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The 4 Investing Mistakes Women Often Make, According to A Financial Expert

May 01, 2018
women and investing

Originally posted on Career Contessa. If the word "investing" makes you squirm, you're not alone. It's easy to get bogged down in confusion from Martha Stewart indictments to Spotify "going public" to NPR covering the morning stocks. But it's also essential for women to do a better job of t...
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6 Steps to Figure Out What a Home is Worth

August 22, 2017
home value

In the market for a new house? Purchasing a new home is incredibly exciting, but it can also be daunting. Very daunting. How much can you afford? What will it cost? Is it a good investment? How much should you offer? The last thing any of us want to do is overpay for a home or invest our money poorl...
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What Does it Really Cost to Buy a Home?

June 05, 2017
buying a home

When we are saving up to buy a home, we often focus exclusively on the down payment. If our savings amount to 20 percent of the total cost of the place then we’re all set, right? Not quite. A home purchase comes with lots of additional costs, and as we’re saving up for our first condo or coop, i...
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7 Steps I Wish We Took to Prepare for Getting a Mortgage

May 22, 2017
Getting a Mortgage

As a money coach, I had read countless articles about the mortgage process and worked with many clients as they purchased their first and second homes. As with most things, however, going through the process yourself is whole different story! My husband and I were fortunate to secure our mortgage at...
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My #1 Investing Tip

September 07, 2016
#1 investing tip, mountain top

Do you want your money to grow while you sleep, travel and have fun? Who doesn't! My #1 investing tip is quite simple actually. Just get started! Your money can't work for you if you're only thinking about investing, you have to actually start for it to work. If you've known you should be inv...
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Take the Savvy Investor Challenge

August 16, 2016

The 30 day #MoneyCleanseChallenge was so much fun, had incredible results and raised funds for financial literacy (it's not too late to take the #MoneyCleanseChallenge challenge here) so we're back with another one! The 30 day #SavvyInvestorChallenge is the perfect daily dose of action, inspiratio...
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Why investing is no different than buying shoes

March 10, 2016
Investing and buying shoes. Are they different?

Many of us steer clear of investing altogether because we believe it's too complicated and risky. Would you believe me if I told you that the steps involved in making an investment are no different than buying a new pair of shoes? It's true! You might not realize it but every time you make a purchas...
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4 Investing Myths Debunked

February 15, 2016
savvy investing, investing 101

The Savvy Investor Course starts tomorrow night and I could not be more excited to demystify the world of investing with this amazing group! I thought today would be a perfect day to debunk some of the most common investing myths I hear. Think about what's holding you back from getting started. ...
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Protect Yourself – What insurance do I need?

February 10, 2016
Protect yourself, what insurance do I need?

When it comes to insurance, we get bombarded with a zillion different products that we don't quite understand, aren't sure if we need and in reality can't afford. No wonder we glaze over - it seems hopeless! While you can insure just about anything (even body parts!), here are very brief overview...
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What It Means to Invest in Women

January 25, 2016
invest in women

I’m a big believer of putting our money where our heart is. I find that in doing so, we experience much more meaning from the money we do spend and invest, which also helps us save more. We can do this by: Aligning our spending with our values Giving our money to causes that we feel passiona...
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