Today we are joined by Aja McClanahan from the blog Principles of Increase for Girl Gone Frugal podcast episode 3. Aja and I had an amazing time talking for 2 hours before recording and I think that Aja’s story will inspiring to those of you who are looking to change your financial life by switching to a cash only budget.
- Sound quality is a little scratchy on my end. I am upgrading my equipment in August, so I appreciate your patience. I just wanted to make sure podcasting was right for me before investing in a lot of equipment 🙂
- Debt Free in 24 Hours (Aja’s book) available on Amazon.com
- Word for the podcast: Hygge (Danish) it basically means an absence of anything annoying. In this conversation we will use that to mean an absence of debt.
- Learn a little bit about Aja’s story!
- Aja’s “Hood Rich” Post
- How Aja and her husband got their home-free
- Why she doesn’t like the word “Hood” but uses it anyway
- Her family’s cash only pledge, the difficult choices they made, and what the universe manifested
- How she got her car
- What happens when you take financing out of your money picture (it’s not an option)
- My mind is blown!
- 3 things Aja suggests doing to change your money mindset.
- Her future goals
- A book recommendation-The Great Debt Dump by the Debt Free Divas
- Will you move…when the kids get bigger?
- Aja LOVES her neighborhood!
- How Aja and her husband are keeping their kids “grounded” in life
- Future goals for Principles of Increase
- Who is Aja trying to serve via her blog?
- The push to retire early.
- Extreme Savings
- Aja’s advice for people who are in their (50s+) who are struggling financially
I am 100% convinced that Aja and her husband will rock their current and mutual goals. I had a wonderful time talking to Aja and I hope you get a chance to visit her blog and get inspired.
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