Episode 182

Published on:

27th Mar 2023

Removing Obstacles and Distractions for Financial Success

As we near the end of the year's first quarter, let’s reflect on the goals we have accomplished and those we still aim to achieve. 

In this episode, we’ll talk about removing obstacles and distractions in our lives that prevent us from reaching our financial goals. We will also explore the concept of body budgeting and how it ties into the brain's function in the body's ability to budget. 

Plus, don't forget to sign up for our six-month Spring Cleaning Your Finances Boot Camp Program with group coaching, one-on-one sessions, and access to an award-winning software for 12 months. 

If you're looking to improve your financial health and spring clean your finances, make sure to check out this episode!

Key Points:

[01:44] #1  Spring cleaning finances boot camp offered by Gen X wealth

[03:40] #2 "Seven and a Half Lessons About the Brain" and body budgeting

[04:32] #3 The importance of removing obstacles to reach our financial goals.

[07:20] #4 Tips and suggestions on how to remove obstacles to prepare ahead of time, set realistic goals, and create a routine.

If you loved this episode, you have to listen to these episodes as well: 

>> Spring Cleaning Your Finances: Tips for a Financial Fresh Start

>> Monitoring your Financial Plan with Dr. Preston Cherry [Step 7 of Financial Planning]

>> Implementing the Plan with Shawn Tydlaska [Step 6 of Financial Planning]

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Want to chat with a fee-only financial planner? Shoot me an email at emlen@minoritymoneypodcast.com I Can't wait to meet you.

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The Minority Money Podcast is about finance, family, fitness/health, and education and how all of these things affect your overall wealth.

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Emlen Miles-Mattingly

Emlen Miles-Mattingly is the CEO and founder of Gen Next Wealth. He spends much of his waking day striving to bring more value to the table for his clients, with the goal of helping them align their money with their values. Ultimately working with clients to make a lifetime of smart decisions with their resources.
With nearly 19 years of experience in the financial services industry, he decided to leave the large corporations and start his own independent firm. It is his passion to keep the client's best interest in mind when making recommendations. Everyday Emlen wakes up knowing he has an opportunity to learn something new and is excited to share what he has discovered with people in need of it. He has a bachelor’s in business administration and is currently enrolled in coursework to obtain the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER designation.
Emlen was born and raised in the small town of Madera, CA this is also where the firm is located. He is married to Maricela and they have 4 children Jada, Mia, Emlen II, and Ecella. We have a very active life, we enjoy working out, hiking, craft beer and escaping to the coast whenever possible.