Get A Life You Love On A Budget You Can Afford With Kumiko Love

Raise your hand if you’ve ever said the words, “I don’t want to deal with my money right now?”  Friend, I am right there with you. Especially in those seasons when I had debt or things just weren’t flowing like I’d hope they would be. The truth is, we all face different money seasons and challenges – absolutely no one is immune.

You may know of our guest today, Kumiko Love from the Budget Mom. She’s the real deal, paid off a ton of debt, and has some serious money advice to share on how to live a life you love on a budget that you can afford. Now that’s a tag line I can get behind!

What You’ll Learn

  • What Kumiko’s secret was to pay off $77,000 in eight months
  • Practical ways to move from paycheck to paycheck to money success
  • How Kumiko’s upbringing taught her some of her most important money lessons
  • The ways your finances change after having a baby and how to create a plan on any budget
  • Ways to erase the idea of perfection when it comes to your finances
  • Kumiko’s journey to becoming The Budget Mom



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Summer Money Series with David Waldrop, CFP®

It’s summertime and that means it’s a great time to get your money in check. We’re launching our Summer Money Series with a week filled with great tips to help you with everything from making money blogging to supercharging your investments to top-secret tips to help you save money on your next hotel stay.

Get your money in shape this summer with tips from David

We’re kicking off the week with an interview with fellow CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNING Professional, David Waldrop. David has his own financial planning firm in Northern California and a great heart for helping everyone succeed on their financial journey.

On This Podcast Episode:

  • Hear what David thinks you should do with your 401(k) when you leave your job
  • We’ll discuss one reason why your retirement funds might not be performing up to par
  • Understand why David’s advice on giving yourself a raise could change your financial direction
  • Find out what one tip David thinks is important to getting your money in shape this summer

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The opinions voiced in this material are for general information only and are not intended to provide specific advice or recommendations for any individual. To determine which investment(s) and financial strategies may be appropriate for you, consult your financial adviser prior to investing. There is no assurance that the techniques and strategies discussed are suitable for all investors or will yield positive outcomes.

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Should You Invest in the Stock Market

Should you invest in the stock market?

There are a million different articles that all talk about the right and wrong time to get in the market, but one thing that always stays the same is the end result…yes, you should invest in the stock market.In this lively podcast interview, I chat with Jane Barratt, CEO of GoldBean, about why you should invest...even if you only have a little to invest.

Jane Barratt, CEO and Founder of GoldBean, joins me on this podcast for a lively discussion answering the question, “Should you invest in the stock market?” Jane has a wealth of experience, and her company is up to some pretty cool things in terms of what they offer for new and more advanced investors.

In this podcast we’re covering:

  • Should you be in the market even if it’s scary
  • Why investing buys you options in life
  • The overlooked run of +/- 6% and how you can use that rule to radically change your spending and saving patterns
  • What should you do if you’re in your mid 30’s, been investing for a while, but aren’t sure what the next steps are you should take
  • Demystify some of the crazy investing terminology

For more money tips, follow me on Instagram @millennial_money and Twitter @shannahgame.

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