Especially women who like to power through & men who don't like to go to the doctor.
Get your check-ups. Get your teeth cleaned at least twice this year.
Drink water. Carry aspirin. It's a blood thinner & helpful for a heart episode or a stroke.
Keep Benadryl in your bag, in case of an allergic reaction.
An excuse is the skin of a lie. It's what wraps around a lie. It's the lie that we tell ourselves about what we can and cannot do, so that we don't have to actually do something.
Stop criticizing. Let people be who they are. Appreciate them.
Stop giving opinions on why they should be something else.
Let people be. Find your thing and be that.
It's not about what your family thought or where you were born or what they had or didn't have. As an adult, you get to make a choice about you and your future.
"If you believe that you can become a millionaire, that it's possible for you, that you're not excluded, but that it's actually possible, I think we can change our knowledge and we can also change our actions to put us on that path."
Chris: The deposits you make into your children and grandchildren are much larger than money. It's the love, the concern. The way you treat other people. Challenging the way they think about the world. What you do for them. There's a trickle-down impact & ripple impact.
"Getting rich quick, will often times, lead you to getting broke fast."
Karen: Is the interest from your mortgage a write-off?
Chris: It's a tax break only if you fully itemize your taxes and most people don't do that.
You only get to write it off for a certain number of years depending on where you are.
Your FICO score measures how much debt you have, how well you've paid the debt, the type of debt that you have, and the likelihood that they give you more debt. It's a measure of your debt-level not your wealth-level. If your goal is to get out of debt, why does it matter?
It's the delivery. Stop preaching or teaching. Have a conversation.
Talk about one of your money errors. The thing you did wrong, what it cost you, and what you learned from it. Often times, we just need to humanize ourselves before we can educate others, especially with family members. Follow-up and see if they have questions.