Category Archives: Budgeting

Would you budget a million dollars?

If I handed you a million dollars today would you sit down and develop some kind of plan with the money? Chances are your answer to that question is a resounding yes, but then why are we so reluctant to … Continue reading

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Why do we equate Frugal with being Cheap?

While thinking the other day about personal finances, the question dawned on me, why do we use frugal and cheap so interchangeably?  Often when one is described as frugal we usually associate that with being cheap.  But is that necessarily … Continue reading

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Friday Financial Tidbit-Three tips for budgeting your next raise

When was the last time you got a pay raise? Did you handle it well? After a few months did it even feel like you had gotten a raise? No matter if a raise was scheduled, or a surprise, if … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast Lesson #103-How Our Mindset Impacts Our Finances

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Personal Finance is more than just the numbers What is Mindset? What Mindset on money do you have that is a hindrance? How our mindset impacts our finances Quote of the lesson from … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast Lesson #90-Countdown to improve your finances in 2016 part I

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Want to set a solid financial foundation but don’t know where to start? Five exercises to take control of your finances Why it is important to have your goals set before the new … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast Lesson #76-Can a spender learn to save?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Can a spender learn to save money if it is not their natural tendency? Why being a spender is not a bad thing What keeps us from saving money Ways to help us … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast Lesson #75-How do you do fun money?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download What is “fun” money” and why it is important to have it in our budget How to do “fun” money the right way Why “fun” money is not an allowance What the difference … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast Lesson #75-How do you do fun money?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download What is “fun” money” and why it is important to have it in our budget How to do “fun” money the right way Why “fun” money is not an allowance What the difference … Continue reading

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“I love my house . . . that is breaking my budget”

The other day I overheard someone talking with their friends about their new house. They were describing how nice their yard was, how much bigger their home was than their previous one, and all the remodeling they wanted to get … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast Lesson #72-What I learned about money while being on hiatus

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Good to be back after three months off What I learned about money while on hiatus The importance of having strong financial influences in your life How life events impact your finances My … Continue reading

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