Archives For Financial Ideas

Celebrating Success

July 7, 2016 — 2 Comments
Celebrating success. Coffee and chocolate and caramel? Oh My!

Celebrating success. Coffee and chocolate and caramel? Oh My!

Working hard and then celebrating YOUR success

Celebrating success is a vital and delicious part of your changing your daily thoughts and behaviors in the context of your personal money management. Celebrating success can be accomplishing huge goals, then following through with huge rewards to yourself and loved ones – like a trip to a beautiful island getaway as a family or getting that “toy” you have wanted for so long. Celebrating success is more often a smaller gesture – calling a loved one to share how you avoided a frivolous impulse purchase or successfully negotiating a conflict point. Continue Reading…

Early Voting

February 17, 2016 — 2 Comments

Early Voting is now underway here in North Texas. As we work to get our careers and personal finance going in better and better directions, taking part in the elections and primaries as a part of early voting is an excellent habit.

Why vote?

Early voting implies Continue Reading…

Command or Cop-out

July 24, 2014 — 2,617 Comments

If you are in command of your financial situation, you have a written plan, with goals broken down into objectives and timelines, and you communicate your plan to your loved ones. Continue Reading…

Lunch Money

April 7, 2014 — 2,675 Comments



We have talked about helping little ones learn about money (links below). What about helping your upper elementary and junior high age child think about his/her lunch money habits? Whether the money is pre-loaded to your child’s account, or your child packs a lunch every day, or your child takes cash every day, his/her lunch money habits are a great learning opportunity and practice lab for future money management habits. Considering that groceries for your family and fuel for your vehicle are the two largest variable amounts in your household’s budget, helping your child see the cost and value of lunch money has the potential to be extremely
helpful to your child’s success with money as an adult. Continue Reading…

Bankruptcy Basics

March 17, 2014 — 2,326 Comments
Frequently when a person contacts Coach Julia about Financial Coaching, bankruptcy is mentioned. Do you know the Bankruptcy Basics?
Listen in on this very quick overview of what filing Bankruptcy will get you, and what it will not. Better tools build better buildings. Contact Coach Julia today to get your free initial consultation scheduled.


Money and Food

January 14, 2014 — 2,193 Comments

What do money and food have to do with each other?

Money and food are fuel. Money and food are served and consumed by us daily. Money and food can be used to build peace, health and capability. Money and food can be ignored allowing chaos, fear and illness. Be intentional.

Take a look at what a few dollars now does to your retirement projections



Home Buying Resources

November 5, 2013 — 20 Comments

Educate yourself on what to expect in different areas as you consider who to hire as your real estate professional. Would you like to discuss these options and more? Contact Julia and get your consult scheduled



Once you state your intention of creating different financial habits in your life, an obstacle will pop up like an evil speed bump. How you approach the obstacle may indicate how you ultimately conquer the obstacle, or are defeated by it.

Life is too short to live defeated.
If you trip over something, or run into a brick wall, enlist some friends’ help.
Revisit your plan.

Do Not Give Up.