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June 2009 Archives

When the morning news announced that Bernie Madoff was sentenced to 150 years in prison today, I found myself wanting to do the “happy dance.” But I didn’t…simply because that first wave of elation quickly subsided into sadness.  No, I’m […]

I find it sad that Michael Jackson, the king of pop, died this week and most of the news surrounding his death is about his financial life…how much his estate dropped in value, speculation of his net worth, how much […]

Money issues can be the source of a great deal of stress and conflict in marriages. These conflicts can also be a wonderful opportunity to grow together and deepen the intimacy in our relationships. Without question, I have found in […]

Do everything with a mind that lets go. Do not expect any praise or reward. If you let go a little, you will have a little peace. If you let go a lot, you will have a lot of peace. […]

In helping people identify and understand their money patterns and behaviors, I work with Money Types, or “archetypes.” Money Types are not just another “label” meant to define you, but are a powerful way of helping people to gain awareness […]

Today’s Money Coaching Blog is for Marilyn who wrote in response my blog, Hold Onto Your Dreams. Here’s Marilyn’s comment: “I work at this job that is very stressful and my dream is opening up a bakery in my town […]

Everyone feels vulnerable when it comes to money. It’s a core survival issue that can easily become triggered causing us to feel fearful, anxious, sad or angry. It’s also an area of our lives that at times can feel out-of-control, […]

Here’s a wonderful blessing written by Patricia Pendergrass. Have a wonderful day! May God richly bless you May his face shine upon you May he show you your worth Not as is seen by man But as is seen through […]

(Note: Today’s blog is dedicated to my goddaughter, Alexandra McGrath, who graduated.from UCSB yesterday. I love you, Alex!) Congratulations to the Class of 2009 college graduates! This is an extraordinary time that is rich with newly acquired wisdom and knowledge […]

Sometimes, when we are experiencing financial difficulties we can begin to feel that our own gifts, which have little to do with money, have also become devalued. At times like this it is not uncommon to see people abandon their […]