Tweet What stands between you and your financial success? In my experience, big life changes happen when you are willing to identify these two things: 1) What do you want money to do for you? Try this: Imagine that your fairy godmother sprinkles magic dust upon you while you sleep tonight. Her magic removes all […]


Tweet I’m going to share something with you today that you really need to understand – on a gut level – before you can be rich and happy. Are you ready? Here it is: Even if you learn ALL there is to know about money (how to make it, save it, invest it), if your […]


Life is a Dance

by Millionaire Mommy Next Door on December 5, 2009

in Be Your Own Boss,Happiness,Success Principles

Tweet You know what you want. If anything was possible, you know what you would do. What is holding you back? More times than not, I realize that barriers are self-imposed and that obstacles are meant to be navigated around. Then one of two things happen: I push ahead, jump over the obstacles, and do […]


Tweet The traditional view of achievement assumes that results come from a combination of talent and desire. Therefore, when you fail, it must be because you are not talented enough or that you don’t want it bad enough. However, failure also occurs when talent and desire are abundantly present — but optimism is missing! Why […]


Outwardly Simple and Inwardly Rich

by Millionaire Mommy Next Door on August 19, 2009

in About Me,Happiness,Save Money (frugal ideas)

Tweet It’s been my experience that frugality can run the continuum from miserly to magnificent. When I was a child, I never went a day without a nutritious meal or a warm bed. Still, I recall times when I perceived my family as poor. In the school cafeteria, I furtively slipped my free lunch ticket […]


Furry Finance Friday

by Millionaire Mommy Next Door on June 26, 2009

in Happiness,Resources

Tweet Rango is concerned about inflation because Kibble is up 99 cents a bag… …That’s almost $7.00 in dog money. Visit Puppies Are Prozac for cute, funny animal photos to chase the grumpies away. (photo credit: hubbbadyabutters) Tweet

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Tweet Happy Mother’s Day! While eagerly waiting for our adoption referral from China, we gave much thought to parenting. How would we raise our daughter to be strong and independent; sensitive and thoughtful; curious and happy? Obviously, I don’t believe money is the biggest determination of a meaningful and joyful life. Success and happiness come […]