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October 2016

10  Stop Pressuring Yourself to Consume

10  Important and Not Important

9  Stop Begging to be TemptedStop Begging to be Tempted

7  Stop Browsing Upon Every Whim

7  Stop Pressuring Others to Consume

3  Set Aside Fleeting Desires Challenge

September 2016

27  You Can’t Want the Goal

 25  Give of Yourself Without Hurting Yourself

15  Save Yourself By Saving

13  Bypass Resistance

5  Count Your Successes

4  Failure is Mandatory for Success

3  Set Aside Fleeting Desires

2  Turn Off Your Debit Card

1  Stop Using Imaginary Income

August 2016

31  September is the Second New Year

19  The Greatest Gift

19  Stay on Top

10 Treat Each Month Differently

7  Give Well

6  Define Your Good Life

July 2016

27  Believe You Are Powerful

26  Do What You Say

18  Reorient Yourself

15  Pay With Integrity

8  Invest Instead of Debt

5  Time and Money

June 2016

28  Stop Succumbing to Wants

27 Stop the Fever

21  Go With Your Gut

18  Motivation

18  Zero-Based Budget

15  Wealth Begins with Health

14  Pay Off Store Credit Cards

11  Stop Spending Your Future

9  Class

8  Values and Vices

6  Stop Spending on Wants

May 2016

29  A Day of Rest

27  Use Cash to Spend Less

20 Don’t Rely on Unknown Future Events

11  Break the Connection

April 2016

29 Children’s Bedrooms: Decluttering and Organizing

14 Bedroom: Decluttering and Organizing

12  Bathroom: Decluttering and Organizing

11  What are you Willing to do?

3  Stop Organizing Clutter

March 2016

31 Unsustainable Percentages

24  How to be Happy (11 of 11): Challenge Negativity

23 How to be Happy (Part 10 of 11): Restore

22 How to be Happy (Part 9 of 11):  Move

21  How to be Happy (Part 8 of 11):  Simplify

20  How to be Happy (Part 7 of 11): Meditate and Be Mindful

19  How to be Happy (Part 6 of 11):  Breath Deep

18  How to be Happy (Part 5 of 11): Positive Thoughts, Attitude and Outlook

17 How to be Happy (Part 4 of 11): Be Grateful

11  How to be Happy (Part 3 of 11): Connect

10 How to be Happy (Part 2 of 11): A Bigger Purpose

7  How to be Happy (Part 1 of 11):  Decide to be happy

February 2016

23  Define Your Emergencies

16  One Step at a Time

January 2016

31  Sleep

16  Slow, Deep Belly Breaths

9  Desiring to be Rich

9  Buying Newness

5  Instant Gratification

December 2015

22  Time is the Heartbeat of Life

21  Limit Present Overload

16  Recognize Real Need

7  Work While You Wait

4  Thrive, Joy and Suffering

November 2015

25 Hardwork and Luck

25  Importance

24  Work for Love and Money

24 Stop the Big, Stupid Money Mistakes

23  Worth Working For

23  Upside Down Car

5  Live in the Moment, not in Memories

2  Looking Only Visits

October 2015

28  Monetarily Transmitted Diseases

27  Don’t Spend Your Money Before You Get it

15  Food and Money Series:  Overeating

15  Where You Live and What You Drive

14  Live on What You Make

13  Food and Money Series:  Shop Based on Recipes and Meals

13  Steel Yourself

12  Food and Money Series: Food Isn’t an Option

12  Make it Your Mission

5  A New Order to Pay Off Debt

Septempber 2015

29 Food and Money Series: Everyday Gourmet?

29  Automate Your Way to Sucess

24  You Can’t Buy the Fact

21  Food and Money Series: Stop Being Surprised at the Checkout

21  Taxes to Consider

14  Food and Money Series: Save 25% of Your Food Budget

14  The Optimal Portfolio for Your Goals

9  Food and Money Series: Overspending and Overeating

Good Companies, Good Stocks

Ignore Blaring Headlines

August 2015

17  Three Real Keys to Happiness

13  Boost Your Focus

Part 7 of 7: Change Your Money Thoughts

Part 6 of 7: Change Your Money Thoughts

Part 5 of 7: Change Your Money Thoughts

June 2015

23  Retire Mortgage-Free

22  Influence Your Children’s Children and Beyond

22  Time Trade-Off of Purchases

16  Work Together

9  Update: We Saved 90 Bucks Fixing the Washing Machine

9  Save Money With A Little Thought, Gumption and Courage

8  Set It and Forget It

4  Are You Going Too Fast for Your Money?

1  Before the Winner’s Podium

May 2015

27  Stop Handcuffing Your Happiness, Actions and Life to Money

22  Know it. See it. Feel it. Be it.

20  Use Your Skills as a Stepping Stool to More Pay

19  Uniquely Gifted and Love to Do

18  Prepare for the Opportunity You Desire

16  Decisions, Time and Options

11  Money and Happiness

8  Lasting Qualities

7  The Myth About Buying, Getting and Achieving

7  Family Values and the Almighty Dollar

1  Time for a May Budget

April 2015

27  Spring Clean Your Finances – Save, Even a Little Bit

