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Not Ready to Invest? Steps You Should Take to Get Ready

Feel like you are not ready to start investing?  Think that gives you a free ticket to ignore investing right now? Don’t make that mistake, there are still things you should be doing, even if you

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Money and Gratitude: Why They Work Together

Today I want to talk about gratitude and how it helps your money in more than a “law of attraction” way. We are often told that be grateful and the universe will send you more.  Yet if you are like

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Stop Being Your Worst Enemy: Change Negative Self Talk to Positive Self Talk

Self talk is what we say to ourselves throughout the course of the day, both out loud and in our heads.  Each and every one of us has an ongoing dialogue in our head that impacts our daily lives.  These

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personal financial plan

Four Easy Steps to Create a Financial Plan

A financial plan is crucial to being able to achieve what you want in life.  Yet it can feel like an overwhelming task to create a plan – there seems to be so many details and at the same time so many

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women retirement plans

Women and Retirement Planning: What You Need to do Different than Men

Men and women are different.  I don’t think anyone would argue this, in fact many books have been written about these differences.    Since we are different should women invest differently for retirement

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4 Steps to Ensure Money Can Buy Happiness

Do you believe that money can buy happiness? Do you find yourself working hard to get more money to make yourself happy? Yet you find yourself more miserable the more money you have? Unfortunately that

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4 Steps to Organize Personal Finances Without Getting Lost

The time has finally come; you are ready to tackle your unorganized financial paperwork.  Yet you are not quite sure where to start, the piles seem endless.  How are you supposed to do a budget or pay

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Saving for Retirement in a Broken Retirement System

Our retirement system is broken. The concept of retirement is new.  Up until the industrial revolution you worked until you died.  Pensions did not exist.  You saved, families supported multiple generations

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Top 10 Things to Consider When Retirement Planning

Retirement is coming. Whether you are just starting your career, or rounding the corner toward the end of it, eventually retirement will be upon you. As you contemplate retirement, there are some things

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How to Change Your Money Beliefs

We all have money beliefs.  Some are good and some are bad – but we all have them.  These beliefs have a big impact on our ability to succeed with money. If we have a negative belief about our

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