Hi, I am Ashley Patrick, personal finance expert, and founder of [Budgets Made Easy](www.budgetsmadeeasy.com). I help families eliminate debt using simple strategies so they can stress less and live the life they want. I was able to pay off $45,000 in just 17 months including $25,000 in student loans in just 10 months. I am a Ramsey Solutions Master Financial Coach and help people like you manage their budgets so they can live the life they want. I also have a bachelors degree in psychology and help you get to the root of your money problems. I have been featured on Fox Business, Yahoo! Finance, USA TODAY, MSN, CNBC, NerdWallet, and many others.
June 30th, 2020 | 50 mins 13 secs
Brian Haney, VP of The Haney Company, talks all about life insurance and how each type can benefit your family in many ways you probably don't even realize!
June 15th, 2020 | 28 mins 30 secs
DeShena went from stressed and anxious about her bills to paying off $54,000 in 2.5 years!
Episode 34: How Brittany & Kelan Work As A Team To Build Their Online Business AndPay Off $25,000 In Student Loans In 5 Months!
June 8th, 2020 | 20 mins 55 secs
Brittany & Kelan discuss how they work as a team so they could turn their side hustle into a full-time online job for both of them AND pay off $25,000 in student loan debt in 5 months!
June 5th, 2020 | 38 mins 30 secs
Eric Brotman, CFP, gives his strategies for turning this financial crisis and recession into a financial win for your family.
May 6th, 2020 | 19 mins 5 secs
Emma, RN from Nurse Fern talks about the financial effects this crisis is having on healthcare workers and how you can support them through this storm.
Episode 31: Simple Tips For Coping Mentally During Isolation In Order To Protect Yourself Financially
April 20th, 2020 | 34 mins 55 secs
coping through crisis, finances, quarantine
Simple tips for dealing mentally with this crisis and isolation so that it doesn't carryover into your finances.
April 14th, 2020 | 30 mins 2 secs
Financial Advisor, Brandon Renfro, explains the what the stimulus package means for families and how you should handle the incoming income.
April 9th, 2020 | 45 mins 3 secs
Nadia and I discuss how things have changed for her family while dealing with this crisis both financially and mentally.
March 23rd, 2020 | 31 mins 17 secs
Marc with Vital Dollar shares his tips on how his family went from two incomes down to one with an inconsistent income.
March 9th, 2020 | 19 mins 55 secs
budgeting, groceries, save money
Here are my top 10 tips to save $600 a month on groceries and cut my grocery budget in half!
March 2nd, 2020 | 26 mins
Sarah was able to pay off $33,000 in 3 years while only making around $25,000 a year. She was able to find some creative ways to make extra money and save money so she could pay off her debt super fast.
February 24th, 2020 | 24 mins 5 secs
How Bobbi and her husband changed the way they think and handled their money and were able to pay off $50,000 in 2 years.
February 17th, 2020 | 16 mins 7 secs
6 simple tips to get your partner onboard with a budget.
February 10th, 2020 | 25 mins 39 secs
Andy and his wife paid off $50,000 in debt THEN paid off their mortgage of $200,000 in 4 years! Andy shares his debt paying off tips as well tips on teaching your kids about money.
February 3rd, 2020 | 28 mins 9 secs
Shannon shares her journey from postpartum depression and anxiety about their debt to starting their journey of paying off $500,000 in just 3 years!
January 13th, 2020 | 48 mins 24 secs
tax planning, taxes
Simple ways to prepare and save on your tax bill. The discussion we have is not intended to be financial, tax, or investment advice for any particular individual. You should consult your own advisor regarding your specific situation.