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Setting Personal Financial Goals

Personal financial goals help you see the big picture – how you want to live your life – and motivates you to take small steps to get there. I don’t know about you, but I tend to drift through life if I don’t set goals for myself. It’s not that I’m lazy or unmotivated, it’s […]

9 Ways to Make Your Own Financial Good Luck

Spoiler alert: Personal financial success has little to do with good luck! When friends found out my husband and I were retiring in our mid-fifties to pursue our dream of traveling and moving to a big city, many of them exclaimed, “You’re so lucky. I’ll never have enough money to retire”. The implication there was […]

8 Smart & Sexy Things to Do With Your Refund

Smart is sexy. So, how sexy are you? If you’re smart enough to spend your tax refund wisely and boost your financial status, then you’re pretty darn sexy! According to the IRS, the average 2014 tax refund was $3,034. So what are the smartest things to do with that sweet tax refund? Here are eight […]