Ask the Budgetologist with Phylecia Jones
What You Can Do Right Now to Get Ahead of Your Personal Finances

What You Can Do Right Now to Get Ahead of Your Personal Finances

April 5, 2020

It is safe to say that our personal finances will take hit, if not already, during the uninvited coronavirus world tour. Here are a few tips on how to determine if you should cancel or put subscriptions on hold; how to grow savings; and negotiating with your creditors to save a few dollars.

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Ask the Budgetologist is presented by Keep Up with Mrs. Jones and hosted by Phylecia Jones. Phylecia is a two-time TEDx speaker, personal finance contributor for the national TV show Daily Blast Live and Founder of iFind You Close. #AsktheBLIVE is a daily live stream to podcast that discusses budgeting, money and finances from the perspective of a solo and small business owner.

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For more money tips visit: https://www.keepupwithmrsjones.com/
To meet Phylecia visit: https://www.phyleciajones.com/
Listen to the Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ask-the-budgetologist-with-phylecia-jones/id1312715753

Behind the Scenes and Details Since 7/1/19

Behind the Scenes and Details Since 7/1/19

April 4, 2020

Today is Behind the Scenes Saturday. I retired the original run of Ask the Budgetologist on 7/1/19 because after two years, business got busy. LOL! Now that things have slowed down, and the economy is screwing with your wallets, I figured what better time than now to get back to talking about money. BUTTTT... I have to catch up on everything that happens since last July... and it's a fun story! #asktheblive

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Ask the Budgetologist is presented by Keep Up with Mrs. Jones and hosted by Phylecia Jones. Phylecia is a two-time TEDx speaker, personal finance contributor for the national TV show Daily Blast Live and Founder of iFind You Close. #AsktheBLIVE is a daily live stream to podcast that discusses budgeting, money and finances from the perspective of a solo and small business owner.

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For more money tips visit: https://www.keepupwithmrsjones.com/
To meet Phylecia visit: https://www.phyleciajones.com/
Listen to the Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ask-the-budgetologist-with-phylecia-jones/id1312715753

#behindthescenes #speakerlife

Can the Paycheck Protection Program Help You as a Creator, Freelancer or Solo Business Owner?

Can the Paycheck Protection Program Help You as a Creator, Freelancer or Solo Business Owner?

April 3, 2020

Can the Paycheck Protection Program help you as a creator, freelancer or solo business owner? With $350 billion available to business owners, this #CARESAct program could help you but their are some GOTCHAS to pay attention to when looking at everything. From being based on payroll to understanding that you cannot get this AND unemployment... there are some decisions to be made. Also, the rules keep changing so you have to pay attention and ask questions! #asktheblive

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Ask the Budgetologist is presented by Keep Up with Mrs. Jones and hosted by Phylecia Jones. Phylecia is a two-time TEDx speaker, personal finance contributor for the national TV show Daily Blast Live and Founder of iFind You Close. #AsktheBLIVE is a daily live stream to podcast that discusses budgeting, money and finances from the perspective of a solo and small business owner.

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For more money tips visit: https://www.keepupwithmrsjones.com/
To meet Phylecia visit: https://www.phyleciajones.com/
Listen to the Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ask-the-budgetologist-with-phylecia-jones/id1312715753

#personalfinance #coronavirus #moneymanagement #CARESAct #unemployment

Can Freelancers, Solo Business Owners and Creatives File for Unemployment?

Can Freelancers, Solo Business Owners and Creatives File for Unemployment?

April 2, 2020

Are you wondering if you can file for unemployment as a freelancer, solo business owner, creative, speaker or gig worker... the short has is perhaps. The long answer is... depends on where you live and how your business is set up. Let's talk #CARESAct and what you can expect as a business owner.

