What they don’t teach you about grief

Grief, one year in I'm on Day 365 of life without my brother Thomas here physically. Technically it's just shy of that at 8,758 hours, but who's counting. Here’s what I know so far about grief, based on this first year of experience. If you love someone...

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Self-worth and financial literacy

Hello from San Francisco! There's so much going on this month that it was difficult to decide on a topic to write about! Considering though that April is Financial Literacy Month, I think it's really important to shine a light on how our use of money as...

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Love, Money and Power: Talking about money in relationships

Love, Money and Power In honor of Valentine's Day coming up, I'm focusing on talking about money in relationships for this month's post. Clients often want to discuss this topic in sessions, and with good reason. Money is a proxy for power in a relationship, and the...

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2017 In Review: On Grief, Love and Resilience

Hi everyone, I have a confession: before Christmas when I was writing my 2017 holiday gift guide, I was secretly screaming inside wanting to write something else entirely. Wanting to write about what happened to me and my family this year, why I went radio...

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How to become a personal finance whiz practically overnight

Hey there! This is a sponsored post, meaning I was paid money to write it. Money I use to invest in index funds and buy necessities like dog treats and iced coffee. Also, this is my honest opinion. Please enjoy!  --- This week, I’d like to tell you a story. A story...

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How to save $4,800 and 77 hours per year on personal upkeep

Have you ever had one of those days where you wake up and are like ... I can't live like this anymore. My hair is too long. But you don't have time to go to the salon? That was me a few weeks ago! More specifically, in my case, I not only did not have time to go to...

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Home Ownership: The Year In Review

Last week my husband Alex and I celebrated our first Houseiversary*! Now that we have a full year of home ownership under our belts, and I wrote about my top 5 tips for buying a home last September, I thought it'd be fun to revisit the information I shared back then,...

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