Category : General

Are your goals SMART?

One good way to plan for a purposeful year is to set goals that will enable you to accomplish the vision you have for your year ahead. Make sure your goals are SMART: Specific: General goals are good start, however try to make goals as specific as possible. Measurable: Goals must be measurable so you […]

Where Will 2021 Take You?

Happy New Year! We sure were happy to officially say hindsight is 20/20 (or 2020!)! The new year holds all sorts of possibilities for the future, but this new year has us especially hopeful that we may be able to travel just a *bit* further than our own kitchens and living rooms. With COVID-19 cases […]

Cleaning up your money – and your diet in 2021

Happy 2021! Hard to believe, but we’ve made it to the beginning of another year – and another decade! 365 new days; 365 new chances. At this time of year, people all over the world set up aspirational goals for their year ahead. Each of us on our own unique path, but somehow interconnected in […]

A new, New Year

I think everyone will breathe a collective sigh of relief when 2020 is finally over, however the harsh reality is that these unsettled times seem like they just may hang around for a little while longer. That doesn’t mean we should stop looking at the bigger picture though. Eventually, this too will pass… And making […]

3 Steps to a More Joyful Christmas

Report after report have surfaced in recent weeks touting the record setting amounts spent globally during Black Friday this year. In a matter of days, even in the midst of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, billions upon billions of dollars were spent. I love a good deal as much as anybody, but before you are enticed […]

Making Merry Without Breaking the Bank!

Thanksgiving is the perfect time of year to really sit back and reflect on just how much we all truly have to be thankful for. And with it also being the unofficial kick-off to the Holiday season, it is also the perfect time to strategically plan for the festivities that make this time of year […]

100 Frugal Habits to Adopt NOW!

It’s hard to believe that it’s already November – it seems like time speeds up as the months pass by. With the holidays just around the corner, and as we all look forward to new beginnings in the new year, why not try some of these frugal habits to save money and add more margin […]

Rent, Mortgages, Student Loans and The Coronavirus

According to a recent Mortgage Bankers Association report, more than 6 million households missed either rent or mortgage payments in September. And an additional 26 million people missed student loan payments. “Rent and mortgage payment collections improved over the summer as more people went back to work, but high unemployment continues to place hardships on […]

Money Myths: What to Question, and Why

One of the unintended consequences of seeking out information in a high-speed, interconnected and technology driven world is often times not the lack of information, but rather the overabundance of it. Everyone seems to be an expert – and even if they don’t claim to be, they most definitely have an opinion that they are […]

Gone for Good?

One word can be used to describe the current and immediate future of the job market: bleak. What does the ongoing pandemic mean for your industry going forward? This article takes a deeper dive into the hard numbers and even harsher reality of the ongoing global crisis in terms of employment.