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The Everyday Money Podcast is a weekly show designed to help you manage your money better. Hannah offers expert insights into key topics, from investing and budgeting to homebuying. Every episode includes practical tips you can apply to your own finances.

The internet is full of contradictory personal finance advice. But you don’t need to spend hours listening to different experts and comparing every money management technique to figure out which ones work best. 

Instead, tune into the Everyday Money Podcast for trustworthy financial advice and simple, effective tips from a Certified Financial Planner™.

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What’s the difference between budgeting versus spending awareness? I want to start this off by acknowledging that many people have to budget. The majority of people in this country live paycheck to paycheck, and the consequences of them not budgeting are so severe they can’t imagine a world where they don’t budget. 

On the flip side, many people are so busy they don’t have time to budget. So many clients that walk through my doors don’t know how to budget, and they might not even know how much they’re spending on a monthly basis! 

If you can relate, keep reading because I want to give you some tools to help you on your budgeting journey (and if you want a concrete way to start budgeting, check out my BudgetingBlocks™).

Can We Actually Trust the Stock Market?

Can We Actually Trust the Stock Market?

Let’s be honest – the stock market isn’t a very welcoming place right now. Many of my clients, especially younger investors, are wondering whether they should continue investing in stocks.  All the questions really boil down to this one: How can we trust the stock...

Health Savings Accounts: What They Are and How to Use Them

Health Savings Accounts: What They Are and How to Use Them

Today’s topic is Health Savings Accounts. An HSA is a special type of savings account that’s typically offered as an option with a high-deductible health insurance plan. With an HSA, you can reduce the financial hit of a serious medical issue. Plus, HSAs offer tax...

Is your budget ready for 2023?

Is your budget ready for 2023?

It’s the beginning of the year, and I know a lot of you are looking at your budgets. This is a great time of year to check in with your money, especially in the context of resolutions.  And it’s something I do as well – my husband and I have been looking through last...

Financial Considerations When You Want to Have a Baby, Pt. 2

Financial Considerations When You Want to Have a Baby, Pt. 2

Having a baby is an immensely life-changing event. Recently, I spoke about some of the tactical financial things you need to be planning out before you have a baby.  Now, I want to focus on the bigger-picture financial things you should consider when having a baby....

Financial Considerations When You Want to Have a Baby, Pt. 1

Financial Considerations When You Want to Have a Baby, Pt. 1

If you want to start (or grow) a family, you are likely thinking about all the ways your life will change. Of course, one of those elements is your finances. Kids are expensive, after all. How can you plan to have a baby, and what should you consider about your...

Do You Need a Budget or More Money Awareness?

Do You Need a Budget or More Money Awareness?

What’s the difference between budgeting versus spending awareness? I want to start this off by acknowledging that many people have to budget. The majority of people in this country live paycheck to paycheck, and the consequences of them not budgeting are so severe...

Should You Put Money Down, Save, or Invest?

Should You Put Money Down, Save, or Invest?

Sometimes, major purchases come in waves. My husband and I are facing a few large expenses at the moment, and we’re currently trying to decide how much money we should be spending in cash versus how much we should be financing.  For context, with a third child...

There Are More Ways to Make $$ Than You Think

There Are More Ways to Make $$ Than You Think

Let’s talk about how to become wealthy! More specifically, let’s talk about the narratives and “expert guidance” that tell us there’s only one specific way to become wealthy.  Recently, I was talking to a new client who had been reading all the typical wealth books....

What to Do When You Feel Like You’re Not Making Progress

What to Do When You Feel Like You’re Not Making Progress

Recently, I was talking to a new client who was feeling like they weren’t making progress in their financial life.  This happens so often! We all have these big financial goals in life, and an idea of when we’ll hit those goals. And sometimes, we absolutely do!  Other...