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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

2 Life-Changing Habits to Live more Intentionally

How to really create change in your life. What is life?? Does anyone else ever worry that they are just strolling through life without a clear plan or goal for the future? I know there are a lot… 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

Not Every Flower Blooms

Erin’s mom woke up early to make her and her brother, Bobby, pancakes before school. It was a big day. Erin and Bobby were taking their SATs today— well re-taking, Erin was retaking her SATs and Bobby was… Read More

Wonder Girl

She walks a fine line between beauty and pain. What is beautiful and not painful? It isn’t love, it isn’t success, it isn’t vanity. There’s no such thing. She wants to be free and she wants to be… Read More

Day 29: The Art of Mindfulness

Healthy Habits 101 30 Day Writing Challenge There seems to be widespread misconceptions and misinformation about mindfulness. The term itself is a Western concept inspired by the ancient Eastern practices of Buddhism, but taking on a slightly new… Read More

Day 28: Frugal ≠ Cheap

Saving Habits 101 30 Day Writing Challenge Yesterday I went out with a friend and we were having a conversation about money. She kept referring to herself as cheap and I kept correcting her and saying she was… Read More

Day 27: Cash is King

Saving Habits 101 30 Day Writing Challenge More countries around the world are embracing the concept of borrowing money, especially as national economies become intertwined with one another. For example, it used to be well off families sent… Read More

Day 26: Skeletons Part 3

30 Day Writing Challenge Read Part 1 & Part 2 Skeletons Jorge makes it home just in time today, but when he walks in he doesn’t find Valentina. The kids aren’t home either—this is strange, he thinks. He… Read More

Day 25: Skeletons Part 2

30 Day Writing Challenge Read Part 1: Jorge George George drove up McArthur Blvd at lighting speed. He had to get home before breakfast or he would never hear the end of it. His wife Melissa talked his… Read More

Day 24: Skeletons

30 Day Writing Challenge Jorge Jorge drives down McArthur Blvd at lightning speed. He has to get home before dinner time or he will never hear the end of it. His wife Valentina talked his ear off last… Read More

Day 21: Don’t Give Up.

Some #MondayMotivation to get your week going. 30 Day Writing Challenge When I was younger I had so much fire in me. I was the youngest of 5 and somewhat of a golden child. My parents, my teachers,… Read More