Tag: money

  • The Truth About Your Factory Settings

    The Truth About Your Factory Settings

    Guten tag! I’m writing this trip in the midst of a visit to the lovely country of Germany. The whole family is really into it. This being said, and despite LOTS of planning, not everything has gone as…planned. My finest example? Our reservation at a hotel located smack dab in the middle of all the…

  • The Problem with How You Spend Your Time

    The Problem with How You Spend Your Time

    There’s a dangerous trend afoot.  And it has to do with this thing: Yes, that’s my planning calendar (and yes, I have a paper planning calendar. Keep those comments to yourself, please.) You might notice the calendar is pretty filled up…lots of meetings and commitments and things to do. But this dangerous trend isn’t about…

  • The Two Words That Suck Our Power Away

    Recently I was having a bit of a…shall we say…tense moment over my finances. It was a very real, somewhat terrifying, admittedly regressive moment. You might recall I’m quite prone to this (for proof check out my post what we can all learn from my monthly freak-out). This particular tension happens every year at about this…

  • What We Can All Learn from My Monthly Freak-Out

    I’m about to allow myself a moment of vulnerability with you. Brace yourself. There’s a certain day about once each month that I dread more than any other day. It’s the day I go into my accounting software and take a good, hard look at the numbers. I look at what I brought in. I…