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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

2 years ago

What’s in a Name? Be Sure Yours Is Correct!

Let’s talk about your name. You may love your name, or think it’s just okay, or wish you had a different name, and these days, you can legally change your name if you want. But that’s not really the name that we need to make sure…

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2 years ago

Before You Go… Don’t Forget Your Pets!

Making arrangements for your home or apartment before leaving for a vacation can feel like a daunting task when you think about all that needs to be done. Depending on how long you will be gone, you likely need to think about: having the mail/newspaper held…

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2 years ago

Before You Go… Ask Yourself if You Are REALLY Ready

Are you ready for some stress-free summer travels? What favorite summer vacations do you remember from childhood? Any “trips to remember” stories? As a kid, we had no worries, no stress, just jumped in the vehicle when it was time to leave, right?

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2 years ago

What Advice Would You Give to Your Graduating Grandchildren?

We always think holiday time in November and December is so busy, but if you are a parent or grandparent, have you ever realized how busy summer is? Last days of school, finals, graduations, Memorial Day, vacations, 4th of July… whew!

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2 years 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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2 years 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 years 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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2 years 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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2 years 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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2 years 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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