The Money Mindset Podcast

#210 This is why your budget doesn't work for you

April 18th, 2024

Struggling to make your budget work? In this episode, we delve into the common pitfalls that often sabotage our financial plans. From unrealistic expectations to poor preparation, discover practical strategies to align your budget with your lifestyle, ensuring sustainable financial growth.

Join us as we explore the importance of being realistic, creating effective plans, and establishing healthy habits to set yourself up for financial success.

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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.

“So, what do you need to do to set yourself up for success when it comes to sticking to your budget? That means your meal planning, okay? But it also could be making sure that you have in your schedule a day, a time, and a place that you are going to check in with your budget. So, check in with your spending, check in with where your money needs to go.”
- Ashley Patrick

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