The Money Mindset Podcast

Helping midlife women and empty nesters get their money stuff together so they can enjoy this season of life while looking toward retirement.

About the show

The Money Mindset Podcast is hosted by Ashley Patrick from Budgets Made Easy. This is the place for women where you will learn how to budget, save money, and pay off debt fast in the midlife and empty nest season of life so you can afford to travel and actually retire.

You will find advice and tips on budgeting for beginners, relationships and money, budgeting by paycheck, goal planning, creating a vision for your life and all the inspiration you need to get you there.

If you are searching for answers like these.....

How to budget and stick to it?
How to budget for beginners?
How to pay off debt fast?
How to start a budget when overwhelmed?
How to save money on groceries?
How to pay off student loans?
How to start investing?
How to pay for college?

Then this is the podcast for you!

New episodes every Monday and Thursday.


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    #202 LIVE Budget Strategy Sessions from Money Plan Bootcamp 2024

    February 9th, 2024  |  58 mins 10 secs
    budgeting, paying off debt, saving money

    Are you confused about sinking funds or how to save, pay off debt, and still deal with things that always pop up?

    We dive into in this episode live with members of the Money Plan Bootcamp January 2024.

    If you'd like to join us in Money Success Club go to we'd love to have you!

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    #201 8 Saving Money Challenges for 2024

    February 6th, 2024  |  25 mins 12 secs
    budgeting, money challenges, saving

    Want to start your year on a strong financial note? Join me as I introduce eight different money challenges for 2024 to help you save, cut expenses, and develop healthy financial habits.

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    #200 - 200th Episode Celebration! What's Next for Budgets Made Easy......

    January 11th, 2024  |  31 mins 25 secs

    What's next for Budgets Made Easy and The Money Mindsete Podcast for 2024.....

    Let's celebrate this huge milestone and look toward the future!

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    #199 How to Kickstart 2024 and make it the Best Year Yet!

    December 28th, 2023  |  17 mins
    budgeting, financial goals, kickstart 2024 bundle, planning

    Who's ready to transform 2024 into their best year yet? Join us in this episode as we unravel the secrets to setting yourself up for success and making meaningful progress throughout the year.

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    #198 What are you willing to do to reach your 2024 goal?

    December 26th, 2023  |  10 mins 37 secs
    budgeting, debt, goals, saving money

    Ever found yourself setting New Year's resolutions only to lose steam by February? Join us as we discuss how to break the cycle and make 2024 the year your financial goals become a reality.

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    #197 Q&A - Part 5 - Should you use the debt snowball for 0% int medical debt, invest or pay off debt, being house poor, starting to use cash

    December 21st, 2023  |  22 mins 14 secs
    house poor, investing, money, motivation, pay off debt

    Join us as we explore a variety of financial questions in today's episode. Whether it's prioritizing debt, transitioning from credit cards to cash, discovering motivation in your budgeting journey, or dealing with the challenges of being "house poor," we've got your money questions covered.

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    #196 Finding Fulfillment in Midlife

    December 19th, 2023  |  28 mins 48 secs

    Curious about the different seasons of midlife and how they shape your sense of fulfillment? Join Bernie, the host of the Midlife Fulfilled podcast, as he unravels the layers of midlife fulfillment.

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    #195 BBMU When to start the next paycheck budget

    December 14th, 2023  |  23 mins 38 secs

    Ever wondered if you should start budgeting the moment your paycheck hits your account or stick to your routine? Join us as we unravel the mysteries of balancing your budget with varying payday schedules.

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    #194 BSS - Getting Over the Hurdle of an Expensive Season

    December 11th, 2023  |  27 mins 3 secs
    budgeting, debt management, family finance, financial challenges

    Ever struggled with balancing your budget, especially when unexpected expenses pop up? In this episode, we delve into the challenges and explore practical solutions to help you manage your finances better.

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    #193 Planning for 2024

    December 7th, 2023  |  10 mins 36 secs
    2024 goals, financial goals, planning

    Wondering why New Year's resolutions fizzle out? Tune in as we share tips and strategies, and discover how they can be a game-changer in achieving your goals.

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    #192 How to Find an Accountability Buddy & Why You Need One

    December 6th, 2023  |  9 mins 49 secs
    accountability buddy, community, finances

    Curious about finding an accountability partner to boost your financial journey? Tune in for practical tips and personal experiences.

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    #191 Numbers You Should be Tracking in 2024

    December 6th, 2023  |  8 mins 19 secs
    budgeting, finances, financial tracking

    Overwhelmed by the idea of budgeting and tracking every expense? Let's simplify things. Tune in as we guide you through the crucial financial numbers that can make your budgeting journey a breeze.

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    #190 5 Reasons You Feel Broke

    December 4th, 2023  |  14 mins 31 secs
    broke, budgeting, debt expenses, overspending

    Ever found yourself wondering why, despite making good money, you still feel broke? Dive into today's episode as we uncover the reasons behind that elusive feeling and how to break free from it.

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    #189 Preparing for a Job Loss

    November 30th, 2023  |  22 mins 15 secs

    Interested in learning about the crucial steps to take when preparing for a potential job loss or income dip? Join us as we discuss practical insights and break down the key steps to ensure you're financially prepared.

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    #188 How Often Should You Check Your Credit Report

    November 16th, 2023  |  13 mins 20 secs
    budgeting, debt, goals

    Now that the government has made it permanent to allow free weekly credit reports from the three credit bureaus, how often should you check it?

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    #187 How Perimenopause Can Keep You Stuck in Your Debt

    November 9th, 2023  |  29 mins 29 secs
    financial health, hormonal health, hormonal imbalance, perimenopause

    Curious about the impact of hormonal health on your motivation and ability to manage your finances? Join us as we explore actionable steps to regain control.