Smart Shopping at Costco

Last month I was contacted by a writer at NerdWallet who wanted me to help with an article he was writing about saving money at Costco. He had seen a post a friend and colleague of mine had done where I had written about my love of Costco, and another friend/colleague...

Befriending Money

So excited to collaborate with Laura McMullen of NerdWallet on this important topic. If you want money to be good to you, look at how you show up for money. Yep, that’s right… it all starts with you! What I love about this attitude adjustment is that...

Give Your Money Some Love

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, it is lovely to be quoted in this NerdWallet article about budgeting apps for couples – as you may know, having a spending plan and using a budgeting app are a couple of my favorite topics! And what BETTER gift could you...

Thank You, Dear Reader!

Thank you for reading my very sporadic posts! Sporadic because… I am not a robot and don’t post things to a blog monthly and automatically because I’m “supposed to” and it’s better for my SEO.  I only write articles when I receive inspiration to do so… which happened...

How to Get Out of Debt

I am excited to be quoted in this GoBankingRates article about paying down debt by the end of the year, paying down debt being one of my favorite topics! One of my favorite things to do (unlike most financial planners) is to help people manage their cash flow, aka...

Lessons Learned from a Personal Financial Crisis – Part 1

I haven’t shared this story publicly before, but I decided to speak about it at a women’s event recently (with my mother’s permission), with the hope that others can learn from it.  I feel it’s important to share, because financial surprises can happen to any of us,...

Is the Cost of Financial Planning Worth It?

Is the cost of financial planning worth it? I think you already know what my answer to this question is, but I wanted to give you some real-life examples that I have come across as a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional. When I first started my business I used to...

Enough! Self Worth & Your Finances

I am enough Can these 3 simple words change your life? According to therapist Marisa Peer, they can and they do. Marisa became a well-known therapist to celebrities, athletes, and royalty because she discovered the common denominator of all emotional issues: humanity...

Why This Healthy Foodie Loves Costco

You might be surprised to know that as a small household, and someone who eats probably 90% organic, I like to shop at Costco. I don’t know if all Costco’s are created equal, but I know the one closest to my Denver zip code realizes that shoppers will quickly scarf up...