Is perfectionism keeping you stuck? Do you constantly worry and overthink about everything, making it difficult to manage your finances?
Join me in today's episode as I strategize with Gina about how to implement her plan by tracking her spending, planning where to put her leftover money, creating a visual, and learning to focus on one thing at a time to help her overcome her perfectionism so she can stick to her budget and plan ahead.
Hey, I’m Ashley Patrick, a personal finance expert and founder of Budgets Made Easy. I help busy moms create systems to save money and pay off debt so they can reach their big dreams faster and easier.
I was able to pay off $45,000 in just 17 months including $25,000 in student loans in just 10 months. I’m a Master Financial Coach and have a bachelor's degree in psychology and will help you get to the root of your money problems.
Since my journey started I have been featured on Fox Business, Yahoo! Finance, Food Network, USA TODAY, MSN, CNBC, NerdWallet, and many others.
“It's easy to get overwhelmed when you're thinking about all the things. But right now your goal is to focus on the day to day and paycheck to paycheck to get caught up and get where you are paying things ahead.”
- Ashley Patrick
01:17 - Introduction for today's episode
02:59 - Meet Gina
03:44 - Gina's biggest struggle
06:42 - What to do with the money that's left over after paying the bills
16:24 - How to track your spending
20:28 - Gina's 24 hour goal
23:01 - Focusing on one thing at a time
27:20 - Set money aside to reward yourself
32:13 - Making a visual to help keep yourself motivated
32:34 - Letting go of perfectionism
38:39 - Last words of wisdom
39:06 - How to have your own Budget Strategy Session
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Resources and Links Mentioned:
- Book your Budget Strategy Session here-> www.budgetsmadeeasy.com/strategy
Connect with Ashley:
- Instagram: www.instagram.com/budgetsmadeeasy