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Planning Your Post-Coronavirus Budget

You’ve probably longed for the feeling of normalcy over these past few months. Covid-19 has caused a lot of upheaval and uncertainty in a very short amount of time. Previously mundane daily activities like grocery shopping have turned into something you prepare for with protective gear and mental fortitude. We desperately want to feel good again and to get [...]

May 26th, 2020|Budgeting|

The Fiscal Fitness Podcast Episode 89: Meet our newest team member, financial coach Jaclyn Wise

Meet our newest Financial Coach, Jaclyn Wise! As a former math teacher you might expect budgeting would come easily, but Jaclyn shares she was a mess when it came to budgeting and balancing her own checkbook. Once she started making “real” money, she thought her finance worries would be solved. She was wrong. Six years after graduating college, she found [...]

May 23rd, 2020|Podcast|

The Fiscal Fitness Podcast Episode 88: Why do we need to calculate our Net Worth and Savings Rate?

Your net worth and savings rates are key pieces to navigating your personal finances! Knowing your income and expenses are important. But just as important are numbers that show you the bigger picture of your financial situation and that’s where your Net Worth & Savings Rate come into play. I’ll walk you through how to calculate these, provide some [...]

May 18th, 2020|Podcast|

The Fiscal Fitness Podcast: Episode 87 Financially Preparing for quarantine and social distancing to end

As we start the slow return to normalcy following the COVID19 quarantine, it's time to consider what our spending habits will be. Companies will more than likely start to market towards our need for normalcy and the things we have been missing out on the past few months. Jill and Kelsa talk about some strategies to make sure that [...]

May 11th, 2020|Budgeting, Learn, Podcast, Spending, Strategize|

The Fiscal Fitness Podcast Episode 86: How to keep your Amazon spending in check

Amazon has made it so easy and convenient to have all of your purchases on your doorstep within a matter of days (or sometimes hours!). The convenience is great, but how is this impacting your finances? The convenience of being able to order anything we want in the click of a button, may be holding you back from reaching [...]

May 4th, 2020|Learn, Podcast|

The Fiscal Fitness Podcast Episode 85: A Meal Planning Experiment to Lower Your Food Spending

We were in a total funk for meals and found ourselves spending way too much on both groceries AND eating out! Here’s how we fixed it! Notes from episode/ summary of major points/ etc:  What being in a rut with food spending can look like  Various strategies for getting a handle on your food spending  One out-of-the-book solution you [...]

April 22nd, 2020|Learn, Podcast|

The Fiscal Fitness Podcast Episode 84: FC Beat April 2020

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. And of course our favorite part which is tooting the horns of our [...]

April 16th, 2020|Podcast|

Why It’s Important to Know Your Net Worth and Savings Rate

At Fiscal Fitness, we’re all about planning and using those plans to make financial gains to your bottom line and in turn, your life. Whether your main goal is reducing your debt or building up your savings, both of those actions affect your net worth and your savings rate.  It’s often the people with millions and billions who go [...]

April 9th, 2020|Learn|

The Fiscal Fitness Podcast Episode 83: 5 Quick Money Activities to Boost Your Financial Confidence

What are some simple activities that you can do that can have a quick yet significant impact on your budget? Kelsa is going to share 5 of those actions! Notes from episode: 5 Quick money-saving and confidence-boosting actions you can take today Why these things are more impactful than they seem on the surface 5 actions: Review your pay [...]

April 7th, 2020|Podcast|

The Fiscal Fitness Podcast Special Episode: Keeping Morale Up During Covid-19

When there is so much uncertainty and things feel out of our control, it’s very easy to get sucked up in the worry and feel as if everything is “on hold” until this all blows over. In this episode, Coach Jill talks about how important it is to keep morale high while living through this very uncertain time. We [...]

March 25th, 2020|Learn, Podcast|
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