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The Saver and The Spender Podcast Sprint: How to budget for a fluctuating or commission based income

One of the questions we get all the time is how budget for a fluctuating income.  Teachers, per diem workers, business owners, employees with hourly pay with bonuses, people paid with commissions or even just not paid on a set schedule say that it's impossible to budget for that.  You're not alone and we're [...]

January 10th, 2018|Learn, Podcast, Strategize|

The Saver and The Spender Episode 25: Are you saving enough? And how to stop the madness of overspending

How much should you be saving? A CNN Money article recently said that, "roughly half of Americans are saving 5% or less of their incomes, including 18% that are not saving anything, according to a survey from Bankrate. Only about a quarter of people are saving more than 10% of their earnings." "Currently, one [...]

December 21st, 2017|Be Inspired, Learn, Podcast, Strategize|

The Saver and The Spender episode 24: Talking meal prep with Dr. Mike Simon

Meal prepping is huge right now and for a few major reasons.  First of all, the cost savings of meal prepping compared to what you spend on random shopping trips and eating out is tremendous.  Secondly, the time efficiency of meal prepping is huge. You may remember we talked about it with Dimir from LifeHack Bootcamp [...]

December 13th, 2017|Podcast, Save, Strategize|

Kelsa featured on Arizona Family Channel 3

The holiday season is a wonderful time of year but it can also be very stressful because there is so much spending going on.  Kelsa was featured 4 times over the past few weeks on Arizona Family Channel 3 news talking about budgeting, money and the holidays. Budgeting for the holidays now can save [...]

December 1st, 2017|Learn, News, Strategize|

Why I love and hate Dave Ramsey

As a financial coach, I both love and hate Dave Ramsey. Now-a-days everyone is an expert in personal finance and budgeting.  There are lots of people and companies that are helping people with their money stress.  Some people focus on mindset.  Some people focus on living minimally and sacrifice.  Others tell people to focus [...]

November 27th, 2017|Be Inspired, Financial, Learn|


You've likely heard about our fabulous workshops!! I wouldn't be surprised, the news is spreading quickly that they are changing the way people see and feel about their money! Normally the workshops are live in our Mesa, Arizona office but in October we had our first live and online workshops and they were a [...]

November 17th, 2017|Learn, Workshops|

The Saver and The Spender Episode 23: Holiday Traditions and gift giving ideas that will make memories and not break the bank

Episode 23 Holiday traditions and gift giving ideas that will make memories and not break the bank! Don't forget to share, subscribe and rate the podcast on Stitcher, Itunes and wherever else you get your podcasts! It's the beginning of holiday shopping season and more people are just saying no to the constant consumerism [...]

November 10th, 2017|Financial, Learn, Podcast, Strategize|
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