Adjusting Your View Of Money

Adjusting Your View Of Money

How A Poverty Mindset is Keeping You From Financial Success

During my time living in and traveling around Southeast Asia, I encountered poverty like I had never before seen. I hadn’t traveled extensively before our expat assignments in Shanghai and Seoul and it was an eye-opening experience for me. Of course, I knew that poverty existed. But

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Is becoming a millionaire a goal of yours? If you're living paycheck to afford the most extravagant lifestyle you possibly can, you're not going to get there. Wanting less means saving money and living more.
Adjusting Your View Of Money

Wanting Less Is The Path to Becoming a Millionaire

In honor of the incredibly important and definitely not arbitrarily made-up holiday “Be a Millionaire Day” tomorrow, I’m letting you know exactly how a regular, every-day guy (or gal) can become a millionaire. It’s simple really, just want less. Wanting less leads to spending less. Spending less money means

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5 Factors That Affect Financial Decision Making | You are influenced by your personality, past experiences, health, culture and your financial literacy. Learning more about personal finance makes a huge difference!
Adjusting Your View Of Money

5 Factors That Influence Financial Decision Making

It’s nearly the end of April, which is financial literacy month. Are you more financially literate now than you were at the beginning of the month? I hope so! Of the thousands of decisions we make each and every day, many of them have at least an

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I would LOVE to live in another country some day as an expat. This sounds like an amazing experience and some great financial lessons here!
Adjusting Your View Of Money

3 Financial Lessons I Learned as an Expat

It was just another busy tax day at the office in February 2011. I was sitting at my desk completing some client tax returns when I received a text from my husband. Ian: What would you think about moving to China? Me:  Can you maybe give me

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These cards are just the right size to fit in your wallet with your credit cards and keep you focused on achieving your financial goals!
Adjusting Your View Of Money

Your Financial Decisions Determine Your Destiny

Of the tens of thousands of decisions that you make each day, how many of these decisions are directly related to money? Throughout the past year, we incurred 2,129 outgoing financial transactions (thanks YNAB for making that count easy!). That’s 178 per month and nearly 6 per day.

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The FIRST book you should read about personal finance. I totally agree with this about the book Your Money or Your Life. This completely changed the way I thought about money.
Adjusting Your View Of Money

The FIRST personal finance book you should read

There really is just one personal finance book you should read if you’re not quite there yet in taking control of your financial situation. That book is Your Money or Your Life by Vicki Robin and Joe Dominguez. Maybe you just can’t stick to a spending plan,

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LOVE these lessons learned about how being wealthy doesn't make you happier or solve all your problems. This is an amazing perspective!
Adjusting Your View Of Money

What Having It All Taught Me About Money

I’ve had it all. I’ve lived in a multimillionaire dollar home with gardeners, a private car and driver, and a full-time nanny and housekeeper. I’ve experienced what it’s like to be the upper 1%. And I learned a lot about myself! Growing Up Poor I grew up

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We hear this everywhere in the personal finance world: Pay Yourself First. But what does that really mean? And how does it apply with your time?
Adjusting Your View Of Money

What Paying Yourself First Looks Like

We hear this old adage everywhere in the personal finance world. Clearly, it’s also being largely ignored judging from the current financial status of most Americans. But I’ll throw it out there as one of the most important things you should be doing to manage both your

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Time's Not Money, It's Life.
Adjusting Your View Of Money

Time’s Not Money, It’s Life

At one point in my life, I bought into the saying that “time is money.”  Never was I more aware of the link between time and money than when I was a CPA stressing over tracking every minute I spent at work and allocating my time among

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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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