Welcome to The Money Drill! This is the podcast where we make money matters understandable so you can command your own financial future.
In this episode, USAA’s JJ Montanaro talks with Ellie Kay, a personal finance guru and mother of seven, who blogs at Heroes at Home. Kay offers simple and practical ideas for saving money, including smart holiday shopping (Hint: Start now!), buying cars for less and setting money boundaries for your kids.
Kay learned these lessons the hard way after going into debt. Take it one step at a time to reach your goals, she says. “Just because you can’t do everything, doesn’t mean you can’t do something.”
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