Money Rules in a Recession

Money Rules in a Recession

The economy hit a downturn in February and we are now officially in a full blown recession. As the coronavirus began to make its way across major US cities, shops began closing, traveling stopped and people stopped spending money. According to a study by J.P Morgan,...
Baby Steps

Baby Steps

According to Money Magazine, more than two thirds of Americans want to improve their financial situation in 2020. Approximately 50% of American would like to save more and pay down debt. Roughly a third of Americans would like to spend less. For me, it is far more...
Is It Really Important

Is It Really Important

This is such a glorious time of year. Music is playing, decorations are up and we are anticipating good times with family and friends celebrating the season. Sidewalks are crowded with people rushing around looking for that perfect gift. As the mad rush continues...
Gifts of Summer

Gifts of Summer

  Over the last two months, I slowed down significantly. I focused on going out, connecting with friends and family, beach days and long summer evening strolls. I ate lots of seafood and ice cream. I read a lot and stared at the ocean for hours on end.. Slowing...
What Are You Tolerating?

What Are You Tolerating?

I have established really clear boundaries in my life over the last ten or so years. I surround myself with people and experiences that are kind, compassionate and respectful. Although I have these boundaries in place.. I find myself pondering about what I have been...
Everyday Joy

Everyday Joy

Recently, I have been incorporating everyday joyful moments in my life. I would love to be on a year round vacation on the Amalfi coast. Drinking wine, eating great food and relaxing by the beach. However, I do need to work.. I do need to take care of my two young...