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Where moms come together to learn about money – in all the ways it impacts our lives – with love. Discover how you can feel confident with your finances; ditch the money shame and guilt; raise independent, money-savvy little humans; and give yourself the freedom and stability to live your best life. We’ll discuss budgeting, debt freedom, investing, career development, entrepreneurship, and more.
 
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#102 In today's episode, I'm talking with certified personal coach, Cassidy Nasello. I wanted to bring Cassidy on the show to share how using the KonMari method (of Marie Kondo) can help you do a reset on your life as you dive into spring cleaning. We're talking about the best place to start using the KonMari method, the deeper emotional work you w…
 
#101 In today's episode I'm talking with America's favorite personal finances advisor, Tiffany "The Budgetnista" Aliche. She's used her teaching degree to become an expert in helping women transform their relationships with money so they can become financially whole. We're talking about the 10 steps to financial wholeness that she covers in Get Goo…
 
#100 For this episode, we asked the mamas in our free Mamas Talk Money Community on Facebook to send us their questions. If one person in our community has a question, there are no doubt others wondering the same thing. Today we’re going to discuss 529 savings goals, forming LLCs and new home budgets as we celebrate and reflect on 100 episodes on t…
 
#099 In today's episode, I'm talking with best-selling author and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, Leah Hadley. Leah has faced many challenging life transitions including adopting three kids overnight, divorce, and a job loss. Now she works with moms who need to rebuild a strong financial foundation for the next phase of their life. We're talki…
 
#098 In today's episode, I'm talking with author and founder of Redefining Wealth, Patrice Washington. She's passionate about helping women build the 6 pillars of wealth which she breaks down in her book Redefine Wealth For Yourself. Patrice's personal journey of having wealth, losing it, and rebuilding it again is a story of resilience we all need…
 
#097 Today I'm talking with author and podcast host of Terrible, Thanks for Asking, Nora McInerny. Nora became a widow at a young age. While grief hit her like a freight train, she still manages to find cracks of light through humor and amazing communities like the Hot Young Widows Club and Still Kickin. Still Kickin is the fulfillment of her late …
 
#096 In today's episode, I'm talking with co-founders of The Rebel Mama, Nikita Stanley and Aleks Jassem. These two are paving a new road for the face of motherhood that centers around authenticity and empowerment. We're talking about how they built their business on maternity leave, mindful consumerism as a new mom, and how they overcame their fea…
 
#095 In this episode, we asked the mamas in our free Mamas Talk Money Community on Facebook to send us their questions. If one person in our community has a question, there are no doubt others wondering the same thing. Today we’re going to discuss more specifics about retirement funds, and investing! (03:44) Kelli wants to know, "What is the recomm…
 
#094 In today’s episode, I’m talking with Global Philanthropy Advisor and Expert, Kris Putnam-Walkerly. She is the author of Delusion Altruism, which highlights the truth that how we give is just as important as how much we give. We’re talking about why you don’t need to be wealthy to be a philanthropist, why philanthropists can struggle with a sca…
 
#093 In today’s episode, I'm talking with power couple and financial educators, Tai and Talaat McNeely. They are passionate about helping you and your spouse or partner get on the same page so you can become tenacious about reaching your financial goals together. We're talking about dealing with bringing debt into a marriage, how to start money con…
 
#092 In today’s episode, I'm talking with the full-time content creator and influencer, Mattie James. Mattie now creates content for her blog, Youtube, and podcast and collaborates with some really big brands like Samsung and TJ Maxx. She's sharing about how her current six-figure income all started with a blog and the inside scoop on what it's rea…
 
#091 In today’s episode, I'm talking with board-certified nurse and trainer, Angel Cellucci about how to identify medical fraud. Angel is on a mission to help empower individuals to be better consumers of healthcare. She helps people make sure the medical care they get is necessary and offered at a fair and reasonable price. We're talking about how…
 
#90 For this episode, we asked the mamas in our free Mamas Talk Money Community on Facebook to send us their questions. If one person in our community has a question, there are no doubt others wondering the same thing. Today we’re going to discuss increasing credit scores, Bitcoin investing, finding the best provider for term life insurance, and mo…
 
#89 In this episode, I'm talking with financial therapist and best-selling author, Barbara Huson. Her latest book, Rewire for Wealth breaks downs the neuroscience of money so you can take charge of your finances. We're talking about chasing sacred success, how to practice rewiring your brain, and how you can teach your kids about money without inje…
 
#088 Today I'm talking with author and founder of Ladies Get Paid, Claire Wasserman. This was originally a live we recorded in the Motivated Mama Society, which gave our community the chance to ask some questions you're likely asking about the gender gap too. We're talking about why you need to trust your instincts more, why you should always be in…
 
#087 In today’s episode, I’m talking with author and research scientist, Dr. Wendy Wood. Since she's listed in the top 1% of scientists worldwide, I figured she would be the expert we need to make sure our 2021 goals don't go to the wayside by February. We're talking about why you actually don't need more will power, how to build habits when your s…
 
