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    Prosperity Matters: How are Prosperity and Wealth Related?

    Wealth and prosperity are two influential concepts that have been intertwined for centuries. However, there is a fundamental misunderstanding about the relationship between wealth and prosperity. Wealth is determined by tangible assets, and is a passive concept. Prosperity is not about passive income, but rather about the totality of life (not just money and assets) and is an active concept. Wealth can be accumulated, but prosperity must be achieved by choice.

    Once I realized this major difference between wealth and prosperity, more doors began to open for me. I could achieve prosperity simply by changing my attitude. As I changed my outlook, interesting things started to happen—things that impacted my wealth. I received job opportunities, discounts on courses I wanted to take, and even financial gifts I wasn’t expecting. So, while wealth and prosperity are different concepts, because they are so linked, by changing one, you change the other. Let’s take a closer look!

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    Prosperity Matters: Are You Afraid to Make More Money?

    Did you know there’s a name for fear of wealth? According to Psych Times, it’s plutophobia. This fear of wealth can prevent you from reaching your financial goals without you even realizing it. Like...

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    Prosperity Matters: How do I Stop Excessive Spending?

    Excessive spending is the number one reason most people end up with credit card debt. I’ve spent a lot of time analyzing excessive spending because this was a major contributor to how I ended up with...

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    Prosperity Matters: How do I Tame Money Worries?

    Years ago, my money worries were out of control. Money was all I could think about. Every decision I made hinged on the overwhelming amount of debt I had accumulated. I contemplated claiming...

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    Money Matters: How To Create Prosperity Today

    I opened my last post by discussing the meaning of prosperity--favorable or marked by success or economic well-being. There are many things you can do to help yourself get to a state of feeling...

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    Money Matters: Can You Still Be Prosperous Without the Cash?

    Spoiler: Yes, of course you can!

    Let’s dig into this. If you have heard anything about manifesting your dream life, you know that getting into the energy of how you’ll feel once you have whatever it...

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    Money Matters: How Can We Use the Snowball Effect in Personal Finance?

    Here in the Pacific Northwest, it is getting to be that time of year where it won’t be long before that flaky white stuff starts to fall. In my household, we always seem to announce the first...

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    Money Matters: Are You Making Progress Toward Your Financial Goals?

    We are officially over two-thirds of the way through 2021, and the fall is a great time to check-in on your financial goals. Even if you didn’t set any goals at the beginning of the year, taking a...

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    Money Matters: Do you feel financially secure?

    How To Create Financial Security Today

    I’ve been thinking about security a lot lately, although maybe not in the way you might think. After a crazy heat wave earlier this summer, the area where I...

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