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Use Your Mind to Increase Savings by 73%

Posted by Carrie Rattle on Mar 28, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Have you ever really, really wanted something but then sloughed it off because the likelihood of saving the money to achieve it was super low? You may have just thrown away the possible.  How could I know this? For two reasons: research and client experience.

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Topics: Retailer Psychology, Money Habits, reduce debt, divorce document preparation, marriage, money coach, financial therapist, financial wellness, financial freedom

Are You Committing Financial Infidelity? You May be Surprised

Posted by Carrie Rattle on Mar 10, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Infidelity is a sizzling topic, and Financial Infidelity is new on the scenes. According to the research Financial Infidelity in Couple Relationships 2018 by Jeanfreau, Noguchi, Mong and Stadthagen, 27% of people admit to keeping a secret from their partner but 53% do keep a secret from their partner. Are they lying? OR, is what they’re doing just not considered infidelity in their minds?

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Topics: Retailer Psychology, Money Habits, reduce debt, divorce document preparation, marriage, money coach, financial therapist, financial wellness, financial freedom

4 Ways to Take Control of Your Over Shopping NOW

Posted by Carrie Rattle on Feb 25, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Do you impulsively shop…a lot? Do you use it for self-soothing, escape, or quality time with someone? The reason why you over shop is unique to you. How it impacts your life as you spiral out of control falls into several patterns that look like this:

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Topics: Retailer Psychology, Money Habits, reduce debt, divorce document preparation, marriage, money coach, financial therapist, financial wellness, financial freedom

The #1 Character Trait for Managing Money Well

Posted by Carrie Rattle on Feb 11, 2020 10:30:00 AM

This character trait is not only considered the best trait to have when managing your money, but also one of the Big Five traits to have for success in general. This is powerful to understand, since building your money behaviors can contribute to building your life success. And vice versa, if you have this trait already in everyday life, you only have to learn some core skills to become more successful with your money as well!  What is this trait, and do you have it?

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Topics: money coach, financial therapist, financial wellness

Why Pay Equity Isn’t Enough for Women’s Equality

Posted by Carrie Rattle on Apr 19, 2019 10:15:00 AM

I hope to see pay equity in my lifetime, for all the women who continue the hard fight for it. It took 30 years for all the working women of my generation to move the pay equity needle from 69 cents to 81 cents. THIRTY YEARS, of working long hours, being perfectly prepared for every meeting, receiving promotions every 1 ½ years, and yes, even negotiating raises and bonuses.  THIRTY YEARS for all the women who raised children and worked full time, running out at 5 pm facing scorn from their male counterparts, then working 2 hours after they cooked dinner and put the kids to bed.  But Pay Equity still won’t achieve equality, and here’s why.

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Topics: savings, money selfcare, divorce and finances, womenandmoney, pay equity, money coach, women and wealth, women's equality, financial therapist, financial wellness

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