161 episodes

The Inspired Budget Podcast helps women live their best life and reach their money goals. Join Allison Baggerly for inspiring conversations to help you learn more about budgeting, saving money, paying off debt, and investing for your future. You’ll be hearing not only from Allison, but others along the way that have a story and voice to share.

Inspired Budget Allison Baggerly

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    • 4.9 • 247 Ratings

The Inspired Budget Podcast helps women live their best life and reach their money goals. Join Allison Baggerly for inspiring conversations to help you learn more about budgeting, saving money, paying off debt, and investing for your future. You’ll be hearing not only from Allison, but others along the way that have a story and voice to share.

    #152: Stressed About Money? Here's What To Do

    #152: Stressed About Money? Here's What To Do

    Let's talk about stress. You know, that constant companion we all have hanging around, lurking in the corners of our minds?
    Well, according to a new Fidelity study, when it comes to managing money, stress is the word on everyone's minds, especially for women. In fact, an alarming 93% of women feel the weight of financial stress pressing down on their shoulders. And let's be real, that's a lot of stress. Like, "where did I leave my keys?" levels of stress, but on a whole other level.
    But don't worry, because where there's stress, there's always a solution. 
    In this episode, Allison shares 3 proven strategies to help listeners regain control and say goodbye to financial stress. If you have even the smallest stress or worry when it comes to your money, this episode is for you!


    You Might Like:
    Get the BRAND NEW FREE Goodbye Debt Tracker! Grab my FREE Budgeting Cheat Sheet. Follow Allison on Instagram! @inspiredbudget Check out Inspired Budget's blog. Take my FREE class on How to Budget to Build Wealth!

    • 15 min
    #151: Paying Off Student Loans with Zina Kumok

    #151: Paying Off Student Loans with Zina Kumok

    In this episode, Zina Kumok shares her journey of paying off $24,000 in student loans in just three years. She emphasizes the importance of budgeting and tracking expenses, as well as the power of making small extra payments. 
    Zina also discusses the balance between frugality and happiness, and the need to find peace with past money choices. She highlights the shift in personal finance advice for Gen Z and the importance of considering the emotional aspect of money. 
    Takeaways
    Budgeting and tracking expenses are crucial for managing debt and achieving financial goals.Making small extra payments can have a significant impact on debt payoff.Finding a balance between frugality and happiness is important for overall well-being.It's essential to find peace with past money choices and focus on personal growth.Personal finance advice is shifting to consider the emotional aspect of money and the individual's unique circumstances.Finding deeper reasons for financial goals and aligning them with everyday life can provide motivation and fulfillment.Wall Street Journal Article on Gen Z and Dave Ramsey
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    You Might Like:
    Get the BRAND NEW FREE Goodbye Debt Tracker! Grab my FREE Budgeting Cheat Sheet. Follow Allison on Instagram! @inspiredbudget Check out Inspired Budget's blog. Take my FREE class on How to Budget to Build Wealth!

    • 29 min
    #150: How To Save and Budget For Your Next Vacation

    #150: How To Save and Budget For Your Next Vacation

    Ever dreamt of lounging on sandy beaches or exploring vibrant cities but felt overwhelmed by the costs? Imagine returning from your dream vacation only to face a mountain of credit card bills. That's not the vacation ending anyone wants. 
    By mastering the art of saving and budgeting, you not only ensure you can afford your dream getaway but also shield yourself from post-vacation financial stress. In this episode, we're diving into the art of making your dream vacation not just a fantasy but an affordable reality. 
    You will walk away with practical strategies and tips to help you stay on budget while planning your next adventure. From booking accommodations to planning your meals, Allison is covering it all! Plus she’s sharing how she’s used these strategies in her own life.
    Tune in to our episode for more valuable insights and tips on how to plan, save, and budget for your dream vacation. Happy travels!



    You Might Like:
    Get the BRAND NEW FREE Goodbye Debt Tracker! Grab my FREE Budgeting Cheat Sheet. Follow Allison on Instagram! @inspiredbudget Check out Inspired Budget's blog. Take my FREE class on How to Budget to Build Wealth!

