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.

 

This is Resilience: Moving From Challenge to Success

In past columns, I have spoken with a variety of professionals about their views on resilience: a wealth psychology expert, a career coach, and an exercise trainer. Each person, in their specialties, has worked with individuals to help them meet challenges with confidence to transform obstacles into success. Most recently, I am thrilled to haveContinue 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, youContinue 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 onContinue 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 furnitureContinue 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 sometimesContinue reading>