Love Triangle: COVID, Me & My Finances

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every American to some degree. For a select few the effect has been good, but for most people it has not been. There are many lessons to be learned from this pandemic that has forever changed the way I handle my money. Though you may not share my experience, manyContinue reading “Love Triangle: COVID, Me & My Finances”

Money and Negative Feelings Series 3 of 3: Take Action

Understanding how your emotions affect your financial decisions is very important. If you want to know more about my thoughts on this, please read my previous posts. In this post I will share with you how I took action and started my personal budget. Managing Your Personal Budget A personal budget is the best wayContinue reading “Money and Negative Feelings Series 3 of 3: Take Action”

Money and Negative Feelings Series 2 of 3: Acknowledgement & Acceptance

Not everyone has a healthy relationship with or emotions toward money. Some struggle and, for them, emotions and money can be a strange combination. If you find yourself in this situation, you may find my first article very helpful in understanding how your emotions affect your financial wellness journey. Now, let’s delve deeper into whatContinue reading “Money and Negative Feelings Series 2 of 3: Acknowledgement & Acceptance”

Money and Negative Feelings Series 1 of 3: Where to Start

Like in many families below middle class, the topic of money was a taboo subject in my household growing up. I grew up in the church and Sunday after Sunday we would be told “money is the root of all evil” and “greed is one of the seven deadly sins”. My background in church andContinue reading “Money and Negative Feelings Series 1 of 3: Where to Start”