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A Financial Coaching Case Study

A Financial Coaching Case Study

Maybe you’ve heard of financial coaching but don’t know what it is, who does it, how it works, who it really benefits and if it’s really worth it.  This post will answer those questions. In the last five years of my 20 year career in personal finance, I begun to...

Permission to Invest in Dogecoin

Permission to Invest in Dogecoin

What makes high-wire acts like The Flying Wallendas so amazing?  In addition to the feats of strength, focus, and hours put in, it’s that there’s no net.   As young people, many of us engaged in extremely risky activities in many aspects of life...

Money Beliefs

Money Beliefs

Our family was on our way to a hike some Saturdays ago listening to Brian Koppelman’s The Moment podcast where his guest, Julia Cameron, was talking about her book, “The Artist’s Way.” This was my introduction to Julia and her work.   What first struck me...

Meme Stock, Good Stock, Bad Stock, GameStop

Meme Stock, Good Stock, Bad Stock, GameStop

If you participated in the Wall St. Bets/Reddit/Meme Stock phenomenon this year, I hope you got rich.  I hope you “stuck it to the man.”  Whatever you wanted out of it, I hope you got it.  I hope you also learned some valuable information that will...

Certainty

Certainty

What would you do if you knew it would work?  If you knew you couldn’t fail?  Would you start a new diet or workout program?  Make some investment decisions?  Ask someone out on a date?  Run for office or ask for a promotion?  What would...

Welcome to LifeBlood

Welcome to LifeBlood

What do you stand for?  What do you stand against?  What code do you live by?   Often, it takes an event to help us make a change.  The event can give evidence or remind us of what’s important. ...

Put Yourself First

Put Yourself First

You’re worth it.  Yes, you.  Tend to your own needs and believe you’re worthy of self-care. When we prioritize our own well-being, we’ll be more present and available to those we care about most.  If we take a broader view of the Golden Rule of personal...

A Community of Two

A Community of Two

Can your community help you reach your financial goals? Yes, I think it can help you reach all your goals.   What unites us as human beings?  I think it’s our impulse to find happiness.   What makes human beings happy?  Being productive,...

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