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3 simple steps to an opportunity fund

Maintaining an emergency fund of a few thousand dollars for true emergencies is great because it satisfies basic physiological and safety needs.  But once you’re mentally able to move up the hierarchy of needs to psychological needs and self-actualization, you’re ready to build an opportunity fund.  Saving for the future will seem far more enjoyable. 

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Give thanks, and get an opportunity fund

Please sit back for a minute and take stock.  Think about the greater purpose behind the holiday bustle – to show our love and appreciation for those around us who make the world a better place.  Garbage collectors, postal workers, hairdressers, teachers, friends, and family members are common gift recipients. 

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The comparison trap

I attended a women’s leadership intensive in northern Wisconsin in mid-October, and one of the key takeaways from our gathering is this idea that I am enough. You are worthy of the gifts bestowed upon you.  You have the power to make a tangible difference in others’ lives.  You are wonderfully and perfectly made.

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