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Real life. Real stories. Real people. Real budgets.

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Episodes

Debt Freedom, At Last

6/17/2019
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 The post Debt Freedom, At Last appeared first on Goodbudget.

Duration:00:27:41

Debt Payoff Plan, Take #2

6/10/2019
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 The post Debt Payoff Plan, Take #2 appeared first on Goodbudget.

Duration:00:25:37

An Unwelcome Surprise

6/3/2019
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 The post An Unwelcome Surprise appeared first on Goodbudget.

Duration:00:26:23

Creating a debt payoff plan

5/27/2019
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 The post Creating a debt payoff plan appeared first on Goodbudget.

Duration:00:26:49

A Financial Wakeup Call

5/20/2019
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 The post A Financial Wakeup Call appeared first on Goodbudget.

Duration:00:28:18

Getting $40K into debt by age 22

5/13/2019
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 The post Getting $40K into debt by age 22 appeared first on Goodbudget.

Duration:00:31:37

Welcome to Season 2 of The Goodbudget Way

5/9/2019
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 The post Welcome to Season 2 of The Goodbudget Way appeared first on Goodbudget.

Duration:00:10:29

Season 1 Q & A with Chi-En

12/10/2017
Hear what listeners had to say about what inspired them to budget with a why — and what they thought was crazy. Plus, hear what’s next for The Goodbudget Way podcast. In this finale episode you’ll hear from: Listeners who were challenged by what they heard Folks who’ve been inspired to take another look at ... Read more The post Season 1 Q & A with Chi-En appeared first on Goodbudget.

Duration:00:21:00

Buy a house... after giving savings away? (Pt 2)

12/4/2017
Last time, we heard how Juliette and Chi-Ming sold their home. But, did they find an affordable home to move in to? Hear the second half of the story. In this episode you’ll hear: What kinds of homes they considered How they planned to buy without savings What compromises they made along the way How ... Read more The post Buy a house… after giving savings away? (Pt 2) appeared first on Goodbudget.

Duration:00:28:54

Buy a house... after giving savings away? (Pt 1)

11/27/2017
Thinking of buying a home? Hear Juliette and Chi-Ming share part of their unconventional story of looking for a new home, and the unexpected generosity they experienced. In this episode you’ll hear: Why they decided to move away from the home they loved Who they decided to sell their old house to How they thought ... Read more The post Buy a house… after giving savings away? (Pt 1) appeared first on Goodbudget.

Duration:00:32:42

Saving 1/3 of every paycheck

11/20/2017
How much have you saved for your next big purchase? Katey’s got a huge one in front of her: grad school. Hear how she saved up for the big expense. In this episode you’ll hear: How Katey managed to graduate from college without loans Why Katey chose to go to grad school and study architecture ... Read more The post Saving 1/3 of every paycheck appeared first on Goodbudget.

Duration:00:31:28

When saving for college isn't enough

11/13/2017
College isn’t cheap, and sometimes savings aren’t enough. Brendan and his parents talk about saving for college… and how they made it work when savings didn’t cover it. In this episode you’ll hear: How they started planning when their kids were young What they did when they realized they couldn’t save enough Advice they got ... Read more The post When saving for college isn’t enough appeared first on Goodbudget.

Duration:00:38:27

How one family budgeted for baby and childcare

11/6/2017
Balancing work, babies, and budgets? Hear Chi-En and Bruce share how they decided whether to stay at home or work — and how they planned for childcare costs. In this episode you’ll hear: How they planned to budget for baby What kinds of childcare options they considered, or didn’t The implications of childcare costs on ... Read more The post How one family budgeted for baby and childcare appeared first on Goodbudget.

Duration:00:30:10

Buy a car. Give a car?

10/30/2017
Most budgeters would recommend buying a car with cash, driving it into the ground, and selling what’s left for scraps. That’s not what Jeff did. In this episode you’ll hear: Why Jeff decided to buy a new car even though he had a perfectly good one What was important when deciding what to do with ... Read more The post Buy a car. Give a car? appeared first on Goodbudget.

Duration:00:31:19

Downsizing on the way to retirement

10/23/2017
Do you have a retirement plan? Matt & Jenelle have gotten started on theirs. It involves moving onto a boat… In this episode you’ll hear: How they’re starting a new chapter as empty nesters Why they made the decision to live on a houseboat How they will deal with downsizing from 3BR to 1 tiny ... Read more The post Downsizing on the way to retirement appeared first on Goodbudget.

Duration:00:31:16

2 people. 1 couple. 1 budget.

10/15/2017
Is it hard or easy to share money with another person? Hear from Becky & Kenny as they share their experience of budgeting for the first time as a married couple. In this episode you’ll hear: Some of the struggles they faced sharing finances for the first time How they’re different — and how they’re ... Read more The post 2 people. 1 couple. 1 budget. appeared first on Goodbudget.

Duration:00:27:48

How Karisa found an apartment on a budget

10/9/2017
Finding an apartment can be tough. From figuring out what’s affordable, to being rejected by prospective landlords, it’s all pretty challenging. On top of that, how do you know what’s a “must have” and what’s not? In this episode, Karisa shares her experience of looking for her first apartment. Here’s what you’ll hear: how she ... Read more The post Apartment hunting on a budget appeared first on Goodbudget.

Duration:00:28:01

Welcome to the Goodbudget Way

10/5/2017
There’s more to budgeting than just numbers. Maybe you’ve thought there’s got to be more to this budgeting thing than just sitting down, crunching numbers, and trying to cut spending so as to not go over budget. We’re right there with you. What’s amazing is that you (yes, you!) have found ways to make the ... Read more The post Welcome to the Goodbudget Way appeared first on Goodbudget.

Duration:00:07:32