A weekly dose of just the right medicine to help you get out of debt, save more money, and beat the paycheck to paycheck cycle.
What Does Strength Have to Do with Budgeting? Matt Reynolds (Barbell Logic Online Coaching)
Jesse interviews strength coach, former pro Strongman, and founder of Barbell Logic Online Coaching, Matt Reynolds, about the many analogs between strength training and budgeting.
Sprinting Is Hard, But the Payoff Is Sweet
If you've been doing the 34-Day Reset, you're in full sprint mode right now. And it might be tough! But the beauty of the reset is that it's just 34 days, and affords you some space to reflect on whether your money is working for you and helping you achieve your goals and values.
EP03 Money Stories: Katie Is Living the Hawaiian Dream... On a Budget
Jesse interviews Katie about her journey after college to Hawaii, where she went through a tough breakup and financially tenuous times. She persevered through those hard times, discovered YNAB (actually re-discovered, having first encountered YNAB in college) and began to get her budget back on track in a notoriously expensive state. The hard work paid off; Katie met her husband and was able to have a dream wedding in Hawaii, and the couple now enjoy a rich life... paid in cash!
3 Ways to Curb Your Money Spending Problem
Jesse offers three ways to stop spending money and kickstart your savings.
EP02 Money Stories: Liz Finds Financial Freedom through Tik Tok
Jesse talks with YNAB'er Liz about her recent conversion to the YNAB software, which she discovered through the social media network Tik Tok. In just six months with YNAB, Liz has already reversed her financial situation, paid off debt, and created financial security for her family.
This Is Why You Can't Get Out of Debt
Just like weight loss, there are some people who manage to pay off their debt through a burst of willpower and concerted effort... only to fall into debt again, usually slowly. Jesse points out that often this is a failure to follow Rule Two (Embracing Your True Expenses), and discusses how you can prevent slipping into old habits in the New Year.