#086 Happy New Year! Happy 2021! Happy surviving all that was 2020. Today I have a super special treat for you to celebrate! I've invited 10 top-notch money experts to the show to share their best piece of advice for the New Year so you can set meaningful money goals - and reach them - in 2021! Looking for more information, mama? Visit the show not…
 
#85 In today’s mini-episode, I just want to send a quick Christmas COVID-safe hug and say Happy Holidays. For the majority of us, things look really different this year. I hope you can embrace the lack of pressure and maybe some new cozy traditions-some that may even stick around for years to come! But I also have a special challenge for you to hel…
 
#84 In today’s episode, I’m talking with Monica Louie, six-figure debt-tackler who has built an ad agency that all started with a blog. Monica and her husband were able to pay off $120,000 in two years on a blue-collar income after she quit her job to stay home. We're talking about the creative ways they took big chunks out of their debt, why you d…
 
#083: In today’s episode, I’m sharing why prescriptive, inflexible money advice rarely works. We'll unpack why money strategies that are unique to you and your personality are the only ones that work long-term and how you can start charting your own path. (02:09) Why old school money strategies can do more harm than good (06:30) Some good news for …
 
#082: In today’s episode, I’m sharing the three pillars of what it means to leave behind a healthy financial legacy. I'm going to challenge you to define the word "legacy" and help you understand why your legacy involves a lot more than monetary wealth. We're talking about getting organized, developing a wealthy mindset, and building generational w…
 
#081 In today's episode, we asked the mamas in our free Mamas Talk Money Community on Facebook to send us their questions. If one person in our community has a question, there are no doubt others wondering the same thing. Today we’re going to discuss holiday traditions in a pandemic, what self-care looks like for us these days, and how to wrap your…
 
#080 In today’s episode, I’m talking to New York time best-selling author and podcast host, Kendra Adachi. Kendra is a professional permission giver and systems expert and she wants you to know you actually don’t have to do it all. We’re talking about identifying what matters most to you, tangible ways you can reduce your mental load, and how you c…
 
#079: In today’s episode, I’m talking to business and finance reporter and host of the Brown Ambition Podcast, Mandi Woodruff. Mandi experienced financial insecurity at a very young age and has been intentional to find ways to create a life full of choices. We’re talking about how to get scrappy when you have to, why your mental health is key to ov…
 
#078 In this episode I am talking with Amanda Holden, author, speaker, and expert in equipping women to make smart investment decisions. Amanda is super relatable and super passionate about you being financially free as a woman in retirement. We’re talking about why investing needs to be a priority for women, the biggest takeaways from the stock ma…
 
#077 In today’s episode, I’m talking with Kristyn Hodgdon, twin-mama, who navigated her own journey through infertility treatments and now supports thousands of other women in her community, The Fertility Tribe. We’re talking about what Kristyn wishes more moms knew before they started their infertility journey, how to handle the financial and insu…
 
#076 In today’s episode, I’m talking with Caroline Vencil, who is an expert living a full life on a tight budget-even as a family of six! We’re talking about how extreme saving can be a severe hang-up, the creative ways Caroline helped her family stick to the budget, and how being intentional makes spending money more fulfilling. (5:59) Why Carolin…
 
#075 In today’s episode, I’m talking with Becky Rapinchuk, founder of Clean Mama, who is an expert in simple systems that help you consistently maintain that cozy place between chaotic and spotless. We’re talking all about taking a business from side-hustle to full-time income, how to get your whole family involved in your cleaning routine, and why…
 
#074 In today’s episode, I’m talking with Kate Anderson, co-founder of IFundWomen, a flexible crowdfunding platform for female business owners. Kate is going to share the founding story of IFundWomen, the current funding gaps between male-founded and female-founded businesses, and why it’s so important to invest in women-owned businesses. (7:17) He…
 
#073: In today’s episode, as we honor Domestic Violence Awareness month, I’m diving into a heavy but critical issue for our community to discuss: financial abuse. It may be more difficult to pinpoint than other types of abuse, but it still has life-threatening consequences. We’re talking about how to spot financial abuse, how to find the support yo…
 
#072: In today’s episode, I’m talking with Certified Financial Public Accountant and founder of Fola Financial, Sheneya Wilson. Sheneya empowers entrepreneurs to stop avoiding the accounting side of your business by implementing simple systems that help you make informed decisions and scale. We're talking about why you need to know your numbers eve…
 
#071: For this episode, we asked the mamas in our free Mamas Talk Money Community on Facebook to send us their questions. If one person in our community has a question, there are no doubt others wondering the same thing. Today we’re going to discuss prioritizing money goals, real estate investing, the Mamas Talk Money Summit, and more! (2:16) How d…
 
#070: In today’s episode, I’m talking with Financial Therapist, Podcast Host, and author of The Art of Money, Bari Tessler. When Bari was making $11 an hour in her first job, buried in school debt, and financially illiterate, she knew she had to pave a new path. We’re talking about the emotional work we have to do to make real financial progress, w…
 
