Mind Over Money

Do This One Thing Today to Improve Your Finances

Do This One Thing Today to Improve Your Finances

June 27 is FinHealth Matters Day, an observance created by the Center for Financial Services and dedicated to bringing attention to Americans’ financial health via social media and other platforms. In honor of this new financial holiday, (who knew there…

Making Financial New Year’s Resolutions

Making Financial New Year’s Resolutions

If you've already broken your money-specific New Year's resolutions, I've got good news: It's not your fault. Typical financial advice only works for a small percentage of people. I started DailyWorth…

Financial Benefits of New Year’s Resolutions

Financial Benefits of New Year’s Resolutions

Already slacking on your New Year’s resolutions? You’re not alone. The Washington Post reports that within the first week of January, a quarter of us give up. If you’re struggling to stick to your resolutions, consider the…

25 Books Every Woman Should Read

25 Books Every Woman Should Read

Not all women are white, straight, married, or pining. But books with multifaceted, well-developed female characters can be harder to find than companies with women at the top — even including some of our most celebrated novels.

When it comes…

Are You Afraid of Money?

Are You Afraid of Money?

This is a no-brainer: When you're fearful of money, all of your financial decisions come from a place of fear.

But you may already be thinking, “Fear of money? That's not me!”

I…

How to Feel Rich, Even if You Aren’t Yet

How to Feel Rich, Even if You Aren’t Yet

Whether we write them out each new year and carefully track their progress, or just hold them as vague dreams for the future, we all have financial goals. Ultimately, what is it that everyone wants? To live a good life…

How to Avoid Doing Retail Therapy

How to Avoid Doing Retail Therapy

A woman approached me recently after a talk I had given on the psychology of money, and asked the following question: “If I know I’m engaging in retail therapy and have it named, does this make it…

Do What You Love And Get Paid For It

Do What You Love And Get Paid For It

It seems like we’re bombarded by career mantras to follow your passion: “do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life.” But how can you find a way to make…

Don’t Feel Guilty, Start Saying ‘No’

Don’t Feel Guilty, Start Saying ‘No’

For the first year after the divorce was final, my auto-response to just about every question that flew out of the mouths of my three sons was “YES!” It was an automatic, rapid-fire and knee-jerk…

I Don’t Budget and Neither Should You

I Don’t Budget and Neither Should You

Does the word “budget” remind you of the word “diet”? Deprived. Restricted. Desires denied. Do you imagine that if you had all the money you wanted, you wouldn’t need a budget anymore? All of…