What I Really Want for My Birthday

What I Really Want for My Birthday

My birthday is coming up and it’s a “big” one. I’m turning 60.   My younger friends ask how I feel about that. Since I love my birthday, I’m happy. I’ll be in Wellfleet where I’ve spent almost all of my “big” birthdays – 5, 10, 18, 21, 30, 40, 50 and now 60....
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...