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Over the years, I’ve received a lot of financial advice. Some good, some bad.  With the world’s recent events, I found myself trying to recall all of the good financial advice that I received that could help me navigate through this uncertainty. I thought that it would be a good idea to write the...
08/12/2020
As we continue to live through these uncertain times, it’s safe to say business is no longer as usual. In fact, the way that we once interacted may never be the same. That’s why it is so important that we master the art of pivoting. Failure to adapt to these changing times will not only leave you...
07/26/2020
It’s no question that everyone experienced a shift in plans this year.For many, it came in the form of huge financial changes.Whether it was a loss of a job, reduction in income, or having to pivot in business, we’ve all met some kind of financial hiccup that may have altered our 2020 goals for o...
06/20/2020
1. BUDGET BEFORE YOU GET PAIDThe first step in getting control of your finances is to have a plan for it before you receive it. You have to assign a mission for each dollar so that you don’t spend it frivolously. Budgeting begins by knowing that you need and how much it costs. In many cases, you’...
06/08/2020
As we continue to face uncertain economic times, it’s imperative to be diligent about money management. Now, more than ever, being intentional about our spending habits is critical. Long gone are the days of mindless discretionary spending.  We are in an era where creating and maintaining a famil...
05/15/2020
Now is a great time as ever to consider taking your business virtual. If you’ve been relying on the traditional face to face method for attracting leads, this year has proven the need to diversify with virtual options. As more people are working from home and heeding shelter in place orders, much...
04/08/2020
The signs are all pointing to an imminent recession. Much like 2008, layoffs are happening, stocks have more than tumbled, and the nation is looking to the government for a bailout. Although I wasn’t drastically impacted by the recession over a decade ago, I did learn some valuable lessons on how...
03/20/2020
Imagine my dismay as I received a call from my doctor informing me that my husband would no longer be able to accompany me to my, now, weekly prenatal appointments. Utter disappointment.  “Going forward only patients will be allowed in the office.”  As I heard those words, I couldn’t help but won...
03/18/2020
A few days ago, my coworker brought her granddaughter into the office for Career Day. She was shadowing her as she moved boxes of clothes throughout the office to be shipped off to potential buyers. As any middle schooler trapped in an office environment, she looked bored. I’m not sure what her u...
03/06/2020
Not too long ago, I wrote a post on becoming a six figure earner. Attaining this level of financial earning was mainly due to my career; however, I did take advantage of opportunities to make passive income and to have side hustles. I know that my financial situation isn't the norm. In fact, the ...
02/28/2020
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