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    Money Matters - Do You Need a Money Checkup?

    I recently caught myself having a pity party for my lack of funds and realized my attitude was only making the situation worse. It was to the point where I found myself saying things like, “What’s the point of working when people don’t pay me anyway?” Ouch, right?

    As you may have guessed, I had a bad experience with a new client and was kicking myself for taking on the work in the first place, because it wasn’t work I would normally do. For some reason, I let my bad feelings about my lack of cash tell me that I should take the job, because I needed the money. 

    The “funny” thing is, I didn’t get paid for the work anyway, and I could have spent that time working on one of my passion projects. Sure, my passion projects may not pay me either, at least not right away, but they feed my soul. They make me feel good about myself. Taking on this new client sure didn’t have that effect.

    I came to the conclusion that I desperately needed a money check up. Our money health is just as important as our physical and mental wellbeing, so I liken a money checkup to a health check up with the doctor. 

    Here’s the idea . . .

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