POM052: Why I Don’t Do $0 Zero-Based Budgeting

 In this episode, I talk about something that some people absolutely love and for others, it’s the bane of their existence. We are going to be talking about budgets, specifically a common concept or piece of advice that is given and why I don’t follow it.   Budgets are crucial to financial success and are a powerful tool. Budgets are not a one and done type of tool. You…

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POM050: 10 Actions to Prep Your Finances and Business for the New Year

   Many people make resolutions or goals concerning their finances at the beginning of the year. Usually, those goals aim to save more money, reduce debt, and invest or build wealth. However, the majority of people do not achieve those goals.   In this episode, I will be going through 10 actions that you should do to set yourself up for financial success in the upcoming year. You can take the…

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How a Government Shutdown Will Affect Your Money

Well, they’re speculating another government shutdown may happen. If the government can’t agree on the budget before the current budget is up then a shutdown will occur. The budget must pass by September 30th since the new fiscal year for the federal government starts October 1st. If a new budget isn’t passed and the government shuts down, then this can royally screw with your budget. It can affect your money…

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POM047: Revealing the Truth About Insurance with Chris Acker

In this episode, we discuss the misconceptions about insurance. We get into disability insurance and why Millenials and entrepreneurs should definitely take a look at it. We discuss: the different forms of insurance the most important insurance to have the biggest misconception about insurance who actually needs life insurance who specifically does not need life insurance what is disability insurance and how it works   Chris Acker He is native of…

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POM044: Part 2 Why I’ve Been MIA & Personal Finance Lessons

There are a few personal finance concepts that are crucial. Some may be very simple and you are still crucial. They are used by literally everyone, no matter the wealth status. Let’s discuss some of these concepts. This is the second part of the lessons learned and reiterated while I was MIA.   In this episode, I explain I share some key personal finance lessons that will help you maintain…

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Pocket of Money Giveaway

It’s JULY and in honor of my birthday month, I’m doing a giveaway! Gifts, gifts, gifts! Ok, so what’s in the giveaway? It’s a package made of these three awesome things:   Item 1: A $25 Gift Card This is pretty self-explanatory. It is a general gift card that can be used anywhere debit and credit cards cards are accepted.   Item 2: The Financial Planning Roadmap Plan your financial…

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POM042: How to Make Money Running a Quality Residential Assisted Living Home with Gene Guarino

In this episode, Gene Guarino joins me to discuss how to set up and run a quality residential assisted living home. We chat about: what is a residential assisted living home how a residential assisted living home differs from an assisted living facility and in-home care how to start one and why it’s a good idea the most important factor to consider to start one the amount of money that…

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Financial Fitness Turn Up Challenge Week One

  Happy Financial Literacy Month! Well, three months have already passed. How are you doing with your financial goals?   Did you just cringe? Yeah, you’re not alone. Many people have usually fallen off track with financial goals by the time April has rolled around. However, you don’t have wait until the end of the year or the new year to get back on track. You can boost your financial…

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POM038: Tips to Thrive Not Just Survive with Marsha Barnes

  In this episode we discuss some of the top issues that may be causing you to be stuck on your financial journey and how to overcome them. We cover: the top issue affecting college students the top issue affecting working professionals how to start your own business Marsha Barnes Marsha Barnes is a passionate sought after Certified Financial Educator, with over 12 years of finance and facilitation experience including undergraduate and…

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POM035: Shifting Your Mindset for Financial Success with Matt Matheson

  You can’t continue to do the same thing and expect different results. Part of being able to make that change is changing your perspective.   In this episode, Matt Matheson joins me to discuss how to shift your mindset to make progress with your finances. We discuss: the first steps for your financial journey tips to have a productive money conversation with your significant other how to stay motivated…

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