Working out your money issues with the Financial Gym's Shannon McLay

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Shannon McLay, founder of the Financial Gym and host of the Martini’s and Your Money podcast dishes on her first- only partly legal- employment experience. Plus her recipe for cutting down the liqueur bill and more tips for having a fun night out without breaking the bank. 


In Shannon’s money story you will learn:

-The bold move a 14-year old Shannon made that more than doubled her income

-How she overcame obstacles like transportation and not being old enough to work legally!

-The impact of having her own income at such a young age, and how it influenced her future as an entrepreneur

-The one thing she knows she can do, to never be scared about having enough money

In Shannon’s lesson you will learn

-Effective ways to approach work even when you have doubts

-How Shannon leveraged comparisons to working out your body, to working out your finances in former her company The Financial Gym

-The value of top line income in creating a financially solid foundation

-The limitations of budgeting and cutting back on spending

-Why Shannon believes  your passion is not always the path to financial success

In Shannon’s money tip you will learn:

-How to cut your entertainment and nightlife spending

-The value of planning ahead and controlling costs with alchohol

-Ways to cut your spending on drinks at bars, especially when traveling

-How to cut calories and spending on drinking when you are home

In My Take you will learn

-Why smaller is often better for both food and drink

-Tips to get smaller sizes in restaurants and coffee shops like Starbucks even when they are not clearly on the menu. 

-The importance of multiple income streams

Episode Links

The Financial Gym

Martini’s and your Money podcast or on itunes

My episode of the Martini’s and your money podcast

Follow Shannon!

Instagram: @theshannonmclay @thefinancialgym

Twitter @TheShannonMclay @TheFinancialGym

Facebook: The Financial Gym