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Do You Have Too Much Stuff?

It took losing most of mine to help me realize what was truly important--and what wasn’t.

7 Reasons We Overspend (and How to Overcome Them)

All those little purchases can add up to big problems if you're not careful. Here's how to stay on track.

Megan Faces the Truth About Her House

Megan Stern, a single mom, advocate and entrepreneur from the east coast shares her experience with DailyWorth's eLearning program, Money Clarity. Money Clarity gave me the vision and action to do two things I really had to do as an overwhelmed,...

Note to Self: Small Indulgences are Worth It

In an effort lately to spend less and save more, my husband and I took a hard look at our regular monthly credit card charges. Largest amongst them was our $50.80 monthly New York Times print subscription. Stopping the thump of the newspaper on...

What Do Your Money Dreams Mean?

Before you shake your head and say that dreams have no impact on your waking life, consider this: scientists have found that they can actually affect our daytime behavior.

Need vs. Want: the Internal, Eternal Debate

“I really want it!” my daughter Mira says of a new toy she’s been eyeing, her 8-year-old eyes in puppy-dog mode, each vowel elongated for emphasis. Then comes the sales pitch, creepily echoing Furby’s marketing material. “When you talk, it...

Having It All Doesn’t Mean Doing It All

Let’s get one thing straight right away: If you choose to have a family, the notion that this is an “all or nothing” career decision is ludicrous at best – sinister at worst. That said, it does require sacrifices. There will be times when you...

Are You Waiting to be Saved?

Seven years ago, I left a cushy corporate job to put myself through nutrition school and launch my own venture as a lifestyle and wellness coach. Within a few years, I had a successful business, earning far more than I ever had. There was just...

Hey, Big Spendah!

Abigail, Abu Dhabi, UAE $1,795 Chloé bagHere in Abu Dhabi, it’s almost an expectation that you have a designer bag—in fact, restaurants have “bag stools,” little chairs just for handbags so you never have to put your baby on the floor. For me...

Cut! Are You Following the Script?

What is your most joyful money memory? What’s your most painful one? What messages did you get about money from your mother or father? How have these experiences affected your relationship with money?These are some of the questions we ask to help...