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Struggling with money anxiety and finding balance

On Saturday evening, I had a chance to chat with my friends Wally and Jodie. You might remember them from a reader case study from last August. They’re the couple that wants to get their finances in order but they’re worried because they’re starting with less than zero.

When we chatted in August, Wally and Jodie had over $35,000 in debt. They had variable incomes, but somehow seemed to spend exactly what they earned — about $3000 per month after taxes. Worst of all, they were behind on some payments.

Now, eight months later, their situation has improved.

Free Acts of Self Care to Help You Feel Rested and Restored

Free Acts of Self Care to Help You Feel Rested and Restored is a post originally published on: Everything Finance – Everything Finance – Its all about Money!

It’s no secret that this year has been rough on most people. There has been so much uncertainty which can often lead to anxiety and being overwhelmed. Providing the proper amount of self-care has never been more important. Here are free acts of self-care you can start today. What is Self-Care? Self-care is very deliberate and not always so straight-forward. Sure, it simply means taking care of yourself. But that can mean so many different things. Most people are really good at putting themselves last. You may be saying to yourself, “I don’t have time to take care of myself.”

Free Acts of Self Care to Help You Feel Rested and Restored is a post originally published on: Everything Finance – Everything Finance – Its all about Money!

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