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How to afford that luxury item

How to afford that luxury item

Have you ever told yourself that you can’t afford a luxury item, only to purchase so many cheap, knock-off alternatives you don’t truly love, that it would have been better to have saved and purchased the luxury item? This is a common mistake I see in my financial counselling. We think that we’re doing our …

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How to set a budget that aligns with your values

Often, when people hear the word budget, they associate it with restriction. I know because I hear this from my clients all the time! The word “budget” has a bad reputation so, I understand the inclination to shy away from it. But the reality is that budgeting doesn’t need to feel restrictive at all! In …

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Reducing stress by budgeting for the holiday season

With the holiday season quickly approaching, it’s possible you’re feeling the beginnings of some finance-related stress. Whether you’ve overspent in the past and are worried about it becoming a pattern, your family has grown and you seem to have a never-ending list of people to buy for, or the year has already thrown some financial …

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