Social Security, Uncategorized, Videos

Social Security: How do you introduce this retirement topic to your kids.

      How do you start teaching your kids about Social Security? It is a confusing topic, even for adults. This video points you towards your resources and the #1 thing to teach your kids to do every year they earn income.  

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Monday Money Smarts, Uncategorized, Videos

Monday Money Smarts 6-3-19

Lauren Ryan shares how learning to live with in a clothing budget since age 8 has taught her about budgeting.

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How To Talk to Kids about Money (ages 0-7) | www.TheHeavyPurse.com
Emotional Competence, Finance, Uncategorized, Videos

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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Monday Money Smarts, Uncategorized, Videos

Monday Money Smarts 4-29-19

Why is Money a Taboo Topic?

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Goal-Setting, Uncategorized, Videos

Week One: Get What You Want

January is the month of setting financial goals, but first you have to decide what it is you want and why!

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Monday Money Smarts: November 12, 2018

 

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The Heavy Purse, Uncategorized

Why I Named My Company “The Heavy Purse”

In this video, I explain why I named my company, “The Heavy Purse.” I also touch on the importance of talking to your kids about the weight of money in their life.

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Why Forgiveness is Key to FInding Money Happiness | www.TheHeavyPurse.com
Money Happiness, Uncategorized

Why Forgiveness is Key to Money Happiness

As a Certified Financial Planner, I’ve heard every excuse under the sun for past money mistakes and listened as people rationalized or justified their overspending. I get it. Before we’re ready to accept responsibility for our choices, we tend to deflect our culpability in creating the situation. We blame credit card companies, marketers, reality tv shows promoting exaggerated lifestyles, endless social media bragging and so on for creating a culture

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Blog Round-Up: Week of January 5, 2015

Happy New Year, everyone! I hope you had a wonderful holiday season. Mine was great and busy, although it’s amazing how fast it goes by. You put so much effort (and stress) into the holiday, then it’s gone in a blink of an eye. We’re wrapping up our first full week of 2015 and hope the new year has been treating you well, thus far. I’m just grateful the heat

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Blog Round-Up: Week of December 15, 2014

This is the last weekend before Christmas and I can’t believe we’re heading into the home stretch. It’s a cliche but it’s also true — time flies! The girls are officially on Christmas vacation after today, so there will be two extremely happy girls meeting me at the door tonight. I’m looking forward to spending time with them, although they are probably more excited about Santa Claus. 🙂

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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