Financial Health

How I Reached Financial Independence and You Can Too

You Want More If you’re dreaming of a life where you can go on vacation and still make money, you’re not alone. That was my primary driver 12 years ago when I woke up one Saturday morning and did not want to go to work. As I thought-forward what would happen if I didn’t, I…

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Eating Healthy: Less Expensive Than You Think?

Originally posted at hicharlie.com You’ve probably heard that eating healthy is more expensive than eating processed junk. (Whole Foods, Whole Paycheck, right?!) But is it really true? The answer may surprise you. No matter what, we’ve got some pointers to help both your nutrition and bank account stay on track. The Verdict According to a 2013…

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5 Numbers More Important Than Your Income

This article was originally published at HiCharlie.com As my friend Mel says, “Numbers are sexy.” We love talking about numbers, and tend to fixate on them — particularly when it comes to how much we earn. “I’m a six-figure freelance designer,” or, “If I take this job, I’ll earn $10,000 more.” We oftentimes measure our…

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Why Financial Literacy Should Be On Every Employer’s Mind: Top Benefits of Workplace Financial Wellness Programs

Study after study proves how little Americans understand about their money. Even if they know financial facts, such as how interest rates work, many people don’t actually understand what they should be doing with their money and how their current financial behavior affects their future. People are increasingly deepening their debt, making it impossible to…

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Sixteen Reasons to Hire a Financial Coach

The financial coaching industry is booming, and there is mainstream enthusiasm for financial education like never before. It used to be that only “money nerds” wanted to talk about personal finance. Today, everyone wants to talk about money and learn how to create wealth. In a society where money education in school is still largely…

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The Best FinTech and Tools to Create, Grow, and Keep More Money

When it comes to your money there are many things to think about. So many in fact, that most people don’t think about their money, ever. More importantly, in a recent study presented by Envestnet in partnership with Everfi, 80% of millennials don’t have a plan when it comes to their money. That’s not good,…

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Change Your Story and Change Your Life

Not too long ago, I made self-care my number one priority. I believed if I was stronger mentally, emotionally, and physically I could do everything better. I allowed myself to dream. I encouraged myself to dream bigger.   I gave myself the grace and the space to learn what makes me tick, what makes me…

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How to Save More

Have you ever met someone who said “I don’t need to save any more money.” Didn’t think so.   If you want more money in your savings account, there’s only one way to get more money there: put it there. It sounds so simple it hurts, but beyond the simplicity of saving (just do it)…

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5 Traits of a Solopreneur at The Top

Solopreneur

The term solopreneur isn’t new, but its meaning is more relevant today than ever before. More people are beginning to leverage technology with their unique skills, personal interests, and current resources to create a second or third stream of income. The supply of plug and play systems that make it simple to make money with…

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Top Things to Consider When Choosing a Corporate Financial Wellness Speaker

Most people today have severe anxiety over their finances. Money angst and the desperate yearning for financial security affects sleep patterns and spills into performance at work. Many times, people’s money stresses result from being unaware or overwhelmed by their financial options or paralyzed in fear over making a bad choice. Even people who seem…

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