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Check out the awesome spotlight on Fiscal Fitness Phoenix owner and financial coach, Kelsa Dickey Our owner and financial coach, Kelsa Dickey, was recently interviewed by Voyage Phoenix. You can the entire original interview here. Here is the interview directly from Voyage Phoenix: "Today we’d like to introduce you to Kelsa Dickey. Kelsa, can you [...]
Tax terror? How to prepare for next year’s tax filing. Kelsa was just featured on AZ Family channel 3!
Tax terror? How to prepare for next year's tax filing Arizona's Family The tax deadline was Tuesday, April 18, 2017, and if you're giving a sigh of relief thinking you don't have to think about it for another year, well our financial coach, Kelsa Dickey of Fiscal Fitness says think again. “This is the best time [...]
In Episode 31 we talk with couple's coaches Aaron and Jocelyn Freeman, otherwise known as The Freemans. They work with couples to help them communicate better, work better together, increase happiness and joy and reach their goals. They are the authors of The New Power Couple, speakers, relationship coaches and angel investors. They have shared [...]
Overcoming financial stress with the saver and the spender Episode 30: Financial Coach Jill Emanuel talks about paying off $85k in two years and how it sparked her passion for financial coaching
Jill Emanuel is our newest financial coach at Fiscal Fitness Phoenix. She started as a client of our nearly 5 years ago and had to drag her husband to their first session. In one week they were cash positive $1500, which was unheard of, and flash forward two years later and they paid off [...]
5 Tips to Launch Your Financial Coaching Career Money is the number one cause of stress in America. It’s easy to see why. Sixty-seven percent of Americans wouldn’t be able to scrounge up $1,000 for an emergency, 35% of Americans have debt in collections, only 1 in 3 of Americans keep a household budget, [...]
Bitcoin has been all over the news lately with talks of insider trading and people using it as an investment vehicle. If you don't know what bitcoin is you can read about it here or here. It's basically a form of currency that is open source and self-regulated. It is not accepted everywhere but [...]
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 to 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. You're not alone, and we're here [...]
In this week's podcast, we talk about the best way to determine how much you should be saving as well as the best places to keep all this newly-save money. We also answer a listener question about the places and ways we most commonly see people overspend (we're looking at you daily coffee buyers). [...]
Meal prepping is huge right now and for a few reasons. First, 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. Everybody wants more time in their day. You may remember we talked about meal [...]
Announcing the 2018 Saver and The Spender Meal Prep Challenge!!! New rules... see below! This is a little different than described on the podcast. Kelsa and I decided that it should be a meal prep challenge only and not limit food choices to a real food/ paleo/ whole 30 type diet. If you want [...]