Eric Sirianni

Where to Save Your Money – EP 165

Stashing money under the mattress may work for some, but for us frugal folks, we want to make sure our hard earned cash is being stored in the right place! Here we’re talking about what to consider when it comes to savings and the best types of accounts for various goals. Listen in! Sponsors:  The…

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Money Motivation for Moms w/ Cat Alford – EP 164

Cat shares about her own journey with working, raising twins, and managing finances. Listen in as she encourages other moms towards financial and personal goals! Sponsors:  Quince Shopping: We believe spending a little more up front to buy quality products is the bedrock of a frugal, minimalist, and environmentally friendly lifestyle. If you can’t buy…

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Tips For First-Time Home Buyers w/ Scott Trench + Mindy Jensen – EP 161

Thinking about buying your first home? Already in the process? Home buying is a big decision and a massive expense, but there are ways we can enter this process equipped with knowledge to get the best possible deal and make the most of our money. Listen in as Scott and Mindy share from their own…

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Demystifying the Credit Score – EP 160

Lions and tigers and credit scores; oh my! With so many components and antiquated information it’s no wonder there is so much mystery surrounding the credit score! While there are a handful of factors that go into a credit score, it’s not as unattainable to understand as one may think. Join us as we take…

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Home Renovations On A Budget – EP 159

Home renovations have a reputation for being very expensive and feeling unattainable at times! While it is true that skilled labor costs decent money – we want to talk about the upgrades and updates we can make that bring beauty and value to our homes without costing a fortune! Sponsors:  Sinking Funds: Often talked about,…

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Roth IRA’s Explained with Barbara Ginty – EP 158

Understanding investing terms and options is not for the faint of heart, but we don’t have to be experts in order to make wise, frugal financial decisions for our future. On this episode Barbara Ginty shares in some very understandable and approachable ways some of the basics of investing and how to take advantage of…

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Eco-Friendly Frugality | Frugal Environmentalism – EP 157

Frugality plays nicely with many other valuable tenets and environmentalism is no exception! Engaging with eco-friendly products and living a sustainable lifestyle matches well with frugality and does not need to be considered a luxury! Sponsors:  The Emergency Fund: Whether it’s $500, $1000, or $15,000, you need money set aside in case you’re laid off,…

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How To Avoid Impulse Spending – Ep 156

We’re celebrating 3 years of the frugal friends podcast by taking a look at the factors that contribute to impulse buys and ways to avoid it! Sponsors:  Frugal Friends Florida Meetup! This year we’re doing two (fingers crossed) in-person meet ups. Our first one is tomorrow April 17th in St. Petersburg, FL. More details to…

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How Budget Girl Sarah Wilson Paid Off $38K on a Low Income – EP 155

Paying down debt when living on a low income IS possible! We are thrilled to have Sarah Wilson on the podcast to share her story and inspire us towards debt freedom at any level of income. Sponsors:  Frugal Friends Florida Meetup! This year we’re doing two (fingers crossed) in-person meet ups. Mark your calendar for…

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