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Taking Care of Yourself & Getting Organized in 2022 Dec 29, 2021

Big news, Team! You don’t have to wait until January 1 to start taking care of yourself! Because that’s what personal finance work really ought to feel like: self-care, not a punishment. There are only two days left until the New Year. If the significance of that date helps you get...

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Some Easy Financial Tips for the End of 2021 blog Dec 22, 2021

Well, hello again, intrepid money-pals! This is Daniel, and I’m here with some of the End-of-Year steps I’m taking to get myself feeling bright and shiny and secure in my spending as we barrel on into 2022! A little background on me: I’m a lifelong theatre and literature kid who...

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Your Investment Portfolio is Diverse, Shouldn’t Your Favorite Finance Blogs Be Too? blog instagram personal finance blogs Dec 08, 2021

Daniel here! Honesty time, Team: Part of why I stayed away from Talking ‘Bout Money for so long was because I didn’t want to learn from an old, white cis dude what I was doing "wrong" with my queer artist life.

And good news! You don’t have to do that either! We’ve...

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Vacation (All I Ever Wanted), or: How to Feel Better the Next Time You Get Away blog tips travel vacation Dec 01, 2021

Good morning, afternoon, or evening, money pals! Let’s get right into it:

I LOVE VACATION.

I love road trips, I love gas station snacks*, I love planes, I love overpriced airport Starbucks, I LOVE ACCOMMODATIONS.

But it can be hard-- if finances are low/tight--to feel like you’re even...

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The Alchemy Of A Credit Score podcast Aug 10, 2021

Welcome back, witches, wizards, and all you magickal beasties! This week we’re talking about what goes into the brew of your credit score!

Double, double, toil and trouble, FICO burn and cauldron bubble!

(Sorry, friends. You’re dealing with a theatre kid here, and I will never...

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What's A Credit Score And Why Should I Care? podcast Aug 04, 2021

Greetings, Young & Scrappy friends! My name is Daniel, and I am brand new to the Young & Scrappy Team. To be totally honest with you, I really consider myself brand new to personal finance in general! I’m excited to get to learn and grow alongside all of you.

I’ve never made a...

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Young Scrappy Money Podcast Ep. 042: Financial Independence & Slow Travel with Stephanie and Gillian of “Our Freedom Years” podcast Apr 12, 2020

Join us as we pick the brains of Stephanie and Gillian, a globetrottin’ couple and YouTube powerhouse who saved and invested their way to financial independence, retiring early from their corporate careers. Now they have a life of slow travel, exploring Europe and beyond with their two...

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Young Scrappy Money Podcast Ep. 041: Reducing Your Rent and Other Rental Secrets with Justin Pogue podcast Apr 05, 2020

When it comes to cutting expenses, people tend to focus on the day-to-day… yet believe it or not, there are ways to cut your biggest expense too: your rent! Join us as this week’s guest, Justin Pogue, shares his favorite rental secrets and ways to negotiate lower rent during your...

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Young Scrappy Money Podcast Ep. 040: Budgeting Made Easy with Digital Cash Envelopes with Ryan Clark of QubeMoney podcast Mar 28, 2020

It’s not often that a new financial technology comes along that stops me in my tracks… yet this is exactly what Ryan Clark has done with his up-and-coming company, QubeMoney. QubeMoney is a digital envelope system that takes banking to a whole new level. Join us as he discusses just...

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Young Scrappy Money Podcast Ep. 039: Building Your Investment Portfolio (and Your YouTube Empire!) with Joseph Hogue podcast Mar 22, 2020

Joseph Hogue, CFA, is an online investing expert and the founder of the Let’s Talk Money! YouTube channel. In this episode, he shares some of his favorite tips for new investors, including how to pick stocks without losing your marbles. He also shares his journey from corporate employee to...

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Young Scrappy Money Podcast SPECIAL EDITION: COVID-19 and Your Money podcast Mar 15, 2020

While the situation is changing rapidly, many folks are concerned with the impact that Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is having on the economy, their investment portfolios, and even their personal budgets. In this special edition episode, we break down some of the reasons for recent market...

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Young Scrappy Money Podcast Ep. 038: A No-Deprivation Guide to the Financial Independence (FIRE) Movement with Doug Nordman podcast Mar 08, 2020

Doug “Nords” Nordman shares his journey from active serviceman in the Navy to full retirement at age 41, including how to hit a high savings rate without feeling deprived, how to know when you’re ready to walk away, and how to keep your life challenging and fulfilling.  If...

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