Journal with Me: Share Your Money Story

Journal with Me: Share Your Money Story

Have you ever written your money story? I bet you’re sitting there thinking WHY WOULD I WANT TO DO THAT? In February, I shared with you that knowing your money story can be powerful, because awareness is empowering. Maybe you followed my prompts in this post or maybe...
Three Things I Hope My Kids Know About Money

Three Things I Hope My Kids Know About Money

I was lucky. My Dad taught me about money management, how to set a budget, how to save for big purchases, how to balance a checkbook (back in the day when that was done on paper) and how to have good credit.   He also passed on his money philosophy – don’t spend...
The Most Important Gifts My Mother Gave Me

The Most Important Gifts My Mother Gave Me

My mom recently turned 88. And although she’s aged, one thing is still exactly the same. Her smile.   My oldest memories of my mom, Rochelle Reibman Hirschhorn, are of her smile. That smile was often on her face and many times it was accompanied by her beautiful...
What I Wish My Kids Knew

What I Wish My Kids Knew

I want my kids to know that I love them always, that I am there for them whatever happens. I also want them to know that they are responsible for their words and actions. I want them to know how creative and caring and resilient they are. My kids are in college and...
Journal With Me: What’s Your Money Story?

Journal With Me: What’s Your Money Story?

I’ve been writing a lot about values over the last several months. When I use the word values, I mean the ideas that YOU believe are important. Knowing what’s important to you is like having a compass for your life, something that I have found enormously helpful in my...
How to Save and Share Family Stories

How to Save and Share Family Stories

My husband and I met in an eight man rowing shell. He was the “stroke” of the boat, the rower who sits in the first position opposite the coxswain. I was the coxswain, the person who yells at the rowers and steers the boat. When I wasn’t yelling, “take a power ten” in...