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April 23, 2017
Numbers Nonsense
Emergency Reserve Fund: What You REALLY Need to Have on Hand

If you’ve ever hired a financial planner or read a financial planning article or overheard a financial planner talking at a bar, you probably know how much you “should” have in your emergency reserve fund. It should be enough to […]

April 17, 2017
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Four Ways NOT to Blow Your Tax Refund

Congratulations! You received your tax refund. Want to know how not to blow it? Use it for these four things instead of whatever your reptilian brain tells you to do with it.   Pay Off Debt One of the smartest […]

April 10, 2017
Numbers Nonsense
Changing Times: When and How to Increase Your Rates

You’ve quantified your costs. You’ve researched your competition. You know your customers inside and out. You’ve even figured out exactly how to describe your competencies in an authentic way.   And you realize you’ve been undercharging. A lot. How can […]

December 5, 2016
Creative Ways of Saying No

For some, saying “no” is a challenge unlike any other. Here are a few of our preferred approaches for saying “no” nicely and professionally. Feel free to adopt the vocabulary and make it your own. Practicing in the mirror (or […]

September 1, 2016
Top Ten Reasons to Learn – Portfolio Career Edition

  Top 10 reasons to take Goal Setting for Portfolio Careers from Minerva Financial Arts, part of the Starting SMART online learning series. Because no one taught you how to build a creative career. Because writing “SMART” goals makes you feel […]

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