August 20, 2014

5 Simple Ways to Refocus Our Finances for the New Year

Jan18
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(photo) As the new year rolled in, many blogs I read shared goals and resolutions for 2012. For many, the New Year brings a time of refreshment, refocusing and sweet new mercies of grace given by our Heavenly Father. Yet […]

Kids, Money and Kidworth

Dec17
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This past October, I spent 31 days brainstorming ways to balance beauty and the budget. Often we confuse the matter. We think that living a full, beautiful life necessitates having a large bank account, but often it’s about being smart […]

Women Who Rock It

Oct31
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Over the last few days, I’ve been sharing my thoughts on the spirit of entrepreneurship, especially as it relates to making money from home. For many of us, getting started is absolutely the hardest part. Finding something that you love […]

Mining for Nuggets of Gold

Oct30
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This past weekend, I’ve been spending time with women who are writing their own song, and making money from home. Some are accidental entrepreneurs, born out of a passion and love to share their gifts with others. Some are strategic […]

Why Do You Want to Make Money from Home?

Oct28
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Last year, my niece won her college’s entrepreneurship department’s “complete the sentence” competition by responding to the question WHY DO YOU WANT TO BE AN ENTREPRENEURIAL ROCK STAR? Her answer – short and sweet, yet packed with such deep wisdom: […]

The Spirit of Entrepreneurship: Creating Money Streams

Oct26

I grew up in a home of entrepreneurs. Yes, my dad and three brothers have always been their own bosses. In fact, I can’t ever remember a time when they weren’t knee deep in creating. As a little girl, I […]

Wicked, Wicked Wealth

Oct20
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Lately,  not a day that goes by where I don’t turn on the TV or radio and hear incredibly strong, opinionated views on wealth, debt, finances and then some. For a geeky personal finance kind of girl like me, I […]

What’s the Right Money Saving Choice?

Oct13
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As I glance around the conference room, gathered together are some of the most influential, money saving experts on the web. I’m spending a few days with my fellow Savings.com Deal Pros, learning, brainstorm, and sharing with each other in […]

5 Tips to Helping Children Learn the Value of Savings

Oct12
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Since I frantically pack for a quick trip out of town and haven’t written my post for tomorrow, I thought I would share some short tips that were requested of me for an article. Short tips for “passing on saving […]

Money Talk is Sexy

Oct6

source Yesterday, I shared a bit about The Lies and Secret Life of Money, a touchy subject that I don’t necessarily enjoy writing about, but one which I thought was pertinent with this month’s topic. Since there are so many […]

The Lies and Secret Life of Money (31 Days)

Oct5
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The scent of fir and simmering cider filled the home with the sweet aroma of Christmas. The fireplace crackled while, “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” serenaded in the background. Remnants of wrapping paper strewn all of the […]

Money is Amoral

Oct2
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Wars declared. Family members turned enemy. Murders committed. Lives taken. How’s that for a few encouraging words this Sunday, Day 2? Throughout history, the plethora of true life events tied to the desire for money rival any bestselling book or […]

31 Days to Balancing Beauty and the Budget

Oct1
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If you are just joining in, Catch up on my entire 31 day series here. For most of us, the dreaded “B” word of budgeting shares similar feeling with housekeeping, ironing or quite possibly, finger nails on the chalkboard. We […]

Join Me in the Savings Pledge

Jul31
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Don’t forget that today marks the start of our 30 days of Healthy Living (30 Day Shred). Check in at the end of the day for that extra push of accountability. I have uploaded a calendar for your use. One […]

Lessons Learned Through Unemployment – One Year Later

Jul7
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A few weeks ago, my husband casually mentioned, “It’s the one year anniversary of signing my employment contract.” Wow, how has these last twelve months flown so quickly, when the year before d-r-a-g-g-e-d by so slowly? It’s amazing what a […]