Personal Finance Basics – EP 120

In this episode we share our minimalist approach to personal finance. This is certainly not comprehensive but if you’re just starting out these are the things to focus on before you get distracted by everything else in the personal finance ecosystem. 


  • The Frugal Friends Workbook! TODAY is the day folks! The day you’ve been waiting for! The Frugal Friends Workbook is officially available! The Frugal Friends Workbook is a digital download with 6 week-long challenges that will help you improve your spending, declutter your life, become a better negotiator, have more money conversations with the people in your life, and more. The workbook can be completed on your own but it’s created to be gone through in pairs or small groups. Don’t have a partner or small group? No worries! If you purchase the workbook during launch week you will get access to a 6-week Facebook group where you can find others who’ve purchased the workbook and form your own groups. Jill and I will also be available to answer questions and guide you. You have to purchase by August 14 to get that bonus. And the workbook is $34 but for this week only it’s $24 so head to and join the fun!
  • Being Kind. No further explanation needed. just thought we could all use a reminder. Being kind: minimal effort – great reward.
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Notable Notes:

Now let’s get into it; on every 7th episode we replay one of our most popular episodes that’s at least a year old and because we’ve spent so much time the past few weeks working on something special for you (a.k.a. the workbook!!), today is one of those episodes! ENJOY!


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