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Read this Real Simple Magazine from December 2023, where Joyce Marter is quoted on page 78.

10 Ways to Let Go of Perfectionism During the Holidays

People often associate the holidays with joy, laughter, and cherished memories. However, this time of year can be overwhelming and stressful for those who struggle with perfectionism. Maybe it’s having picture-perfect decorations, finding that perfect gift, looking flawless, or creating cherished family gatherings. All of the pressure to meet unrealistic expectations can cause unnecessary stress.

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Feeling Financially Stressed? You’re Not Alone

If money woes have you worried, you’re not alone. The pandemic has created very real, persistent financial challenges for many of us. In the U.S., research shows that 77 percent of households felt anxious about their finances in 2021, a more than 20 percent increase from 2018. For meQ users, 54 percent of our worldwide … Read more

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Around the Bar – What is Wealth? The Best on the Meaning of Wealth

This special episode of Bulls, Bears, and Bourbon focuses on one question: WHAT IS WEALTH? Wealth is subjective. Wealth is personal. And wealth is much more than money! As one of the featured guestson this special podcast episode, Joyce shares her view on the true meaning of wealth. Read the full article here.

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Beware of the “Buy Now, Pay Later” Psychological Pitfall

Finding ourselves tempted by flexible repayment options is understandable because we receive constant messages from advertisers that we need the latest clothing, makeup, or possessions to make ourselves worthy and lovable. Marketers use psychology to make us spend our money. Even though they are only a small portion of overall spending, buy now and pay … Read more

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How to Stop Impulse Buying

Do you often feel regretful or guilty after an impulse buy? Here are some tips to help you build healthier money habits so you can stop wreaking havoc on your financial life. Read more here.

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