Dollars & Sense

Face the Spreadsheets: Lisa Gilmore on Learning to Love the Financial Side of Her Creative Business

Face the Spreadsheets: Lisa Gilmore on Learning to Love the Financial Side of Her Creative Business

By Natasha Lavender / November 23, 2021 /

If you could talk about the creative side of your business forever but get tongue-tied when faced with profit and loss statements (P&Ls), you’re not alone—and you’re not doomed. Lisa Gilmore founded her interior design business Lisa Gilmore Design 10 years ago, when she was just 25. Her love of hot pink walls and tropical…

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How to Create a Budget: 6 Steps to Get You on the Path to Financial Security

How to Create a Budget: 6 Steps to Get You on the Path to Financial Security

By SUCCESS Staff / November 19, 2021 /

According to a Gallup survey, only one in three Americans prepares a detailed household budget. That doesn’t have to be you.

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Don’t Let Shame Around Money Rule Your Life: How to Heal It

By Julien Saunders and Kiersten Saunders / November 15, 2021 /

Whether you’re in debt or trying to climb your way out of debt, shame can be a paralyzing influence that keeps you from making progress toward your goals and creating a better life. Knowing the difference between shame and guilt can be confusing because so many of us hold both of them when it comes…

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Fill Up Your Love Bank, No Matter Your Budget: The Budgetnista Tiffany Aliche on Achieving Financial Wholeness

Fill Up Your Love Bank, No Matter Your Budget: The Budgetnista Tiffany Aliche on Achieving Financial Wholeness

By Natasha Lavender / November 9, 2021 /

If just reading “financial” in the headline made you want to skip this article, we promise you’ll feel much better about that word and its role in your life by the end. Tiffany Aliche has always been more comfortable than most around money talk. Her dad was a CFO and accountant, and he passed his…

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How to Teach Your Kids About Credit Cards

How to Teach Your Kids About Credit Cards

By Julien Saunders and Kiersten Saunders / November 8, 2021 /

On the surface, credit cards seem pretty straightforward: You use your card to purchase items and then pay the balance at the end of the month. But as many of us have learned the hard way, using credit can be all too easy, and you can go into debt quickly.  While many parents teach their…

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4 Things to Consider Before Working with a Virtual Financial Adviser

4 Things to Consider Before Working with a Virtual Financial Adviser

By Adam Strauss / November 3, 2021 /

No. 1: Communication becomes even more important.

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How Do You Survive When Your Business Isn’t Profitable at the Start?

How Do You Survive When Your Business Isn’t Profitable at the Start?

By Sara Gelsheimer / October 27, 2021 /

You might want to focus entirely on your business; that’s understandable. But your personal financial plan deserves some attention, too.

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Renovating Your Home? Think Like a Project Manager to Stay in Budget

Renovating Your Home? Think Like a Project Manager to Stay in Budget

By Julien Saunders and Kiersten Saunders / October 18, 2021 /

Listen to this week’s episode of the rich & REGULAR podcast about frugal house flipping and continue reading below for ways to think like a project manager and help get your renovation off on the right foot.

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3 Keys to Successful Investing

3 Keys to Successful Investing

By Julien Saunders and Kiersten Saunders / October 11, 2021 /

You hear investing advice about how to time the market or make big gains before an inevitable market drop, but that information isn’t usually beneficial to the average long-term investor. You want to do what’s right, but with so much contradictory advice coming at you, you might be making decisions out of fear instead of…

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3 Ways to Avoid Overspending During the Holidays

3 Ways to Avoid Overspending During the Holidays

By Julien Saunders and Kiersten Saunders / October 11, 2021 /

It’s OK to have a merry little Christmas this year.

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