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4 Rules to Help you Stick to Your Budget

On payday I did what I usually do and filled out my budget spreadsheet, making calculations and adjustments and more calculations and more adjustments till it dawned on me that I am borderline obsessed with my budget (remember… Read More

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Life Lesson #99 Why the Rich are Rich and You’re Still Broke

Let’s be real, I was broke till not too long ago. But no more. I’ve been learning the ways of the rich and I’m here to share these golden secrets with you. It’s actually not a secret at… Read More

Life Lesson #70: The Path to not being BROKE

Two words: Delayed Gratification. This message really spoke to me in Robert T. Kiyosaki’s  Rich Dad, Poor Dad and I feel it was one of the major things that separated rich dad from poor dad. Even in the… Read More

Things you learn after it’s too late: Building an Emergency Fund

When it comes to money, I have two goals: build wealth and pay off debt. To achieve these goals, my money is calculated down to the last dollar. You want to know what I didn’t calculate for? Coronavirus…. Read More

Day 16: Life Lesson #98 You’re BROKE because you act rich…except rich people don’t act like that.

30 Day Writing Challenge I’ve seen so many variations of the image below, it’s not even funny anymore. Anyone who’s ever read literally ANYTHING on how to build wealth has heard that the riches people are extremely frugal…. Read More

Day 10: Life Lesson #3—How to save money like an impulse shopper…

30 Day Writing Challenge The million dollar question: Why am I always broke? The first step is admitting you have a problem, right? I, Cat Marte, admit I am an impulse shopper. Thankfully it doesn’t happen often, but… Read More