Marie Burns, a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®), advocates for women’s financial health. She is an author of a financial checklist book series, speaker, podcast host and partners with clients to offer friendly financial advice in her independent practice www.FocusPointPlanning.com. Visit her at Marie@MindMoneyMotion.com or https://www.facebook.com/MindMoneyMotion/

Latest Posts By Marie Burns

4 weeks ago

The Financial Freebie Frenzy – or Do We Know How to Manage Our Money? (VIDEO)

Have you tried a tongue twister in a while? Try saying “financial freebie frenzy” three times fast! I am referring to all of the great attention the topic of financial literacy gets every April, which has been happening every year since 2004 when…

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1 month ago

An Epidemic of Another Kind: Financial Illiteracy Among Young and Old

Quarantine. Lockdown. Shelter in place. Social distancing. Covid-19. Who heard of these terms before, or even knew what they meant – let alone were intentionally living them every day – until 2020!? Hopefully, going forward, none of us will spend…

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2 months ago

Do You Know Your Worth?

I actually hate that question. My first impression is that it implies my worth as a human being – regardless of my accomplishments – will rarely be enough. I read a Facebook post recently that struck a chord in me as a woman. It was in regard…

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3 months ago

Money Remodel Tips AFTER Marriage

Once upon a time… she kissed the frog who turned into a prince… and they lived happily ever after! Is that how your marriage story went or is going? Mine neither! Although I do have to say that after 37 years, my husband and I feel less stressed, happier…

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3 months ago

Avoid These 3 Common Estate Planning Mistakes

We humans have an understandable tendency to take action on things that are important to us in the moment. And until we have something happen in our lives that reminds us that our risk of mortality is 100%, we often leave the “when I’m gone” wishes…

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3 months ago

Top 3 Money Remodel Tips BEFORE Marriage

Call it money issues, financial trouble, money stress, or financial disagreements, they are all red flags in a long-term relationship if they are not resolved. Money is often one of the top reasons for divorce. So, acting on financial conversations…

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4 months ago

How About a Money Remodel?

New year, new start, new way to do something, a new opportunity to improve your life… at least that’s how we often start the new year, right? Take advantage of those good intentions to get yourself headed in the right direction, whether it’s related…

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5 months ago

The Gawk Factor: How to Use It to Your Advantage

Now that we are in the month of New Year’s resolutions, we often have change on our mind. We all have something we know we want or need to improve in our lives. The hardest part can often be getting motivated to make that change, identifying…

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5 months ago

Working with the Experts: Dos and Don’ts

Whether you are in need of a new mechanic, dentist, or hairdresser, your main priority is to find someone you can trust to meet your needs reasonably. The same holds true for seeking financial experts like a tax advisor, estate planning…

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6 months ago

What’s a Girl to Do? Financial Planning Considerations for Single Women

Life is full of surprises, changes, and adventures we often never dreamed would happen. These events are not always happy times but become part of the facts of our lives regardless. As women, for various reasons (death, divorce, choice)…

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