories – Forms of Energy that Confuse Us

Many years ago, during my senior year of high school, I took part in a musical exchange student program for three weeks in Germany. My host family was wonderful to me, I had a marvelous time and overall it was a great experience … Continue reading

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Don’t Let a Number Define You

Many years ago my (then) boyfriend (now husband) was asking me about my credit score (I find his practicality charming). This was before I worked in personal finance. I didn’t know and really didn’t care. I paid most of my … Continue reading

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Young Adults Navigating the World of Finance

There are myths and realities about young adults and their financial decisions. Most people assume they are impulsive, spoiled and addicted to their devices. This may be true in some cases, but, just like people of any age, young adults are all over … Continue reading

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Tackling Debt Problems & Rewriting Your Story

Get help with your credit card debt sooner rather than later. This advice is along the lines of “quit smoking” and “eat more fruits, vegetables and whole grains,” but I had to write it anyway. Bear with me, there just … Continue reading

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