“I knew that if I wanted to gain anything of value I must remember that it was not mine alone to keep.” ~ Tiffany “The Budgetnista” Aliche, Financial Educator
Summary: Tiffany “The Budgetnista” Aliche is an award-winning teacher of financial empowerment and is quickly becoming America’s favorite, personal financial educator. The Budgetnista specializes in the delivery of financial literacy and has served as the personal finance education expert for City National Bank. Author of two #1 Amazon bestsellers, The One Week Budget and Live Richer Challenge, Tiffany and her financial advice have been featured in The New York Times, Reuters, US News and World Report, the TODAY show, PBS, Fox Business, MSNBC, CBS MoneyWatch, TIME, ESSENCE Magazine, and FORBES. She blogs about personal finance for The Huffington Post and U.S. News and World Report.
Q: In your biography, you’ve written, “By beginning to educate yourself, you’ve taken the first step towards financial empowerment.” How does that information translate into daily life? If this is the first step, what’s the next? on mint.com
A: Education is the first step on your financial journey. The next step is to take action. Once you know how to manage your money – budget, save, reduce debt, and fix credit – you can use these skills to navigate your daily life.