Budget, such a dirty word

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“Who wants to budget anyway?” “Urgh, it’s so boring, and frankly, I don’t want to live my life that way, counting every penny.” “Budgets don’t work. So what if I know how much I spend on everything. It’s not going to change my financial situation.” These are the typical answers I hear when I ask…

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Is money in your 2014 new year resolution?

Is money in your 2014 New Years Resolution - Project M: Mind & Money

It’s that time of the year again when many people are making new year resolutions, dreams and goals that they envision for themselves. Just two days ago, I asked my 10 year old son what his new year resolutions would be for 2014. He said: “I don’t know. What’s the point, don’t most people make…

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Love In Generosity and Sustainability

This post was inspired by a conversation between a friend of mine and her college age daughter. My friend owns a rental property and one day, her daughter suggested that she should not collect rent from her tenant right now. It took my friend by surprise, and there is so much to unpack from this…

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Year-End Money Mindfulness

With Thanksgiving coming tomorrow, Christmas and New Year on the horizon, we are inevitably spending more and more mindshare on the upcoming holidays. As my way of saying Thank You, I would like to put in a few reminders so that you can finish out the year with a greater sense of peace of mind,…

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Best Budgeting Apps?

The word “budget” can invoke emotions for some people. It’s an unsexy dirty word that gets ignored often. Yet, it is one of the key components in creating financial freedom. Wait, budget and freedom? Oxymoron? You bet! If it is so essential, how can we make the process easier? While I don’t have a perfect…

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How Much Longer Can You Afford to Wait?

There is a common theme in what I’m hearing from many of my clients, that they have been working hard for the last 20 years, yet they now feel that they don’t have much to show for financially, and now that retirement is looming on the horizon, that sense of time is running out is…

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Why Money Abundance is a Myth?

I’m a fan of law of attraction! I read the book Secret and watched the movie when it was first released. I even bought extra copies of the book and the DVDs to give to friends and clients. Our thoughts drive actions, and our actions lead to results, so yes, I absolutely believe that we…

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