Know These 10 Things Before You Negotiate Your Pay

Guest Post By Katie Donovan of EqualPayNegotiations.com You have rewritten and proofed your resume and cover letter a million times. You run interview questions and answers throughout the day. You are ready to go get your new job. Or are you? Have you thought about the salary and how you will negotiate it? Here are

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Creating More Income to Accelerate Your Financial Plan

When I put together a financial plan for my clients, they often get excited to see the possibilities of finally getting out of debt once and for all and also saving more money so that they can live a more financially stable life. Typically, reducing spending is the first place that I look to support

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How Financial Procrastination Can Cost You Your Dreams

There has been a theme showing up with my private clients lately — what I like to call “financial imperfection.” What does financial imperfection mean exactly? The best way that I can describe it is that people are feeling afraid to move forward toward financial clarity for fear of making a mistake, or that they’ll

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A Spiritual Perspective: Money as a Divine Tool

“To have a balanced relationship with money, you need to respect its energy.” This quote was recently in a book I was reading, and when I read it I almost cried out in joy. “YES…EXACTLY!!!” I thought to myself. If you’re a private client or someone who knows me well, you know that this quote

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How to Get out of Debt….and Stay Out!

“I feel like I’m on a bad roller coaster ride and I can’t get off.” That’s how my latest conversation started with my newest client. And while she was referring overall to the lack of financial stability in her life when she said it, when we dug deeper into the details of her financial reality

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Why Celebrations are Important

OK, so you might be thinking to yourself – Beth, we just wrapped up the holiday season full of celebrations, and you want us to celebrate AGAIN? Yup, I do. Celebrating is a lost art form as far as I’m concerned, and to be quite honest I’ve personally had to train myself to do it

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Building a Powerful Financial Team

As I’ve continued to interview the experts for The Financial Health Telesummit, one theme has consistently come up that I realized I haven’t written about yet – the importance of having a strong financial team to support building and strengthening your financial foundation. One expert even put it like this – why do we expect

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How to Realign Your Finances in the New Year

It’s everyone’s favorite time of year to talk about resolutions, and one of the biggest ones is typically in the area of money and finance. But there’s a problem with resolutions from the way that I see it – the energy of the word “resolutions” is just so damn HEAVY.  In fact, I really dislike

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Money Management Interviews to Start 2014 Off Right

Please enjoy these 2 interviews that I did in November that will help you to learn more about how to live a financially authentic life.  I hope you learn something new to help you start 2014 off on the right financial footing! The Magic of Life – Blog Talk Radio with Max Ryan (November 13,

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How to Assess and Improve Your Level of Financial Health

When I first started working as a financial coach, many people would mistake me for a financial advisor or financial planner.  They thought I was someone who would help them learn how to invest their money for retirement. And while financial advisors and financial planners are dear colleagues of mine and are very talented professionals,

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3 Steps to Financial Gratitude in Your Life

When I mention the topic of financial gratitude to people, sometimes I get the blank stare like “Huh? What the heck is that?” To me, financial gratitude is when you’re grateful for the resources that you already have, instead of always focusing on what you don’t have.  If you’re always focused on what you don’t

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