Canadian author and blogger Cait Flanders (The Year of Less) is in to share her story of going from $100 in her checking account with $30,000 in consumer debt, to being debt free and completely changing her spending habits.
She also shares about her book and the experiment that she undertook where she didn’t make any unnecessary purchases for an entire year. What she found out during this journey of habit transformation and self discovery may surprise you. As Cait talks through her story she discusses topics such as:
- Importance of talking about money in the home
- Having savings goals
- How she landed a book deal
Cait concludes with an extensive audience Q&A that provides ample application points and ideas for ways to simplify your daily life.
Quotable moments from this episode:
“What if I kind of swapped the financial equation? It was the first time I thought ‘what if you could live on as little as possible, what could you do with all the money that was left over?’”
“I’m not someone who goes around saying never buy anything ever again, or it’s not about spending zero money. It is about using your money in a way that feels like it’s in alignment with your goals, your values.”
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