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The Dreaded B Word

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Are you being intentional with your money or is your money drifting away? What do you think about budgeting? Is it almost like a bad word in your house? People often have a visceral reaction to the word Budget. We know because we felt the same! Uninterested at first followed closely by: “Ugh!” But, after a few budget meetings we finally got the hang of living on a budget. We where hooked!  More cash for…

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The Hidden Benefits of Obstacles

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As we walk through life we will face adversity and obstacles. We might as well accept them as benefits. Everyone should learn from their obstacles because can’t avoid them. Obstacles are a necessary part of life. Accepting obstacles as a part of our ‘life training’ can allow for a tremendous value in our marriages and families.   In this episode we share: three obstacles we faced while paying off our debt the opportunity we saw…

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Dating Your Spouse

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On this Valentine’s Day episode, Jamie and Ruthie share why it’s vital to the health of marriage to date on a regular basis. Together they discuss:  Why important things, like dating your spouse, gets pushed aside.  The excuses we tell about dating. Zig Ziglar’s quote on teeth reminds us that just like we undervalue our teeth, we may be undervaluing our marriages: “Only brush the ones you wanna keep.” Jamie says: “Only date the wife you…

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Everyone needs a mentor

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You know what it feels like to walk in the dark? How trekking through a new forest at night without a flashlight can send a chill down your spine?  You hear shaking in the trees or a howl in the distance. Not to mention, you don’t know where your headed and can’t see where you’re going. This is how it feels to go through life without a mentor. A few weeks ago, we read a…

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How We Turned Our Life Around

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Changing your life can start today. Jamie and Ruthie share how they turned their life around by taking control of their finances, being honest about debt and working together toward financial freedom. Listen to Jamie speak to a live audience, a group of men, how every man can change their life. What’s next for you in 2019? In this new year, what can you and your spouse do to turn your life around? Be inspired…

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Do New Year’s Resolutions really work?

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Many people come up with a New Years resolution the last week of the year. Ruthie and Jamie explain that 8/10 people never accomplish their goal and accept failure by valentines’ day. Step away from the the masses and join the 20% of people who are truly committed to to a year of success. Check out this episode!

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How to avoid burnout this Christmas

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Jamie and Ruthie know from experience what burnout looks like. In this episode they share how  saying no to the crazy is so worth it.  Check out this episode!

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Don’t Get Lost in the Marketing Madness

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In this episode, Jamie and Ruthie discuss the messages sent through marketing, the meaning behind the advertisements during the most magical time of the year. What’s Christmas really about? It’s definitely not about retail therapy. Gain insight and encouragement to do Christmas differently this year.    Check out this episode!

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The Antidote to a Victim Mentality

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Jamie and Ruthie talk about the importance of thanksgiving and share insights on practicing an attitude of gratitude. Resources mentioned in this podcast: Brene Brown “The Gifts of Imperfection”   Check out this episode!

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Moving Out of a Poverty Mindset

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Is money evil? Is the topic of money something you struggle with? Would you like to change the way you think about money?    In this episode, Jamie and Ruthie uncover the reasons why money is a resource and a tool and how you can start creating a positive perspective around money.    Recommended resources:  The Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki The Millionaire Next Door by Stanley…

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