Weekly Challenges

FFC Episode11 Numerophobia 1200

Numerophobia

In my line of work, I have found that a great many people practice avoidance when it comes to finances. Frequently, they cite numerophobia – the fear of numbers – as the main reason for not taking an active role in managing their money. Does this sound like you? Do you believe finance to be confusing? Do you lack confidence in your ability to understand financial concepts like investing? If so, you’re not alone. Know, though, that avoidance inevitably leads to a reactive approach to money management.

FFC Episode10 Know your number 1200

Know Your Number

Do you know YOUR number? Your credit score paints a picture of your current financial status and acts as an indicator of your financial health for potential lenders. Everyone should know their credit score.

FFC Episode09 Learning the lingo 1200

Learning the Lingo

For this week’s challenge, I’m going to encourage you to wade through something that many people avoid, but which is necessary if you really want to take charge of your money – financial jargon. Learning to “speak finance” is a lot like learning a foreign language. Yes, many financial terms are confusing, but with a little time and patience, the terminology becomes approachable.

FFC Episode08 Lifestyle Creep 1200

Lifestyle Creep

As you think back to your most recent pay increase, review how you spent that new money – and what motivated your decision-making. If you think you’ve been a past victim of Lifestyle Creep, don’t despair. Instead, vow that you’ll prioritize your financial security the next time your pay increases.

FFC Episode07 Safety Net

Building Your Safety Net

Hi everyone! Kathy Longo here with the Flourish Financially Challenge. Welcome to your weekly opportunity to take a few minutes to set a small goal that can help you achieve your larger aspirations. Today, I’m going to talk about Building Your Safety Net.

FFC Episode06 Money Roles and Rules

Money Roles & Rules

Hi everyone! Kathy Longo here with the Flourish Financially Challenge. Welcome to your weekly opportunity to take a few minutes to set a small goal that can help you achieve your larger aspirations. Today, I’m going to talk about Money Roles & Rules.

FFC Episode05 Facing Financial Reality

Facing Financial Reality

Hi everyone! Kathy Longo here with the Flourish Financially Challenge. Welcome to your weekly opportunity to take a few minutes to set a small goal that can help you achieve your larger aspirations. Today, I’m going to talk about Facing Financial Reality.

FFC Episode04 Your Spouse and Money

Your Spouse & Money

Hi everyone! Kathy Longo here with the Flourish Financially Challenge. Welcome to your weekly opportunity to take a few minutes to set a small goal that can help you achieve your larger aspirations. Today, I’m going to talk about Your Spouse & Money. Don’t forget to SIGN-UP to access our Seven Questions to Ask Your Spouse …

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FFC Episode03 The Numbers Game

The Numbers Game

Hi everyone! Kathy Longo here with the Flourish Financially Challenge. Welcome to your weekly opportunity to take a few minutes to set a small goal that can help you achieve your larger aspirations. Today, I’m going to talk about The Numbers Game.  Don’t forget to SIGN-UP to access the What’s Your Number Worksheet! Use your …

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FFC Episode02 Your Money Story

Your Money Story

Hi everyone! Kathy Longo here with the Flourish Financially Challenge. Welcome to your weekly opportunity to take a few minutes to set a small goal that can help you achieve your larger aspirations. Today, I’m going to talk about Your Money Story.