Mills Bender || If You Don’t Fix Your Budget Now, You’ll Hate Yourself Later


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Episode 14 of Learn Speak Teach with Mills Bender.

Budgeting is the most important step in achieving financial freedom. It is the first step towards a life of financial stability and success. Essentially, budgeting is about setting a plan for how you want to spend your money and then sticking to it. It’s about making sure that you have enough money in your account at the end of every month so that you can live comfortably without worrying about running out of money.

In today’s episode, we learn from Mills Bender.

Mills is a financial coach, speaker, author, and the founder and owner of Mills Knows Bills (TM). Her passion is to help others how to stop living paycheck to paycheck, how to pay off their debt twice as fast, and how to reach their financial goals. Mills Knows Bills is a company dedicated to helping anyone and everyone gain Personal Finance Literacy through guided courses and tools. To access your FREE Budget Setting Tool, subscribe to MKB’s email list found at!

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During this episode, you will learn about…

[02:16] Meet today’s guest, Mills Bender

[02:56] The mission of her company; Mills Knows Bills

[03:30] Mills’ Book

[05:35] How to stop living paycheck to paycheck

[06:45] Setting a budget and its benefits

[09:49] How to figure out what you will be paying in taxes

[14:41] Tips to getting motivated on staying to your budget

[17:30] What should you prioritize in your budgeting

[20:04] How to budget while you still don’t know what you’ll earn

[24:15] Emergency funds and the best way to set them

[27:49] Mill’s success story that will inspire your next financial move

[34:58] How to Invest your money

[40:09] How can Mills’ help you in your investment journey

[41:22] How you can connect with Mills

[42:45] RAPID FIREEE!!

[44:26] Mills’ resource recommendations 

[47:00] Episode wrap up

Notable Quotes   ~ “A budget is the monetary reflection of your priorities.”

~ “Budgeting is not made to say NO, but to REASON things out.” 

~ “Financial freedom is your responsibility.” 

~ “Re-adjust and be honest with yourself, (when it comes to finances).”

~ “Personal finance is PERSONAL.” 

~ “The best day to get started in investing is today.”

Resources Recommended

  1. Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki:
  2. The Fearless Money Mindset by Arian Simone:
  3. Yahoo Finance:

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