Posts by Jane Helm

What Does Financial Independence Mean to You?

Women and Financial Independence Maybe you think being independent, financially doesn’t pertain to you because you are in a marriage or committed relationship. OR Perhaps you think that if you are independent, you are excluding your family and loved ones from your financial decisions. OR If you’re single, it may be that you take your…

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The Secret

I want to share a secret with you! If you are out there feeling as if you will never get your stuff together with money, you are not alone. Maybe you are late to the game of money management, and feel like everyone you know is closer to the finish line of financial confidence. You…

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Fiscal Fitness

Do you have fitness goals? As we begin a New Year, it is often the time we make resolutions. We use this time to reflect on changes that we want to make and mark this time as a fresh start. Setting goals around physical fitness or fiscal fitness have a lot of commonality, especially in…

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The Ripple Effect

It was pre-dawn when I found myself awake on the houseboat during my recent vacation. The stars were bright enough to shed light on the lake that surrounded us. The stillness was eerie—the only sounds I could hear were the rhythmic chirping of the forest critters, their cadence like a song that they all know…

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Fearlessness

What are you afraid of? I have several fears: heights, bees, and certain types of reptiles! These fears are easy to manage: I don’t step too close to the edge of anything that is way up in the sky; I know not to wear perfume in the summer, and I hardly ever have to deal…

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