I (alongside former co-host Garrett Philbin) explore common money myths and how they can prevent us from living our best lives, including examples of how these have manifested in our own lives and what we’ve done to combat them. We also talk about how these myths can be positive, and what you can do to help those around you with living their best financial lives.
In this episode I (alongside former co-host Garrett Philbin) chat with Prerna Malik, co-founder of Content Bistro, a company that writes content for entrepreneurs to help them convert potential clients into customers. We talk about what she did to turn her side business into a full-time venture when her husband fell ill, some of the mindset challenges she had to overcome when it came to growing her income, and how she gives herself permission to thrive in her personal and professional life. We also talk about why keeping your values front and center will help you when you face fear in any kind of financial situation.
We are told it is better to give than to receive, but what and how much should we give? Does giving money carry more weight than giving our time?? What if we feel we don’t have enough money or time?
In this episode I (alongside former co-host Garrett Philbin) chat about the benefits of giving, and share practical ways you can begin to find both time and money if giving is important. We talk about why we’ve personally felt that giving money seems more impactful than volunteering time, how our happiness levels change when we do give, and how you can be intentional about giving so that it’s not based out of guilt or obligation.
I (alongside former co-host Garrett Philbin) sit down with Andy Hill from the Marriage, Kids and Money podcast to talk about how couples can get on the same page when it comes to their finances. We chat about how fights about money aren’t really about money, how to communicate with your partner so neither feels like it’s an attack, and the mindset strategies you both need when it comes to accomplishing big financial goals. We also talk about how communication and decision making as a couple may change when kids enter the picture.
Dealing with a divorce is challenging enough emotionally, but you’re also managing financial stress as well. How are you supposed to navigate these uncertainties in your life, both during and after a divorce?
In this episode, I (alongside former co-host Garrett Philbin) talk with Kayla and Shanah of Cash Wise Ex Wives, an online community where they help divorcees navigate money. Kayla and Shanah went through very different divorces, and speak to how a divorce when single vs. a divorce with kids affected their own finances. We chat about what changed for them after they left their respective exes, how they managed the emotional and financial sides of divorce, and why they believe having a supportive community throughout the process is so important.
In this episode, I (alongside former co-host Garrett Philbin) talk about how finding like-minded community is crucial when making progress toward your financial goals. We also talk about how to engage in conversations with friends and family around money, how to get the conversation started if you’re worried about talking directly about finances, as well as the differences between paid and free accountability groups and the instances in which one may be better than the other.
Does the whole starving artist mentality still ring true within the creative community? If so, how can artists and creatives (yes, the two are different) identify their limiting mindsets and learn to thrive while pursuing a career they love?
In this episode I (alongside former co-host Garrett Philbin) sit down with Jackie Lam, a freelance writer and advocate for creatives and artists. We talk about her relationship with money and the perceived conflicts artists feel around selling out and the starving artist mentality. We also dig into how artists can shift their mindset and perception, and increase their chances of make a living doing what they love.
Why do we shrink and shy away when it comes to negotiating? How can we manage our emotions in these conversations?
In this episode, I (alongside former co-host Garrett Philbin) talk about what commanding your worth means in practice, and how your feeling of self-worth impacts your ability to ask for more. We dive into the idea of rejection, and how someone saying “no’ to your offer doesn’t reflect who you are as a person. We also share examples of how we’ve commanded our worth, and offer practical tips on how to feel more confident in asserting yours.
Sure – it’s great to be your own boss, but what do you do when you face the fear when actually quitting your job? What kind of mindset shifts do you need to make in order to not just survive, but thrive?
In this episode, I (alongside former co-host Garrett Philbin) talk about how we took our respective leaps into entrepreneurship. We bear all – the good, the bad and the ugly – about what it’s been like starting and growing our businesses. Both of us get super specific about why we actually took the leap and our thought processes along the way. We also talk about how entrepreneurship, just like money, is simply a tool that can help us live the lives we want, and we share simple questions you can ask to feel more comfortable when making tough decisions in your financial lives and beyond.
Worrying about money is stressful enough. But what if you weren’t using money in alignment with who you truly were because you didn’t feel comfortable being your authentic self??
In this episode, I (alongside former co-host Garrett Philbin) sit down with The Debt Free Guys, John Schneider and David Auten. They are personal finance authors, bloggers, podcasters, and speakers, and are the only gay couple openly talking about money in the queer community. We talk about the financial expectations and challenges facing the LGBT community, how they made the decision to dig themselves out of $51,000 in credit card debt, and how being their authentic selves helped them thrive in their financial lives.