25  Spring Clean Your Finances – Show Your Goal

21  Spring Clean Your Finances – Destroy Debt with the Debt Snowball

16  How to Accomplish What You Really Want

16  Spring Clean Your Finances – Do You Know What You Owe?

13  Spend in Bubbles

10  Stop Holding Your Breath and Breathe

7  Consider How it is to be Finished

7  Gratitude Isn’t Vanity

6  Unmine the Diamond Inside of You

6  Invest Time Today for More Time Tomorrow 

Create a Blessings Catcher

3  Greater is the Art of Ending

3  Be Generous

March 2015

22  Stop Performing

19  Laugh

18  Stop Swinging by the Store

16  Simplify Down to Your Soul

12  Spend to Make People Feel Loved Instead of to Love Them

9  The Roots of Your Money Problems Aren’t Financial

9  Love and Presence

6  Important, Vital and Significant

5  Examine Underwithholding and Underpaying Taxes

5  Pay Taxes First

5  Expect, Embrace, Relish

4  Where’s Your Plan?

3  Allowance, Chores, Commissions?

February 2015

28  You Don’t Need to Work More to Buy More

28  More Begets More

27  Time-Starved, Guilty Parent?

26  What to Do When You Fail

25  You Have to Put Money in to Take it Out

25  What Not to Do When You Fail at Something

24  A Real Out Box

23  Cohabitating and Women’s Finances

20  Update Your Budget as You Get Paid and Pay Things

20  Grocery Shop Around Recipes

18  Patterns in Debt and Spending

18  Little Debts are Little Irritations

17  Money, Time and Priorities

16  You Are the Owner of Your Business

15  Be Careful of the Cost of Hobbies

15  Organize Papers While You Prepare for Taxes

12  Use What You Have That Could Solve the Problem

12  The World is so Much Bigger Than Someone Else’s Faults and Failings

11  An Easy One-Pager to See All of Your Assets and Beneficiaries

10  Modesty is Always Classy

8  Crowd Out the Bad With the Good

7  Squeezing a Balloon

2  It’s February, Do You Know Where Your Budget Is?

1  Your Private Life Determines Your Public Life

1  How to Double or Triple Your Income

January 2015

31  Read

30  Longing, Focus and Appreciation

29  Payroll Frequency Change

29  Experience Pure Joy

27  Be Able to Create Beauty in Your Life

26  Don’t Wait “Until”

25  Avoiding Church Because You Have No Money to Give

24  Duplicates, Disorganization and Coordination

23  Stay Out of Stores and Make Do With What You Have

21  The Best You Can Is Good Enough

19  Polish and Shine

19  Are You Holding a Candle or Are You Lit By an Inner Flame?

15  Toddler Teacher

14  Like Pouring a Teacup of Water Over a House That’s On Fire

11  Visual Budget and Spending Map, Part 7 of 7

8  Visual Budget and Spending Map, Part 6 of 7

6  Visual Budget and Spending Map, Part 5 of 7

4  Visual Budget and Spending Map, Part 3 of 7

4  Visual Budget and Spending Map, Part 2 of 7

2  Visual Budget and Spending Map, Part 1 of 7

December 2014

31  The Fence for Those Who Struggle With Saying Mean Things During Money Fights

31  Don’t Personally Insult Your Spouse When You Fight About Money

31  What Will Your Mission Statement Be for 2015?

30  Our Children Are Our Mirrors

30  Chasing Rainbows or Zigazagging From Distraction to Distraction?

30  What Do I Have to Give Up to Achieve What I Want?

30  Attack Big Amounts With Small Amounts

30  Build Your Goals Into Your Budget

29  Work, Discipline and Diligence

29  Hope, Faith, Focus and Follow

29  Stop Trying to Get Rich Quick to Make Up for Past Money Mistakes

29  Stop Reliving Stupid Money Mistakes When You Lost Big

27  Build a Castle From a Single Grain of Sand

27  Decide On 2015 Goals

26  Tweak a Fad to Make It Yours

26  Fat and Skinny Rabbits

26  Glass Balls and Plastic Balls

25  Get Rid of Two Old for One New

25  Personal Christmas 2014 Triumphs and Challenges

25  Experience Not Going to a Store Today

25  Count Your Blessings

24  A Helpful List of Vices to Avoid

24  There’s Still Time to Return Gifts You Bought for Yourself

24  Christmas Eve Spending Frenzy

24  Beware of Someone Pushing You to Be Strong

23  Gift Sneaking

23  January Bills Can Put a Screeching Halt to Christmas Overspending

22  What Holiday Spirit Are You in?

22  It’s Okay to Take Time When You Are Grieving

22  Champion Ernestine Shepherd’s Daily Mantra

22  The Best and Most Important Christmas Gifts Don’t Fit Under the Tree

22  Discipline Brings Freedom

21  Listen to that Small Voice Inside When Shopping

21  Let Your Day Job Fund Your Dreams

21  Don’t Let a Moment Become a Lifetime

21  An Empty Box May Be the Most Cherished and Used Gift for a Baby

21  Commit to a Cash Christmas

