Using cash can be a game changer when it comes to stopping overspending and sticking to your budget. We have come across studies (I wish I could find them right now) that have shown you save between 12 and 20% when you use cash compared to credit cards. Part of [...]
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Better than Grandma's Cash Envelope System The cash envelope system has been a budgeting tool for a long time. I have clients who tell stories of their grandparents using the system to make sure they had enough money for all necessities like groceries, gas, restaurants, and entertainment. While this system [...]
Just as every budget is customized, so is your cash envelope system. What is a cash envelope system? When you begin working with me, we will take a look at your overall budget and decide which expenses are best to use cash. You then withdraw that amount from the bank [...]
You’ve likely heard of the “cash envelope system", the idea of which is to use cash for everyday purchases such as groceries and eating out. I’m a huge advocate of using cash for daily spending but it must be done right. Saying “I’m going to use cash” is one thing, [...]
You probably work as hard as I do, and I know every once in a while my husband and I like to go out to eat, as sort of a mini celebration for conquering our weekly goals. Well, in order to take the stress out of dining out, use cash! [...]
FC Beat October 2019 It's one of our favorite times of the month! It is time for the FC Beat. That's the Financial Coaches Beat, in case you didn't know, where Kelsa and Jill are giving you the inside scoop on what's happening, all things in the Fiscal Fitness world. [...]
The Fiscal Fitness Podcast Episode 70: Your Secret Weapon to Getting College Scholarships – Meet Pam Andrews, The Scholarship Shark
"I loved every second of helping my kids apply for colleges and get scholarships," said no one ever! The average cost of college according to 2017/2018 polls show an estimate of $25,000-35,000 per YEAR and up to as much as $70,000 for some of the more “elite” colleges and universities. [...]
The Fiscal Fitness Podcast Episode 69 Transcript You can download a PDF version of the transcript here. Kelsa Dickey: I am really excited about this episode. We are going to be talking about how money changes the way you think and feel. So this episode is about having wealth and [...]
The Fiscal Fitness Podcast Episode 69: How Money Changes the way you think & feel. An episode about HAVING wealth and BECOMING wealthy
Money changes the way you think and feel, but does becoming wealthy mean that you will turn into a greedy and entitled jerk? This episode is all about tackling the idea of what wealth really makes us do and feel. You can read the complete transcript of this episode here. [...]
The Fiscal Fitness Podcast Episode 67 Transcript You can download a PDF version of the transcript here. JILL EMANUEL: Welcome back to another episode of the fiscal fitness podcast. This is your host coach Jill Emanuel with Fiscal Fitness Phoenix. And I'm so glad that you're back again today. I [...]