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Integrating Your Money and Emotions

Are you seeking to understand and deepen your relationship with money?  If you aren’t, or don’t think money is that important, consider this:  money touches everything in your life.  Understanding money and your relationship with it is a 21st century survival skill. Deepening your journey is what the Integrating Your Money and Emotions Workshop is about.  In […]

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The No-Budget Spending Plan

Here’s a new twist on an old New Year’s Resolution: If you want to give yourself the security of financial independence, try budgeting the way many wealth accumulators do. The secret? They don’t budget. Your first reaction might be, “Of course these people don’t budget! They have so much money, they don’t need to.” That […]

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Avoiding “Chicken Today, Feathers Tomorrow”

If you want a reason to lie awake nights and worry about money, just choose a career where your earnings come in unpredictable boom-and-bust cycles. Having spent years selling real estate, I’m familiar with the financial roller coaster that can go along with selling big-ticket items. There are plenty of other careers, as well, that […]

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Downgrade Now and Upgrade to Financial Independence Later

Recently I was explaining to one of my staff members that I had decided to drop one of my two fitness studio memberships and save about $40 a month. She said, “So you’ve chosen to “downgrade your lifestyle to upgrade your future.” It was a perfect phrase for the process of achieving financial independence. People […]

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A Personal Declaration of Financial Independence

This July 4, why not consider issuing your own personal Declaration of Financial Independence? Here is one form it might take: I hold these truths to be self-evident, that all persons are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, including life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. I understand that fulfilling these rights requires […]

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