20  Don’t Let Your Spirit Go Limp and Feel Out-Gifted

20  Believe Them

19  A Giftless Christmas is Better Than a Homeless One

19  How Not to Pass on Hand Me Downs

19  If You Developed a Habit of Lying, Stop.

18  If Christmas Is a Surprise, It’s No Surprise You’re Broke

18  Always Be More Than You Appear and Never Appear to Be More Than You Are

18  Hard Work, Perseverance, Motivation and Overcoming Adversity

17  Sound Familiar? I’m Going to Buy Myself a Christmas Gift

17  Striving Hard for Material Success, Prestige and Money?

16  Aspire to Great Things? Start With Little Ones.

16  Consider Buying Your Children a Few Gifts They Will Really Cherish and Use

16  Control Your Impulses but Still Experience Beauty, Peace and Joy

15  Be Beauty

15  Buy Lasting Gifts

15  Focus on How Much You Save Each Week, Paycheck or Month

14  Think Fame Is Great and Something to Pursue?

14  Cook. Recreate the Feelings of Home, Love and Nourishment

14  Worried Because of Lack of Savings? Save.

13  Confess Your Money Secrets

12  Overnight Success Is Often Years in the Making

12  Decline Enabling Help

11  Our Habits Drive How We Actually Live Out Our Budgets

10  Good Jobs Look a Lot Like Kids Playing and Adults Working

10  Day 147 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

10  Don’t Confuse Enabling With Giving and Tithing

10  Day 146 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

10  Our Children Record What We Do and See What We Are Doing Even When They Aren’t Looking

10  Day 145 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

9  Sliding Into Sloppy

7  Day 144 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

7  Constant Indulgence Desensitizes You

7  Day 143 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

7  If You Are Feeling Bad, Do Something Good for Someone Else

7  Day 142 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

7  Get to Know People for Who They Are

7  Day 141 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

7  Worry Makes You Weary

5  Day 140 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

5  Money Should Be a Seamless Undercurrent in Your Life

5  We Must Overcome Difficulties Rather Than Being Overcome By Difficulties

4  Day 139 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

4  Embrace Reality

3  Don’t Fear Mistakes

2  Concentrate On What You Have

1  Spending Spree Fulfillment

1  Every Problem Has in It the Seeds of Its Own Solution

 November 2014

30  Do Not Overrate What You Have Received or Envy Others

29  To Fly We Have to Have Resistance

28  What Do You Discuss?

27  Moving Forward and Embarrassment

27  Let Your Food Be Your Medicine and Your Medicine Be Your Food

26  If a Thing is Worth Doing, It is Worth Doing Well

26  Cut Codependency and Enabling From Your Life

26  Make Savings Sexy

26  Three Months to a Realistic Budget

25  You Control You

25  We Learn by Doing

25  Don’t Let Disorganization Steal Financial Clarity

25  Why Aren’t We Doing It?

25  Update Your Budget as Bills Come In

24  Do Small Things With Great Love

24  Ruthlessly Manage What You Have

23  Organization, Order, Spontaneity and Creativity

23  By the Minute Thoughts, Decisions and Actions

22  It’s Not the Daily Increase But Daily Decrease

22  Deflect Overgivers

21  The Rational Brain is Only a Slave to the Emotional Brain

21  Receive Gracefully and Gratefully

20  Fascinating Documentary: Thinking Money

20  Do What You Dread

20  Tell People What to Expect

19  You Are Not a Failure. Failure Is an Event.

19  Day 133 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

19  Rotate Out the Bad and Rotate In the Good

18  Care About Your Presentation as an Expression

18  Day 132 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

18  Repaying Emergencies Paid for On a Credit Card

17  Got a Bad Boss? Your Health Could Be Suffering

17  Day 131 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

17  A Great Sale Isn’t an Emergency

15  You Can Still Build Wealth If You Are a Renter

15  Day 130 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

15  What Could It Be?

15  Day 129 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

15  Time is More Important Than Money

14  Day 128 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

14  Be Vulnerable and Open to Connect

13  Day 127 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

13  Act On Open Enrollment

9  For Free

8  Be More Powerful Than Your Money

6  Life Kicks You in the Proverbial Balls? Get Up and Keep Going!

4  When All Else Fails, Pray

4  Vote

