Fresh off the heels of another fantastic Passover, I began thinking about Judaism’s companion religion, and how Passover and Easter are inextricably linked — both in the time of year when they occur and in their underlying messages of liberation and hope. Judaism celebrates the Israelites’ liberation in Egypt, and… Continue Reading..
You’ve likely already signed, sealed, and delivered your tax returns to the post office — and if you haven’t, you’d better look at the calendar! Now is the time to start thinking about how to make next year’s tax season easier on you. For me, tax time always brings about… Continue Reading..
"Hi, Nana! Did you bring a gift for me and my brother?” That was one of the first things my granddaughter asked me when I picked her up recently. We were going to see The Three Little Pigs as part of my plan to shower her with experiences instead of… Continue Reading..
Tax day is Tuesday, April 17, 2018 — but get your taxes in by April 15! I know some people have yet to crack open their books. I can hear them now: Oh , tax day isn’t until the 17th, that means I get 17 more days before I have… Continue Reading..
I've been unofficially coaching people about money for over 22 years, but only recently have I formally studied it at the Money Coaching Institute. I've witnessed bankruptcy, people outliving their money, divorce, frivolous spending, children with a sense of entitlement, women who are in the dark about their household finances...and… Continue Reading..
Being organized comes with so many benefits, it should really be right up there with meditating and working out on the self-care pyramid. Besides enabling you to do more by freeing up more time, it leaves you feeling better about your job and your life because last-minute surprises aren’t so… Continue Reading..
Taking care of your money is an act of self love. Love and care for your money and it will love and care for you right back. Today is Valentine’s Day and I think it's a good day to think about love — whether it's romantic, platonic, or familial. I… Continue Reading..
Everybody dies; it’s as inevitable as taxes. Instead of fearing it, look at it as an opportunity to get your financial house in order. Pre-planning and pre-funding your funeral, and final resting place allow you to shield your family from exorbitant funeral-related bills. Creating a will is an easy step… Continue Reading..
It’s 2018 and I am going out on a limb to say Groundhog Day the motion picture has eclipsed Groundhog Day the holiday in cultural significance. The movie, starring Bill Murray and Andie MacDowell, depicts a meteorologist stuck in an endless 24-hour loop that begins with an alarm clock blaring… Continue Reading..
If anything, the #MeeToo moment has convinced me of the awesome potential and power of the young women of today. One of my clients was saying that this moment wasn’t just the result of the media attention, but also a real feeling among women that they needn’t be desperate anymore.… Continue Reading..