The Money Mindset Podcast

#58 Why You Should Declutter to Help Pay Off Debt!

April 11th, 2022

Want to learn how organization and decluttering can help you reach your financial and other goals?

Then you’re in the right place! Join Deanna and I, where we will be going over:

  • How to get started with decluttering and what impact this can have on your financial goals
  • Tips on deciding what to sell, what to get rid of and how you can price your items appropriately
  • 3 awesome organization tips: the container method, setting up a command center and organizing your pantry
  • And finally the big takeaway on incorporating these things to become habits so you achieve your goals with ease

_“You've got to figure out why you're wanting to save money and your goal has to be bigger than the pain that it's going to take to overcome that hurdle.”

  • Deanna Yates_

Deanna Yates is the founder and CEO of Wannabe Clutter Free and the host of the popular podcast, the Wannabe Minimalist Show, where she helps busy families learn how to let go of the stuff holding them back so they can enjoy more time together, stop spending their weekends cleaning house, and wake up excited for the day ahead.

Deanna is mom to one daughter, wife to a startup entrepreneur, and is living her dream life in San Diego, CA. When she's not helping clients realize their dreams, you can find her paddle boarding, searching for the tastiest breakfast burrito, or balancing her love of world travel with her love of snuggling on the couch.

00:03:19 - Deanna's Introduction
00:04:43 - How to get started with decluttering and how that translates to your finances
00:06:36 - The first thing to do before looking at your stuff
00:09:41 - Deciding on what to sell or get rid of
00:11:51 - How to price the things you're selling appropriately
00:15:16 - Organization tip: the container method
00:19:15 - Organization tip: setting up a command center
00:25:39 - Organization tip: organizing your pantry and setting up a snack area
00:27:46 - Last words of wisdom on achieving financial and decluttering goals. How to incorporate these things to become habits.

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Resources and Links Mentioned:
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Book Recommendation: Daring Greatly by Brene Brown -
Atomic Habits by James Clear (aff link)

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