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.

160: Don’t Feel Guilty About Using Your Savings

If you’ve ever built up a savings account, you’ve probably been hit with guilt when you have to pull money out.  We put so much time and effort into this process of saving up money that when something comes up, like a medical bill or car expense, it feels very […]

159: Counting Down Our Top 3 Podcasts

Finding a new podcast that you will actually enjoy can be a lot of work.  So, I sat down with Darbi Masters to countdown our Top 3 favorite podcasts! To get your new wireless plan for just $15 a month, and get the plan shipped to your door for FREE, […]

What I Learned by Living with Less

It’s Thanksgiving week here in the US so I thought I’d share one of my favorite conversations to help you get through the long travel waits and even longer family conversations. The Year of Less was one of my favorite books of 2018 and I got the chance to with […]

157: Should I Invest or Pay Off Debt?

Invest or Pay Off Debt? If you are in the process of trying to pay down debt, should you still contribute to your 401(k), or should you focus all of your power on paying down debt first and then contribute?  This particular question is asked on a daily basis in the debt […]

156: What is a Robo Advisor?

Robo Advisors is becoming one of those hot buzzwords that you’re hearing thrown around everywhere. In the finance industry, automation is everything, so it’s no surprise that these services are creating that buzz. What is a Robo Advisor? Do I need one? Read on to find out!  This bag of […]