Tag Archives: life

Gift of the word “But”

The word “but” is one of those interesting, insightful and powerful words.  By simply hearing yourself use this word, or catching yourself before you use it, you can [..]

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Collecting Your Real Spending, C5

Too often when creating a budget, the numbers are invented and the time is not taken to observe our current spending.  This often is dramatically different from the reality,  making [..]

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Power in hearing the word “Try”

There are many important words to listen for in conversation even in conversation with ourselves.  Try is one of those words. We have all asked someone for a simple commitment [..]

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20% More

I still remember I when I heard someone say this for the first time; “If I had a little more money I could be as happy as I was when I [..]

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A Lesson From Reality TV

A while ago a TV show came on, about how the lottery changed peoples lives.  As I am fascinated by people and their relationship to money, it caught my attention.  The show [..]

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We have been brainwashed

Maybe not brainwashed, but conditioned and I am not suggesting a big conspiracy or anything of that nature.  I am referring to what I call the “cultural answer”, [..]

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What is critical to an amazing financial life?

When talking about finances, we often just talk about investing. When we plan our success we’re focused on our salary. Investing, Income and Insurance all have a role [..]

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Why focus on Obstacles?

Obstacles are those frightening things you see when you take your eyes off your goals (Hannah More) What mountain biking taught me about money and life. The North [..]

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Managing Debt Series, D1

Managing debt is a critical skill for those who choose to live on credit. The conversation about debt always starts out simple enough, but with all the different [..]

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What if it didn’t cost money?

I have seen people living a life without what they desired, too often due to the cost.  This could be a possession, hobby or just about anything.  Many [..]

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