The Marie Kondo Approach to Choosing Work in the New Year

A lot has been written about applying the Marie Kondo decluttering and organizing method to finances. I've used the method myself in the past to get my financial paperwork in order. But as we head into the new year, what I'm thinking about most is how to apply it to choosing new work. Why I'm Choosing New Work in the New Year I'll be looking into new work for the New Year. Honestly, I'm going back to the financial basics. I've let them lapse the past couple of years. Therefore, it's time to reset. Read more [...]

Getting Real: How My Mental Health Impacts My Finances

I'm going to be really honest with you because I think it's important to do so: I struggle with depression. It's chronic, recurring, and although it's well-treated, I'll probably deal with it off and on for the rest of my life. I share this because it's an important part of my money story. And because I know that a lot of you out there have stress, trauma, and mental health issues that might affect your finances, too. My Mental Health and My Money Can't Be Separated I used to really beat myself Read more [...]