Author: Bea

Bea is a single parent mommy of a gifted-talented adolescent and another child with speech and learning disability. Her love for understanding, supporting and parenting these extraordinary and peculiar STARS of hers has led to her blog! When she's not surfing, stumbling on her own feet, or spending time with her boys, she's trying her hardest not to be the worst snowboarder in the Rockies.. self improvement, there's always room for self improvement! hehe

The Launch Procedure – Step 1, Part 1

My very first paycheck came from Hawaii Job Corps. I started shortly after turning 18 which gives me August and then I ‘graduated’ January. So that’s 6 months, and in that time, I earned a gross of $50 every 2 weeks so that’s total earnings of $600. I had to phone a friend because I had forgotten how often we got…

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Readying for Step 1 of the Program – Checklist

2019 Agenda Calendar

Right, something like this because this is URGENT! After all, a little bit of excavation will pay off (I hope.) I figure I can work on step 1 slowly, year by year. My best source to help with this would be my tax forms. Unfortunately, though, I only have a few years back of it like the required seven that I’m…

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My own lade Money Guiding Spirit…

My own lade Money Guiding Spirit piggy bank

Says that ‘Money has traps’ and ‘We aren’t making a living, we’re making a dying’. I know, but I still HAVE TO spend money! Especially because I’m in debt. And making a dying, well, now that I think of my daily weekday schedule waking up promptly (give or take 6 minutes) at 6 AM and getting home tired after work then…

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Here I go! Setting out to acquire Financial Independence!

My aim is to become free! Free from debt and adjust my relationship with money – and I plan on following Vicki Robin’s 9 steps advice from ‘Your Money or Your Life’. I have not told my goal to any friends or relatives because for one, I’m pretty sure they’re going through enough in their own lives to really care and…

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Get Fixated on Your Goals and Live without Justifications

“The new stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. We can help write that story by setting goals.” – Melody Beattie Not long ago, I caught myself making up a few justifications as to why I couldn’t run today. “My oldest son doesn’t even want to go; he’s tired so I’m tired also; I have…

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