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 […]


Putting 2009 To Bed and Making New Plans

by Millionaire Mommy Next Door on January 6, 2010

in How To Guide,Inspiration,Success Principles

Tweet I love this time of year when the calendar provides a fresh clean slate. Snow falls softly outside my window, the house is quiet, and I am in a reflective mood. I take a look backward at the previous year and evaluate how I spent my time, focus and energy. Then I “archive” it. […]


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 […]


Tweet There is a common misconception that most people are either right-brained (creative, intuitive) OR left-brained (logical, analytical). But this isn’t true. We are born with two brain hemispheres. It’s just that our society tends to place a higher value on left-brain skills such as language, logic and math. Unfortunately, this left-brained focus can squash […]


Yes, I’ve Paid the Price, But Look How Much I’ve Gained!

by Millionaire Mommy Next Door on August 18, 2009

in About Me,Inspiration

Tweet I was eight years old when my girlfriends and I strutted proudly around our living room singing into our hairbrush faux-microphones: “Oh yes I am wise But it’s wisdom born of pain Yes, I’ve paid the price But look how much I gained If I have to, I can do anything I am strong […]


Tweet Much has been written about how to lose weight, but it all boils down to just two things: Eat less Exercise more Similarly, much has been written about getting wealthy, and again, the “secret” boils down to only two things: Spend less money than you earn (or to put it another way, make more […]