Your Top Questions Answered!

Episode 64 · May 23rd, 2022 · 18 mins 36 secs

About this Episode

Got a question you’d like to ask about budgeting, saving or getting out of debt?

Have a situation or circumstance that doesn’t fit into the norm and want a personalized solution?

Join me this week as I switch things up and answer your burning questions with my suggestions.

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Hey, I’m Ashley Patrick and I’m 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 really about finding what works for you.” - Ashley Patrick

01:22 - Highest balance or higher interest rates first?
03:05 - Will budgeting work for someone who doesn't have a steady income?
06:18 - Struggling with a shopping addiction.
11:04 - What to do when you've lost your job.
15:25 - I struggle to create and stick to budget plans and meal plans.

If you would like me to answer any of your questions, send me an email at and in the subject line add ‘#question’ and I will add it to the list to answer on the next Q&A podcast episode.

Also remember to check out my Free Workshop: How to Create and Stick to a Budget (even when you are overwhelmed)! Go to and get started today.

Resources and Links Mentioned:
Free Workshop: How to Create and Stick to a Budget -

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