“Only 20% of Americans save money regularly—here are 6 easy ways to get started.” In this piece, my tips for automation to help ease your savings and pay down debt are cited. Check it out for this and more great tips! CNBC MakeIt – How to Start Saving Money.
I participated in #InternationalPodacstDay for Paychecks & Balances this year. International Podcast Day occurs annually on September 30th. It is an international celebration of the power of podcasts. It’s a great opportunity to connect with fellow podcasters, podcast listeners, podcast enthusiasts, and leaders in the podcasting industry. Learn more at InternationalPodacastDay.com. Our presentation, Former Relationship Bloggers Turned Personal Finance Podcasters, covered:
- Our Origin Story: How Rich and Marcus worked together online for five years before finally meeting in person
- The inspiration that led to the founding of Paychecks and Balances
- How Paychecks and Balances grew to become a Top5 Career & Personal Finance show on Apple Podcast
Check it out!
Founded by prolific storyteller Shonda Rhimes, Shondaland is the pioneering storytelling company behind groundbreaking television series including “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Scandal,” and “How to Get Away with Murder.” Rich and I were contacted by a Shondaland for our thoughts on a number of money saving, personal finance, and investing apps. Check them out at These Money Apps Actually Force You to Save and follow @ShondalandTV for more great content!
All news is good news! The New York Times wrote a piece with Podcasts for the Recent College Grad recommendations. Under the section If the word ‘budget’ makes you sweat you can find yours truly (Paychecks and Balances) mentioned with “Other helpful podcasts about money management.” If you’re a recent college grad or know someone who is, share this story with them. It’s a great list and we’re happy to be part of such great company.
Chelsea Krost is a Millennial Spokesperson, Forbes Contributor, Speaker, and host of the weekly Twitter Trending Topic, #MillennialTalk each Tuesday at 8pm ET. You can find her personal account on Twitter @ChelseaKrost and her weekly Twitter Chat @MillennialTalk. I wrote a piece for her website called Five Minor Steps You Can Take to Save Over $5,000 in the Next 12 Months discussing how I’ve saved thousands each year and $25,000 every 5-years through purposefully driven lifestyle deflation and other temporary or permanent cutbacks. Hope you enjoy!