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I’ve put in my time!

By |January 25th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

Since employers are not required to provide raises, an alarming number of people just go through their working lives day in and day out for the same pay rate.  It's very gratifying to be so valued by your employer that they'll increase your pay without being prompted. But, for most of us, the old saying applies: sometimes you have to ask in order to receive. But, what if the [...]

Where there’s a will there’s a way

By |January 24th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

Today, I will get you thinking about a subject you probably don't want to think about.  It's a bit dark, but if you have people you care about in your life, you need to think about it.  I'm talking about your estate plan and your will! What would happen if you suddenly passed away? Would the people closest to you know what your wishes are? What to do with [...]

Shh! There’s treasure outside!

By |January 22nd, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

As winter continues on, you might notice that you're feeling down and just... blah! If you're in a bit of a funk, the second part of our "New Year, New You" 30-Day Challenge might be what you need to pull out of it.  After all, sometimes the best thing to do to get your groove back is to just get out there and do something! You don't have to [...]

Better late than never!

By |January 21st, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

Ah, those January blues... It’s cold, it’s blustery.  You’re dreaming of the great outdoors and how you can get the kids out of the house for a change.  Christmas took a toll on your wallet (you’ve got the credit card statements to prove it), and you’re thinking about how you can save a buck.  Well, get ready!  The next “New Year, New You” 30-Day Challenge is here - Find [...]

Sharpen your budget-trimming scissors!

By |January 20th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

As promised, today's the second part of our Cut Spending Meaningfully "New Year, New You" 30-Day Challenge. Last time, I shared ways to cut your shopping, food, and holiday budgets with you. Today, we're trimming the excess from your entertainment and basic necessity budgets. Read on for more! Bulk up. This might seem counterintuitive, but consider spending more upfront for those household items that you use all the time. [...]

Put some ‘meaning’ in your life!

By |January 18th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

There's a lot of financial advice out there, and probably the most common bit you'll hear is 'cut spending!'  That's all well and good, but you may find you have a hard time deciding where to reduce your expenses without living like a miser.  With that in mind, today's theme for our "New Year, New You" 30-Day Challenge is 'Cut Spending Meaningfully'!  So, I'm giving you some of my [...]

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