Author archives for jburns

    money autobiography, financial planning, Abaris Financial Group, Concord, Massachusets

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    Why You Need To Write Your Money Autobiography

    By Abbey L. Henderson, CFP®, RLP®, CPCC® All of us have a history with money that shapes our behavior and beliefs. As a financial advisor, I’ve seen time and time again that one of the biggest determiners of our future with money is the “lessons” that we’ve learned in the past which is why a money autobiography is so helpful.

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    Should My Financial Advisor Also Be a Life Coach?

    By Abbey L. Henderson, CFP®, RLP®, CPCC® There are so many factors that come into play when you are creating your financial plan. It’s more than just a spreadsheet, or at least it should be. Your financial plan should incorporate your values and encompass your vision and dreams for the future.

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    Struggling with Financial Decisions? Meditation Might be the Answer

    By Abbey L. Henderson, CFP®, RLP®, CPCC® “Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.” ― Viktor E. Frankl Most people wouldn’t think to connect meditation with financial decisions.

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    How to Live a Fulfilling Life – Your Financial Plan Can Help

    By Abbey L. Henderson, CFP®, RLP®, CPCC® It’s no secret that I think your life vision should be the core of your financial plan. A powerful life vision in conjunction with a well-thought-out financial plan can give you both the why and the how to live a fulfilling life.

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    Time for a Financial Checkup? Use My Financial Fitness Checklist

    By Abbey L. Henderson, CFP®, RLP®, CPCC® We tend to spend a lot of time and energy thinking about how to make more money. We strategize on how to get a raise, or we dream of finding more lucrative investments. But we often forget the importance of a regular financial checkup.

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    Manifesting Abundance Is Easy When You Stop Comparing Finances

    By Abbey L. Henderson, CFP®, RLP®, CPCC® As we talk about their financial goals, I often hear my clients make comparisons with their friends, colleagues and neighbors. Instead of manifesting abundance, they’re focused on what they DON’T have.

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    Struggling with Financial Discipline? Use the Joy Factor

    By Abbey L. Henderson, CFP®, RLP®, CPCC® Saving money is kind of like exercising, isn’t it? It’s something everyone agrees is important, yet it’s so hard stay motivated! Financial discipline isn’t a skill we’re born with and we’re surrounded by a society that promotes instant gratification, so it’s easy to make excuses. But that only makes you feel bad, because you’re not saving money like you know you should. There has to be a better way!

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    Using the Marble Jar Strategy to Find a Trustworthy Financial Advisor

    By Abbey L. Henderson, CFP®, RLP®, CPCC® How do you get to the place where you completely trust your financial advisor? I recommend you make it your goal to find a “Marble Jar Advisor” – an advisor who, over time, has consistently put more and more marbles in their jar. What do I mean by marbles? Let me share my inspiration for this strategy and how you can use it to find a trustworthy financial advisor.

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    4 Secrets to Financial Planning for Couples

    By Abbey L. Henderson, CFP®, RLP®, CPCC® As a financial life planner, there are times when I can feel the tension in the room when a couple doesn’t see eye-to-eye on a financial decision. Financial planning for couples can be difficult, especially since many couples simply don’t know how to talk to each other about money… so they avoid the subject. Then they walk into my office not realizing how completely out of sync they are with each other!

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    Digital Assets – You Already Own Some, Whether You Know What They Are Or Not

    By Jamie Hopkins Recently I gave a presentation to a large group, over 300 in attendance. I asked the group, “How many of you own a digital currency?” Only about three or four hands went up. I was shocked.

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