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In this podcast we will discuss How Having A Now Mindset Can Impact Your Money. We will discuss what single moms can do to manage their money with a longer term focus.

How Having A “Now” Mindset Can Impact Your Money

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Do you feel like a great SALE pops up every time you make a commitment to save, invest, or manage your money better? You feel like you work hard so you deserve to treat yourself? Does the thought of working hard but not being able to splurge on yourself and your children seem restrictive? You work hard.  Actually, you work very hard. The thought of rewarding yourself for your hard work or doing something extra for your children is so tempting.  I know how it feels to get a little extra and want to use that to buy something for my twins, to…

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How to Save Your First or Next $1,000

How to Save Your First or Next $1,000

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A common question that I get from single moms is, “How do I build a savings account?”  Starting a savings account can seem difficult and in some cases impossible. Not having, at minimum, $1,000 leaves families exposed to financial disaster if the unexpected strikes.  However, it can be hard to know where to start saving, how to come up with the money, where to put the money that you plan to save, and when it is possible to even start saving.  The thought of saving can seem like a faraway dream.  However today we will be answering those questions.  In this podcast…

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Is Mom Competition Making You Go Broke

Is Mom Competition Making You Go Broke?

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Do you find yourself measuring your mom skills to what you see on Instagram, Pinterest or what your friends are doing? Are you going into debt trying to keep up with trends or what you see on social media? Do you feel pressure to carry the latest bag, wear certain brands, or dress your children in the latest styles? In this episode, we are going to discuss how you may be consciously or unconsciously engaging in mom competition.  We will examine: How to identify mom competition and recognize what it looks like How mom competition can impact your finances How to stop…

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Are You Working Too Much?

Are You Working Too Much?

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Do you wish that you could work less, but you can’t because the bills and expenses are too high? Do you feel like you never have enough money, and if you figured out how to earn more money then everything will be ok? In this episode, we will be exploring how overspending causes you to work more, have less time, and miss the things that matter.  Then we will discuss the critical money management practices (including the top question to ask before you spend) that can help you to get more of your time back and to have less stress….

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Ellevest and FNPhenomenal New Year's Resolutions

How to Stick With Your Financial New Year’s Resolutions

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Disclosure: I’m excited to be working with Ellevest to start this conversation about women and money. I may receive compensation if you become an Ellevest client. It is the beginning of 2018, which means it is New Year’s Resolution time. This is the time when many people are using the term, “New Year New Me,” but how often does the New Year become a repeat of the years before? According to Biblical numerology, the number 8 means new. Therefore, let’s make this new year truly a new year for you to live the life that you were called to live….

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