Michelle from Budget Bloggess was one of the first personal finance bloggers I met when I moved to Toronto over two years ago, so it was inevitable that I would have her on my podcast at some point.
If you aren’t already a reader of her blog, I highly suggest it. She is super open about her struggles with debt and shopaholism, which we discuss in-depth in this episode, plus I just love her blog post series about her alter ego — Spenderella.
We also got to bond over our frugal dads in this episode, and we even talk a bit about her divorce and how that influenced her debt repayment. Lots of great topics covered in this show I must say!
We both mentioned a few of Michelle’s blog posts during this episode, so here they all are. Thanks again for reading and listening, and make sure to check back here next week for episode 10. It’s a particularly special and personal episode all about my experience moving from Vancouver to Toronto.
Blog Posts Michelle Mentioned
- The No Spend Challenge 2015 – 6-Month Check In
- This Is My Frugal Dad – Lessons in Frugality
- Ask the Reader: Birthday Gifts – Debt Repayment or A Gift?
- Things Spenderella Did When I Wasn’t Watching #4 Thou Shalt Not Spend
At the end of this episode I gave shout outs to Kat04 and Michie2003 who were nice enough to leave me reviews on Stitcher. Thanks so much guys! And if you want to get a shout out on amy show, all you have to do is leave me a review on iTunes or Stitcher and I’ll read it out on a future episode.
Have ever experienced shopaholism? How did you manage to conquer your inner Spenderella?