UPDATED INFO:
- Enhanced $600 unemployment benefit is available until Jul 31st, 2020
- Recovery rebate checks... $1200 for individuals who filed up to $75k. $2400 for joint filers who filed up $150k.
- Unemployment claims are up to 6.6 million

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Ask the Budgetologist is presented by Keep Up with Mrs. Jones and hosted by Phylecia Jones. Phylecia is a two-time TEDx speaker, personal finance contributor to Daily Blast Live and Founder of iFind You Close. #AsktheBLIVE is a daily live stream to podcast that discusses budgeting, money and finances from the perspective of a solo and small business owner.

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To get more visit: www.keepupwithmrsjones.com

#personalfinance #coronavirus #moneymanagement #CARESAct #unemployment

Show aired on 04.02.2020

Relief Packages, Stimulus Bills, Free Money… I’m Back… Oh My!

Relief Packages, Stimulus Bills, Free Money… I’m Back… Oh My!

April 1, 2020

After an almost one year retirement, Ask the Budgetologist with Phylecia Jones is back because it is time to have a serious talk about money! Due to the ongoing challenges with COVID-19 and coronavirus, solo business owners, freelancers, creators and the self-employed are going to hit financially. In this, the current programs of the $2 trillion stimulus plan is discussed, introducing some basic facts about the Paycheck Protection Program, Unemployment and current SBA Loan packages. 

Ask the Budgetologist is presented by Keep Up with Mrs. Jones and hosted by Phylecia Jones. Phylecia is a two-time TEDx speaker, personal finance contributor to Daily Blast Live and Founder of iFind You Close. #AsktheBLIVE is a daily live stream to podcast that discusses budgeting, money and finances from the perspective of a solo and small business owner.

To get more visit: www.keepupwithmrsjones.com

Show aired on 04.01.2020

429 - The Pressure to End the Year RIGHT

429 - The Pressure to End the Year RIGHT

November 7, 2018

The end of the end of the year is almost here and I am wondering if you are feeling the pressure? The pressure to end the year right? The pressure to start a new year right? Yeah... it can be a lot to process at this time of year. Let's chat about a few things you can do to stay grounded.

Got questions? Click HERE and ask!

 

Cheers and Happy Budgeting,

P.S. Are you tired of seeing less qualified and inexperienced people take the stage, talk to your audience and make money? Now imagine if you could land your next 5 speaking gigs through a simple and repeatable process! If you are ready to build your authority, take the stage and change the future of your business, go and REGISTER NOW for the Step-by-Step Guide to Landing Your Next 5 Speaking Gigs! Right now is the best time to look and book gigs for your 2019 calendar!

P.P.S. Every morning, Ask the Budgetologist goes LIVE where I answer any questions you have about money, business, budgeting and soloentrepreneurship. I have a no-judgement philosophy and I understand that very thin line that solopreneurs walk when it comes to managing business and personal finances. Just let me know what we can work on together!

 

Watch the Show! Click HERE!

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428 - 6 Degrees of a Speaking Opportunity

428 - 6 Degrees of a Speaking Opportunity

November 6, 2018

Did you know that most speaking gigs are landed by chance meetings? The cliche of you never who you are sitting next too is alive and well in the speaking industry but if you are not open, you can blow and it in a matter of minutes. Today, let's play a game called the "6 Degrees of a Speaking Opportunity." 

Got questions? Click HERE and ask!

 

Cheers and Happy Budgeting,

P.S. Are you tired of seeing less qualified and inexperienced people take the stage, talk to your audience and make money? Now imagine if you could land your next 5 speaking gigs through a simple and repeatable process! If you are ready to build your authority, take the stage and change the future of your business, go and REGISTER NOW for the Step-by-Step Guide to Landing Your Next 5 Speaking Gigs! Right now is the best time to look and book gigs for your 2019 calendar!

P.P.S. Every morning, Ask the Budgetologist goes LIVE where I answer any questions you have about money, business, budgeting and soloentrepreneurship. I have a no-judgement philosophy and I understand that very thin line that solopreneurs walk when it comes to managing business and personal finances. Just let me know what we can work on together!

