Personal Finance Center

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Personal Finance is a term that covers managing your money and saving and investing. It encompasses budgeting, banking, insurance, mortgages, investments, retirement planning, and tax and estate planning. – Investopedia

Courses from Paychecks & Balances

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The Best of Paychecks and Balances – includes over 10-hours of our listener’s favorite podcasts, resources, and Calls to Action covering work, money, investing, homeownership, and much more.

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Courses from Our Network

We have a great network of subject matter experts in personal finance, entrepreneurship, and side hustles. Find the expert’s course for you and sign-up today.

Investing Made Easy

Trade Your 9 to 5 – Former guest, Tela Holcomb, shows you How to Trade Your Way to Financial Freedom and Build a Legacy of Wealth – All Without Working 40+ Hours a Week in her course bundle. Learn more here.

Make More Money

  • Start Your Amazon Side Hustle – The result of Sandy of nearly two decades of experience is a 5 module course that is designed to get you up and running and selling on Amazon. Modules include videos, ebooks, checklists, live video classes, templates and Periscope videos designed to help you get online and profitable, fast. I teach you how to put everything together so that you can begin earning side money from your first month in business.
  • How to Start a Blog – Michelle Schroeder-Gardner (From Part-Time Hobby to Million Dollar Business ft. Michelle Schroeder-Gardner – PB124) is the self-made millionaire behind She credits finding her purpose and sharing her story through blog writing for her financial success. This easy-to-follow post will have you up and running a blog in less than a day!
  • Making Sense of Affiliate Marketing – Over 50-percent of Michelle’s How I Made Over $1,500,000 In 2018 revenue comes directly from successful affiliate marketing.
  • Making Sense of Sponsored Posts – You can also quickly learn how she made her first blogging income, and how she now makes $10,000 – $20,000 a month with sponsored partnerships.

Small Business Owners

Crush Your Small Business Credit – Held in conjunction with finance expert Gerri Detweiler, this additional class goes through everything that you’ve ever wanted to know about establishing credit for your small business.

Personal Finance Tools

Updated monthly, here are our favorite Personal Finance Tools by category.

Break the Paycheck-to-Paycheck Cycle

  • Digit – Struggling to save money? Sign-up for Digit at to automate your way to saving hundreds or more! Digit analyzes your spending and automatically saves the perfect amount every day, so you don’t have to think about it. Read why Rich loves Digit and how much it’s already saved him.
  • Tiller – The only spreadsheet templates powered by an automatic feed of your finances directly into Google Sheets and Excel. Easily budget, track expenses. Get started here!
  • Freshly – Behind only housing (33%) and transportation (16%), food-related expenses (13%) is the largest expense category for the average household. The average family will spend more than $7,000 a year ($580/month) on food alone. Read How Marcus Cut His Monthly Food Expenses in Half with Freshly, or use our $40/off referral to take two weeks off from cooking by clicking here.
  • SoFi – offers a range of financial services, from personal loans to refinancing to investing. There’s something to help everyone get their money right. Marcus has used SoFi twice and have nothing but good things to say about their easy to use services. Use our referral link (or don’t, because we would still recommend them) to get $100 when your loan is funded.

Net Worth Management

Personal Capital – is an online financial advisor and personal wealth management company that helps you track and grow your net worth.


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