Category Archives: Lifestyle Brilliance

These Two Words Can Be Keeping You Broke!

How many times have you asked yourself these questions?: “Why can’t I save money?” “What happened to my paycheck?” “Why can’t I get out of debt and stay out?” The answers to these questions can be found in two words, “immediate gratification”. Society has become a society that “WANTS”, not “NEEDS”, things “NOW”. This urgency…

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Avoid Debt Related Illness this Holiday Season

This holiday season, I’d like to encourage you to focus on what truly matters to you in your life and what brings you joy. As for me, I’m focusing on good health, the love of family, gratitude and the freedom based lifestyle that wealth affords. I was watching a popular television show recently and the…

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FAKO versus FICO Credit Scores: Do You Know the Difference?

Interestingly enough there is much talk these days surrounding FICO scores and how to increase them or keep them “healthy”. However, many don’t understand this number that has many in a panic. Here’s a brief explanation: A FAKO score is the actual industry name for the “credit” score reported by most FREE credit score companies….

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IT’S TIME!!!

My husband and I recently celebrated our 28th wedding Anniversary! It’s hard to believe it has been that long. Time has just flown by! Much of the time I have to admit, we have been so busy with living our visions and the requirements of everyday life, that “the lightning fast” movement of time really…

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A Personal Perspective on Independence Day

As I reflect on what Independence Day (U.S-July 4), means to me, there are mixed emotions. These emotions are very different then when I was young. They have evolved in stages with age and personal responsibility. As a child, I only understood the commercialism of it all. As a young adult, I was a bit…

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Do Your Year End Goals Have You Feeling Stress?

Wow! This year, 2014 has just flown by for me. With regards to the year as a whole, I can truly say I am grateful for much of what’s transpired. For me, a brief recap of this summer includes: The celebration of my 27th wedding anniversary with the love of my life My youngest daughter’s…

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Be Brave, Tell the Real Truth and Attract more Peace, Passion and Prosperity into Your Life!

I have BIG question for you today! I hope you’ll be brave enough to seriously seek the answer(s). So here it is…”What if you were courageous enough to tell the NAKED truth about you, your life, your relationships and your money?” When I say NAKED truth I mean the real, raw, transparent truth about your life…

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How to Survive the Holidays, by Nisha Jackson

Wow! The holidays are moving swiftly upon us. Are you gearing up for them? Does your heart go pity pat just thinking about all that needs to be done? Do you have a plan for this year or are you going to “wing it” again this year?  Who is black Friday for anyway? Will this year…

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Is Your Style, Not All It Could Be? By, Nisha Jackson

Is your style, not all it could be? In an effort to be completely authentic, my answer to this question is clearly “yes”. I am over 40 and pulling up fast on fifty. However, I will readily admit that I have struggled with “shopping” and my “fashion” sense long before this.  Believe me, I don’t…

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An Estate Plan…Who Needs It? You do! (Part 2), by Nisha Jackson

We covered the necessity for an estate plan in Part 1, if you missed it, check out “An Estate Plan…Who Needs It? You do (Part 1). Here we will examine many of the nuts and bolts that are needed in an estate plan and some of the reasons why they are important. One of the most…

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