The Maddy Money Show Episode 2: Sticking to a Budget

Episode 2 is here! On this episode of The Maddy Money Show, I drop some serious T on what I do to stick to my budget. Everyone teaches how to MAKE a budget, no one talks about what needs to happen to STICK to a budget. Sticking to a budget is not easy. I have…… Continue reading The Maddy Money Show Episode 2: Sticking to a Budget

How Learning to Say “No” Can Help You Achieve Your Financial Goals

Have you ever made a financial decision based on guilt and/or pride? Making money decisions based on emotions rarely helps me achieve my financial goals.  They usually end up messing with my budget and setting me back. Through experience, I learned I needed to eat some humble pie, swallow my pride, and start saying “NO.” I had…… Continue reading How Learning to Say “No” Can Help You Achieve Your Financial Goals

How I Switched My Money Mindset From Scarcity to Abundance

When I first realized I had to start taking my finances more seriously, I started by creating a zero-based budget. A zero-based budget is one where, at the beginning of every month, I take my monthly income and allocate every single dollar to a budget category (groceries, cell phone bill, eating out, savings, debt payments,…… Continue reading How I Switched My Money Mindset From Scarcity to Abundance