Career & Success

The Roots of Success: Q & A with CEO, Stacy Francis

The Roots of Success: Q & A with CEO, Stacy Francis

  As the president and CEO of a boutique wealth management firm, nationally recognized financial expert, Stacy Francis, knows a thing or two about what it takes to be successful—both in money and business. The practice she founded and runs, Francis Financial, specializes in providing personalized... Read More

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4 Numbers You Need to Know to Grow Your Money

4 Numbers You Need to Know to Grow Your Money

(So You Can Stop Winging It and Start Bringing It)

  It took me a long time to figure out the most important piece of the puzzle when it comes to growing your nest egg: Your psychology must be set up for success. And a big part of that is making the switch from winging it with your money to being strategic. By strategic, I don’t mean anything... Read More

The Mighty Few

The Mighty Few

How I Stopped Wasting Money On (Gasp!) Clothes and Started Saving More

  I admit, fashion can seem like a superficial topic. It almost feels silly to talk about it in any serious way. But the truth is, what you wear does affect how you feel inside and how people see you. In fact, scientists have found that the clothes you wear may actually affect your psychological... Read More

Spend on This, Not That

Spend on This, Not That

5 Spending Rules That Can Boost Your Happiness Level — and Your Bank Account

  This post originally appeared at NBC Today show money correspondent, Jean Chatzky’s blog at JeanChatzky.com.   Think about how much cash you throw away each year on items you rarely—if ever—use. And how many things you buy that actually make you happier. The answers are probably... Read More

How To Enhance Your Brand AND Reduce Stress

How To Enhance Your Brand AND Reduce Stress

Have you seen the documentary Happy? It’s available on Instant Netflix and explores what makes people around the world happy. Of course, this global perspective lends itself to showing the viewer the different ways in which people seek happiness and what is effective for them. It may sound a bit... Read More

What YOUR Financial Picture Should Look Like Right Now

What YOUR Financial Picture Should Look Like Right Now

(A Quickie Guide)

  Most of us wonder where we stand financially compared to others our age (I know I have), but unless you’ve been to a financial planner who can lay it all out for you—where you stand vs. where you should be—you probably have no idea. Just don’t make the mistake of looking at others,... Read More

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Living Rich, But Feeling Broke; Time For a Plan

Living Rich, But Feeling Broke; Time For a Plan

  Many of us live, act and spend as if we’ve got much more money than we do. The irony is that... Read More

Ask an Advisor: How Does My Partner’s Credit Affect Mine?

  Katie Brewer, CFP®, a financial coach and president of Your Richest Life explains the relationship... Read More

5 Ways to Build More Time into Your Day

5 Ways to Build More Time into Your Day

(So you can do more of the things you want)

  If you feel like you’re not accomplishing your life and business goals in the time frame you... Read More

How Confidence Helps You Save More

How Confidence Helps You Save More

(And 4 power moves you can start applying today)

  You can probably recall a time when you felt less than confident and decided that buying something... Read More

Making the Leap to Solopreneur

Making the Leap to Solopreneur

(And Some New Money Habits)

  It was a big, scary decision to make—going from a conventional 9-to-5 desk job working in operations... Read More

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