Adjusting Your View Of Money

Adjusting Your View Of Money

Your Spending, Your Life

Creating a spending plan that truly aligns with our values is an essential piece of optimizing your financial life. It doesn’t matter what you spend your money on, just that it aligns with your own personal values.

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Adjusting Your View Of Money

How Getting Out of Our Comfort Zone Is 10X-ing Our Finances

My email subscribers all know that my family has recently relocated (that’s why you haven’t seen me around here much lately!). We’re talking about a BIG relocation…from the suburbs of Detroit to Shanghai, China. And while we’ve lived abroad before (in South Korea and even in China

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Focusing on what is already in your life will make you happy, successful and even rich. Gratitude helps you spend less, make more and give!
Adjusting Your View Of Money

3 Quantifiable Ways Being Grateful Will Make You Rich

It’s that time of year. The leaves have fallen off the trees, the weather has turned cold (at least in Michigan!) and the gratitude challenges have started up on Facebook again. The holidays are in full swing. As a millennial, I’m more than familiar with the enemy

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Adjusting Your View Of Money

The Undebatable Best Way to Invest Your Money

The personal finance community talks a lot about investing. We collectively cover the fundamentals, risks, benefits, and logistics. All of this is generally focused on investing money in the stock and bond markets. But is investing in the market the absolute best way to secure your financial

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Your behavior matters WAY more than the historical performances of stocks. Focus on increasing your savings rates and investing for the long-term and you'll be find way more financial success!
Adjusting Your View Of Money

Historical Returns Don’t Predict the Future, But Your Behavior Does

Personal finance is said to be disproportionately more about behavior and significantly less about actually having the necessary knowledge.  It explains why so many people don’t even have $400 to cover a small emergency and also why the majority of investors lag the stock market returns each

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Adjusting Your View Of Money

5 Steps to Treating Your Own Personal Finances Like a Business

As a CPA, I’ve worked with numerous businesses from small to mid-size. While they’ve ranged in annual revenue from a few thousands of dollars to millions, each business knew clearly what they had earned, spent, owned and owed during the year. On the other hand, individuals tend

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Achieving financial health starts with having the right mindset. We have amazing opportunities in the U.S. to achieve financial health and improve so many areas of our lives.
Adjusting Your View Of Money

What Financial Health Means to Me

The irony wasn’t lost on me. When we moved halfway across the world to begin what was expected to be a 2-year assignment in Shanghai, we received so many perks that we had the potential to save ten times more than we had saved previously. And yet,

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Adjusting Your View Of Money

Choosing Progress Over Perfection

Life is exhausting when you’re a perfectionist. That’s because nothing is ever even close to perfect, certainly not for any amount of time. It’s a never-ending circle of frustration and disappointment. Oh man, did I use to be a perfectionist. There was a time in my life

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I’m Kathryn Hanna-wife, mother of 3 and a Certified Public Accountant. I love to budget (really, I do!) , build spreadsheets and spend money on travel, sewing supplies and good chocolate.

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