Tag Archives: Financial Advice

Things I wish I knew about money 10 years ago!

Ten years ago I was in the middle of my sophomore year at THE Ohio State University.  I was still living at home with my parents and working my way through college. But I was preparing to move out on … Continue reading

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Vlog: You deserve it only when you have the cash to pay for it!

We like to rationalize a lot of purchases based on the phrase, “I work hard so I deserve it.” Unfortunately a lot of times we make these purchases on credit because we do not have the funds to do so. … Continue reading

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How much time do you spend on your finances?

How much time a month do you spend on your personal finances? Your answer to that question will tell you a lot about how well you are doing with your personal finances. No, you do not have to spend hours … Continue reading

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Friday Financial Tidbit-Borrowing money to get out of debt does not work

One of the joys of being a financial coach is working with people to dump their debt and experience financial freedom. To make this dream a reality,

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Friday Financial Tidbit-You don’t have to spend a lot of money to have fun

One of the biggest myths that I run into financially is the belief that you have to spend lots of money to have fun.  I often get this when working with people who are overspending and need help setting up … Continue reading

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Vlog: Young Adults Get Self-Esteem Boost from Debt

Today I discuss research that found that 18-27 year olds feel empowered by student loans and credit card debt. Unfortunately, as they get older they will realize that debt is not empowering, but rather very burdensome.

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast-The “Top 10 Money Sayings to Know” countdown #1

Listen to this episode Today’s show wraps up the Top 10 Money sayings countdown with the #1 money saying; “Stop caring what others think.”

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Friday Financial Tidbit-Want to get your Spouse on Board? Lose the Battle; Win the War!

A common question I get when working with couples is, “How do I get my spouse on board with a financial plan?”  This question is usually asked when one of the married partners reads a book, listens to a podcast, or … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast-The “Top 10 Money Sayings to Know” countdown #2

Listen to this episode Today’s show continues the Top 10 Money Sayings You Need to Know series. During the past few Mondays we have been counting down a money saying that you need to know and explain why you need to put it into practice. … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast-My Financial Bucket list

Listen to this episode Today I share my Financial Bucket List of things that I hope to accomplish during my lifetime.  Some of the bucket list items we are living right now and others are farther down the road. Not … Continue reading

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