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How to Tailor Your Income Goals to Your Life

One of my favorite sayings comes from the artist-turned-business mind Jennifer Armbrust: "A business is a needs-fulfillment machine." Your business exists to support you; to fulfill your needs. However, if you don't have a clear picture of what those needs are, it can be difficult for your business to fill them. This week, I'm suggesting that to really financially care [...]

Why You Should Always Base your Financial Goals on Your Values

I'm not a big fan of making money for no reason. When we have an abstract number in our head about how much we want to make, this can be distracting and counterproductive at best, and leave us feeling empty at worst. Financial goals shouldn't be based on round, nice-sounding numbers that carry an air of success. They should be [...]

Why Self-Compassion is Important During Tax Time

When it comes time to reflect on the financial choices you've made over the last year, shame and guilt, along with many other emotions, are likely to show their faces. Many people spend tax time berating themselves for mistakes or missed opportunities. I'd like to suggest a different approach. Instead of shaming and blaming ourselves, what if we tried empathy? [...]

Why Hire a Tax Professional For 2020?

Do not DIY your taxes this year. Especially if you received a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan, a grant, a long-term SBA loan, or some other type of financial assistance, working with a professional this tax season is imperative. Let's talk about why that is. Keeping Things Neat Especially if you got something like a PPP or SBA loan in [...]

How Can Women Achieve Financial Empowerment?

Are we afraid of our own power? One of the things I absolutely love about Barbara Huson’s book, Secrets of Six Figure Women, is that it asks us to face this question. In a society where we are often trained to take lower pay and funneled into “helping” professions, our earning potentials are often restricted, and we participate in the repression [...]

What You Can Learn From a Money Crush

There's nothing like having a crush. You can spend hours admiring them. You love to watch them do things. I experience crushes regularly - money crushes, that is! Today we'll talk about what a money crush is and why they're helpful, how to find yours, and a couple of mine. Let's dive in: What's a Money Crush and Why Would [...]

How to Use Affirmations to Transform Your Relationship With Money

Speaking your desires aloud holds real power. In my last post, we talked about a couple exercises that involved saying something aloud and recording the emotional sensations that came up. Now, let's dive into the world of money affirmations. We'll explore how they counter our internal self-talk, how they work best, and dealing with your own resistance. Contradict Your Money [...]

How Your Relationship With Money Affects Your Finances (and What You Can Do About It)

Your relationship with money can make the difference between a steady stream of income and a trickle. How so? Because the way you relate to money, the beliefs you hold around it, etc. - these things affect how you pursue money and how you make decisions with it. Today, let's dive deep into how your relationship with money affects your [...]

The 4 Components of a Restorative Money System

The purpose of your money system is to help you meet your financial needs and keep things organized. A good money system is financially and emotionally restorative. It helps you keep your money going where it needs to go, and it keeps you from stressing. It helps you integrate your personal and business finances seamlessly and without worry. There are [...]

The Life-Changing Magic of Using Money Tracking Software

Many of us resist looking at our finances on a regular basis. We ignore looking at our bank accounts and just "hope for the best." This strategy leads to financial anxiety, even though that's often what we're trying to avoid when we do this! Using a money management software is often the secret ingredient in transforming this anxious-avoidant cycle so [...]

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