Category: Motivation

Tweak Your Life Guide in 2017

Tweak Your Life Guide in 2017

When reviewing the Business section of the Chicago Tribune earlier this month, I read an article I wanted to share with our readers. Written by Rhett Power and published in Inc., he provided a checklist of 10 items that the sub-headline reads, “Set the tone for the year with a few manageable goals.  (I have […]

January 10, 2017 | By More
Motivational Quotes: Millcreek Media Group’s Facebook

Motivational Quotes: Millcreek Media Group’s Facebook

As a writer and researcher, I love the power of words.  One of my favorite activities is discovering motivational quotes that are just what I need to fit the journey I’m experiencing at any given time.  Since I have enjoyed and applied the inspirational benefit of motivational quotes for years, I wanted to share this […]

November 29, 2016 | By More
Your Brand Should Include a Social Mission

Your Brand Should Include a Social Mission

While going through our newsfeeds over the weekend, I came upon an article worth sharing. The piece, Why Your Brand Should Establish a Meaningful Social Purpose, was written by Joy Chen for Entrepreneur.com.  The reason it caught my attention is because the value of incorporating a social mission into your brand is varied and brings […]

November 1, 2016 | By More
Words of Wisdom from Women on Life and Money

Words of Wisdom from Women on Life and Money

As many of you know, I love reading and learning from the experiences and wisdom of others.  Today, I wanted to take a few minutes to share some key words of wisdom from four women whose books are part of my personal library.  Their thoughts are about life and money.  I’m sure you would agree it’s […]

October 18, 2016 | By More
Secret #2 to Being Rich: Success is a Formula

Secret #2 to Being Rich: Success is a Formula

Sometime ago we published a blog that provided the first secret to being rich – living below your means.  While leafing through Dr. Niven’s The 100 Simple Secrets of Successful People, I thought his statement on page 70, “Success is Formula, Not Fantasy,” got my attention.  To be more specific, the part that says that […]

July 19, 2016 | By More
3 Reasons Walking Saves You Money

3 Reasons Walking Saves You Money

There are two topics that go nicely together in my money lifestyle – walking and saving money.  It may seem like talking about walking and saving money are at odds for a personal finance magazine, but not really.  By the time you finish reading this post, I think you’re see my logic. Why am I […]

April 12, 2016 | By More
How to Be Happy In Life When You Feel Grumpy

How to Be Happy In Life When You Feel Grumpy

Last week, I wrote a LinkedIn post entitled How to Be Happy In Life When You Feel Grumpy.  I was prompted to write the piece for several reasons.  Of late, it seems that the perspective of embracing a positive attitude has been lacking in our public discourse.  Plus, I’ve recently reflected on the impact that […]

April 5, 2016 | By More
New Year’s Resolution:  A Money Life of Financial Security

New Year’s Resolution: A Money Life of Financial Security

As a personal finance researcher, it’s been interesting to read the many articles flying through my personal newsfeeds and LinkedIn’s newsfeed in the last couple of days.  It’s January so you can imagine why a broad range of articles and blogs are focused on New Year’s resolutions.  The pieces that catch my attention, of course, […]

January 5, 2016 | By More
New Year’s Eve:  A Time for New Beginnings in 2016

New Year’s Eve: A Time for New Beginnings in 2016

What are your plans for New Year’s Eve?  Some of you may be going out for the evening and welcoming the New Year with music, delicious food, and fun activities with friends and family.  Others may remain at home bringing in the New Year with the kids.  Maybe you’re hanging out quietly by yourself thinking […]

December 31, 2015 | By More
A Little Inspiration from Baseball’s Yogi Berra

A Little Inspiration from Baseball’s Yogi Berra

If you are like me, you follow a routine in the morning.  Here is mine.  I’m up at 4:00 a.m.  I sit down at the kitchen table with my laptop, cup of coffee, watch the news, review my newsfeed, and settle in for a session of writing.  Today, my routine was interrupted.  I read in […]

September 23, 2015 | By More