POM022: 10 Experts with Unique Twists on Personal Finance

In this episode, I’m doing things a little different. I usually give resources during the episodes, but this episode is filled with pretty much all resources. These are resources I think will be great for you to add to your repertoire. We’re going to hit the hot spots: debt, budgeting, investing, and earning more money.   Read it below or listen above. Resources listed below as well.   The end…

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POM021: How to Become a Better Saver

In this episode, we’re going to talk about what you can do to make yourself save more money. Being able to save money is crucial to the rest of the financial plan. You have to have money to put towards your financial goals.   Read it below or listen above. Resources listed below as well.   Hey Success Rebels, it’s Dr. Maria James, The Money Scientist.  Before we jump into…

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POM020: Emergency Fund Basics

In this episode we’re going to discuss the real deal with emergency funds. I’m going to cover the most common questions and misconceptions: what an emergency fund is, how much it should be, where it should be and more.   Read it below or listen above.   I’m back after a bit of a hiatus. It was due to me focusing all of my time and energy on building out this…

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POM019: Breaking up with $80k of Debt & Becoming an Entrepreneur with Melanie Lockert

Getting rid of student loans is a journey so many of us take and many of us are still on this journey. In this episode, Melanie Lockert of Dear Debt explains how she eliminated $81,000 of student loans and her journey to entrepreneurship.   Melanie Lockert Melanie Lockert is the personality behind the award-­winning blog and book, Dear Debt, where she chronicled her journey out of $81,000 in student loan…

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Lola Retreat: The Women’s Financial Conference You Need to See

The Lola Retreat is not just a women’s financial conference. Melanie Lockert of the award winning blog Dear Debt is throwing not just a conference on finances, but a retreat where women can gather and learn about personal finances. She explains the details and why you should check it out below.   1) What is the Lola Retreat? Lola Retreat is a women + money focused retreat happening in Portland, Oregon…

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POM018: How to Change Your Relationship with Money with Kara Stevens

In this episode, we chat with Kara Stevens, the Frugal Feminista, about how your relationship with money affects your personal and business financial success. We discuss three mindsets and how they affect your finances. Kara reviews seven examples of real life situations that happen when you’re standing in your own way and how to overcome them. Kara Stevens Kara Stevens is a content creator and founder of The Frugal Feminista.com, an…

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POM017: Why You’ll Never Leave Startup Phase

Why You’ll Never Leave Startup Phase In this episode we’re going to discuss why some entrepreneurs never get out of startup phase no matter how many businesses they start. Why this is happening and what it will take to stop it.   Why start a business? Some of you are starting businesses and you’ll never make it out of the startup phase. You’ll never achieve that goal or satisfy the…

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POM016: Securing Your Future Income Despite Online Trends

In this episode we’re going to talk about the future trends in jobs and what that means for your career and future income. We’ll discuss what fields look promising and what you need to do to ensure your future income.   Read it below or listen above. Jobs in trouble:  It appears that every industry is moving towards more automation and online services. I’m sure you’ve seen it all over…

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POM015: Using Storytelling to Grow Your Business with Mothyna and Monokia

Did you know if you’re an entrepreneur that you’re also a storyteller? You have to explain your product or service so you have to use storytelling to grow your business. Why am I saying storytelling?   Well the best people to answer that is Mothyna James-Brightful and Monokia Nance. In this episode they’ll explain the difference between speaking and storytelling and why each entrepreneur should be a storyteller to grow…

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POM014: Should I Save or Pay Down Debt?

Should I save money or pay down debt? It’s a question I see quite often. It’s not a simple yes or no answer, unfortunately. It depends on your financial situation.   The question that accompanies that is then which debt should I tackle first? Well there is a hierarchy to paying down debt.   In this episode we’re going to talk about when you should save versus paying down debt…

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