Voyage Tampa Interview with Amanda Atherton

Recently, Amanda had the opportunity to be interviewed by local magazine, Voyage Tampa, on her role as a financial coach. She shares what lead her to pursue financial coaching, the approach she takes to inspire her clients to embrace change, and what sets Mindful Cents apart when working to help educate and engage young professionalsContinue reading “Voyage Tampa Interview with Amanda Atherton”

Southwest Companion Pass Breakdown

If you know anything about Mindful Cents, you know that we are huge fans of free travel! In January of 2020 we were lucky enough to earn one of the crown jewels of the domestic travel hacking world – the Southwest Companion Pass. If you aren’t familiar with this fantastic perk, a few things toContinue reading “Southwest Companion Pass Breakdown”

Three Books that Changed my Views on Money

My views on money are constantly evolving, as they have been since I learned about money at a very young age. At various times in my life, my feelings on money have ranged from a tool to get something I wanted or needed, to a shiny object to pursue, to something that made me scaredContinue reading “Three Books that Changed my Views on Money”

Financial Pearls for the Fresh Pharmacist

Congratulations! You have come so far, learned so much, and it’s finally time to start the career you have worked so hard to prepare for. Along with this new job comes the coveted “pharmacist salary” you’ve been dreaming of for the past six or more years. Personal finance can feel overwhelming, especially when it isn’tContinue reading “Financial Pearls for the Fresh Pharmacist”

Three Financial Mistakes & How to Avoid Them

I recently read a book called The Latte Factor by David Bach. It is an effective story that demonstrates how small decisions and financial habits can compound over years and years to result in a large financial nest egg. I do recommend the book, and have noticed the financial benefit of making my own coffeeContinue reading “Three Financial Mistakes & How to Avoid Them”

Ten Things that Bring Me Joy (And How I Optimize My Spending Towards Them)

One of the first tasks we assign to anyone we work with is to write down ten things that bring them joy. In terms of providing a clear picture of an ideal financial future, we believe this assignment is the most important to be able to understand what motivates a person to both trade theirContinue reading “Ten Things that Bring Me Joy (And How I Optimize My Spending Towards Them)”