Intentional Budgeting: Spend Sustainably Without Sacrificing Your Dream Life

Student loans payments will likely kick back in sometime in 2023, so now is the time to reevaluate your spending and saving habits. Are you truly living the life you want to live? How do YOU define your own success? Today, Meagan McGuire, CSLP®, and Lauryn Williams, CFP®, CSLP®, discuss how to change your budget so that it’s working for you. And no, they aren’t going to tell you to quit eating at restaurants or supporting your local coffee shop! This episode is all about how you can adjust your life right now to spend your money on the things that actually matter and bring you joy. No matter what your goals are, it’s always the right time to invest in you. So let’s dive in! In today’s episode, you'll find out: Intentional spending and budgeting How to align your spending with your values How to prioritize your spending How to say “no” to things that aren’t aligned with your goals The importance of supporting small businesses Different ways to support small business owners The differences in how you feel when you use credit or debit cards, or cash How to invest in a socially responsible way    How to donate your time or money to important causes without sacrificing your needs Questions to ask yourself before making a budget   Like the show? There are several ways you can help! Follow on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or Google Podcasts Leave an honest review on Apple Podcasts  Follow on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn   Feeling helpless when it comes to your student loans? Try our free student loan calculator Check out our refinancing bonuses we negotiated Book your custom student loan plan Do you have a question about student loans? Leave us a voicemail here or email us at and we might feature it in an upcoming show!  

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Travis helps you navigate the insane world of student loans, especially if you owe $50,000 to $1 million. If you've ever spent too much time on the phone with your loan servicer, this is the show for you. Every week we share tips on loan forgiveness, investing, crushing debt, and how to get to financial freedom when you owe more than most people's mortgage.