Category Archives for Money Mindset

reasons why you are living paycheck to paycheck

Reasons Why You are Still Living Paycheck to Paycheck

78% of Americans live paycheck to paycheck, which was highlighted even more by the 2019 federal government shutdown, in January. So if you are one the millions of people that is in this situation of living paycheck to paycheck, you aren’t alone.   But I know it’s not a good place to be in. I was in […]

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how to set and achieve your money goals

How to Set and Achieve Your Money Goals

Many people set goals on a regular basis, especially their money goals. I’m sure you read all the posts on how to set SMART goals – specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and time limit.   Setting SMART goals is how you should set all of your goals, including your money goals. How to Set SMART Money GoalsMake the […]

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the money lessons my dad taught me

The Money Lessons My Dad Taught Me

The money lessons that we have learned when we are an adult, were taught to us when we were growing up. Most of these lessons are taught to us by our parents – mom and dad. But we also pick them up from TV shows, movies, the media, friends, friends’ parents, aunts and uncles, grandparents […]

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How to Master Your Business Finances (Like a Real Accountant)

You don’t have to be an accountant to master your business finances. You own your own business, so you should easily be able to answer any question about your business finances.   No one expects you to be an accountant, just because you have your own business. But you need to be able to handle and understand […]

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Lessons About Money that Our Moms Taught Us

Our moms are one of our very first teachers in life. And one aspect that she always teaches us about is money. Some of the money lessons that we are taught by mom are intentional, but most of them aren’t.  Over time as we realize the lessons that we have learned from our parents, we can […]

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money lessons learned from my mom

The Money Lessons that My Mom Taught Me

So many of the money lessons that I’ve learned in my life came from my mom. Not all of them were good either. And that isn’t completely my mom’s fault either. She taught me what she knew in the best way possible, as all moms do. (Mom I know you meant good and I love […]

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Writing Love Letters to Your Money

Several years ago, I had a mentor who told me to write love letters to money for 30 days straight. I pulled my phone away from my ear and looked at it like it was some kind of foreign object. Then, my mentor explained the process to me. Each day for 30 days, sit down and […]

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Building New Money Habits Now

Building New Habits with Your Money

Everything you do with your money is a habit.  Have you ever noticed this?  The way you spend money – do you always use your debit card? Your credit card? Cash? Whenever you go out to buy something or shop online?  The stuff you buy – the brand, the quantity, the exact type. Rarely do you ever step […]

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Why do You Really Want that Money?

Why Do You Really Want More Money?

   I know, you want more money.  You want to pay off your credit cards. You want to pay off your student loans. You want to pay off your car loans. You want to have your retirement savings all ready for when you retire. You want to have that buffer in your bank account so that you are paying next month’s […]

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money reflections and check ins

Money Check-ins and Reflections: Weekly and Monthly

How often do you actually check on your money? And when you check on your money what do you do?   I have a personal routine where I do this weekly and also monthly. And there is no better time than now to start. I also check in on my money every day just to make […]

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How to Transform Your Money Relationship at any age

How to Transform Your Money Relationship at any Age

Everyone has a money relationship, whether you want to admit it or not. And just like anything else in your life, your age doesn’t matter, you can always make changes.  Your relationship with money can be explained in simple terms as: the way in which you look at, act with, handle, spend and make money; […]

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No Longer Keeping Up with the Joneses

I’m No Longer Keeping Up with the Joneses

First of all, the Joneses are broke, and so are many Americans. According to a recent poll, 78% of Americans live paycheck to paycheck. That is a LOT of people who live paycheck to paycheck and actually count on that job security. Otherwise they can’t pay their rent, put gas in their cars or put […]

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Make Money Saving a Game

Make Money Saving Into a Game

I know that saving money isn’t always an easy task for everyone. I’ll admit that it didn’t used to be easy for me. Plus there are times when you just can’t set up those automatic transfers to your savings accounts like so many of the money gurus out there say to do.   Well, you can set […]

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The Best Money Lessons from Mary Poppins Returns

The Best Money Lessons from Mary Poppins Returns

I absolutely love being able to go catch a new movie or two on the weekends. And then after watching the movie, I process through what I’ve just seen for what big life lessons can be learned by watching the movie. Then, since I’m all about the money lessons, I also turn those life lessons […]

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is fomo sabotaging your finances?

Is FOMO sabotaging your finances?

FOMO, or the fear of missing out, shows up in a lot of our lives. We are human, after all. And marketers, the media, our friends and family, and basically anything else in our lives has the ability to put this fear of missing out in our minds, whether we are really going to miss […]

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money story

The Ultimate Guide to Your Money Story: How to Find it, Understand it, and Rewrite it

Everyone has a money story. Everyone has the ability to rewrite this money story at any time. Your money story determines how you act with, spend, handle and save your money.   At any given time, this money story determines everything you do with money. You are also forming new parts of your money story with every […]

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The Biggest Money Lessons from The Greatest Showman

The Biggest Money Lessons from The Greatest Showman

It’s no secret that I love watching movies. And there are certain movies (The Greatest Showman and all of the Marvel movies) that I can watch over and over again. And since I love watching movies over and over again, I pick up the money lessons that stand out to me. So here are the […]

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Saving 1250 in a year

Saving an Extra $1250 in a Year

As each new year comes around, one of the biggest resolutions that is made is to save more money this year.  So this year, let’s make saving money into a fun game.   You also don’t have to start this savings game at the beginning of a new year. It’s a good thing to start saving whenever […]

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limiting money beliefs

11 Biggest Limiting Money Beliefs of Online Entrepreneurs

  I asked in a few Facebook groups of entrepreneurs what they think their biggest limiting money beliefs are. I had a lot of people chime in and give their answers and a lot of people repeated the same limiting beliefs. But overall, in the grand scheme of things, they only listed these 11 beliefs […]

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4 Things I Wish I Knew About Money Growing Up

Have you ever sat and thought about things you wish you knew when you were younger?  Have you ever thought about how those things we could have known when we were younger could have made our lives so much better today? Couldn’t they? Yes, it is better to let bygones be bygones and not dwell […]

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