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How to Create a Money Minimalism System That Works For You | Mallory Rowan

Imagine a life where every money decision you make is very intentional. Everything you buy has a purpose and a reason. You invest with purpose, you save with purpose. If this feels a million miles away, this episode is for you. Guest Mallory Rowan will indoctrinate you in what it means to embrace money minimalism and bring intention into every money decision you make.

Mallory is a  business coach who has grown a multi-six-figure business, one that almost killed her. It was then when she realized that money minimalism was going to be the way she could get her life and money back on track. In this episode, Mallory’s sharing how to create a money minimalism system that actually works for YOU. One that will help you love saving your money and make it work flawlessly.

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What You’ll Learn

  • What is money minimalism
  • How to create an easy to manage money system
  • Ways to motivate yourself to save money
  • What role do goals play in your money success
  • Mallory’s story of business success and burnout

Meet Mallory

Mallory Rowan is a no-fluff, anti-hustle business coach who focuses on helping you build a brand that aligns with your life brings you the income you desire and creates a sustainable approach from day one. Six years ago, Mallory co-founded LVD Fitness, a lifestyle brand for athletes wanting to make an impact. She grew it to a global, multi-six-figure business and it almost killed her. Today, she helps entrepreneurs build without burning out. She helps people zero in on how to grow their brand in a way that works, and feels really good. She has been featured as a Shopify Master, a lululemon ambassador, and one of United Way’s “People to Know”.

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How to Think Like a Breadwinner and Transform Your Money| Jennifer Barrett

Are the choices you’re making with your money bringing you closer to the future you want or further away? We’ll uncover how to think like a breadwinner and transform your money in this episode with author, journalist, and financial expert, Jennifer Barrett.

Jennifer Barrett is the Chief Education Officer at Acorns, a saving and investing app with more than 9 million users. She’s also the author of the upcoming book “Think Like a Breadwinner,” a wealth-building manifesto for women. A contributor to Forbes, she’s also written about money for publications like The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and Newsweek. Jennifer’s co-authored two other personal finance books and is often featured as a money expert in the media. She also advises three female-led startups and provides leadership coaching to female founders. A proud breadwinner herself, she lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two sons.

What You’ll Learn

  • What does it mean to be a breadwinner
  • How to develop a breadwinner mindset – and why it matters
  • How to create a healthy relationship with your partner if you’re a breadwinner
  • Money steps to think like a breadwinner
  • Jennifer’s breadwinner story

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Why Money Is Not Your Biggest Problem | Nicole Mayer

Money is not always your biggest problem. Staying stuck in a dream state quite possibly is. As Financial Planner, Nicole Mayer says, most people stay stuck in a dream state and never really achieve their money goals. In this episode, we talk about why money isn’t your biggest problem, why bigger doesn’t always mean better, how to pivot when the shit hits the fan in life, and how to sustain staying on track with your goals in life.

What You’ll Learn

  • Uncover why money isn’t your biggest problem
  • How to escape the dream cycle when it comes to your money goals
  • Why more money isn’t always the answer
  • How to align your money with your future goals
  • How to pivot your money and goals when sh*t comes up

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Meet Nicole

Nicole Mayer (AIF®, BFA TM, CDFATM, RFC®) is a Best Selling Author, Speaker, and Founder of 2nd Opinion Partners.

If you met Nicole today you would never believe that at one point her life was completely falling apart. Taking out student loans to support her family, a dysfunctional marriage, and being pregnant while discovering she had a life-threatening tumor. It was only when death was staring her in the fact that she finally decided she needed a major change and started to plan out her best life possible. With nothing to lose and everything to gain, she went on a journey that led her to discover a failproof formula to a lasting transformation.

Today she is a partner in a company managing over $300 Million helping thousands of people go from struggle to success and is the bestselling author of ‘Navigating Life’s Transitions’ – Connecting Your Means to your Meaning’.

Nicole is living the life she could only once dream of. Most people stay in the dream state and Nicole’s mission is to help them transform their dream into a reality. Because if you fail to plan you plan to fail.

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The Three-Step Method to *Finally* Do Budgeting Right | Rob Bertman

How many times have you tried to budget only to find yourself unmotivated, stress out, and ready to just give up on it all? You are not alone. Most people don’t enjoy budgeting and just give up after a few months. However, there is power in knowing what money is coming in and out of your bank account. In this jam-packed episode, Rob Bertman, CFA, CFP, and the founder of Family Budget Expert, will show you how to use a three-step method to finally do budgeting right.

What You’ll Learn

  • Why budgeting doesn’t work for most people
  • Why budgeting is important, even if it feels like a chore
  • How to use Rob’s three-step method to manage your budget
  • The best tools to help you with your budget
  • How to budget as a couple

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Meet Rob

Rob Bertman, CFA, CFP is the founder of Family Budget Expert. He helps couples and families cut their spending so they can go from feeling behind & arguing about money to the new reality of building savings and getting out of debt without a restrictive budget.

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Build Your Path to Financial Freedom & Retirement At Any Age | Eric Brotman

Let’s talk about the “r” word – retirement. It’s going to look a lot different for you and me than it did for our parents and grandparents, and that’s a good thing. What does this mean to you? Well, it means that you’re going to need to scrub your previous definition and fill it in with a new one, according to our guest, Eric Brotman, CFP and author of the new book and podcast, Don’t retire Graduate!

