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goals, resolutions, support

Choosing Your One Word for the Year

If you had to choose one word to describe your focus and intentions for the coming year, what would it be? A few years ago, I read a novel entitled Thursdays at Eight by Debbie Macomber. Rather than resolutions, the main characters each chose a word for the year. The word was to be something they wanted to focus on, strengthen or embrace.  I loved the idea and for the…

One Word 2016: Consistent

My #OneWord 2015 – Intentional

Each year I choose one word to help guide my goals and action steps for the year. I first came across the idea for choosing a word for the year after reading Debbie Macomber’s Thursday’s at Eight where the characters meet weekly to help support and motivate one another during difficult transitions within their lives. Rather than resolutions for the year, they each choose one word to focus on, strengthen and…


Why Everyone Needs a Plan for Their Money

Contrary to popular belief, a savings account isn’t the best place to keep your money. A safe would be a little more appropriate (at least that way you actually own your money in the event something happens to the bank or your account) but there are arguably much better ways to invest your money. Does that word sound scary? Invest? Don’t worry, even your savings account is technically an investment.…

Why Everyone Needs a Plan for Their Money

Turn Your Bad Money Habits Into Good Money Habits

We are all prone to the occasional bad habit… eating one too many cakes, watching too much tv, etc., etc., but we need to take extra care when it comes to our finances. If you have any bad money habits, you need to turn them around, and pronto. Here are some tips to turn the bad into the good. 4 Bad Money Habits to Change #NowReading: Turn Your Bad Money…

books, Entertainment, review

Mama Says, “Money Doesn’t Grow on Trees!” by Iris Mack

Dr. Iris Mack’s financial literacy book “Mama Says Money Doesn’t Grow on Trees!” is focused on teaching students that math can be fun and key to understanding money and interest. Book Details: Book Title: Mama says, ”Money Doesn’t Grow on Trees!” Author: Iris Marie Mack, PhD, EMBA Category: Middle-Grade Non-fiction, 48 pages Genre: Financial and Math Literacy Publisher: CreateSpace Release date: January 14, 2011 Tour dates: April 17 – 28,…

Mama Says Money Doesnt Grow on Trees
budgeting, savings

Save Money Every Day by Taking Control of Your Finances

When it comes to finances, the best way to manage our money is to simply take control of our spending. It sounds incredibly straightforward and almost a little pointless to mention how controlling your spending can help you save money, but let’s examine this point in greater detail. It’s not so much a strategy, but more of a mindset that you need to train yourself with so that you can…


Battling With The Loss Of A Loved One

Life isn’t easy. That’s a big, nasty pill to swallow but swallow it you must. It’s full of amazing, wonderful, gorgeous and mesmerizing things; nature, family, friends, laughs, so much wonder. But it isn’t without its darkness either, and one of the darkest experiences anyone can go through is a battle with bereavement. The death of a loved one is as devastating as anything else in this life. What’s more,…

Battling With The Loss Of A Loved One