A free course that will transform the way you think about money. You’ll laugh. You’ll cry. And you’ll take action.
Why most personal finance gurus are doing you a huge disservice, just how boring budgeting truly is, and why it’s so important.
What the budget is just dying to do for you, the vicious lies that surround budgeting, the real truth, and why you’re missing out on delicious chocolate chip cookies.
The ins and outs of a budget, the power of the pencil, and the value of a gumball.
Rule One, exactly how to manage your money, a blurb from Tony Danza, cross-functional team theory, and the huge advantages inherent in “fun” money.
The power of budgeting in marriage, how to hold a budget meeting, some stuff about consensus ad idem, and a bit of “He Said, She Heard.”
Rule Two, planning for tough times, avoiding the roller coasters of life, broken car door handles, and the magic of cumulative balances.
Rule Three, a tactic used when boxing, the origin of the term “throw in the towel” and how you can avoid doing just that.
Rule Four, a bit about Albert Einstein, some ideas to get out of the rat race, and the advantages of people giving you money when you get married.
Wrapping up what you’ve learned, a personal story from yours truly regarding the origins of the YNAB System, how it has helped me, and how it can certainly help you.
I loved the idea of giving money a "job"...I knew every last cent was spoken for.
I felt a HUGE sense of relief! I’d found a way to plan my spending—to allocate income clearly to different expenses and monitor my finances in a way that made sense and was easy to do.
I realized that I was going to have to make an adjustment to my spending habits. The good news was that now I could actually see where my money was going.