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