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27 Jan, 2016

Do I Need it or do I Want it ?

By |January 27th, 2016|Financial advice, Financial psychology, Money & Society, Savings|0 Comments

Here’s a question that not too many people ask themselves often enough, and it’s at the source of many disappointments and money-related stress.

In this consumerism-focused society, you are led to believe that you NEED everything you see on TV, on billboards, in magazines, and even in front of your face as you are doing your

22 Oct, 2015

How to Budget : 4 Simple Principles to Budget Like a Pro

By |October 22nd, 2015|Financial advice, Savings|0 Comments

Many people cringe at the sound of hearing the word “budgeting”. They automatically feel that it refers to something “restrictive”, “boring” and “not fun”.

So rather than saying “I need to budget”, I recommend saying “I want to tell my money in advance how I plan on spending it and saving it” . Does that sound better?

To be

29 Sep, 2015

What I Learned About Money in Africa

By |September 29th, 2015|Financial psychology, Money & Society, Savings|2 Comments

In our western society, money represents a significant part of life. We are constantly busy making it, spending it or saving it.

As a money coach who enjoys international travels, I’m always curious to see how money is perceived and managed in other cultures.

This past summer, I had the chance to travel to Eastern Africa. One

23 Jul, 2015

How to Master the Art of Mindful Spending

By |July 23rd, 2015|Financial psychology, Money & Society|0 Comments

Anytime we read higher-consciousness or new age articles, we are almost guaranteed to encounter the word “Mindfulness” or some derivative of it. Although it is an ancient Buddhist practice, mindfulness is now a mainstream concept.

As a spiritual money coach, I’m often attracted to anything and everything that is considered mindful. However, I seldom encounter the

18 Jun, 2015

Demystifying money coaching: 5 ways a money coach can help you

By |June 18th, 2015|Financial advice, Financial psychology|3 Comments

For many individuals, money is a sensitive, anxiety-ridden topic . It can stir a mix of emotions, ranging from overwhelm and frustration to stress and fear. The hardest part is not knowing whom to turn to for support.

Should you speak to your financial advisor? your bank representative? Or perhaps your therapist?

Your financial advisor, bank rep