Stop Striving and Be Grateful

  One morning during my prayer time, God spoke something into my spirit: Be still and stop striving. Stop striving? Isn’t that what I’m supposed to do? Shouldn’t I always be seeking to do more? Am I not to continually be growing and striving to be all I can be and do all I can […]

Every Woman Has the Capacity to Rule Her Financial Affairs

  Sometimes we do not give ourselves enough credit when it comes to managing money. Because financial planning has traditionally been the domain of men, women are routinely left out of the conversation. We, as women, have been socialized to believe that we should leave the big financial decisions to men. We have been taught […]

Baby Steps Toward Financial Freedom

  Do you find dealing with personal finances overwhelming? That’s okay. Baby steps are allowed. Doing something, no matter how small, is better than doing nothing at all. So stop beating yourself up for not being on top of your finances. We’re all doing the best we can with what we know at the moment. […]

Financial Stress and the Average American

As a financial coach and former retirement planner, I’m very much acquainted with the financial challenges hard-working people face on a day-to-day basis. Even before the pandemic hit, the average American family struggled with their finances. Now, after several months of no household income, the financial future is even more precarious. According to a Northwest […]

How to go from being a compulsive spender to a compulsive saver

How to go from being a compulsive spender to a compulsive saver

I used to be a financial avoider. I never thought about saving for the future. My thoughts about money revolved around buying things. All that changed back in 2007 when a financial planning firm recruited me to do retirement planning for school teachers. That was when my eyes were opened to the shocking reality of […]

Why I joined the Ultimate Blog Challenge July 2020

  I joined the July 2020 Ultimate Blog Challenge,  which means I’ve committed to posting a blog on this website every day for the next 31 days. Why on earth would I do that?!!! Over the last few months, while we’ve been SIP, I received several calls from women who are getting serious about planning […]

Ladies, you don’t have to be a statistic

Planning for lifetime retirement income

  I came across a survey where two hundred forty-six women (age seventy and younger) who became widowed within the past five years were interviewed. These women owned assets of $50,000 to $1 million. This survey was completed for the Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement (WISER) and funded by the American Council of Life […]

Tapping for More Money & Income Goals

  I’m feeling super excited and honored to be speaking to Barbara Stanny Huson’s private Wealth Connection coaching group today! I get to teach two of my favorite subjects: EFT Tapping and financial empowerment for women. Today I will be leading the group in a Tapping exercise. We’ll be tapping on increasing the ability to […]

God Wants Women Entrepreneurs to Shine and Be Bold!

My Interview on the She’s Extraordinary Podcast

  I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed by Judy Weber for her podcast, She’s Extraordinary! It was recorded shortly after shelter in place began, and no one really knew what to expect. Now here we are two months later and we have officially embarked on a new normal perspective and way of life. […]