3  Where in Your Life Is a False Belief Holding You Back?

3  Be a Big Help and Focus On Your Journey

3  Are You Rich Broke? Be Wealthy Rich.

3  So Easy to Compare and Self-Esteem

3  A Little Cash Helps Make Real Emergencies Easier

3  Enjoy Even a Bad Day

3  Don’t Browse for Things That Aren’t In Your Budget

2  Be a Fully Activated Adult

October 2014

31  Get On the Same Money Page to Save Your Marriage

30  There Are No Riches Above a Sound Body

30  Feel Entitled?

29  Budgets Help You Plan Out of a Money Crisis

27  Guilt Spending on Kids

25  Look At People Straight On

24  Don’t Look Down At People

23  Cut Envious People Out of Your Life

22  Don’t Let Debt Take Your Health

20  Start Where You Are With What You Have

16  Trying to Outrun Stupid Money Decisions By Earning More?

15  Buy Clothes That Fit

14  Choose Classic, High Quality Clothes

13  Health First, Then Wealth

12  Promotions and Respect

11  Thank You – One Year Anniversary

10  Shed Weight to Take Flight

9  Track Your Expenses for a Month

8  Gossip Goes Around

7  Toasted Walnuts

7  Celebrate Other People’s Successes

7  Continually Re-engage Reality

6  Apply a Raise to Your Goals Instead of Increasing Your Lifestyle

5  What Money Can’t Buy

5  Paying With a Credit Card Then Paying in Cash?

5  Do You Shop With a Giving Spirit or With a Closed Heart?

4  How Is Your Future Decided?

4  Make Your Highest Priority Money Disappear

4  I Can’t Afford It

3  Integrity is Solid

3  How Do You Act in a Store When You Want Something?

2  Day 111 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

2  Bragging About Money, Lies and Money Secrets

2  What Are You Teaching Your Children About Money?

1  Day 110 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

1  Money and Talent

September 2014

30  Day 109 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

30  Fantasies Making You Miserable? Help Someone Else Out.

29  Humility, Nobility and Higher Intelligence

29  Day 108 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

29  An Honest, Trusted Friend or Family Member Can Help You Live Below Your Means

28  Day 107 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

28  Hand Me Downs

27  Day 106 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

27  AAP and High Deductible Health Plans

26  Several Levels Higher

26  Day 105 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

26  Turn Off Overdraft Protection

25  Day 104 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

25  The Fabric of Your Life

24  Day 103 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

24  Good Enough Is Better Than Nothing

23  Running Into Waves

23  Day 102 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

23  Multitasking

22  Warren Buffett

22  Day 101 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

22  Fight Fair

21  What Craving Really Is

21  Day 100 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

21  Savers

20  Peace, Perspective and Time

20  Day 99 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

20  How to Form New Habits

19  Glass Half-Empty or Glass Half-Full? Who Cares.

19  Day 98 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

19  Security in Savings

18  Exercise As A Keystone Habit

18  Day 97 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

18  Know How Much You Have Before You Spend

17  Day 96 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

17  Limit Crazy in Your Life

16  Day 95 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

16  Fly High With Eagles

15  Day 94 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

15  Working Hard to Make Someone Like You?

14  Day 93 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

14  Money and Christianity

13  Invisible and Unspoken

13  Day 92 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

13  Desperation and Decisions

12  Day 91 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

12  Coasting

11  Day 90 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

11  Hope. Dream. Act.

11  Day 89 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

10  Observe

9  Day 88 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

9  Internal and External

8  Day 87 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

8  Fuel

7  Day 86 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

7  Do

6  Day 85 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

6  Stop School Snobbery

5  Day 84 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

5  Life is a Window, Not a Mirror

