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

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 [...]

The Fiscal Fitness Podcast Episode 94: Budgeting and preparing for adoption through foster care2020-07-01T15:45:40-07:00

Money Habits to Break – Five Ways to Stop Sabotaging Your Budget

Are these five money habits making sabotaging your financial progress? Breaking them might help solve some of your budgeting woes. When it comes to managing your money, what works for one person does not necessarily work for another. We spend a lot of time with our clients determining the solution that [...]

Money Habits to Break – Five Ways to Stop Sabotaging Your Budget2020-06-22T12:01:49-07:00

Auto Pay vs. Bill Pay: Why and When We Recommend Both

No one likes paying bills, but at least gone are the days when you would sit at a table with a checkbook and stamps at the ready. Today, everything is electronic, and thank goodness for that. You can pay a vendor or a service electronically one of two ways - [...]

Auto Pay vs. Bill Pay: Why and When We Recommend Both2020-06-10T09:56:53-07:00

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 [...]

Planning Your Post-Coronavirus Budget2020-05-26T12:03:44-07:00

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 [...]

The Fiscal Fitness Podcast: Episode 87 Financially Preparing for quarantine and social distancing to end2020-05-13T10:46:26-07:00

How the Coronavirus May Impact Your Financial Goals

Depending on what part of the country you live in, the Coronavirus may either be a worrying news headline or the thing that’s shutting down your child’s school for the next two weeks. There is no doubt though that fears around the virus are ramping up daily. It’s already shut [...]

How the Coronavirus May Impact Your Financial Goals2020-03-11T08:32:19-07:00

The Fiscal Fitness Podcast Episode 81: All About Mortgages with Jeff Quincey

Thinking about buying a house?  Listen to what mortgage lender Jeff Quincey shares with Financial Coach Jill Emanuel Coach Jill interviews mortgage lender Jeff Quincey of Fairway Independent Mortgage, and he gives the scoop on everything you need to know about mortgages, refinancing, and what to expect throughout the process.  [...]

The Fiscal Fitness Podcast Episode 81: All About Mortgages with Jeff Quincey2020-06-12T12:58:36-07:00

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 [...]

Know Your Expenses, Know Your Budget: Four Types of Expenses and How to Plan for and Cut Them2020-06-10T10:29:06-07:00

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.  https://giphy.com/gifs/excited-oprah-shouting-y8Mz1yj13s3kI   There’s a reason this [...]

Bye-Bye Daycare Payments! How to Budget When Daycare is a Thing of the Past2020-02-28T07:58:41-07:00

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, [...]

How to Budget for a Month with an Extra Paycheck2019-09-24T09:44:05-07:00
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