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

Why It’s Important to Stick to a Budget During a Divorce

Going through a divorce is stressful and typically fraught with emotion. The last thing you may want to think about is sticking to a budget. It's one more thing to stress about during an already stressful time. People often assume living on a budget translates to all these negative things: [...]

Why It’s Important to Stick to a Budget During a Divorce2020-02-25T13:32:02-07:00

Top 10 Money Questions to Ask Before Saying “I Do”

We all know it's important to talk about finances before committing to someone for the rest of your life. And sure, it's great to have that conversation, but how and where do you even start? The reality is most people were never taught financial and budgeting basics, so talking about [...]

Top 10 Money Questions to Ask Before Saying “I Do”2020-02-05T12:33:54-07:00

How to Have a Productive Budget Meeting with Your Spouse

Let’s face it. Money is a tough topic of conversation, especially if that conversation is with your spouse. Before you utter the words "We need to talk about our money" with your significant other, take a deep breath and read our best tips for what to say in a budget [...]

How to Have a Productive Budget Meeting with Your Spouse2019-02-04T11:05:09-07:00

The Fiscal Fitness Podcast, Episode 36: How Can Married Couples Get on the Same Page with their Finances

Jill Emanuel is the lead financial coach at Fiscal Fitness Phoenix and has an inspiring story about how she and her husband pulled themselves out of being hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt and on the verge of bankruptcy. They were Fiscal Fitness clients for 5 years while they paid off [...]

The Fiscal Fitness Podcast, Episode 36: How Can Married Couples Get on the Same Page with their Finances2019-09-19T11:28:09-07:00

What to Ask Your Soon-to-be-Spouse About Money Before You Get Married

When it comes to getting married, there are a lot of questions to ask your future spouse. Money is one of the biggest reasons couples get divorced. Before taking the plunge, here are a few money topics you might want to bring up with your fiance (or serious long-term partner) [...]

What to Ask Your Soon-to-be-Spouse About Money Before You Get Married2020-02-05T12:44:08-07:00

Going From Two Incomes to One: What’s Most Important

Transitioning from two incomes to one, especially in the case of divorce, can be extremely emotional. You may be looking for anything you can grasp hold of in search of stability. However, it's also the time where making big decisions—like buying a new house—may not be the best idea. Waiting a [...]

Going From Two Incomes to One: What’s Most Important2019-02-27T10:36:08-07:00

21 Fun and Inexpensive Date Night Ideas

When was the last time you spent the night looking at the stars in the sky or made a fancy dinner at home? Surf 'n turf anyone? Date nights don't have to be expensive to be fun. You can go the cheap route and still make some great memories, especially [...]

21 Fun and Inexpensive Date Night Ideas2019-07-11T08:45:17-07:00