4  Day 83 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

4  Don’t Get Bitter. Get Better.

3  Motherly Wisdom

3  Day 82 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

3  There’s Nothing to Eat and Nothing to Wear

1  Day 81 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

1  Facebook Competition

August 2014

31  Day 80 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

31  Party Presents

28  Day 79 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

28  Don’t Quit Before You Quit

27  Day 78 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

27  How to Work Together

26  Day 77 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

25  Day 76 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

25  Listen and You’ll Catch Subtle Suggestions that Destroy Your Finances

24  Day 75 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

24  Combine and Work Together

23  Day 74 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

23  Passing Along Money vs. Giving Money

23  Day 73 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

23  Dignity. Honor. Soul. Spirit.

21  Day 72 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

21  Count

20  The Quality of Your Thoughts

20  Day 71 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

19  Be Willing to Move Down In Car to Win

17  Day 70 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

17  When Helping Doesn’t Help

16  Day 69 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

16  Temper Tantrums

16  Day 68 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

16  How Much Is Your Car Worth?

14  Never Be The Option

14  Day 67 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

14  Stop Now. Change Now.

13  Day 66 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

13  Student Loan or House

12  Day 65 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

12  What Are You Teaching Your Children About Inheritances?

11  Day 64 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

11  Intergenerational Financial Destruction

10  Dollar Cost Averaging

10  Day 63 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

10  Car Cosigning

9  Day 62 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

9  Brand Names

7  Day 61 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

7  Grieving Accomplishing a Goal

6  Day 60 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

6  Frugal Beauty Tip

5  Ryan Gosling, Hollywood and Working

5  Day 59 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

5  One Page, Colorful, Effective Big Picture

4  Day 58 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

4  Indulgence, Stewardship and Kids

3  Day 57 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

3  Stop Throwing Money at Your Problems

2  Day 56 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

2  Overwhelmed?

1  Preparing Bone-In and Skin-On Chicken Thighs and Drumsticks

1  Day 55 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

1  Hate and Love

July 2014

30  Day 54 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

30  Born On Third Base

28  Day 53 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

28  How You Pay Changes How You Feel and How You Act

28  Found Money, Play Money, Real Money

27  Day 52 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

27  Exercise Equipment

26  Day 51 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

26  Some Interesting Facts

25  Day 50 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

25  A Sense of Relief

24  Day 49 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

24  Company Stock

23  Graham Hill: Less Stuff, More Happiness TED Talk

23  Day 48 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

23  Arrogant, Entitled, Condescending, Offended Receivers

22  Day 47 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

22  The Cost of Lies

21  Day 46 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

21  Check With Old Employers

20  Day 45 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

20  Looking Down, Looking Up

19  Day 44 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

19  7 out of 10 Americans Live Paycheck to Paycheck

18  Day 43 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

18  Stop Targeted Personalized Ads

17  Day 42 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

17  Jealous? Of What?

16  Day 41 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

16  How You Treat the World

15  Day 40 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

15  “I Can’t Do Anything”