What You’ll Learn

  • Why the old definition of retirement doesn’t fit
  • How to create financial freedom at any age
  • What a fully funded retirement looks like
  • How to build a financial moat
  • Eric’s money tips to have to balance life and saving for retirement

Meet Eric

Eric D. Brotman, CFP™ is the CEO of BFG Financial Advisors with over 25 years of experience as a trusted advisor. He believes financial literacy is the key to well-being and is the author of multiple books on personal finance and the host of the Don’t Retire…Graduate! podcast. Eric appears regularly on WBAL NBC-11 in Baltimore and his approachable and actionable financial advice has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes.com, Yahoo! Finance, Reuters, and others. Learn more at http://www.bfgfa.com or about the Don’t Retire…Graduate! podcast at http://www.brotmanmedia.com.

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Simplify, Organize, and Maximize Your Money | Tania Brown

What is the value of time when it comes to your money? Most financial experts preach that you need to consistently get rid of expenses in order to thrive financially. However, there is a good argument that spending money on things that create more time is actually one of the smartest money moves you can make.

In this episode, Tania Brown, Certified Financial Planner and owner of Financiallythrivingmom.com is showing you why you should invest in your areas of struggle in your life and breaking down how to simply, organize, and maximize your money.

What You’ll Learn

  • How spending money can help you create time
  • Easy ways to organize your money
  • Ways to create a life around what matters to you most
  • Simple money tricks for moms to simplify their money

Meet Tania

Tania Brown, an Army veteran, is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® and the owner of FinanciallyThrivingMom.com. Over her 18-year career, she’s taught time-saving tips to help thousands of busy moms at multiple Fortune 500 companies learn how to simplify, maximize, and organize their financial lives so they can build financial security and create a life they love. When she is not nerding out over the latest budgeting app, Tania is living out her other passions: fostering teens, volunteering, serving at her church, and continuing her never-ending quest of finding the very best chocolate.

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How to Have Awkward Money Conversations…Easily | Erin Lowry

How much money do you make? Do you have credit card debt? What is your credit score? Hey, will you come to my wedding and oh, by the way, it’s probably going to cost $1,000? Why can’t you afford to go to dinner with us?

Oh, those awkward money conversations. There are just so many of them. In this episode, Erin Lowry, money expert and author of the new book Broke Millennial Talks Money: Scripts, Stories and Advice to Navigate Awkward Financial Conversations, walks us through how to handle some of life’s stickiest money conversations.

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Meet Erin

Erin Lowry is the author of the three-part Broke Millennial series, including the recently released Broke Millennial Talks Money: Scripts, Stories and Advice to Navigate Awkward Financial Conversations.

What You’ll Learn

  • How to navigate awkward money conversations
  • Why money conversations are inherently so awkward
  • Ways to talk to your spouse and partner about money
  • How to handle money conversations with friends
  • Rules about sharing how much money you make
  • What happens when you avoid having money conversations that you know you should

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Win the New Year By Mindfully Manifesting | Ken Honda

Most of us live in a place called scared city. This place is the opposite of abundance and it’s a place where we can’t thrive well financially. So I wanted to know, how do we move from scared city to a better place? Well, there’s no better person to walk us through this than Ken Honda, thought leader, and author of Happy Money: The Japanese Art of Making Peace With Your Money. Are you ready to leave scared city?

Meet Ken

“Zen Millionaire” author, speaker, and thought leader Ken Honda teaches transformational concepts surrounding money and happiness, including the Japanese concept of arigato, as they apply to our lives to bring greater happiness and heightened abilities to manifest. Honda’s Happy Money (EQ) teaches that how we relate to money is a significant indicator of how happy or unhappy our life is. Ken is the author of “Happy Money: The Japanese Art of Making Peace With Your Money” (Simon & Schuster).

What You’ll Learn

  • What is the power of manifesting
  • How to manifest in all areas of your life
  • Why happy money is actually attainable
  • What steps you should take to create change with your finances
  • How to move out of a scarcity mindset

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An Honest Conversation About Love and Money | Janae and Theo

What does it take to balance love and money? My magic recipe is communication, honesty (like real honesty), some dashes of fun, and empathy for some else’s feelings. It’s never easy to talk about money in a relationship, but there are some ways to make it easier. Janae and Theo from the podcast Planet Millennial Marriage are here for an open, honest, and laugh out loud conversation of how to balance it all and thrive along the way.

I was a guest this week on Janae and Theo’s podcast Planet Millennial Marriage. I shared my tips and story about how to build a budget as a couple and not fight about money. It was such a great episode, that I thought why not bring them both here to flip the mic and share their takeaways as a real couple trying to balance love and money. Think of this episode as a giant Ask Shannah where we go into what it takes to win at love and money.

What You’ll Learn

  • How to balance two styles of handling money in a relationship
  • Ways to communicate to your partner
  • How to define the money roles in your relationship
  • When is the right time to talk about money
  • Janae and Theo’s story to finding marriage bliss

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How To Trade Your Paycheck For An Enriched Life | Todd Miller

“Life is the accumulation of all the little individual choices you make on a daily basis.” Powerful words from our guest Todd Miller, who is the author of an outstanding book titled Enrich. In fact, Enrich has been named as one of the 8 Books to Help You Find Financial Bliss by Entrepreneur Magazine.

If you’ve ever wanted to create an enriched life full of time, money, and meaning, this episode has your name on it.

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What You’ll Learn

  • The power of creating a vision for your life
  • Why you need a personal mission statement
  • How to connect your bank account with your goals and vision
  • Ways to set daily goals and milestones to achieve success
  • How to avoid the default setting in life

Meet Todd

Todd Miller is an entertainment CEO who has extensively researched and aggressively experimented with the work-life equation for over a quarter-century. While scaling the corporate ladder, Miller skillfully structured two sabbaticals, intentionally created a family through adoption, cycled coast to coast across two continents in support of children’s charities, and explored more than 100 countries on all seven continents. Drawing on ENRICH principles, Miller built time wealth and passive income while working full time. At age 53, the American-born author has retired on the Andaman Sea in Thailand.

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