Jacquette M. Timmons http://www.jacquettetimmons.com Money. Choices. Relationships. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 15:09:50 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Financial Advice: Do You Only Want to Hear, “You’re Doing Great!”? http://www.jacquettetimmons.com/you-are-great/ http://www.jacquettetimmons.com/you-are-great/#comments Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:47:32 +0000 http://www.jacquettetimmons.com/?p=9808 Jacquette M. Timmons - Money. Choices. Relationships.

I received an email asking if I do one-off consultations, to which I immediately replied, “Yes!”.  When I followed-up with her a few weeks later, here’s an abstract of what she said in return: “I decided against financial counseling at the moment just because I don’t think I’d listen to [...]

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The Problem With Change is Your Comfort Zone http://www.jacquettetimmons.com/change-comfort/ http://www.jacquettetimmons.com/change-comfort/#comments Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:48:00 +0000 http://www.jacquettetimmons.com/?p=9744 Jacquette M. Timmons - Money. Choices. Relationships.

“How strange that the nature of life is change, yet the nature of human beings is to resist change.” Elizabeth Lesser With the recent death of my mother, my life as I knew it has been completely upended. I feel slightly adrift and a bit unsettled as I negotiate an [...]

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She Didn’t Let Cancer Steal Her Joy; So, I Won’t Let Grief Steal Mine http://www.jacquettetimmons.com/my-mother-rocks/ http://www.jacquettetimmons.com/my-mother-rocks/#comments Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:33:05 +0000 http://www.jacquettetimmons.com/?p=9569 Jacquette M. Timmons - Money. Choices. Relationships.

Unless you follow me on social media or are on my e-list, you may not have heard: my beloved mother, Fontilla A. Timmons, died peacefully on Monday, August 4th. I miss my mother terribly and am still mad at cancer for what it did to her body, for taking her [...]

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Don’t Overlook The Benefits of a Mid-Year Financial Review http://www.jacquettetimmons.com/financial-review/ http://www.jacquettetimmons.com/financial-review/#comments Thu, 10 Jul 2014 12:41:34 +0000 http://www.jacquettetimmons.com/?p=9468 Jacquette M. Timmons - Money. Choices. Relationships.

We are officially mid-way through 2014. True, this isn’t a newsflash. But did you know this a perfect time to do a financial review? I know, I know, your mind is set on relaxing and having “hot fun in the summertime!” Who wants to (strategically) think about their money right [...]

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Not Everyone Can Be Broke http://www.jacquettetimmons.com/broke/ http://www.jacquettetimmons.com/broke/#comments Thu, 26 Jun 2014 14:31:28 +0000 http://www.jacquettetimmons.com/?p=9432 Jacquette M. Timmons - Money. Choices. Relationships.

“My husband lost $100 million.” Nope that isn’t a typo. Yes, my jaw dropped, too! This was told to me by the wife of a couple who will appear on “Untying the Knot” – a new reality series on Bravo featuring Vikki Ziegler-Payne as the host and mediator. Vikki is [...]

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Be Optimistic & Skeptical to Unlock Your Full Financial Power http://www.jacquettetimmons.com/optimistic-skeptical/ http://www.jacquettetimmons.com/optimistic-skeptical/#comments Sun, 15 Jun 2014 16:27:24 +0000 http://www.jacquettetimmons.com/?p=9405 Jacquette M. Timmons - Money. Choices. Relationships.

When clients come to me, it is always because they have a question they haven’t been able to answer satisfactorily on their own. The question either begins with, “How do I…?” or “Why do I…?” or “What should I…?” Their question is usually about an aspect of their money they [...]

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5 Ways Curiosity Can Help You Make and Have More Money http://www.jacquettetimmons.com/curiosity-money/ http://www.jacquettetimmons.com/curiosity-money/#comments Sat, 07 Jun 2014 13:49:13 +0000 http://www.jacquettetimmons.com/?p=9384 Jacquette M. Timmons - Money. Choices. Relationships.

What happens when you find something boring – even when you know it is good for you? You typically avoid it, right? For many people, managing their money fits this bill. It is akin to watching paint dry – that is how painfully b.o.r.i.n.g. it is for them. Does this [...]

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When Things Get Back to The Way They Used to Be http://www.jacquettetimmons.com/nostalgia/ http://www.jacquettetimmons.com/nostalgia/#comments Sat, 31 May 2014 16:38:14 +0000 http://www.jacquettetimmons.com/?p=9364 Jacquette M. Timmons - Money. Choices. Relationships.

On this beautiful Saturday afternoon, you and your friends may not be lounging about, sipping a cool, refreshing beverage and talking about “identities” and “emotional intelligence” and “financial intimacy.” But the truth is every financial and career choice you make is a reflection of how you see yourself and your [...]

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The American Dream vs. Your American Reality: Time to Recalibrate? [VIDEO] http://www.jacquettetimmons.com/american-dream-reality-video/ http://www.jacquettetimmons.com/american-dream-reality-video/#comments Thu, 22 May 2014 17:50:11 +0000 http://www.jacquettetimmons.com/?p=9318 Jacquette M. Timmons - Money. Choices. Relationships.

This current work + money series culminates with an in-person event next week.  I’m so excited for, “American Dream? Rethinking Race, Gender, and Financial Success,” on Wednesday, May 28th because the evening is all about you and your dreams – the ones you’ve fulfilled as well as those you’ve abandoned by [...]

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Personal Finance is a Career Issue…Duh! http://www.jacquettetimmons.com/work-money-success/ http://www.jacquettetimmons.com/work-money-success/#comments Thu, 15 May 2014 19:01:01 +0000 http://www.jacquettetimmons.com/?p=9291 Jacquette M. Timmons - Money. Choices. Relationships.

Special note: Today is the final day to join the Financial Intimacy Lounge Membership at the Charter Member rate of $47 a month.  To lock in this special rate, click here. Tomorrow the rate increases to $97 a month. Each day you are making or producing something that someone else is [...]

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