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Three ways to prevent money from becoming a Taboo Topic in your home.

Money is statistically one of the most taboo topics!! In this video I discuss three ways to help your family avoid making money a taboo topic in your home.

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Financial Foundation- Week 3: Debt

Debt: Why it is important to understand how it happens and how to help your children build habits that will help them minimize consumer debt.

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Finance

12 Money Saving Apps for Travel, Groceries and Retail

Editor’s Note: Tanya from Eat Laugh Purr is back to share some of the best apps to help you save money. One of the best things about smart phones is the thousands of apps we have at our fingertips, many at no cost. And no, I’m not talking about the latest video game, but all those great apps with the sole purpose of helping us save money with ease, which

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Finance

5 Financial Tips to Help You Thrive in Self Employment

Many people find themselves responding to the siren’s call of self-employment, wanting to be fully in-charge of their success or failure. It can be a heady thrill, submitting your resignation and taking those first steps into the unknown with grand expectations, but it can also come crashing down quickly if you aren’t prepared to transition financially from employee to business owner. Last Friday, I shared the benefits of having side

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6 Reasons You Should Have a Side Hustle | www.TheHeavyPurse.com
Finance

6 Reasons You Should Have a Side Hustle

This post is a part of the Get Paid to Write for Blogs Course Launch! Get Paid to Write for Blogs is a brand new course created by Cat Alford of Budget Blonde. Cat makes a full time income from writing for blogs, and this course will teach you how to do the same. Take it away, Get Paid team … Did you know that approximately 62% of Americans have

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Celebrating Female Bloggers | www.TheHeavyPurse.com
Finance

Celebrating My Favorite Female Bloggers

My good friend, Shannon, from Financially Blonde invited us to celebrate our favorite female bloggers as part of Women’s History Month. It’s an honor to recognize such a smart, savvy and fun group of bloggers who inspire me and I consider to be friends, even though we’ve never met face-to-face.

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14 Frugal and Indulgent Winter Activities | www.TheHeavyPurse.com
Finance

15 Frugal and Indulgent Winter Activities

Editor’s Note: Tanya from Eat Laugh Purr is back to share some fun activities you and your family can enjoy this winter. Since Shannon shared 15 Smart Financial Moves to Make in 2015, I decided to share 15 fun ways to spend some of that extra money you’re saving and earning. 🙂 Seriously, though, fun is something that needs to be incorporated into our lives, whether we spend a little

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Finance

15 Financial Moves for 2015

Will 2015 be your year? That is the question we all face. We want it to be the year we achieve the goals we set for ourselves and to be able to start 2016 in a strong place financially. But it doesn’t just happen because you want it. You have to do the work and make smart decisions that put you ahead at the end of year.

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Finance

Who Needs Life Insurance? Find Out If You Do.

September is Life Insurance Awareness Month and I want to do my part to help promote this often overlooked need. As a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®), life insurance is a topic I discuss with all my clients. Many would prefer to avoid this discussion, even though we all know death is one of life’s certainties. What isn’t certain, however, is when we will die.

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Finance

5 Smart Financial Moves to Make This Fall

Fall is my favorite time of the year. It’s almost beautiful everywhere, and it’s a little lull before the chaotic (and expensive) holiday season. We look at the pretty fall foliage instead of staring at store racks, trying to find gifts for everyone. It’s also a time where people put away their vacation mementos and become a bit more action-oriented, especially on their finances.

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Shannon Ryan SHANNON RYAN, CFP®
  • Meet Shannon

    "As a Certified Financial Planner, it is my passion to help individuals and families build a healthy relationship with money. I look forward to helping you raise financially confident kids.” - Shannon Ryan