Tag Archives: financial

Financial spring cleaning checklist

Every year, at about this time, I do some spring cleaning — both of my home and my finances. I won’t bore you of the details of cleaning out my garage, but I will tell you that where my money … Continue reading

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4 tips for setting financial goals

It’s nice to think of the New Year as a fresh start, and while you can’t wipe the slate completely clean, turning the calendar page can give you the motivation you need to make some changes to your financial life. … Continue reading

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Friends and money

Good friends are rare occurrence in life, you know the kind you can talk to about anything and they won’t judge or hold anything against you? If you have such friends you know what I’m talking about. One of my … Continue reading

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There’s gold in them there piles

I don’t typically talk about work during my “off-hours”, but on Saturday night over a late meal with some old and new friends, we got into an interesting discussion about clutter–piles, stacks, folders, closets and shelves filled with old stuff… Continue reading

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It’s all about expectations

We all awake every day with expectations. As an optimistic person, my expectations revolve around positive routines. I expect to wake well before everyone else I know, usually before 4 a.m. Even my dog, Rosie, will wait about an hour… Continue reading

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Financial date night

Valentine’s Day 2011 was my second wedding anniversary. Yeah! I’m settling into a routine and feel my life as a “plus one” is evolving quite nicely. Team Blakeney (a nickname I use for my family) has covered a lot of… Continue reading

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