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Anyone who knows me pretty much knows that I am positive thinking personified. In fact, one business mentor of mine told me that I bring BLISSFULNESS into the room with me. But that’s not who I was twelve years ago. Back then my life was completely miserable. I felt trapped in a dysfunctional relationship, Read more about How I used faith to climb out of a pit[…]
How often do we let our assumptions rule the day, relying on what we assume to be true without really knowing the facts. Assumptions can cause a tremendous amount of unnecessary stress and anxiety often prompting us to make decisions that are not always healthy or productive. Or worse, avoid making decisions at all. Read more about Are you assuming the worst about your future?[…]
Have you noticed? We, as Baby Boomer women, have the world’s attention. As a demographic, baby boomer women control a net worth of $19 trillion dollars and own more than three-fourths of the nation’s financial wealth. We have made impressive strides over past generations, especially where finances are concerned. We have been called the healthiest, Read more about Ladies, we must embrace our power[…]
She believed she could so she did! For most women the only thing holding them back from becoming financially savvy is their mindset. When you can transform the way you think about money you can transform the experience. Perhaps you share some of the most common issues expressed by women when asked why they are Read more about How to Change Your Money Mindset[…]
Many women worry about ending up broke and penniless in their senior years. This fear is what is known as the bag lady syndrome; it often stems from lack of confidence in your relationship to money. The interesting thing is that almost half of women surveyed said they often fear running out of money and Read more about The Best Tool to Overcome the Bag Lady Syndrome[…]
As a financial coach for women, I’m always on the hunt for the most recent findings pertaining to Women, Money and Retirement. Recently I was going combing through my gobs and gobs of files of articles, reports and studies when I came across Paul Hodge, the founding chair of The Global Generations Policy Institute. Here’s Read more about Are Baby Boomer Women in Trouble?[…]
Too many women still lack the confidence necessary to take control of their financial lives. They often fear making financial decisions, so they procrastinate. They fear managing their finances, so they don’t prioritize it. They fear tracking their spending, so they feel clueless about where their money goes. Yet, these money habits can help Read more about Women and Financial Power[…]
Your childhood and your relationship with money are intertwined. Did you know that your history and early childhood experiences have a huge impact on how you manage your personal finances? Looking back, do you actually know where and how you learned about money? Self-knowledge is a valuable tool to the success of your personal finances. Read more about Self Knowledge and Personal Finances[…]
The more you understand the financial challenges for women in retirement, the more you realize we are still discriminated against in our society. Even though it may not be as intentional as it once was, the following factors continue to diminish Social Security and pension benefits for women. Which is why we women need to Read more about 3 Things Women Need to Know to Increase Social Security Benefits[…]
As we women age, the likelihood of living alone increases. According to the U.S. Census Bureau (2010), among those 65 and older, 44% of women were married, compared to 75% of men. Widowed women account for approximately 40% of women 65 and older, but only 13% of men 65 and older are widowed (U.S. Census Read more about Savvy Women Prepare for Life’s Challenges[…]