The Money Mindset Podcast

#146 - You DON'T Have to do it all!

May 11th, 2023

Feeling overwhelmed with the never-ending tasks of managing your family's finances? As busy moms, we often find ourselves shouldering the burden of handling everything on our own. But guess what? You don't have to do it all by yourself.

In this episode of the Money Mindset podcast, we'll explore why you don't have to carry the burden alone. Join Ashley as she delves into effective strategies and tips to get your family on board with the finances. Discover how to let go of control, involve your family, and effectively communicate your needs. Learn practical tips, strategies, and inspiring ideas that have worked for others. It's time to embrace the power of teamwork and alleviate the stress of managing finances single-handedly.

Hosting Today:
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.

“You definitely should find some ways that they can help you because it's not just the time to sit down and do the things that you know you need to do with your finances, it's also the mental load. And guess what? I know you are already handling the mental load for maybe everything in your family, if not the majority of the things. So it's okay to help spread that load out and relieve yourself of some of that and get rid of some of the guilt surrounding that as well.”
- Ashley Patrick

00:00 - Introduction to today's episode
02:20 - Overcoming perfectionism and fear of relinquishing control
04:05 - Teaching children about money and involving them in financial decisions
06:18 - Involving your partner with managing the finances
09:45 - Maintaining focus on the end goal
13:07 - The significance of visual aids and setting specific end dates for goals
15:30 - Tips on how to approach your family to get their help and get them on board

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