Moneylogue [mu-nē-log] (n.) blog, writing or speech about money; story in which money contributes largely to the plot, themes, and character development.

Your financial life makes an indelible mark on your personal life. It should tell a story that YOU ARE THRILLED TO LIVE.

 

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 sometimesContinue reading>

Resilience Is A Mindset Of Awareness and Practice

History is filled with stories of tragedy, upheaval and immense challenges. In Viktor E. Frankel’s book, “Man’s Search for Meaning”, he recounts his experience in a Nazi concentration camp and how he managed to wake up each consecutive day in the face of unending cruelty and depravation. Considering the vital message of mental strength andContinue reading>

How To Prepare For The Unexpected: Before It Happens

There are times when life seems easy and everything is working out just as desired. During these times, stress-ridden thoughts such as “how will I get through this?” or “what happens when….?” rarely enter our awareness and front-of-mind thinking. Proper and effective planning, however, mandates taking into consideration the “what if’s” that happen when you’reContinue reading>

Should You Be The Expert When It Comes To Your Financial Life?

There are times when navigating your financial life may feel easy and straightforward, producing confidence. However, it is inevitable that the times will come to navigate complex financial decisions. Many people find themselves feeling queasy at the prospect of having to make financial decisions that fall outside their comfort zone. That hollow feeling in theContinue reading>

A Nobel Nod To The Irrational

The University of Chicago’s Professor Richard Thaler walked off with the Nobel Prize in Economics for his work researching Behavior Finance. His work, including his 2008 book “Nudge” demonstrates that humans are predictably irrational and can make bad decisions that fly in the face of good solid information. For example, people will refuse to spendContinue reading>