A Financial Podcast

Ask the Budgetologist

Answering your questions about business, budgeting and solo entrepreneurship… and giving unsolicited financial advice.

How Can I Become a Speaker and Make Money at it?

Did you know that the median annual salary for speakers is around $107,000? And I am pretty sure you want to know how to feed your budget through speaking right? Well, join me and my special guest hosts Carey Conley and Angel Tuccy… because we just might have an answer for you!

398 | 4 Year Anniversary… Wow!

Today is the official anniversary of Keep Up with Mrs. Jones and it has been a journey for the ages. I will tell you how I got here and 5 things I have learned along the way.

1. Patience to trust yourself
2. Don’t lose yourself… prioritize what’s important
3. Be you and the money will come
4. The journey is lonely and gets lonelier each day
5. Appreciate where you are going

387 | Landing the 1% of Speaking

Did you know there are over 5000+ events happening each day that book speakers? Imagine what would happen to your budget if 1% of those landed on your calendar in 2019. Let’s talk about why this is the perfect time to search for speaking gigs!

379 | The Vacation Account and Why You Need One

Do you have money to take a vacation? Today, we are going to dive into personal finances and talk about a guaranteed way you can always have money to a break from the everyday hustle. If you want more travel in your schedule… you will have to start planning NOW! Oh… I have to tell you about last night!

373 | It’s CFO Day and Here is What to Do

Happy working your butt off day! Even though it’s a holiday, I want to give a few tips on how to navigate a perfect CFO day! BTW… this month is all about getting ready for the next 90 days and if you want to feed your budget through getting on stage, I got you covered! Tomorrow, I am launching the pre-sale of my flagship program, How to Land Your Next 5 Speaking Gigs…

366 | Should I Save 30% or 15% for Taxes?

Business Owner: “You said save 15% for taxes, but my friend said 30%. Which is it?
Me: “What are you saving right now for taxes?”
Business Owner: “Nothing… but that’s not the point if I cannot get a consistent answer.”
Me: “So, you are choosing to save nothing, even though you know you have to pay taxes, based on not getting an answer from random people?”
Business Owner: …. walks away….
Let’s talk about what should go in your bank when it comes to saving for taxes.

365 | Paying Off Debt vs Creating an Emergency Fund

Which comes first… the chicken or the egg? Seriously, who came up with that!! When it comes to paying off debt vs building an emergency fund, people get stuck with what comes first and the answer is simple… It depends! If you are struggling to figure out what to do first… try this…

What They Say About the Podcast

SonyaLilwreatha, 09/04/2018

Practical, actionable and enjoyable

Once I found Phylecia’s podcast, I was hooked. Her advice on money management for solopreneurs has given me a few important action items that I will put into place. Her honesty is refreshing and gives listeners a way to find clarity in their businesses.

happytanning, 10/24/2018

Don’t miss an episode!

This girl is on fire! She is a natural budgetologist and brings value with every episode! I just took her Getting Speaking Gigs webinar and received so much value!! Grown your business and grow your life ❤️

DrPierre, 07/30/2018

Loving the podcasts

The best thing about the podcasts is the actionable tips she provides with each episode. You can’t just listen to just one episode without being hooked.