Okay, this is going to sound really scroogey, but we’re not doing any gifts this year. We don’t have any kids to buy for, we typically don’t exchange gifts with friends and we just came back from a swanky vay-kay in Mexico, so we’re calling that our gift to each other. Rule #1 For a […]
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If you’re starting a life-long money journey to better finances, you’ll need a little something to keep you going while the proverbial paint dries. You know how you might need a steady stream of wine to get you through a 5-year-old’s Chucky Cheese birthday party? Well, good news! The path to building wealth isn’t nearly […]
I just took Gretchen Rubin’s 4 Tendencies test. To my surprise, it turns out I’m an Obliger. I thought I’d be a Rebel because while I’m great at making elaborate to-do lists, I absolutely suck at following them. But I shouldn’t be surprised. Obligers are good at being accountable to other people because they’re […]
Have you ever heard of Simon Sinek? He wrote that book about knowing your “why”. Honestly, it never really resonated with me when I read as an entrepreneur, but when I think about it in the context of Funding Happy, it makes total sense. All the things I teach – from saving money to […]
It’s labor day weekend as I write this. I’m sitting here on the couch (still in my jammies) poking around the American Eagle website. They have a holiday sale and I’m of course going to take advantage of it, not because I need new clothes (I don’t) but because it’s a sale, so I want […]