Surprising Lessons about Financial Health from the Very Wealthy

100dollarheartwithcoinsMoney is one of the most evocative aspects of our lives. Having spent over ten years working with wealthy families, I can assure you that “financial health” has very little to do with how much money we have. What matters most is being emotionally intelligent.

 

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Blended Family Back to School Budgeting

[NOTE: This article first appeared in Emily Bouchard's "On the Money" column in StepMom Magazine]

September signifies the end of summer, the beginning of school routines, and great opportunities for life lessons regarding spending and choices. For those of you who are already in the swing of school, with an early August start date, this column will give you great ideas for next year, as well as a chance to evaluate what worked and what you’d like to improve in the future.

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Father's Day Advice for Dads in Stepfamilies

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As I went to my computer to begin to write an article for the Father’s Day issue of StepMom Magazine, I wondered what topic I would choose.  I checked my email before beginning to write and had the following request waiting for me from a stepdad, sent from his smartphone:

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How Values Can Help Blend Your Family

[Note: this article orginially appeared in StepMom Magazine by Emily Bouchard]

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