With 2023 only a few days away, I'm sure we're all hoping to start the New Year off on the right foot. And what better way to kick off the new year than by making plans to reach your financial goals?
Listen in as I share tips on how to prioritize your finances by taking action, tracking your progress, developing habits and routines, and setting SMART goals to help you achieve financial freedom in 2023!
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.
“We have to make our finances a priority if you want them to change. So if you wanna get better, if you wanna learn, if you wanna start making better habits and routines, then we have to start taking action. And it actually starts right now.”
- Ashley Patrick
00:53 - Introduction for today's episode
01:46 - Making your finances a priority by taking action
03:02 - How small actions lead to big results
03:45 - How tracking your progress will allow you to see how far you've come
05:38 - Building habits and routines
06:56 - How to make a SMART goal
09:08 - Breaking down your big goals into smaller, achievable goals
12:58 - Setting up quarterly goals
18:21 - The Money Plan Bootcamp
18:54 - The Kickstart 2023 Bundle
If you're ready to get out of debt, start saving money, and have your best year yet, check out the Kickstart 2023 Bundle. It will help you create a simple plan that you can actually follow so you can pay off debt and save money in 2023! Go to www.budgetsmadeeasy.com/kickstart to grab your bundle today!
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Resources and Links Mentioned:
- Kickstart 2023 Bundle: www.budgetsmadeeasy.com/kickstart
- Episode 83 - BSS - Letting Perfectionism Go So You Get Back on Track: https://www.themoneymindsetpodcast.com/83
Connect with Ashley:
- Instagram: www.instagram.com/budgetsmadeeasy