14  Day 39 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

14  Wealth of Health

13  Day 38 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

13  Mini Crash Course? How About a Lifelong Course.

12  Day 37 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

12  Do A Few Things Well

11  Day 36 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

11  Shop Smart

10  Focus and Saying No

10  Day 35 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

10  The Power of Possibility

9  Increase and Decrease

9  Day 34 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

9  Simple Solution to End Living Above Your Means

8  Mom’s Tea Biscuits

8  Say or Do

8  Day 33 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

8  Treat $10 Like $10,000

7  Day 32 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

7  Living Paycheck to Paycheck

6  Day 31 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

6  A Difference Between Living Below Our Means and Living Within Our Means

5  Day 30 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

5  Don’t Take Out a 401k Loan

4  Day 29 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

4  Babies Cost More Than Diapers

3  Powerful Quote About Envy and Goals

3  Day 28 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

3  You Are The Average of Five

2  Wealth is What You Accumulate

2  Day 27 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

2  Curiosity and Joy

1  Day 26 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

1  Rational and Irrational

June 2014

30  Day 25 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

30  Consigning Equals Cash

29  Day 24 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

29  Your Life is Worth More Than Being Cheap

28  Day 23 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

28  Maintaining

27  Measure To Manage

27  Day 22 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

27  Stop ATM’g and $20-Dollaring Your Finances To Death

26  Limitless

26  Day 21 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

25  Truth

25  Day 20 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

25  Shoes

24  Looking Back

24  Day 19 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

24  One Parent Against the Other

23  Follow Effort, Not Passion

23  Day 18 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

23  What Tithing Isn’t

22  50% Less

22  Day 17 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

22  Money Doesn’t Just Appear Because You Want It To

21  Expectations. Unlimited Choices. Entitlement. Happiness. Gratitude. Better. More. Unhappiness.

21  Day 16 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

21  Let Go of Unrealistic Expectations

20  Failure. Feedback. Feeding.

20  Day 15 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

20  The Path to Success

19  What to Wear

19  Day 14 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

19  Stop Thinking and Do

18  Day 13 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

18  Spending, Saving and Thought

17  Day 12 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

17  Charge What You are Worth

16  Day 11 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

15  Someday and Oneday

15  Day 10 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

14  Day 9 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

14  Never Be Ashamed

13  Day 8 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

13  Working For

12  Day 7 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

12  Moving Out of the US for Education

11  Day 6 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

11  Savings, Retirement, then College

10  Day 5 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

10  Experience and Education

9  Day 4 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

9  Pricing Power

8  Day 3 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

8  401k Advice From Coworkers

7  Day 2 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

7  Inspect Before Buying

6  Day 1 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

4  Cancel a Loan

May 2014

30  May’s Money Game – Day 30

30  Pizza Dough Recipe

30  Living Below Your Means and Pizza Dough

29  May’s Money Game – Day 29

29  Boundaries Help

28  May’s Money Game – Day 28

28  Immediately Allocate and Pay

27  May’s Money Game – Day 27

27  Use Tuition Reimbursement

26  May’s Money Game – Day 26

26  People Working Through Being A Codependent Enabler

25  May’s Money Game – Day 25

25  Sync Your Money Plan 3 Different Ways

24  May’s Money Game – Day 24

24  Cash

24  Sex and Money

23  Are nutritious, made from scratch meals possible on $50 a week?

23  May’s Money Game – Day 23

23  Don’t Put Your Kids in Debt to You

22  Track-o-Matic: What to Stop Wasting Money On

22  May’s Money Game – Day 22

22  Freedom Fund

22  May’s Money Game – Day 21

21  Owing Money to Family

20  May’s Money Game – Day 20

20  Don’t Be That Person

