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The Fiscal Fitness Blog

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Budgeting is Hard, But so is Not Having a Budget

Budgeting is hard. We are not going to tell you it’s easy, and you’ll get the hang of it right away. Like any new system or practice, it takes getting used to in order to make it work for you. If budgeting was easy, there wouldn’t be 18 million budgeting templates on Google. But [...]

January 16th, 2019|Be Inspired, Budgeting|

Episode 48: What is your ONE WORD for 2019

Finding and declaring your ONE WORD for 2019 can set you up for success Research shows that resolutions are largely ineffective for making positive, sustainable change. Twenty five percent of people break resolutions within one week and sixty five percent break them within weeks. Selecting a word of the year can help us to [...]

December 11th, 2018|Learn, Podcast|

Episode 45: What does financial success actually mean?

We very much live in a "keeping up with the Jones' " society.  Financial success for a lot of Americans means having tons of toys and making sure everyone sees them.  Unfortunately, a lot of the time those people that outwardly look like they are financially successful are really living with tons of financial [...]

October 31st, 2018|Learn, Podcast|

Episode 42: How to use cash

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 it comes down to [...]

October 18th, 2018|Learn, Podcast|