AUGUST IS A GOOD MONTH TO GO BIG OR SMALL

With the back-to-school shopping scramble coming soon, there are a lot of discount deals to be found this month. Whether you’ve got kids or not, you can take advantage of offers big ticket and small that will keep you #walletwinning. BIG TICKET TAKERS Car buyers rejoice   With dealers trying to make room for incoming […]

HOW TO BUY STOCKS

Full disclosure, guys, I’m married to a man who lives and breathes stocks and bonds and investing and all that stuff. I love that about him; but does it mean that I know how to invest myself? Let’s just say that I’m learning. That made me think about y’all. Some of you might be thinking […]

GIRL, MAKE YOUR MONEY GROW!

Let me start with a “Whoop whoop!!” because that’s how much I love Glinda Bridgforth and her book Girl, Make Your Money Grow!: A Sister’s Guide to Protecting Your Future and Enriching Your Life which she co-wrote with Gail Perry-Mason. Glinda and Gail bring home a really important point that I totally believe in: what […]

JULY IS A GOOD MONTH FOR HOT DEALS ON COOL STUFF

July is that crazy lazy month where you just sorta want to be a kid again with no worries but when you’ll meet your friends at the pool. Alas, we are now adults with kids or cats or mortgages and summer shapes up a differently now, right? Luckily, with adulting comes little pleasures, like holiday […]

STOP SPENDING IT BEFORE YOU HAVE IT

I was having lunch with a girlfriend, and she was pretty down in the dumps. She runs her own clothing company, and she was upset because she had a client who hadn’t paid their last two invoices. The problem (although not being paid is problem numero uno) was that she had already spent the money […]

GIRL, GET YOUR MONEY STRAIGHT

I don’t know about y’all, but getting into the nuts and bolts of why you have more money woes than wows can go beyond simply learning how to balance your checkbook. Believe me! This task alone can be hard. Those $34+ overdraft fees are no joke, honey! In Girl, Get Your Money Straight: A Sister’s […]

JUNE IS A GOOD MONTH TO GET INTO YOUR GROOVE

Summer has been taking its sweet time getting here, hasn’t it?! If your May has been a little gray like it has been for us in the Midwest, then June for real for real is a great month to get into the GROOVE! This is a time to come alive on the inside and the […]

HOW I BOUGHT MY DREAM COTTAGE

A dream deferred: it took me ten years to get the “cottage” of my dreams. I didn’t plan it that way of course. But I must admit that every moment was worth the wait because it exceeded my expectations in every area. I’ve always been a woman with a vision. I begin at the end […]

HOW MUCH DOES THE GOOD LIFE *REALLY* COST?

Y’all, I went into Nordstrom Rack today. You know I love my Neiman’s, but Nordstrom was right there. I had to go in and take a quick run through. If you haven’t been, Nordstrom Rack is all about the discount, BUT I’m tellin’ you, don’t go in there thinking you’re gonna get a super-duper, Macy’s […]

ABUNDANCE NOW!

I discovered Lisa Nichols when I was on vacation contemplating “what next” in my life about six years ago. An email from her mysteriously popped up in my inbox. I’d never heard of her before. But without thinking I signed up for her “Speak and Write to Make Millions” three day workshop, which I attended. […]