Wizard Chess and Hoverballs – Teaching Kids Hard Lessons About Money

Delayed gratification. The fact that you can only spend a dollar once. Preventing impulse purchases. One of the most important, but hardest, lessons we need to teach our kids about money is the intangible concepts. Note - this post was inspired by a question from my friend Revanche from A Gai Shan Life, who asked … Continue reading Wizard Chess and Hoverballs – Teaching Kids Hard Lessons About Money

Money Is Genderless – How Women Can Get A Fair Shake In the Financial World

Hi all! Life has been a bit crazy over here at the CMO place, leading to a short hiatus from the blog. But after some recent events in the personal finance world, I just had to write an article. This is a subject I’ve given a lot of thought to over the years, and I’d … Continue reading Money Is Genderless – How Women Can Get A Fair Shake In the Financial World

Year in Review – A Chief Mom Officers Annual Report

What does a company do every single year that you use to be wealthier, healthier, happier, and overall have a better and more successful life I’ve taken the awesome Chris Guillebeau’s process (at The Art of Non-Conformity) of conducting an annual review of your life and expanded it to writing your own annual and quarterly … Continue reading Year in Review – A Chief Mom Officers Annual Report

My Quarterly Net Worth Process

I remember sitting in my condo many years ago, creating an Excel spreadsheet of all my accounts. A few months later I was so excited to update it, convinced that riches would soon be mine. But no – I think it had gone up by a few hundred dollars. Then again a few months later … Continue reading My Quarterly Net Worth Process

Financial Independence – Millions

I was scrolling through the WordPress reader and saw this Daily Prompt. The topic - Millions - caught my eye, so I wanted to do a quick post. When I see the word millions, I always think of money. Back when I was a college student working full time while going to school full time, … Continue reading Financial Independence – Millions