The Maddy Money Show Episode 2: Sticking to a Budget

Click here to watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yWeBT0nsPzU. 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 not…… 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

Hate Mondays? Hate your job? Hate both? Here are some steps you can take NOW to deal with it.

Most people hate Mondays. I used to hate Mondays because I hated my job. I felt like a prisoner in my life. Every time I woke up Monday morning I was reminded that I had to spend the next five days doing something I did not enjoy because it was the only way I could…… Continue reading Hate Mondays? Hate your job? Hate both? Here are some steps you can take NOW to deal with it.

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