Personal Finance

How Mindfulness Can Help You Grow Your Nest Egg

How Mindfulness Can Help You Grow Your Nest Egg

  A friend said to me recently, ‘How can you mix money and mindfulness when those two things are at such opposite ends of the spectrum?’ I understand why she might feel that way. Many people equate mindfulness with spirituality, and money doesn’t seem to fall into that category. But the truth... Read More

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Want to Save More? Meet Your Future Self

Want to Save More? Meet Your Future Self

  How many of us are in tune with our future selves? I was happy to raise my hand to that one when I saw some recent research. A recent study that looked at brain activity showed that when we think about our future selves, we may as well be thinking about a stranger because that’s how our... Read More

Marketing Yourself Online: How to Make a Name for Yourself

Marketing Yourself Online: How to Make a Name for Yourself

  Trying to make a name for yourself in the digital economy? Now is the perfect time to do so, whether you’re an independent worker or an employee looking to build a personal brand. More and more companies and contractors are doing business online, and there are countless opportunities out there... Read More

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 most actual rich people do the opposite. They drive Hondas and Toyotas and live in ordinary neighborhoods and wear clothes from stores like Kohls. They spend on what matters and what promises long-term... Read More

5 Ways to Build More Time into Your Day

5 Ways to Build More Time into Your Day

(For accomplishing what's important to you)

  If you feel like you’re not accomplishing your life and business goals in the time frame you want, it can be frustrating, not to mention unhealthy (it activates stress hormones). The good news is, there are people who are accomplishing their goals in spades and we can learn from them. Recently,... 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 new (a dress, a designer handbag, a car) would boost your spirits. The truth is, how we feel about ourselves plays a role in how much money we spend and how much we save. The worse we feel, the more... Read More

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Manage Your Money As If You’re a Business: 7 Tips for Being a Great CFO

Manage Your Money As If You’re a Business: 7 Tips for Being a Great CFO

  With the new year coming up in a matter of weeks, it’s a great time to take stock of your... Read More

Roots of Success: An Interview with Internetpreneur Nicola Bird

Roots of Success: An Interview with Internetpreneur Nicola Bird

  Business coach, Nicola Bird’s website says she is “the owner of one outrageously successful... Read More

Matching Investments to Your Goals Can Help You Invest More With Less Stress

Matching Investments to Your Goals Can Help You Invest More With Less Stress

  In his work, Robert Schmansky, a Michigan-based financial advisor, meets a lot of women who are... Read More

Why Women Fear Success and Why We Shouldn’t

Why Women Fear Success and Why We Shouldn’t

  I feel like we need a big pow-wow on this topic. Research shows that while women fear becoming... Read More

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