Happy Birthday: Girl$ on The Money!

Today is my blog anniversary. We are celebrating its 6th birthday! In honor of this special day, I want to share the “back story” on how the name was born. 

Back in 2013, I was working on Wall Street. My office was right across the New York Stock Exchange. I can’t even begin to tell you how much I loved working right in the middle of the financial capital of the world! 

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If you are a New Yorker, this is going to sound crazy, but I actually looked forward to my commute. It meant that I got to walk down Wall Street daily, and I LOVED that.

 

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I have so many cool anecdotes from my time in downtown Manhattan. One of my favorites was running into Jim Cramer one day while shopping at the local Duane Reade during my lunch hour:

Jim CramerThis photo was taken back in 2013 and that explains the quality. But I will forever treasure this moment!!! :). I almost shied away from asking for a picture but gathered up the courage to do so. So glad I did. 

The location was my dream, but the actual job – not so much. I often found myself planning my future and next steps on what I actually wanted to do with my life.

Either way, I felt incredibly blessed and so grateful to have that job. I knew in my heart; it was all part of the grand plan. A “means to an end.”

Ironically, that was the same job where, while sitting at my cubicle one day (daydreaming about the stock market), the words: Girl$ on The Money popped into my head. 

Kind of like magic. 

I am one of those people who believe God sends us each “personalized” great ideas. I see those ideas as gifts from up above. 

It is up to us to take one (or several) of those ideas and make sure they reach their highest potential and purpose.

If you’ve ever read the book “Big Magic” by Elizabeth Gilbert, that theory makes perfect sense.

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Although the name Girl$ on The Money sounded perfect for what I felt would be a significant part of my life purpose, I didn’t run to buy the domain right away.

I think I waited at least 3-6  months or maybe longer before I purchased it. 

I am not sure why. 

I do remember continually checking to see if it was still available, and it always was. 

It was reserved, especially for me. 

I know that might sound a bit corny, but that’s the reality of how I felt about it. If you are a business owner and/or have built a brand around a particular name that you came up with, you know exactly what I mean. 

Finally, on 11/12/2013, I purchased the domain, and the journey towards creating Girl$ on The Money officially begun :). Today we celebrate!

cakeCreation by: cmbakes6 for my personal birthday a couple of weeks ago 🙂

I want to take this opportunity to thank you for being part of our community. 

For reading our newsletters, enrolling in our courses, asking questions, participating in surveys, following us on social media, and everything in between. THANK YOU. 

I wouldn’t be doing this work if it wasn’t for your support and because I know education around the topic of investing is extremely necessary. 

With that said, this wouldn’t be a real celebration if I didn’t offer some discounts and promotions :). Starting today and for the rest of the week, I will be dropping some discount codes in your email. 

If you aren’t part of our Girls on the Money community just yet, you can join here.  

Cheers to Health & Wealth!

Mabel

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4 thoughts on “Happy Birthday: Girl$ on The Money!

  1. I james

    Congratulations on your company’s anniversary!

    Its an amazing educational and inspiration platform for all!

    All the best, India

    On Tue, Nov 12, 2019 at 7:06 AM Girl$ on The Money wrote:

    > > > > * Girl$ on The Money posted: “Today is my blog anniversary. In honor of > this special day, I want to share the “back story” on how the name was > born. Back in 2013, I was working on Wall Street. My office was right > across the New York Stock Exchange. I can’t even begin to tell you how” >

  2. Esther

    Congratulations 🎊 May your business continue to flourish and may you continue to be blessed and be a blessing to all the woman you coach!

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