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Are You an Underearner? Part 1

Ever wonder if you’re underearning? 


All underearners share one common trait: A high tolerance for low pay.  But that description can be deceptive.


 “Low pay” is a relative term. You can make six figures and still be an underearner. Conversely, you can earn far less and not be.


My definition of an underearner—someone who makes less than she needs or desires despite her efforts to do otherwise. 


Underearning is not the same as VOLUNTARY SIMPLICITY—a conscious choice to live on less in order to create a simpler, saner life; or A MINDFUL LOW EARNER, someone who does work that feeds her soul and still makes enough to meet her needs.


Underearning is never a conscious choice. It never leads to a saner, more satisfying life. It is always a CONDITION OF DEPRIVATION, not just of money, but of time, joy, freedom, choices and self-esteem.


Do you see yourself in any of the descriptions above? Share in the comments below and be sure to watch for next week’s blog where I’ll share some specific traits of underearners.

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Meet Barbara Huson

When a devastating financial crisis rocked her world, Barbara Huson knew she had to get smart about money… and she did. Now, she wants to empower every women to take charge of their money and take charge of their lives! She’s doing just that with her best-selling books, life changing retreats and private financial coaching.

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