55. Two Working Moms Talk Finance

Episode Summary

Since finances are one of life’s major stressors and a common reason for arguments in a marriage, then who better to talk to about juggling finances in the real world than two working moms and entrepreneurs. Amanda Kessler and Lara Ford are on a mission to help other women achieve financial success and independence. They made it to their 40s and didn’t have a clue regarding finances, until a few key conversations with friends changed the trajectories of their financial lives.

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Key Takeaways To Tune In For

  • [01:30] How did Amanda and Lara take control of their finances 
  • [06:15] How did the best friend podcast come to life
  • [09:40] If money doesn’t buy happiness what does 
  • [11:30] The 90 day no spend 
  • [17:30] How to start talking about finances with your partner
  • [22:48] Have Amanda and Lara seen a change in their kids and the way they talk about finances 
  • [27:15] Can people become too restrictive with their finances 
  • [31:00] Having a plan is the first step to handling your finances 
  • [33:00] Laura’s and Amanda’s parting words

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Guest podcast – Best Friends Finance

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59. Tame Your Fear Brain with Dr. Kate Truitt

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57. Osteoporosis with NOF CEO, Claire Gill

57. Osteoporosis with NOF CEO, Claire Gill

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