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The Fiscal Fitness Blog


The Saver and the Spender Podcast, Episode 52: Interview with Financial Therapist Kiné Corder

Kiné Corder founded Prosperity Club when she realized couples needed help with more than just the numbers. A former Morgan Stanley Financial Planning Specialist, Kiné made the shift becoming to a financial counselor about 5 years ago. As a Hypnotherapist, Financial Therapist and CEO of Presidential Lifestyle, she helps patients feel more confident in every [...]

February 8th, 2019|Podcast|

The Saver and the Spender Podcast, Episode 51: Interview with Financial Coach Mandyy Thomas

Mandyy Thomas, born and raised in Saskatchewan, Canada, is a former civil engineer and holistic nutritionist turned financial coach.  She was so stressed worrying about money that it created significant health and anxiety-related issues.  Mandyy was able to significantly reduce her anxiety and improve her overall health with proper nutrition and learning as much [...]

February 6th, 2019|Financial Coaching, Podcast|

Five Tips for Dealing with a Financial Hardship

The government shutdown is over for the time being. Government workers are thankfully receiving paychecks again. However, the threat of the next government shutdown is less than a few weeks away. It’s a terribly uncertain time to work for Uncle Sam. Your paychecks may not be reliant on the whims of the government, but [...]

February 1st, 2019|Debt, Strategize|

The Saver and the Spender Podcast, Episode 50: Cognitive Biases and How They Affect our Spending (Part 1)

Your cognitive biases are making your money decisions.  Learn how to overcome them. In part 1 of a  6-part series, Kelsa discusses cognitive biases and how they impact us and our money. It’s important to know what cognitive biases are because they are impacting the way you make decisions and the way you think about [...]

January 25th, 2019|Learn, Podcast|

Help and Assitance During the Government Shutdown

With the government shutdown now the longest in history, government workers and contractors are set to miss their second paycheck. Friday January 11th was the first paycheck most federal workers missed, which makes today, January 25th the second paycheck. Eighty percent of Americans live paycheck-to-paycheck, so missing two paychecks is undoubtedly a hardship impacting [...]

January 25th, 2019|News, Strategize|

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|