No I'm not talking about smoking cigarettes behind the mall! Actually, what I'm talking about is a rather tough topic. The vulnerable side of success. To me, success isn’t just about how much money I have. It’s my quality of life, how happy I feel in any given moment. I always say, the more we follow… Continue reading How I channel my inner teenager for success
Lately I’ve been learning what it means to slow down to get ahead. This has been such a struggle for me this year. I’ve always been a hard worker, but I also value taking care of myself. I’ve been plagued by the question: How does one achieve “balance?” Do you get confused about this too? It seems… Continue reading Are you on a roller coaster of highs and lows?
Imagine decades into the future when your children are grown and you’re finally ready to downsize, you’re cleaning out the house, opening old boxes, reaching way way back into cabinets, cupboards, and closets. Imagine, what will you find? --> Your grandmother’s finest china that you never used? --> Beautiful dresses, shoes, outfits that you never wore? -->… Continue reading What the back of your closet says about your success
This week we want to share with you a money management strategy called value-based spending. What the heck is that? It might sound as boring as a budget, but we promise it's not! You know that feeling when you look at the clock and suddenly it’s 6pm and you’re wondering where the heck did the day… Continue reading Put your money where your heart is
You know that feeling when you’re on vacation and even though you’re in the most beautiful place, exactly where you’ve longed to be, you can’t even relax because you’re freaking out about money the whole time? Your neck and shoulders tense up and you might have developed a twitch in your right eye. Every dinner,… Continue reading How to vacation without fearing your credit card bill
I just want everything to go perfectly. Scrutinizing every little detail, planning out every step of the way, so that nothing’s left to chance, nothing can go wrong, and most importantly, everything will go just how I want it to.. perfectly! Sound familiar? Or exhausting? This way of life is draining! It didn’t hit me… Continue reading I just wanted everything to go perfectly
6 years ago when I moved to Florida, working as a massage therapist, I was scraping to get by. The spas I worked at did not provide enough work. To save money, I ate canned beans and rice. I declined dinners and movies with friends. I was too proud to accept my then-girlfriend’s countless attempts… Continue reading Taking the financial leap of faith