Fiscal Fitness Financial Coaching Blog Posts2020-06-10T09:48:54-07:00

How to Budget, Save Money and Pay Down your Debt While Still Living Your Life

The Fiscal Fitness Podcast Episode 101: Financially preparing for home projects and renovations

September 17th, 2020|Learn, Podcast|

How are you supposed to budget for a home renovation? In this episode Coach Jill walks you through how to assess whether a home project is worth the investment and if you decide to move forward, what are some of your options for deciding how to pay for the project. There are so many options out there - from [...]

The Fiscal Fitness Podcast Episode 100: Do You Need a Financial Coach or a Financial Advisor?

September 4th, 2020|Learn, Podcast|

Most of the time a brand new client finds Fiscal Fitness, they find us by searching for a “financial advisor.” And most people don’t know what a financial coach even is or how they can help. In this episode of the Fiscal Fitness Podcast, I’m going to break down the differences between financial coaches and financial advisors and help [...]

The Fiscal Fitness Podcast Episode 99: The August FC Beat with Coach Jill and Coach Jaclyn

August 28th, 2020|Podcast|

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 Jaclyn 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 [...]

The Fiscal Fitness Podcast Episode 98: Be Proud of Your Financial Transformation

August 28th, 2020|Be Inspired, Financial Coaching, Podcast|

Why is it that we want to shout from the rooftops when we hire a personal trainer to help us get in the best shape of our lives, but we want to keep it a secret when we want to hire a financial coach to help us transform our finances? Coach Jill dives into the thoughts we have about [...]

5 Signs You’re Doing Better Than You Think When it Comes to Your Money

August 27th, 2020|Be Inspired, Budgeting, Financial Coaching, Goals, Strategize|

Don't beat yourself up about your finances. You might be surprised to hear you're doing better than most people - especially if you're doing these five things. We’ve all have those friends or family members...the ones that seem to have it all. They take elaborate vacations every year, their kids are enrolled in a bunch of travel sports clubs, [...]

The Fiscal Fitness Podcast Episode 97: The Diderot Effect

July 27th, 2020|Podcast, Spending|

The simplest description of the Diderot Effect is this: “The introduction of a new possession into a consumer’s existence will often result in a process of spiraling consumption.” What does this mean? You buy a new car and now you need a new tint job, new rims, a new phone charging cable, new sunshades, etc. That one purchase has [...]

The Fiscal Fitness Podcast Episode 96: Cut the Cable Cord and Save Money with Streaming

July 23rd, 2020|Budgeting, Podcast, Save, Spending|

The average American household spends over $200/month on their cable bill. For most of us, that makes cable our most expensive utility. Learn how to save money with streaming by cutting the cable cord in this episode of the Fiscal Fitness Podcast.   Notes from the episode: Guest expert (and Jaclyn’s husband) John Wise shares different options for cutting [...]

How to Find and Eliminate iTunes Charges – Save Money!

July 14th, 2020|Budgeting, Learn, Save, Spending, Strategize|

How many times have you looked at your bank statement or checking account debits to say what the heck are all these iPhone charges for? We see this ALL THE TIME with clients! They signed up for apps or programs or free trials on iTunes and have no idea what they are for. It’s $2.99 here, $1 there, but over [...]

The Fiscal Fitness Podcast Episode 95: Why it’s important to celebrate your wins!

July 7th, 2020|Be Inspired, Goals, Podcast|

Money is a LIFELONG journey. No matter where you are starting, there will always be something “Next” on the list. When we think about our financial lives, it’s as if we are climbing a mountain. We are always looking up and we can see the next step towards the goal we are working towards, but it’s like the top [...]

The Fiscal Fitness Podcast Episode 94: Budgeting and preparing for adoption through foster care

July 1st, 2020|Be Inspired, Budgeting, Carmen's Corner, Love & Money, Podcast, Strategize|

Adoption can be one of the most loving and selfless things someone can do. It's fair to say that the foster care system for each state is extremely underfunded and overfilled with children that need loving forever homes. Michael and Kelsa made the decision to adopt through the Arizona foster care system almost three years ago and were lucky [...]

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