    • 24 min
    #149: Strategies For Couples Facing Debt

    #149: Strategies For Couples Facing Debt

    In this episode, Allison interviews Alli Williams about how she and her partner handled their financial situation when one had more debt and the other was debt-free. Alli shares her personal story of marrying into six figures of debt and how they worked together to create a plan to pay it off. 
    They discuss the emotional side of dealing with debt and the importance of not letting it define your worth. Alli also provides tips for getting a reluctant partner on board with paying off debt and setting financial goals as a couple.

    Follow Alli on Instagram: @financiallifocused
    Check out Alli’s Website
    You Might Like:
    Get the BRAND NEW FREE Goodbye Debt Tracker! Grab my FREE Budgeting Cheat Sheet. Follow Allison on Instagram! @inspiredbudget Check out Inspired Budget's blog. Take my FREE class on How to Budget to Build Wealth!

    • 26 min
    #148: Off Track With Your Money? Do These 4 Things!

    #148: Off Track With Your Money? Do These 4 Things!

    In this episode, Allison shares four essential steps to help you regain financial focus and get back on track with your budget, paying off debt, or savings. She emphasizes the importance of giving yourself spending money to avoid feelings of deprivation and impulse spending. Breaking big goals into smaller, more manageable goals helps to prevent overwhelm and frustration. Tracking and monitoring your progress keeps you motivated and engaged in your financial journey. Finally, completing a money reset allows you to realign your priorities and adjust your strategy for success.
    Takeaways
    Give yourself spending money to avoid feelings of deprivation and impulse spending.Break big goals into smaller, more manageable goals to prevent overwhelm and frustration.Track and monitor your progress to stay motivated and engaged in your financial journey.Complete a money reset to realign your priorities and adjust your strategy for success.You Might Like:
    Get the BRAND NEW FREE Goodbye Debt Tracker! Grab my FREE Budgeting Cheat Sheet. Follow Allison on Instagram! @inspiredbudget Check out Inspired Budget's blog. Take my FREE class on How to Budget to Build Wealth!

    • 15 min
    #147: How To Change Your Outlook On Money with Diania Merriam

    #147: How To Change Your Outlook On Money with Diania Merriam

    In this episode, Diania Merriam shares her personal journey from financial illiteracy and debt to achieving financial independence and retiring at 33. She emphasizes the importance of shifting from a scarcity mindset to an abundance mindset when it comes to money. 
    Diania provides action steps for listeners, including surrounding themselves with abundant people, reading abundance-based books, and expressing appreciation and gratitude. By adopting these practices, you can develop a healthier relationship with money and find contentment in your financial journey.
    Takeaways:
    Shift from a scarcity mindset to an abundance mindset when it comes to money.Surround yourself with abundant people who have a positive outlook on money.Read abundance-based books to change your perspective and mindset.Express appreciation and gratitude daily to cultivate a sense of abundance and contentment.Listen to Diania's Podcast
    Check out the EconoMe Conference
    Watch the EconoMe YouTube Channel

    Here are some of the books that Diania mentioned:
    The Obstacle is the Way by Ryan Holiday
    Do Nothing by Celeste Headlee
    The Pathless Path by Paul Millerd
    You Might Like:
    Get the BRAND NEW FREE Goodbye Debt Tracker! Grab my FREE Budgeting Cheat Sheet. Follow Allison on Instagram! @inspiredbudget Check out Inspired Budget's blog. Take my FREE class on How to Budget to Build Wealth!

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
247 Ratings

247 Ratings

Jenny m $$ ,

Love your podcast!!!!

I love your approach to debt payoff and all your tips!!

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I'm so glad I found you!!

Thanks for your podcast. I really enjoy and listen to it everyday!

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Don’t ever want to be without The Inspired Budget

Allison is THE BEST at motivating and inspiring me to create and live within my budget. She us an expert on finances and easy to relate to. I highly recommend this podcast.

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