Dollars & Sense

Getting Unstuck on Your Financial Journey: 4 Tips for Riding Out the Plateaus

Getting Unstuck on Your Financial Journey: 4 Tips for Riding Out the Plateaus

By Julien Saunders and Kiersten Saunders / September 13, 2021 /

Fighting for something that won’t show returns for a long time—financial freedom, retirement or working toward a degree that will allow you to earn more money, to name a few—can feel like a never-ending fight that never declares a winner.

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Use Your Learning Style to Help You Get Better with Money

Use Your Learning Style to Help You Get Better with Money

By Julien Saunders and Kiersten Saunders / September 6, 2021 /

Learning about money is a lifelong process. No one is born ‘good’ with money, and improving yourself and your finances takes effort and discipline.  Unfortunately, increasing your knowledge can sometimes feel like an overwhelming burden. It’s challenging to interpret current events and still hold on to your financial plan when the market fluctuates and things…

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How to Use Loss Aversion to Your Advantage

How to Use Loss Aversion to Your Advantage

By Julien Saunders and Kiersten Saunders / August 30, 2021 /

We all need to consider both loss and risk when making financial decisions and learn to use them as tools that help us prepare for the future, not as topics that we shy away from out of fear or shame.

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3 Financial Tips to Consider Before Pursuing Your Passion Full Time

3 Financial Tips to Consider Before Pursuing Your Passion Full Time

By Julien Saunders and Kiersten Saunders / August 30, 2021 /

Here’s how to transition financially toward entrepreneurship.

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How to Create a Personal Financial Plan

How to Create a Personal Financial Plan

By Julien Saunders and Kiersten Saunders / August 23, 2021 /

This quiet reflection time is essential to see things clearly and create the life you want for yourself, not just what society tells you is important.

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How to Teach Your Kids About Money

How to Teach Your Kids About Money

By SUCCESS Staff / August 13, 2021 /

It’s important to teach your kids financial literacy because they see you spend money, but they don’t know how to create it, keep it or invest it.

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Writing Your Money Story—the First Step to Financial Freedom

Writing Your Money Story—the First Step to Financial Freedom

By Julien Saunders and Kiersten Saunders / August 9, 2021 /

You may have heard people in the personal finance space discussing their money stories—the impressions we gain about money from our parents in our early years—and how those stories impact our adult lives. It can take time to parse out all the elements of your particular money story, but the benefits can help you see…

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Transforming Your Relationship with Money

Transforming Your Relationship with Money

By Julien Saunders and Kiersten Saunders / August 2, 2021 /

our relationship with money doesn’t have to be a futile struggle, but it does take effort to turn that relationship into something healthy.

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How to Define and Build Your Plan for Financial Freedom

How to Define and Plan for Financial Freedom

By Julien Saunders and Kiersten Saunders / July 26, 2021 /

Once you’ve covered your necessities, you can start to look further down the road toward financial independence, which leads to actual freedom—the ability to do what you want to do when you want to do it.

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3 Smart Money Moves for Your Tax Refund or Stimulus Check

3 Smart Money Moves for Your Tax Refund or Stimulus Check

By Anthony ONeal / July 22, 2021 /

Got more money than you know what to do with? Here’s how to handle pleasant monetary surprises.

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