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Have you ever wanted to sit down with a financial coach and have them guide you through the process of creating a budget that works for you?
Well, look no further! I’m leading an online workshop where I walk you through the 3 strategies you need to use to improve your budget and it’s coming soon!
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INTERESTED IN WORKING WITH A MONEY COACH WHO GETS YOU?
When it comes to managing our money, it takes a whole lot more than just a good plan. But you know that already.
The reality is the majority of us know this but continue to struggle to get ahead financially.
We’ve written the budgets, tracked our expenses, sworn off shopping – yet again, but we continue to struggle.
So what happened?
Lot’s of things derail our best-laid plans.
- Life in general to
- Thinking a budget will solve your problems
- Not fully understanding what you really want in your life
- Shopping too much
- Saving too little
And the list goes on and on…
How do I know? Because I’ve been there – more times than I care to admit.
And chances are, you’re on this page because you’ve had enough and are ready to finally be free of the chains overshopping, emotional spending and poor money management.
I know many folks that landed here are probably looking for one-on-one coaching from me.
And, I’m thrilled you are. But I only accept clients a few times a year. So if you’re interested in getting private coaching from me, fill out the form below and I will put you on the waitlist so that when the doors open, you’ll be the first to hear about it!
CHECK OUT SOME RESOURCES THAT CAN HELP YOU!
Did I tell you-you’re amazing!? Well, you are.
You’re actively working on fixing your finances from the inside and the outside. That combination of tactics and strategies is what’s going to make the most significant difference for you.
Today I want to share some additional “outside” resources that will help you even more as you set out on the journey toward financial peace.
BUDGETING AND SPENDING PLAN DEVELOPMENT
HERE’S ANOTHER FREE RESOURCE FOR YOU!
Interested in figuring out your net worth? Understanding your net worth and what impact it has on your overall financial health is a great way to take care of your money.
Print out the tool I created and see where you stand. Do this once a year so as you pay off debt you can visually see your net worth rise!
One of the biggest if not THE biggest budget buster for many individuals and families is food. Here are some of my best articles to help you save big in the area we typically waste the most money.
SAVING MONEY ON FOOD AND GROCERIES
TOOLS TO HELP YOU SAVE MONEY ON FOOD
Most of us grossly overspend when it comes to our food budget. But Grocery Budget Makeover helps to reduce your spending at the market so you can reel in your spending and get control over the food you buy and make. Erin, the founder, has pulled all her years of savvy grocery planning and shopping into a step-by-step program that will flip turn upside-down the way you grocery shop…forever!
Better than coupons. Shop smart with high cash back offers on your favorite brands at your favorite retailers. Ibotta pays you cash back on things you already buy, but what I use them for most is cash back at the grocery store! Sign up with Ibotta and get $10 instantly added to your account.
Are you a busy home chef? Then you’ll love My Freeze Easy. Freezer Friendly Recipes, Shopping Lists, Instructional Videos and More all by the same women who brought you The Grocery Budget Makeover, so you know they are budget friendly and time-saving. Go here to learn more.
BEST BOOKS TO READ
If you’re serious about changing your attitudes and beliefs about money, here is my personal collection of the best books you can read to help you do just that. I recommend reading regularly until your new habits and mindset have firmly been established. Most if not all these books can be found at your local library if you decide you don’t want to purchase them.
1. The Money Mirror by Annette Lieberman & Vicki Lindner
Not for the faint of heart, this financial guide will change the way you understand why you both desire and fear money. It offers the tools needed to understand and alter how you think about money.
2. Over Coming Under Earning by Barbara Stanny
This book is an excellent resource for those of you who are living paycheck to paycheck. Underearners struggle with their self-worth which is translated into how much they earn. Good exercises and tools to break the cycle and start making more money and break the cycle of living from pay check to pay check.
3. The Energy of Money by Maria Nemeth,P h.D.
By far one of the best books ever written on the subject. The book will help you uncover all those nasty hidden beliefs we carry around like bricks and then give you the tools and techniques to break free from them once and for all. This is a must read!
4. You’re Broke Because You Want To Be by Larry Winget
I read this book after several years after my financial recovery, and so it didn’t impact me in the same way as some of the other books. But one of the reasons why I include it here is because of the straight, no bullshit approach Larry takes. It’s like a slap in the face, in a nice way and some people may better respond with that approach. One particular area I continued to struggle with was pretty much cured after reading this book despite how far I had come in my journey. Either way, I think you’ll enjoy reading it.
5. The Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey
The bible of all financial debt management books out there. This is a much read for anyone suffering from debt. Although I don’t always agree 100% with Dave Ramsey, I learned a lot about becoming a better steward of my money by reading his book.
6. Live, Save, Spend, Repeat by Kim Anderson
Kim is a personal friend and blogger at Thrifty Little Mom. While I read this book many years after I got out of debt, it was filled with so much of the same philosophy and tips I used in my own journey I wanted to include it here for you to read.