19  May’s Money Game – Day 19

19  Celebrating Windfalls Prematurely

18  To Be an Adult

18  May’s Money Game – Day 18

18  Don’t Have and Do Have

17  May’s Money Game – Day 17

17  Addictions are Budget Busters and Budget Bulgers

16  May’s Money Game – Day 16

16  Wasting Money Eating Out is a Real Budget Buster

15  May’s Money Game – Day 15

15  Stop Eating Out

14  May’s Money Game – Day 14

14  Don’t Stop at the Yes Depot

13  May Money Game – Day 13

13  Say No to Credit Cards

12  No Debit Card?

12  May’s Money Game – Day 12

12  This Blog is About Doing It

11  May’s Money Game – Day 11

11  Happy Mother’s Day

10  May’s Money Game – Day 10

10  Get a Will

10  May’s Money Game – Day 9

9  Mom’s Scrumptuous Dried Peach Turnovers

9  Mom’s Pie Pastry Dough

9  Checked Your Beneficiaries Lately?

8  Warren Buffett’s The Trouble With Credit Cards

8  May’s Money Game – Day 8

8  Protect Your Money

7  Your Motivation Will Present Itself

7  Windfall

7  May’s Money Game – Day 7

6  May’s Money Game – Day 6

6  Purchase Train

5  May’s Money Game – Day 5

5  No Late Rent

4  May’s Money Game – Day 4

4  Is Your Financial Professional Broke or Bad with Money?

3  May’s Money Game – Day 3

3  Flashy Does Not Equal Rich

2  May’s Money Game – Day 2

2  Don’t Make Someone Else’s Money Problem Yours

1  May’s Money Game – Day 1

1  May’s Money Game: A Million Dollars or a Penny?

1  Stop Guilt Giving

April 2014

30  Stop Putting Up a Front

29  The Kitchen is the Home’s Heart

28 “ Helping” Others, Hurting Yourself

27 M om’s Pearl of Wisdom: Be a Better Person Today

27  Don’t Register Someone Else’s Car

26  Tomorrow and Today

25  The Library has Free Books

24  Money Problem or Time Problem

23  Vacation with Student Loan Money

22  Home Ownership with Marriage

21  Kill the Overspending Beast

14  Say No

13  Manufacturer Coupon + Store Coupon + Sale

11  You Can Cook

11  Debt and Your Future Money

10  Stock a Pantry

9  Pack a Lunch and Eat it

8  Use Your Heart

5  Prioritize

4  Eat

3  No Gym Membership? Park Far and Walk

3  Being Happy Means Being Thankful

2  Pay Taxes First

1  Pay Your Bills First

March 2014

31  Accept Gifts Gracefully and Gratefully

30  Mom’s Pasta Chicken

30  Posts vs. Purpose

28  I’m Entitled to Anything I Want Because I Want It

27  Happiness Habit

26  Bite

25  No BS, Wise Person in your Life

24  Pride

23  What Are You Envying or Jealous Of?

22  Pre-Charged Interest

21  Be Extra Effective at Your Day Job

21  Sophistication can mean: “I’m not investing right now”

20  Little Cheats Equal Big Cheats

19  Annihilate or Amplify?

18  Need More Income or Overspending?

17  Side Business Needs to Add to Your Life

14  Investing is Not a Sport

13  Gambling with Our Financial Lives

12  Fantasizing About an Inheritance?

11  Flexibility, not Freedom

11  Demanding a Promotion and Tenure

10  Greek Yogurt & Berry Parfait

10  Jealousy and Envy vs. Appreciation, Gratitude, Humility and Perspective

8  Check Tax Preparation

8  What is Your Business Without Money?

7  Speeding Tickets are Budget Busters

6  Right Giving Feels Good

6  Earmark Bonus and Set Expectations

3  Creamy Vanilla Rice Pudding

3  Bread Winning Blues

2  Do You Know What You Owe

1  Frugal vs. Stingy

February 2014

28 Ways to Pay Down and Pay Off Debt

27 Enablers and Proper Giving

27 Smartphone but no Savings

25 Living Below Means Mindset

24 Behind on Bills and Saving

23 Cosigning is Not for Us

January 2014

19 Prepare as well as Plan

17 Spending Money to Vent Frustration

15 Coupons on Necessary Items

14 Keep Coupons Handy

11 Low or High Quality

Wasting Money Eating Out is Real

Starting a Business

December 2014

31 Who Are You?

30 Guilt Giving

29 Use the Word No

27 Money and Time are Finite

24 Ally Financial Lending Bias

24 Over-Givers

16 Beginning to Live Below Means

No Debt Christmas

Balance Your Checkbook / Debit Card Register

Debit Card Emergency Fund

November 2013

30 Spending Your Bonus

29 Spending Your Raise

28 Giving and Helping

27 Saving and Credit Cards

26 Saving and Overspending

25 Overspending with Coupons

24 Give Powerfully

23 Hold and Lift People Up

22 Love Yourself Enough

20 Keep Your Word

19 Where Money Comes From

18 The Lottery Isn’t a Plan

17 Budget vs. Spending Plan

14 Repair Before Replacing

Talk and Action

$200 a Month for Food

October 2013

29 Book Overview: You’re Broke Because You Want to Be by Larry Winget

29 Owning and Owing

29 Start. Focus. Finish.

27 How to Pay for School

22 Greed

22 Wisdom vs. Knowledge

21 Savor Life

20 Financing vs. Achieving

20 The Power to Give

19 Many Money Habits Set by Age 7

19 Enough

19 Don’t Let Dreams Turn into Nightmares

17 Life Partner

15 Automate Success

13 Dignity and Independence

13 Billionaire Buzzkill: They’re Ruining the Fun for Mere Millionaires

13 Only in New York: Millionaires with Malaise

11 Wisdom

10 Double Penalty

10 Debt Pay Off Penalty Game

10 Close and Cut Up Credit Cards

10 Delink Emergency Savings