Know Your Expenses, Know Your Budget: Four Types of Expenses and How to Plan for and Cut Them

A big step towards getting a handle on your budget is knowing your expenses. You might think expenses are expenses. If the money’s going out, it’s an expense. But here at Fiscal Fitness, we like to think of your expenses in four distinct ways: fixed, recurring, non-recurring, and whammies (the worst kind of expense, by far).  What are these [...]

October 8th, 2019|Budgeting, Spending|

The Fiscal Fitness Podcast Episode 64: Roadmap to Financial Independence

Get your Roadmap to Financial Independence We’ve got something exciting brewing over here at Fiscal Fitness that we can’t wait to share with you! In this episode of The Fiscal Fitness Podcast Jill answers the big questions about Financial Independence and why this movement might just be the thing you’ve been searching for and outlines some ways that you [...]

October 7th, 2019|Podcast|

The Fiscal Fitness Podcast Episode 63: Making money as a reseller with Rachel Sodergren

Make side hustle money by reselling stuff you buy on the cheap! Nowadays there are so many opportunities to make some extra side hustle money. Uber, Lyft, Fiverr and Postmates are very common options; just to name a few. We have all sold something that we had lying around the house or just weren't using anymore. Maybe you have [...]

October 2nd, 2019|Podcast|

Bye-Bye Daycare Payments! How to Budget When Daycare is a Thing of the Past

It’s the light at the end of the tunnel for many working parents, a day they look forward to and possibly even countdown to as the moment draws closer. What is it? It’s the day you get to make your last daycare payment.   There’s a reason this is such a big deal to many working parents. [...]

September 25th, 2019|Budgeting, Carmen's Corner, Strategize|

How to Budget for a Month with an Extra Paycheck

If you’re paid on a bi-weekly basis, there are two seemingly magical months every year when you get an "extra" paycheck. Time to throw a party or go on a shopping spree, right? Nope.  Notice I put the word extra in quotes. That’s intentional. That free money you have, well, bad news. Some of it is already spoken for.  [...]

September 24th, 2019|Be Inspired, Budgeting, Make Money, Strategize|

The Fiscal Fitness Podcast, Episode 62: The Power of Focus and Intentionality – Client Interview with Truman Weston

The Power of Focus and Intentionality - Client Interview with Truman Weston Truman Weston is an accountant in the Lake Tahoe, California area, who stumbled across Fiscal Fitness while researching other potential lines of business that he could add to his already successful accounting practice. What he found through financial coaching is not what he expected, but so much [...]

September 17th, 2019|Podcast|

Start Small: Four Small Changes that Have a Big Impact on Your Finances

Everyone has heard the analogy of how cutting the daily latte can turn you into a millionaire by retirement. And that is one way, but believe it or not, there are tons of small things you can do every day that can make a huge impact on your financial life.  So why don't more people do these things??? Because we [...]

August 31st, 2019|Be Inspired, Budgeting, Goals, Save|

Draft Your Fantasy Financial Team

We are financial coaches, so it's probably a given that we like numbers more than the average person. So here are a few surprising ones: 57 MILLION - Number of people in the US and Canada participating in fantasy sports each year 6.9 HOURS - Amount of time the average participant spends managing a fantasy football team each week [...]

August 21st, 2019|Financial Coaching, Goals, Learn, Strategize|

The Fiscal Fitness Podcast Episode 61: Finance and Fitness – here are the top 10 traits that will make you successful in both!

How many of the traits do you share with financially and healthfully successful people? Over the years financial coach Jill Emanuel has noticed that the great majority (80%!!!) of our one on one financial coaching clients clients are focused on their health and fitness as well as their finances. This fact got her wondering if there were certain personality [...]

July 19th, 2019|Podcast|

The Fiscal Fitness Podcast Episode 60: Big Fat Hairy Goals

Are you avoiding your Big, Fat, Hairy Goals because they don't feel realistic or tangible? In today’s episode Coach Jill talks about your BFHG’S, big fat hairy goals. The problem with these huge goals we have we start to feel overwhelmed and frustrated with the thought that we will never achieve those BFHG’s.  It’s when we start to put [...]

July 12th, 2019|Podcast|
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