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About Marie Burns

Marie Burns, a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®), is an advocate for financial health. She is an entrepreneur, author of a financial checklist book series, speaker, and podcast host of Mind, Money, Motion. Marie is passionate about promoting women’s financial wellness for less worry, more life! Visit her at Marie@MindMoneyMotion.com or https://www.facebook.com/MindMoneyMotion/
Latest Posts | By Marie Burns
What Motherly Advice Did You Receive About Money?
1 week ago

What Motherly Advice Did You Receive About Money?

In the month of Mother’s Day, it is appropriate to think about and appreciate mothers as well as other women who play important roles in our lives. Women we admire have had an impact on us in many ways. I was in a women’s group discussion…
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What Does Your Financial Health Depend On?(VIDEO)
3 weeks ago

What Does Your Financial Health Depend On?(VIDEO)

When articles or discussions center around the question, “do you know your number,” they are usually referring to your retirement nest egg value. Specifically, how much do you need to have stashed away before you can retire and not have to worry about…
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Where Did You Learn The Life Skill of Money Management? (VIDEO)
1 month ago

Where Did You Learn The Life Skill of Money Management? (VIDEO)

Who did you learn from about money and personal finance in your life? Parents or grandparents? School? Or no one, aka the School of Hard Knocks? April is National Financial Literacy Awareness month in the United States, so it’s the perfect time…
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What Is the State of Your Positive Intelligence?
2 months ago

What Is the State of Your Positive Intelligence?

You have likely heard of IQ (Intelligence Quotient, a test measuring intelligence relative to others) or EQ (Emotional Quotient, a measurement of the ability to identify and manage your emotions and the emotions of others). But have you heard of PQ?
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The Magic (Pass)Words: It’s Not About Knowing, It’s About Doing (VIDEO)
2 months ago

The Magic (Pass)Words: It’s Not About Knowing, It’s About Doing (VIDEO)

How many passwords do you have to keep track of? Have you ever counted them? I stopped counting after I hit 200 (but I have two businesses so hopefully it’s not that many for everyone). I know it’s all for our own safety and security…
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4 Things I Learned About the Word Widow
3 months ago

4 Things I Learned About the Word Widow

I wish we had a different word to use here in the United States for our “status” after we lose a spouse other than the word “widow.” It’s the only box you can check on forms you need to fill out afterwards at the bank, doctor’s office, dentist…
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Do You Have “Enjoy Life” on Your Checklist?
3 months ago

Do You Have “Enjoy Life” on Your Checklist?

Checklists are more powerful than you might think. Research is definitely convincing on the merits of using checklists. They help you focus and accomplish goals, one small task at a time. They train your brain to be more productive…
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It Happens to All of Us, But Most of Us Don’t Plan for It
4 months ago

It Happens to All of Us, But Most of Us Don’t Plan for It

What are the odds of getting hit by a bus? 1 in 495,000. Not happening to me, right? But what are the odds that you’re going to die someday? Exactly. I always say this topic is about WHEN not IF something happens and you are no longer…
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How to Guarantee Your Best First Impression
4 months ago

How to Guarantee Your Best First Impression

By  •  Lifestyle

When I first started public speaking, part of my training was the constant reminder that you only have 30 seconds to make a positive impression and grab the audience’s attention. That training was about 30 years ago, and the timeframe…
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What Does Breathing Have to Do with Money?
5 months ago

What Does Breathing Have to Do with Money?

“Take a deep breath!” That was probably a common phrase that was used when we were younger if we were upset about something. Or we might have been told to “calm down, count to 10” or “walk it off.” Who knew this age-old advice…
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