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Annual Enrollment and Insurance Options

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What is Annual (Open) Enrollment? The month of November represents the time of year for most Americans when they can add or make changes to their insurance enrollment, usually through their employer. The Medicare open enrollment period is also happening now, and runs from October 15th through December 7th. Annual enrollment is the one time […]

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Financial Success = Drinking More Water?!?

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I had a coaching session last night with a client. Strangely enough, one of our topics of conversation was drinking more water. If you’re wondering how it ties back into personal finance and financial success…hear me out.¬† Drinking More Water = Financial Success? You might be similar to this client: working from home, within reach […]

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Peace in a Time of Tragedy

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The tragedy of the loss of a longtime member rocked my Crossfit community last week. In an instant, a husband, father, and friend in the prime of his life was gone. He left a wife and two small boys behind. He would’ve turned 39 in February. A Grieving Community Our community is grieving. If you […]

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The Giving Paradox

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This time of year, giving often comes to the forefront for several reasons. Holiday charity drives, Giving Tuesday, even maximizing your charitable contributions for tax purposes. But if you’re struggling to make progress on your finances, the last thing on your mind might be giving. How can you give if you can’t cover your own […]

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Side Hustles to Amp Your Income

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You’ve started your personal finance journey, you’re getting on a good monthly budget, and you’ve pared back your lifestyle to squeeze as much extra money as you can…but it still doesn’t seem to be getting the job done. You’re either still in the hole every month, or you’re not making progress on your debt payoff […]

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Back to School & How to Avoid Busting Your Budget

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As summer draws to a close, parents everywhere shift back into a school year mindset. With that shift comes the annual ritual of shopping for back-to-school supplies and clothing, which can often reach into the hundreds of dollars per child. If you’re trying to stay on budget and not let this derail your savings or […]