#069: In today’s episode, I’m sharing seven reasons why you can’t miss Mamas Talk Money 2020! Get a sneak-peek into some of the speakers, resources, and $10,000 in giveaways we have planned for YOU, mama! The best part? It’s free to attend! So grab your kids, tell your friends, and go register for the summit because registration is officially OPEN!…
 
#068: In today’s episode, I’m talking with military spouse, accredited financial counselor, and host of the Her Dinero Matters podcast, Jen Hemphill. Jen discovered her own financial confidence when she took a deep dive into her money story to unlock some mindset traps. We’re talking about why your money story matters, how to productively explore f…
 
#067: In today’s episode, I’m diving into all the things you need to know as a first-time homebuyer. For most people, this purchase is one of the biggest financial decisions you'll ever make and it has a huge impact on your emotional well-being. We’re talking about why you need to be in it for the long-run, why you need to know what you can afford,…
 
#066: In today’s episode, I’m talking with former teacher and founder of Inspired Budget, Allison Baggerly. Finding herself newly married with hefty debt, pregnant, and facing astronomical daycare costs, Allison knew something had to change. We’re talking about how easy it can be to be unaware of the future impact of debt, how Allison learned to se…
 
#065: In today’s episode, I’m sharing the three financial moves you need to make this fall to be super intentional about the rest of the year. 2020 has thrown a wrench in all our lives, and especially our budgets. Because of this, there are some unusual things to consider about our spending habits. We’ll cover what it looks like to do a complete bu…
 
#064: In today’s episode, I’m talking with blogger, founder of I heart Planners, and host of the Get Organized HQ Summit, Laura Smith. Laura loves simplifying life with systems, but she also understands how easy it is to fall off the wagon when it comes to keeping up with good habits. For this reason, Laura is an amazing and trusted resource when i…
 
#063: For this episode, we asked the mamas in our free Mamas Talk Money Community on Facebook to send us their questions. If one person in our community has a question, there are no doubt others wondering the same thing. Today we’re going to discuss taking a maternity leave from contract work, how you can do the most with donor-advised funds, and w…
 
#062: In today’s episode, I’m talking with course creator, podcast host, and author of “Do It Scared”, Ruth Soukup. Ruth's passion project and blog started as a way to redirect her passion for spending too much money at Target every week. Ruth’s story is powerful because of her willingness to own her fear during hard emotional seasons such as bankr…
 
#061: In today’s episode, I’ve got some practical advice on how to know when to invest in your business. The fear of failing can keep you from ever getting started, but you’ll burn out fast without a plan to invest somehow! We’ll cover how to decide on your start-up budget, when to buy online tools and courses, and when to outsource and bring on he…
 
#060: In today’s episode, I’m talking with Rebecca Olson, life coach, and founder of the Aligning Motherhood coaching program. Rebecca helps moms redefine balance by helping you consider what brings you the most energy so you can pursue that more often and confidently say no to what drains you. We’re going to discuss being more willing to sit with …
 
#059: In today’s episode, I’m talking to all you high-achievers who are getting stuck because you need to be able to check all the boxes to dive in. It’s time to reframe what you know about traditional goal-setting. I’ll even share the story of how Smart Money Mamas started with a simple blog! We’re talking about why taking small steps and consiste…
 
#058 In today’s episode, I’m talking with Maxie McCoy, She is on a mission to help women believe in themselves and break out of the mold they were never meant to fit in the first place. We’re going to discuss the specific steps you can take to get unstuck, why your past success is the best predictor of your future success, and why you should be mor…
 
#057: Have you ever felt like you’re just not doing what you’re meant to do? Like your life is on autopilot and things are mostly great, but lacking that on fire, purpose-driven energy you used to chase? It might be time to consider a passion project. Today, I’m sharing five signs you need a passion project. 2020 has forced us all to take a closer …
 
#056 In today’s episode, I’m talking with Tasha Cochran, co-founder of One Big Happy Life. Tasha is a perfect example of someone who has gone against the grain at just about every turn from joining the marine corp just out of high school, to buying a house as a single mom, to graduating from Yale with a law degree she used to protect minorities and…
 
#055: Have you been thinking of starting a side hustle or passion project? Whether you’re seeking an extra stream of revenue in these uncertain times or you just want to find more fulfillment in your work, it’s all worthwhile. Times have changed dramatically since our parents started their careers, and it’s time to take note of this. Today, I’m sha…
 
#054: In this episode, I’m talking with Lauren McGoodwin, author of Power Moves: How Women Can Pivot, Reboot, and Build a Career of Purpose. She is also the founder of Career Contessa, where she helps women build successful and fulfilling careers on their terms. Lauren’s genius lies in helping identify every size of power move you can make when you…
 
#053: For this episode, we asked the mamas in our free Mamas Talk Money Community on Facebook to send us their questions. If one person in our community has a question, there are no doubt others wondering the same thing. Today we’re going to discuss saving for retirement for stay-at-home spouses, investing for kids, when to create an LLC for your b…
 
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