Giving

Tweet ‘Tis the season for buying, buying, buying. And then, if you’re like the typical consumer, you’ll spend the better part of next year paying, paying, paying for it! My suggestion? If you don’t have the cash set aside specifically for purchasing holiday gifts, then don’t do it. It really is that simple. I know […]

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Tweet You are an individual. But you are also a member of a global community. Most important of all, you are a Consumer. As a member of this community, it is your DUTY to consume. Why? Because the system would collapse if you stopped spending and the consequences would be AWFUL. The system that runs […]

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Plan A and Plan B

by Millionaire Mommy Next Door on April 6, 2009

in Giving,Investing,Raising Money-Smart Kids,Success Principles

Tweet In response to my recent post, Will your parents’ financial decisions leave you holding the bag?, Steve wrote, I agree with the premise that a person’s retirement should be taken care of before saving for a child’s education, but saving enough for one’s own future seems to be a moving target. When does a […]

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Tweet Emma Johnson from MSN Money pitched me the link to her recent article, Will you end up supporting your parents?, and I have to confess, her article brought up very uncomfortable memories for me. 15 years ago, my mom and I started having conversations about how she planned to handle her retirement. She’d admittedly […]

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Giving holiday gift cards? Give someone the power to change lives!

by Millionaire Mommy Next Door on December 22, 2008

in Giving

Tweet Be careful where you choose to buy gift cards this year. The recession has walloped many businesses, causing them to close their doors. Considering the weak holiday sales most have experienced, more are likely to fail in the new year. The last thing you want to do is spend your hard-earned money on a […]

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CNN Inspire Summit

by Millionaire Mommy Next Door on December 16, 2008

in Giving,Inspiration,Media

Tweet CNN honored me with an invitation to participate as a featured guest panelist at their Inspire Summit: Women’s Empowerment Conference held at the Turner – Time Warner building in Manhattan last week. The program was moderated by Kyra Phillips, anchor of “CNN Newsroom”, and opened with special guest Whoopi Goldberg. Eight women (including me) […]

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