Coin: Making it Easy for College Grads to Manage Their Money Well

Coin (koin) n.

 

Definition:

1. flat round chunk of metal used to buy stuff

2. slang term for money

3. the personal finance book used by successful college graduates

Introducing “Coin: The Irreverent Yet Practical Guide to Money Management for Recent College Graduates.”

It’s about time!  Many of you know I have been working on this book for years.  But it’s ready now and if you see it I think you’ll agree that it turned out well.  Full of fantastic illustrations by the talented Jenna Kusmierek, Coin is the perfect book for anyone just graduating from college as well as folks who, perhaps, missed the money management lecture the first time around. It’s funny, it’s short, and it’s jargon-free.  What more could you ask for? In less than two hours the book walks you through what you need to know to be on the right path, financially.  And, I promise I’m not lying, you’ll laugh and have fun reading it.  So if you know someone who might need a nudge in the right financial direction, let them know about Coin.

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Positive Focus

Ever feel like you are having a rough week and the list of things on your agenda keeps growing as the week goes along?  Or been so busy that you have no time to remember the good things that happened in the week?  Consider using the attached Positive Focus worksheet to prevent yourself from getting swallowed up by the stress and take a little time each day to reflect on what went well. It’s a great habit to form!

While this worksheet won’t prevent the bad things from happening or the list of things you have to do from piling up, it will give you an outlet to remember why exactly you do all of the things you do in the first place.  This worksheet is part of the Strategic Coach program by Dan Sullivan.  The program helps you tap into your potential by encouraging you to become more organized, and slow down to really look at what brings you value in your life.

Among the other tools and suggestions offered by the program is the idea that if you can, accomplish 3 pertinent tasks a day.  When you start to handle your tasks in this manner the stress and seemingly mountainous list of things to do will slowly dwindle down to a much more reasonable level.  Once you have the 3 things a day down pat, you can work your way up to handling extensive to-do lists in a well-managed and less stressful way.

As a participant in the Strategic Coach program, I’m encouraged to share the tools with you. In order to download the Positive Focus worksheet, click the link and feel free to utilize this worksheet as much as possible.  Positive Focus  If you are interested in learning more about Strategic Coach you can take a look at www.strategiccoach.com.