The Afford Anything podcast’s Paula Pant wanted to travel the world- but on her own financial terms. The Vegas-based real estate entrepreneur gamified her savings strategy to score enough money to live her DIY travel dreams.
In Paula’s money story you will learn:
-How Paula saved money to travel on a $21,000 salary
-Paula’s strategies to travel on a budget- even when it is not budget travel
-Her side hustles that helped boost her incomes
-The behavioral games she would play to incentivize herself for saving money
-Paula’s strategy to avoid having to delay gratification
-Her specific ‘games’ to make saving fun and rewarding
-Her strategy to travel to places where the cost of living is lower to stick to a $1,000 a month budget.
In Paula’s lesson you will learn
-How to have a more authentic experience when you travel.
-How to balance saving money with your travel interests
In Paula’s money tip you will learn:
-How to “gamify” saving money
-How to avoid feeling deprived when saving money
-the importance maxing out every retirement account
-How to buy individual stocks without a fee
-How to divert money from your bank account into savings automatically
-How to use Acorns to round up savings when you buy things.
In my take you will learn:
-Specific resources to "gamify" your finances
-Specific resources to improve your travel experience