Around here we like words. Fun fact: I have a degree in Linguistics! I use the term budget as a noun. It's a thing. A tool. I'll also use the verb forms, such as budgeting. And when I use it as an adjective (remember your MadLibs?), it's never going to be synonymous with "cheap" or… Continue reading The B Word
Here’s the thing. I know not everyone digs geeking out in budgets, transactions and account balances as much as I do. That’s why I’m here. If you’re ready to sit down and dig in, but it’s just not getting done, I’m here. If you’ve been avoiding the topic and want to get a good look… Continue reading You can do this, and you don’t have to do it alone.
My approach is to simplify. Start where you are, look at what you own and what you owe. Look at where your money comes from and where it goes. And I mean really look at it, sit with it, open your eyes and your mind. No judgement, no shame, no blame. Look at Who you… Continue reading Money doesn’t have to be complicated
We've all heard the money advice "Pay Yourself First". What does it mean to you? I know what it's supposed to mean. I can also hear various other ways it could be interpreted. I know, it's semantics. And it matters! (We like word here, remember?) What if I said "Pay Yourself Last?" It's been on… Continue reading Pay yourself last
When we talk about money, it's never just about money. We bring stories, fears, hopes, values, assumptions, and experiences - both our own and those we've inherited. In order to have a safe and healthy relationship with your money, I believe in a multifaceted approach. You can't just make more money and expect to have… Continue reading It’s not about the money