New Year’s Resolutions – Improving Your Relationship with Money in 2018

The turning of the calendar year is traditionally a time when you feel inspired by the possibilities of a new start, a new beginning, and the onset of positive change. It can be a time that is empowering, energetic and life supporting; it can forever alter the trajectory towards a more successful money life. But… Continue reading>

Understanding Resilience Through a Wealth Psychology Expert’s Eyes

“In three words, I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.” —Robert Frost We’ve all heard the saying “life goes on” and whether or not we’ve used it meaningful or on the surface, chances are there have been times in our lives where this quote helped us move past something challenging.… Continue reading>

Waiting For The Stock Market Bubble To Burst

Wall Street is doing backflips—overjoyed—as the markets surge. Stories and reports flood the landscape with projections of sustained growth in the markets. In other words, the stories produce unfettered exuberance, spurred on by higher prices and optimism born more from wishful thinking than reality. The fact is, as you watch your account balances grow, you… Continue reading>

Holiday Spending: 5 Ways To Reduce Financial Stress

Humans are creatures of habit. Our habits tend to fit nicely inside our comfort zones. But sometimes, our habits actually lead to more stress and financial anxiety than comfort. With the approaching holidays, you can take steps to change certain patterns and build new, more supportive, and positive habits that will help put you on… Continue reading>

7 Steps To Getting Your Finances Back On Track

We’re headlong into autumn with crisp air and fall foliage. With the change of season, especially if you live in a cooler area of the country, you take specific steps to prepare your home for the cold weather: you push the screens up and pull the storm windows down. You take in the outdoor furniture… Continue reading>

Building Up Your Resilience Muscle

Gary Blackledge, MS CSCS® (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist®), a top-level trainer at my gym, talks extensively during training sessions about goals, resistance points and action steps to work on improving health. Despite how closely we aim to follow guidelines on improving our lives, injuries happen, conflicting schedules cause lack of follow through, or sometimes… Continue reading>