Overview: Financial planning isn't about spreadsheets, graphs, or charts. Join Brunch & Budget with special guest Kimmie Greene of Mint for a crash course in smart financial planning: how to get to the root of what you really value and how to use money as a tool to help you reach your goals and live your best life.
Why It Matters: One out of four Americans missed a bill last year. Two out of three Americans can’t cover a $1,000 emergency. Money is a huge cause of stress for many of us and lack of financial literacy can keep you in an endless paycheck-to-paycheck cycle.
By examining your relationship with money and learning some key strategies, tips, and habits to make financial progress, you will have the confidence to move forward on your finances, plan for your goals, and create a clear path to reaching them.
What You'll Take Away:
-Understand your current relationship with money and how to use financial advice to fit with your money personality
-Grow your income with tips for how to negotiate a raise, set freelancer rates, and ideas for how to diversify your income streams
-Create a spending plan that is based on your individual values, needs, wants, and goals
-Examine your expenses and learn how to track your spending so you don’t have to budget
-Get strategies to figure out why to save, how much to save, and how to save automatically
-Understand what your credit score means, how to review your credit report, and get tips for how to increase your score