Carrie Birgbauer is a certified money coach and a former kindergarten teacher, chief of staff, college tennis player and yoga instructor. She has completed the intensive financial counselor training program at the Financial Recovery Institute and has started her own holistic money coaching practice. Birgbauer helps professional individuals, families and small business owners take control of their daily finances.
October 3, 2013Get current. It’s impossible to make changes for a better future without knowing where you stand financially. Set aside consistent time to sort through...
September 5, 2013
I am currently consulting with Moven, Inc., a VC funded New York City start-up dedicated to financial wellness and empowerment – you can see why I’m interested!
The wonderful folks over there have developed a Weight Watchers-esque system...
August 6, 2013
Within 24-hours of joining our individual checking accounts, my fiancé went out to buy the top item on his wish list: new golf clubs....
July 12, 2013
I recently moved in with my fiancé and I suppose it’s natural to expect that the process would bring up a lot of questions and feelings about money.
Even though by the end of the first month in our relationship we had disclosed our money...
May 30, 2013
OK, I have three big announcements:It’s the three-year anniversary for NY Money Coach!It’s my one-year anniversary in New York City!I’m engaged!
April 25, 2013
Are you happy and relieved that April 15 has come and gone? I am! I love tax day, but that wasn’t always true for me. Tax day is a...
March 22, 2013
Barbara Stanny describes the four stages of wealth as survival, stability, wealth and affluence. Based on thousands of hours as both a client and a counselor in the money coaching process, here is my understanding of each stage.Survival
February 1, 2013
It's never about the money.
So what is it then? In my personal experiences as a financial therapy client, private school graduate, personal assistant to high-net-worth individuals, yoga instructor, secondary school educator, and...
January 7, 2013
New Year’s Day is a great time to reorganize your personal finances. Here are some seeds to plant for integrating ...
December 14, 2012
Dear reader, my intention with this newsletter is to entertain, inspire and remind you about what is possible this holiday season.
What holidays were like:
I used to haphazardly...