 

Watch the Show! Click HERE!

Listen to the podcast daily: iTunes | Google
Or watch LIVE daily: Facebook | Instagram

427 - Averaging $45,000 in Annual Sales… Sigh

427 - Averaging $45,000 in Annual Sales… Sigh

November 5, 2018

Solo businesses are up, but sales are down? Hmmm... According to Small Business Trends, solo business owners average $45,000 in annual sales and have a 4% economic impact. Discussion time! 

Got questions? Click HERE and ask!

 

Cheers and Happy Budgeting,

P.S. Are you tired of seeing less qualified and inexperienced people take the stage, talk to your audience and make money? Now imagine if you could land your next 5 speaking gigs through a simple and repeatable process! If you are ready to build your authority, take the stage and change the future of your business, go and REGISTER NOW for the Step-by-Step Guide to Landing Your Next 5 Speaking Gigs! Right now is the best time to look and book gigs for your 2019 calendar!

P.P.S. Every morning, Ask the Budgetologist goes LIVE where I answer any questions you have about money, business, budgeting and soloentrepreneurship. I have a no-judgement philosophy and I understand that very thin line that solopreneurs walk when it comes to managing business and personal finances. Just let me know what we can work on together!

 

Watch the Show! Click HERE!

Listen to the podcast daily: iTunes | Google
Or watch LIVE daily: Facebook | Instagram

426 - Could $1000 Ruin You Financially?

426 - Could $1000 Ruin You Financially?

November 4, 2018

39% of Americans are one paycheck away from $1000 ruining them financially. The age that is getting the most is between 53 and 62. Let's have a reality check on getting into debt.

If you need some help figuring out where to start with your finances, sign up and get my FREE guide on how to manage your money in 2hrs or less each month. http://keepupwithmrsjones.com/1stand15

Got questions? Click HERE and ask!

 

Cheers and Happy Budgeting,

P.S. Are you tired of seeing less qualified and inexperienced people take the stage, talk to your audience and make money? Now imagine if you could land your next 5 speaking gigs through a simple and repeatable process! If you are ready to build your authority, take the stage and change the future of your business, go and REGISTER NOW for the Step-by-Step Guide to Landing Your Next 5 Speaking Gigs! Right now is the best time to look and book gigs for your 2019 calendar!

P.P.S. Every morning, Ask the Budgetologist goes LIVE where I answer any questions you have about money, business, budgeting and soloentrepreneurship. I have a no-judgement philosophy and I understand that very thin line that solopreneurs walk when it comes to managing business and personal finances. Just let me know what we can work on together!

 

Watch the Show! Click HERE!

Listen to the podcast daily: iTunes | Google
Or watch LIVE daily: Facebook | Instagram

425 - Behind the Scenes Saturday and Prepping for TEDx

425 - Behind the Scenes Saturday and Prepping for TEDx

November 3, 2018

It's behind the scenes Saturday and I am going to tell you what I am doing to prep for TEDx, the process of making goals and why people are coming to me for live streaming.

Got questions? Click HERE and ask!

 

Cheers and Happy Budgeting,

P.S. Are you tired of seeing less qualified and inexperienced people take the stage, talk to your audience and make money? Now imagine if you could land your next 5 speaking gigs through a simple and repeatable process! If you are ready to build your authority, take the stage and change the future of your business, go and REGISTER NOW for the Step-by-Step Guide to Landing Your Next 5 Speaking Gigs! Right now is the best time to look and book gigs for your 2019 calendar!

P.P.S. Every morning, Ask the Budgetologist goes LIVE where I answer any questions you have about money, business, budgeting and soloentrepreneurship. I have a no-judgement philosophy and I understand that very thin line that solopreneurs walk when it comes to managing business and personal finances. Just let me know what we can work on together!

 

Watch the Show! Click HERE!

Listen to the podcast daily: iTunes | Google
Or watch LIVE daily: Facebook | Instagram