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October 10, 2016
Save Money On Your Next Move

6 Tips For Saving Money On Your Next Move

Moving can be expensive whether you are moving across the country or even just across the street. Fortunately, there are things that you can do to […]
October 4, 2016
College Students Abusing Credit Cards

Warning Signs that College Students are Abusing Credit Cards

Listen To The Full Interview: In college, I got my first credit card very early. It was a Dillards store card. If you’re not from the […]
September 26, 2016
Investing

5 Things About Investing That You Should Know

Investing is a great way to grow personal savings. Who doesn’t want to retire early and live off of the yields from their investment portfolio? While […]
September 21, 2016
Budget Habit

4 Tips for Building a Better Budget Habit

It’s one thing to build a budget and it’s a whole different thing to actually stick to it and get into the habit of keeping within […]
September 19, 2016
Shopping Addiction

Lauren Greutman is a Spender Recovered from $40,000 in Debt

Listen To The Full Interview:   The heavens sang for Lauren Greutman when she entered Target. Hobby Lobby spoke to her in ways that most may […]
September 12, 2016
Credit Score

How to Become a Credit Score Olympian

From athletes to entrepreneurs, a great way to prove what you know is by testing yourself. The same goes for your finances. Experian recently conducted a […]
September 11, 2016
Money Secrets

How Love Conquered $30,000 of Debt

Listen To The Full Interview:   Tai and Talaat McNeely have a classic love story in the making. When two whole, capable people join forces in […]
September 2, 2016
Student Loan Debt

I Broke Up with $81,000 in Student Loan Debt

Listen To The Full Interview:   September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Why the cheery topic? Because debt and money-related stress is no joke. Ask […]
August 25, 2016
Single Ladies

Jessica Garbarino’s Single Minded Determination to Dump $56,000 of Debt

Listen To The Full Interview:   Spending time with her abuelos (grandparents) lit a financial fire under Jessica Garbarino. Her light bulb moment was the culmination […]
August 22, 2016

Take the 6-Day Hidden Money Challenge

Last year, I started a small experiment. I wanted to find it if an extra $200/month would jump start your debt free journey.  Seeing as how […]
August 18, 2016
Marrying for Love

Is Marrying for Love Financially Risky?

Listen To The Full Interview:   Armed with a provocative article on TheAtlantic.com website and a group of fabulous, financial minds in the personal finance space; […]
August 12, 2016
Staying Focused

My Secret to Staying Focused While Dumping Debt

Listen To The Full Interview:   First. I’m not giving away the secret in the show notes. If you want my secret, ya gotta tune in […]
August 7, 2016
Financial Crisis

3 Ways To Recover From a Financial Crisis

No one wants to face a financial difficulty. Unfortunately, all it takes is a medical emergency, a problem with the family car, or some similar event […]
August 4, 2016
Financial Impact of Divorce on Women

Real Talk – The Financial Impact of Divorce on Women

Listen To The Full Interview:   13 million men and women have been divorced and the average person spends $20,000 on divorce procedings. While it may […]
August 1, 2016
Rainy Day Fund

4 Reasons To Have A Rainy Day Fund

Life is always full of surprises. Some of these surprises are unfortunate, and can even be costly. That is why it’s best to plan ahead and […]
July 28, 2016
Fitness

Fiscally Fit III – Personal Trainer Alternatives

Listen To The Full Interview:   This is the third episode in the series on health and fitness that we first ran in 2012, Fiscally Fit. […]
July 27, 2016
Student Loan Debt

A Social Solution to Student Loan Debt – SoFi (Social Finance)

                        The stress involved with repaying student loan debt is no fun. It can be […]
July 21, 2016
Fiscally Fit

Fiscally Fit II – Expert to the Stars with Basheerah Ahmad

Listen To The Full Interview:   When you feel better, you make better decisions. That’s my philosophy regarding the connection between your physical health and your […]
July 18, 2016
Prepare Your Retirement

How to Prepare Your Retirement Finances for the Future

In today’s world, it’s important to plan well and prepare your retirement finances for the future. With the stock market and Social Security program full of […]
July 11, 2016
Tracking Your Spending

Personal Capital: Managing and Tracking Your Spending & Investments

I’m sure that one thing we can all agree on about finances is that they take some time. Tracking your spending is the key to making […]
July 6, 2016
Make Extra Money

Freelance Update: How I made $2500 Extra in a Month

Hey. How goes your debt dumping journey? I have another freelance income update for you. Hopefully, these updates light a spark. My goal has been to […]
July 2, 2016
Pay Off Debt

How Even Steven Made the Adjustment and Paid Off $100,000 of Debt

Listen To The Full Interview:   Steven worked his way out of a massive amount of debt, back to even, with the support of a new […]
June 29, 2016
Financial Health

What Financial Health Means to Me

As a mother of two very young children, staying healthy is a priority because I want to remain active with them as we all grow older. […]
June 27, 2016
Budgeting Blues

Budget Blues? 4 Ways to Give Your Wallet a Break

Budgeting is a skill that can be learned. It’s not always a something that comes naturally. In the beginning, learning to budget your money can be […]
June 25, 2016
Save $100,000

How She Saved $100,000 in 3 Years

Listen To The Full Interview:   Bola Sokunbi does not have rich parents. She didn’t have a sugar daddy and she made an average income. However, […]
June 20, 2016
Know About Credit

What Every Graduate Should Know About Credit

It’s no secret that finances are an under taught subject in schools and this fact is never so clear as when you’re fresh out of college. […]
June 17, 2016
Dumb Things Debt

5 Dumb Things to Do While You’re In Debt

Listen To The Full Interview:   I ran across an interesting article a few years ago but can no longer find it. Thank goodness for podcasts. […]
June 14, 2016
Credit Secret Between Couples

Discuss Your Credit Secrets Before You Put a Ring on It

There are so many things couples learn about each other after getting married. The honeymoon ends and real life sets in. It’s all too easy to […]
June 11, 2016
Financial Freedom

Finding Financial Freedom on Foreign Soil

Listen To The Full Interview:   Would you move to another country to get ahead financially? I’ve read about an increase in retirees moving to other […]
June 10, 2016
Financial Empowerment

Break Up With Debt and Accept the Gift of Financial Empowerment

The following blog post is part of The Road to Financial Wellness blog tour. The Road to Financial Wellness is a three-month, grassroots campaign promoting financial […]