Holidays

Between Christmas and New Year’s, it’s time for reflection and resolution…

Soon the rush of the Holidays will be past and we’ll have that precious period that feels like a small lull between the busyness of last year and the burst of energy the new year brings. It’s a time to enjoy family, relaxation and contemplate successes and challenges.  That, of course, brings us to the infamous New Year’s Resolutions.   This is when we decide that we want to be better selves.  We want to be patient, make more friends, [...]

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Jangled Nerves the Video

Jangled Nerves, Jangled Nerves, Jangled all the way. Oh what fun it is to charge next year’s raise away, hey! Dashing through the mall, with credit card in hand, buying gifts for all, spending while we can. Now we’re having fun, spending on gifts, food and frills but then comes January one And all the credit card bills, oh! Jangled Nerves, Jangled Nerves, Jangled all the way. Oh what fun it is to charge next year’s raise away, hey! Looking for more money saving holiday gift ideas? Download our Taming the Holiday [...]

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Taming the Holiday Budget

Before the exuberance, impulsiveness, and desire to express love takes over, let’s tame that holiday spending! Let’s have your budget meet your need to join in the celebration and help you get what you REALLY want from your money. Avoid the budget blues and truly live the Holiday Joy! By focusing on the meaning and messages that you want to share, you can find ways to give and still avoid the January credit card surprise.  We have designed a thought [...]

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New Year’s Resolutions = RESOLVE TO DO BETTER!

“My goal for 2016 is to accomplish the goals of 2015, which I should have done in 2014, because I promised them in 2013 and planned them in 2012.”   – Anonymous New Year’s Resolutions are supposed to be things that we RESOLVE TO DO BETTER! This means typically changing habits….and boy are those things hard to change! The quote at the top is funny because most of us identify with it and have had the same resolutions several years running! Research into [...]

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Peace…What Would Financial Peace Look Like For You?

One of the things we wish each other during the holiday season is PEACE. When I feel peaceful, it is amazing. It’s a quiet swelling of joy in living. But, the question is, how do we find peace with money? According to polls, money is is the #1 stressor for Americans.  Stress caused by money turns out to be a great blocker of peace. So, what would financial peace look like for you?  The easy answer that jumps out of many [...]

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Jangled Nerves (sung to the tune of Jingle Bells)

Jangled Nerves, Jangled Nerves, Jangled all the way. Oh what fun it is to charge next year’s raise away, hey! Dashing through the mall, with credit card in hand, buying gifts for all, spending while we can. Now we’re having fun, spending on gifts, food and frills but then comes January one And all the credit card bills, oh! Jangled Nerves, Jangled Nerves, Jangled all the way. Oh what fun it is to charge next year’s raise away, hey! I’m all about Christmas, but I’m also all about making sure that [...]

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