Consistency in managing personal finances is challenging because it requires discipline, self-control, and long-term planning, which often clashes with impulsive spending habits, but without consistency, avoiding debt and building wealth is a struggle. Consistency in managing personal finance empowers you to take control of your financial future.
In this episode, Emily Guy Birken breaks down the common obstacles that hinder people from maintaining consistency and shares practical strategies and actionable tips to overcome them.
Emily Guy Birken is a former educator, lifelong money nerd, and a Plutus Award-winning freelance writer who specializes in the scientific research behind irrational money behaviors. Her background in education allows her to make complex financial topics relatable and easily understood.
Her work has appeared on The Huffington Post, Business Insider, Kiplinger’s, MSN Money, and The Washington Post online.
She is the author of several books, including The 5 Years Before You Retire, End Financial Stress Now, and the brand new book Stacked: Your Super Serious Guide to Modern Money Management, written with Joe Saul-Sehy.
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