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!

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Notable Notes:

We asked Cat all about her journey with personal finance, her new book, and what she hopes for other women desiring more out of life!

  • Tell us what got you interested in personal finance?
  • Why did you see the need for a personal finance book specifically for moms?
  • When you’re dealing with multiple young children at home how does that affect your finances?
  • You have a whole chapter about the childcare vs career dilemma, can you talk about that?

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Lightning Round: Therapy edition

Cat and I will be sharing some of our post-partum induced thoughts and Jill will tell us everything’s ok. 

  • Cat- calling her husband from the coffee shop
  • Jen- I wrote a book 
  • Jill – BE KIND TO YOURSELVES!

Get more from Cat at:

-BOOK: Moms Got Money

-Site: catherinealford.com & millennialhomeowner.com

-IG: catherinecalford

Wrap-Up:

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Thanks for listening! See you next week!

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