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Mindset

Mindset The mind is a powerful thing. No matter how much I learn about mindset and practice the techniques, I’m constantly blown away by how much difference mindset shifts can make. “Many times we can reassure ourselves by taking action and/or by talking to ourselves more positively.  Our inner messages to ourselves play a big […] Read more…

The Art of Love & Money Invest in Yourself

Invest in Yourself

When is the last time you invested in yourself? Earlier this year, I took a chance to invest in myself, and I signed up for a high-end online business coaching program. I invested my time. I invested my money. I invested my energy. I’m just back from the live retreat and Oh. My. Word. I’m […] Read more…

Book Club Audio: When She Makes More; 10 Rules for Breadwinning Women by Farnoosh Torabi

The long awaited Audio of our first book club meeting.  Join Farnoosh Torabi, Stephanie and myself as we dive in to a little girl talk and discussion about the book and issues that may arise when the female makes more in the relationship. This book is a guidebook to partnering well together in any relationship, […] Read more…

The Art of Love & Money Reverse Budget

Reverse Budgeting

What is Reverse Budgeting?

It’s when you allocate the most important priorities and values in your life and put the money in those categories first.

When you put the bulk of your money where you want it to go before you begin spending on anything else, it’s reverse of how society spends – impulse first.

Sad Truth: Money is finite. Time is finite. There is not enough for everything you want to do, so if you don’t put your most important ones first, you won’t get to them Read more…

The Art of Love & Money Review Your Expenditures

Review Your Expenditures

Think of your budget as allocations in Maslow’s Pyramid. Start with your basic needs and then add your priority value sets from there.

Your goal is to do a Zero-based budget. All the money that comes in month by month gets allocated for how YOU chose to allocate your spending based on your priorities, your values. Until the amount that you Earn minus the amount budgeted to specific categories is equal to zero. Read more…

The Art of Love & Money Explore Chicago

Explore Chicago!

If you are lucky enough to be attending Forefront in Chicago this weekend, know this:

I am jealous.

Nonetheless, here are some suggestions for great coffee bars, unique spas, nightlife, and Chicago hometown favorites while you explore The Windy City. Read more…

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