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How Following Your Dreams Can Pay Your Bills

By Kaitie Bryant, as told by Sara Shelton Part of our “My Blueprint Story” Series Hey all you creative entrepreneurs out there, I’ve got great news for you: You have permission to dream! Okay, maybe that isn’t a life-altering truth for most of you. I mean, as creatives, aren’t we all sort of prone to dreaming? I […]

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The Flower Podcast Feature | Finances for Creatives

It’s no secret around here that I love flowers. Almost eight years ago, I moved to Atlanta for my husband to go back to school and I personally needed more creativity in my career. With my background in finance, psychology and art, I found myself working in the floral industry schlepping buckets for almost three […]

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My 2019 Word of the Year

Are you someone who sets a word of the year? I remember the first word of the year I ever created. It was during my very first Blueprint Retreat back in 2014. We ended the retreat with elementary age art supplies, a sheet of paper, a great playlist on bluetooth (of course) and time to […]

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How to choose a word of the year

Are you someone who sets a word of the year? I remember the first word of the year I ever created. It was during my very first Blueprint Retreat back in 2014. We ended the retreat with elementary age art supplies, a sheet of paper, a great playlist on bluetooth (of course) and time to […]

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The Best Thing I’ve Learned About Money

Welcome to “The Best Thing I’ve Learned About Money” audio blog series. This is where you’ll hear from fellow creative entrepreneurs and mentors all about one specific topic: MONEY Today we are so excited to introduce you to our featured guest, Jessica of Simply Jessica Marie as she shares the best thing she’s learned about […]

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Five questions to ask your CPA at tax time

It’s that time of year … as we all learned from Meet Joe Black there are only two certainties in life :  “death and taxes”. As a former Fortune 100 financial advisor I’ve spent many years talking about financial planning and money management but all these numbers started as a 19 year old sophomore in […]

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Taxes for Entrepreneurs | 3 ways to prepare all year for tax time

As part of our Two-Cents Tuesday series. It’s Two-Cents Tuesday Episode 9! Each week I’ll be answering audience submitted questions over on my YouTube Channel! Today’s question comes from Kim. She asks, “How do I stay accountable each month to prepare for taxes so I don’t wait until the last minute?” Here’s my two-cents. Despite […]

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Need someone to gracefully speak to your fast-paced heart, and show you how to get your personal and business finances (they’re all related!) in order? Clients say I’m honest even when it hurts, with deliciously compelling suggestions that may want to make you want to bleed a highlighter dry all over our meeting notes: let’s get you from overworked and underpaid to profitable and sustainable.

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