POM032: The Journey to Saving 50% of Income with Cait Flanders

In this episode, Cait Flanders discussed paying off $28,000 of debt. She also goes into detail about her year of less where she did a no shopping ban and journeyed to saving 50% or more of her income every month. We discuss: the steps to eliminate debt the one question that got her to save 50%  of her income exact steps to get started   Cait Flanders: Cait Flanders is a…

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POM030: Tax Reform Explained with James Crenshaw

    James Crenshaw: James Crenshaw has been helping tax clients for nearly 40 years. These clients have ranged from some of the biggest household name corporations, to senior officers of companies, to small business entrepreneurs. James specializes in designing the right customized plan to reduce taxes and provides tax compliance to all as a franchisee of Happy Tax, with a revolutionary and painless process to prepare income taxes.  …

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POM028: 19 Personal Finance Mistakes to Leave in 2017

In this episode I’m going to cover some of the common costly personal finance mistakes people are making. Let’s go over them so you don’t carry these horrible habits and beliefs into 2018.   Find out if it’s a mistake to: use a credit card as an emergency fund have a 401(k) as your retirement plan use your home equity use credit when you have a high credit score talk…

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POM027: Designing Non-negotiable Goals

In this episode we’re going to discuss creating goals and making them non-negotiable. We discuss: how to determine your main goals how to craft a real goal how to make your goals non-negotiable and what that means 5 tips to help you make and fulfill non-negotiable goals 3 tips and/or resources for personal finance goals 3 tips and/or resources for business goals   Resources Mentioned: Disclaimer: Some of the links…

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POM026: Overcoming Top Personal Finance Issues with Bola Sokunbi

In this episode, Bola takes us through the top personal finance issues concerning women and how to overcome them. We also discuss creating a plan to transition to full-time entrepreneurship.   Bola Sokunbi Bola is a Certified Financial Education Instructor (CFEI), finance expert, writer, business strategist, social media influencer and founder of Clever Girl Finance, a platform that empowers and educates women to make the best financial decisions for their…

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POM025: Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Online Safety

  If you’re looking for what the hottest deals are … no that’s not what this episode is about. In this episode, we’re going to discuss how to use this time of deals to move yourself forward, make more progress with your financial and business goals.   Some of the topics discussed are: the days that make up the entire weekend, beyond Black Friday three types of items that will…

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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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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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How to Save Money Easily with Digit

  Saving money can be hard, but it doesn’t have to be. It depends on how you’re doing it. Let’s talk about how to save money easily.   Most of us aren’t saving money just for saving money sake. You’re stacking up money for a reason. Perhaps you’re working on a rainy day pile aka an emergency fund. Or you have a short-term goal like a vacation or a down…

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The Super Simple Wealth Formula

I said I would give them a super simple wealth formula.   I was having a conversation with my brothers and sisters and the conversation naturally turned to saving more money, paying off debt and of course building wealth. They asked for a plan and I said “sure, whoever wants in on the plan, I’ll shoot off an email with it.”   Of course everyone said I want in so…

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