Work smarter not harder. Don’t drag that financial baggage behind you, a bag of bricks is pretty darn heavy!
There is more to personal finance than budgeting, saving, paying off debt--there is a little big deal called taxes. We have to deal with them year, after year, after year. They never go away and the IRS does provide a lot of information to educate us, but unfortunately for many look it looks like reading a foreign language. Because I want you to start thinking about taxes and taking action now versus waiting until April, I invited CPA (Certified Public Accountant) to the show. You will not only get to know her on the personal side but she sheds some light and tips to help you with your taxes on a personal and business level.
No getting out of debt story is the same and the story Adrienne shares is more than inspirational. It's motivational. From her tough environment growing up leaving her to always feel insecure financially for a long time. She recently got engaged and did not want to bring debt to the marriage so she hustled her way out of debt in 6 months. It took commitment, sacrifice, and a whole lot of hustle. You will learn exactly how she did it and more in today's episode of the Her Money Matters Podcast!
In this episode you will learn about Whitney Hansen who is hands down a powerhouse millennial to watch! Her story itself will have your jaw drop. From getting out of a $30,000 debt in 10 months, to paying $472 for her masters degree and it doesn't stop there. It all took work and planning but she did it anyway regardless of tough beginnings with money. She also had some financial setbacks, but she does not hold back in our conversation so go ahead and tune in!
Financial planning can be so intimidating, but not if you have the right financial planner watching your back. In this episode I share with you the 3 phases I consider super important when choosing a financial planner. We talk about what financial planners do so we are all on the same page. I share with you the resource equivalent of Better Business Bureau but for this financial industry, what question you can ask to get some good intel and so much more!
My latest guest Jennifer Trask grew up having a healthy relationship with money. She was never taught to budget so she figured it out on her own after learning some hard lessons. You will learn about the best money advice she received, her favorite money book, her proudest money moment and so much more!
Remember in Episode 12 I promised you a separate episode on breaking down your numbers? This is that episode and it is one that you want to be able to sit down with your Jumpstart Your Money Mini-Guide so you can "Listen & Do" ahem, listen and take action! If breaking down your numbers and knowing where you are at financially is overwhelming this episode is for you! If you follow along side of me by the end of this episode you will gain more clarity on your money.
Meet Dr. Danielle Eaton a Chiropractic Sports Physician and a busy mom. She grew up in a household with a single parent, lots of siblings and not much money. It became easy to have a scarcity mindset, but Danielle shares how she overcame it. We also learn who influenced her most in the area of money, what she considers the best money spent, gives us the scoop on the system she uses to manage her finances and so much more!
Do you find yourself saying "I can't afford this" quite often? Are you tired of not being able to afford what you want? I know I got to a point where I was. Today's episode will help you get a start on this. I share with you 3 tweaks you can take. We peel back the layers on the "I can't afford this phrase" so we can kick it to the curb. I also share with you how the 2 of the tweaks I share had a huge impact on being able to live on one income. You will learn the story behind tweak #3, how I use and what it has done for me this year. Lots of good stuff in this episode so be sure to tune in!
If you haven't had your cup of coffee yet and you are dragging your feet, this week's episode can be your dose of caffeine. My guest Maggie Patterson brings lots of energy and shares her money story. She shares what she has learned about balancing saving vs enjoying life, her intimate relationship with Amazon, her experience with impulse purchases. Her money story also involves finding her own deals as a kid for her Christmas list, making a great decision early on that allows her family to not worry about retirement and her son's college expenses, and there is so much more! Of course you'll have to tune in for the rest. So go ahead and press play.
This is the first episode of the "Inside My Life Edition" where I give you a little inside scoop of my life. In this particular episode I share with you about my family's adventures to Spain, some of the reflections from the trips and the lessons learned---ahem, ok lessons re-learned because I seem to not want to learn the first time around for whatever reason.
Have you ever had this happen to you? You are on the roll, saving money, you are loving seeing your savings grow and then poof? It disappears because there was an emergency, an unexpected expense, or something similar. It's not a good feeling, in fact it really hurts! In this episode I discuss one simple shift you can make to avoid depleting your savings. We'll discuss the types of savings you should have and there is one you are probably missing out on, how to define how much to save, the importance of setting clear boundaries for your savings and one thing you may not have considered that automation can do for you.