Can you save money, live life, AND do good? Hear real life stories from everyday people who spend, save, and give to what’s truly important in life. From finding their first apartments to downsizing for retirement, our guests share what they’ve learned along the way. Listen to their stories and be inspired to live out your budget in a way that works best for you.
Debt Freedom, At Last
What leg of the debt payoff race are you on? In the final episode of this season, we’ll hear Karisa share about completing her debt payoff journey, as well as a gutsy decision she made that helped her cross the finish line even faster. In this episode, you’ll hear: The advice she received about her ... Read more
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17/06/2019 • 27 minutes 35 seconds
Debt Payoff Plan, Take #2
Have you ever taken a break from your financial goals? Last time, we heard Karisa share about her decision to take a break from her plan. This time, she shares with us what it was like to get back on her financial horse again. In this episode, you’ll hear: Why she didn’t feel guilty about ... Read more
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10/06/2019 • 25 minutes 31 seconds
An Unwelcome Surprise
What’s life without a few surprises here and there? We already heard Karisa share about the surprise letter that prompted her to start her debt payoff journey. In this episode, she shares about an unexpectedly large emergency room bill that threw her off track. In this episode, you’ll hear: How she was doing before the ... Read more
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03/06/2019 • 26 minutes 17 seconds
Creating a debt payoff plan
Taking the plunge into paying off debt can be intimidating. Especially when you owe a lot. Karisa can relate to that feeling. She shares about how she moved past it, and how she came up with her debt payoff strategy. In this episode, you’ll hear: What kinds of payoff plans she considered Why she was ... Read more
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27/05/2019 • 26 minutes 42 seconds
A Financial Wakeup Call
Many of us will experience a sudden financial wakeup call at least once in our lives. For Karisa, it took a pretty big one to prompt her to make some big changes in her money situation. In this episode, you’ll hear about: The unwelcome letter she received Why that letter motivated her to change her ... Read more
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20/05/2019 • 28 minutes 12 seconds
Getting $40K into debt by age 22
What is a “smart” financial choice? And how can an 18-year-old know what’s “smart” when making decisions that will impact them for years to come? In this episode, Karisa shares how she got into $40K of debt by age 22. Here’s what you’ll hear: The various debts Karisa took on at a young age Her ... Read more
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13/05/2019 • 31 minutes 31 seconds
Welcome to Season 2 of The Goodbudget Way
We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: There’s more to budgeting than just numbers. We believe that the way we spend, save, and give our money reflects who we are and what we value, for better or for worse. On the last season of The Goodbudget Way podcast, we heard stories from people ... Read more
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