Donation? Investment? There's A Lot In A Word

Charity: Water Headquarters in Manhattan...more

Bloggers Make Money with ShareASale

Aside from disclosure statements, I don’t usually discuss my money-making tactics on this blog. For a long time, the reason was that I wasn’t making any money from blogging. I’m still not making a ton, but for a blog that has less than 20,000 visitors a month, I’m doing really well. Actually, I have a whole post that I intend to write after the New Year that will go into detail about my affiliate programs, what I’ve earned, etc. For my first one, I just want to do a year-end review…mostly so I can show you how slow it was to get started....more

Beyond Money and Power - a new set of values

Lately I have been experiencing a ground swell of desire for a new way to be and live. I expect to see this from my clients, however I am seeing it in places and people I would not expect.Arianna Huffington shares her thoughts about redefining success in her new book, Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom and Wonder. Instead of focusing solely on money and power she calls us to look to a third metric centered on the quality of our lives....more

I just realized that I spend 1k/year on what?!

 See this dog? He looks defeated. He is defeated. This is pretty much how I feel right now....more

Toilet Paper and Financial Independence: A post about resources

So, ok. I get made fun of quite a bit. I would say that a great deal of it is justified. *But,* I believe it was Confucius who said that he who buys his toilet paper on Ebay gets the last laugh.Yes. I buy my toilet paper on Ebay, and as such, this is a post about resources.Let’s start with the relationship between toilet paper and financial independence, being as I kind of did already....more

I Don't Want No Freakin' Kids

Hi. This is a contentious topic. I know it is. So I'll just lay it on the table:...more

5 Reasons Why Moms Need to Know Their Credit Scores

Moms bear a heavy financial burden. Most moms are responsible for the finances of the entire household, which means that they need to figure out how to manage the household income well enough to provide for everyone in the family. This is a big responsibility that can make any mom panic. This pressure is even one of the most common stressors that moms experience and can effect a lot of the decisions that they family makes. These issues are very unfortunate, but moms still need to carry the burden of the household finances no matter what....more

26 and Chasing Freedom

 I just want to wake up with more time on my hand than hours in the day (In Time)....more

Who Is Rich?

As kids grow up, they start to ask questions.  Lots of questions.  Some are easier to answer than others.  They constantly challenge you to help define things that in many ways are undefinable, or defined by different people in different ways....more

10 ways to Let Yourself Go to save money

Are you serious about saving money?I mean, are you really, really serious about putting back as much as you can for you and/or your family?...more