When I sat down to chat with three time Olympian and water polo captain Maggie Steffens recently, she explained how she’s been fighting for equal pay in tournaments and to manage her stress. Her comments were an important reminder of how much the Olympics means, beyond the medal count, glory, and celebrations. There’s a financial element every athlete contends with. Here’s how she’s managing stress by navigating her finances.
When I started to become more interested in money management, I saw that so much of personal finance paralleled physical fitness and nutrition. Here’s how being mindful, tracking your progress, setting goals, having a community and buddy can help you accomplish your financial and physical goals.
Overcoming obstacles is an important part of life, whether those obstacles are big or small, physical or mental. So, naturally, learning to overcome financial obstacles is a huge part of boosting your financial health. But how do you actually learn to overcome obstacles? Well that’s where a little thing called “resilience” comes into play. Keep reading to find out how you can become more resilient and, in turn, more financially healthy!
From freelancers to service workers, a large part of our job sector is hourly jobs or ones that don’t have a guaranteed amount of hours or fixed pay. This can make budgeting extra complicated. How do you budget when you don’t even know how much you’ll earn in a month?
Like all things money, you need to figure out how to alter traditional money advice to your unique situation. Luckily, I’ve already lived that for you and I’m going to pass along my most simple way to organize a budget without predictable income.
By: Lizzie Letsou and Kaitlyn Ranze mindset: /ˈmīn(d)set/ (noun) 1. the established set of attitudes held by someone. With the Tokyo Olympics fast approaching, mindset is on our mind. What makes up an elite athlete? How did they get to the pinnacle of international competition, and what differentiates “naturally gifted” athletes from the ones that […]
by Maddelynn Horn It’s time to get mindful about where your money is going. Mindless spending is an easy trap to fall into, especially when you don’t take the time to track your expenses. I’ll admit I have always been super cheap, but unfortunately, I’m not immune from the occasional mindless purchase. Between take-out pizza, […]