FOMO Strikes Again

  “Hurry—while supplies last! Sale ends tomorrow!” Who doesn’t love a sale? After all, it might be the LAST chance to buy something you REALLY NEED at a lower price. Right? Well, no, not really. But it does get your attention, and, after all, that’s the point. We humans are funny creatures. While some of… Continue reading>

Toasting Marshmallows (And Other Financial Secrets)

Remember sitting around the campfire toasting marshmallows? The warm, creamy golden brown deliciousness is etched in our memories. Achieving marshmallow perfection, however, was probably the result of trial and error.  Have you ever seen an overly excited youngster stick a marshmallow on the first stick available and shove it into the nearest roaring flame? The… Continue reading>

Taming Blame And Shame In Your Money Life

  shame: a painful feeling of humiliation or distress caused by the consciousness of wrong or foolish behavior. blame: responsibility for a fault or wrong.  What could be more destructive to your financial success and happiness than wallowing in blame and shame? And yet, this is the internal operating system that guides beliefs, behaviors and… Continue reading>

How Your Mindset Can Change Your (And The) World

  As a financial life planner, I’ve got more than a little interest in mindset. Because mindset is what ultimately determines your attitude and approach to the myriad of challenges you’ll face over your lifetime. In your financial life, your money mindset has been carefully erected from early childhood. That’s because we take in what… Continue reading>