2021 Child Tax Credit Questions

Tax season is here once again and for many of us and that means it’s a time full of confusion and many, many questions. So, to help make this time of the year feel a little bit less scary I asked Andy Phillips, a Director with the Tax Institute at […]

224: Respecting My Partner’s Money Boundaries

You and your partner likely have completely different views about finances and what you feel comfortable discussing with other people. This makes an already tricky subject even more complicated. Erin Lowry, of the Broke Millennial Talks Money, joins me to discuss how to talk about your finances in a way […]

175: Why is it So Hard to Buy a Tiny Home?

You all know that I LOVE tiny homes, so it was amazing to get to sit down with Brian Hawkins of Tiny House Movement!  All though tiny homes are much more affordable than a traditional home, a lack of financing options still puts them out of most people’s price range.  […]

174: What Should I Do with This Tax Refund?

President & CEO of SaverLife, Leigh Phillips, stops by for a bag of popcorn and to share some tips on what you should do with that tax refund you just got. Plus there is a chance for you bring in a little extra cash to help you reach your savings goals! […]

172: What is a Money Market Account?

Editor in Chief of Investopedia.com, Caleb Silver, is back to break down Money Market Accounts! This episode is part of the Investing 101 Series. Investing 101 is your introduction course into all things investing.  Think of this like taking a finance class, but in bite size pieces.  Each episode in this […]

171: Automation Can Help You Save Thousands of Dollars

America Saves Week is kicking off on February 24th with a push to get you to save more through automation.  Learn the impact that automation can have on your finances. Check out more amazing resources at AmericaSaves.Org

170: The Perfect Number of Bank Accounts

We hear a LOT about budgets but not about how we should structure our bank accounts.  Sahirenys Pierce joins me to share her ingenious system called the High Five Banking Method she uses to keep her finances in order. Hear more from Sahirenys at thepoisedlifestyle.com and on Instagram at Instagram.com/Poisedfinancelifestyle  Learn […]

169: Do You Share Your Salary with Your Co-Workers?

Anonymous blogger Purple joins me to discuss how a quick conversation at work about salaries almost caused a riot. Discussing what you make at work may sound like the scariest and most uncomfortable thing you could ever do; but not having that conversation could be costing you thousands! Hear more […]

168: How to Get Your Spouse on Board with Budgeting

Allison from Inspired Budget is back to help me take on another listener question.  This week Caroline is calling in with a question about how to get her husband on board when it comes to discussing their budget. Hear more from Allison at https://www.instagram.com/inspiredbudget To get your new wireless plan for […]

166: The Popcorn Finance 2019 Movie Draft!

What goes better with a fresh bucket of popcorn than a great movie and 2019 gave us a ton to pick from.  Joe Saul-Sehy, host of The Stacking Benjamins podcast, joins me for a very special Popcorn Finance Movie Draft!!! Check out Stacking Benjamins at https://www.stackingbenjamins.com To get your new wireless […]

Pop-Up Debate Rewind with Bethany Bayless

I had so much fun in Round 2 of my Pop-Up Debate with Bethany Bayless that I thought I’d share our first ever debate! Weigh in on who you thought argued their side best in the comment or on Instagram at @PopcornFinancePodcast! To get your new wireless plan for just […]

Pop-Up Debate! Gift Cards v. Cash: What Is The Perfect Gift?

This is a special episode where I am joined by a guest to debate a weird and fun topic. We each get 1 minute to argue our side and then you the listener get to decide who made the best argument!

Today we’ve brought special guest Bethany Bayles from The Money Millhouse Podcast on our Pop Up Debate to argue which gift is better – gifts cards or cash.

161: Facing Your Financial Fears

Allison Baggerly of Inspired Budget has joined Popcorn Finance to discuss separating facts and feelings on your journey to financial independence.

Allison and her husband paid off a total of $111,108 on two teachers’ salaries in four and a half years. Now she has built an online empire, helping others to do the same.

One thing that Allison is adamant about is that you will hit emergencies, mess-ups, set-backs, and general life chaos on a debt free journey.