Episode #144: 7 Money Habits for Living the Life You Want

With bestselling author Rachel Cruze

My guest this week is as effervescent and ‘glass half full’ as the come. 

Her name is Rachel Cruze, and she’s the daughter of one of the most respected and, in some circles, reviled money experts of our time. That would be Dave Ramsey. I happen to think he’s brilliant but, I’ll admit, he’s not everyone’s cup of tea. Letting that get in the way of hearing what Rachel has to say today though would be a huge mistake.

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Rachel co-wrote her first book, Smart Money Smart Kids, with her dad, a smart move that enabled her to be touted as a bestselling author for the launch of book two, her first solo endeavor.

In her new book, Love Your Life Not Theirs, Rachel shares her thoughts on the power of habits, and the need to leverage them for being smarter with your money.

The first one – Quit the Comparisons – is alone worth the price of the book.

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In today’s episode, Rachel and I discuss:

  • Practical steps you can take to help cure yourself of the comparison trap
  • Tips for talking to your spouse about money
  • How to be more purposeful in your spending
  • And a lot more!

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Rachel’s Latest Book

You can order your copy of Love Your Life Not Theirs right now.

Rachel in Action

Books Rachel Recommends

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do In Life and Business by Charles Duhigg

The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America’s Wealthy by Thomas J. Stanley

Speak Like Churchill, Stand Like Lincoln: 21 Powerful Secret’s of History’s Greatest Speakers by James C. Humes

The Ideal Team Player: How to Recognize and Cultivate the Three Essential Virtues by Patrick M. Lencioni

No More Faking Fine: Ending the Pretending by Esther Fleece

Rachel’s Resources

The best place to find out more about Rachel is at her website.

Here, you can pick up a copy of Rachel’s new book.

Check out Rachel’s upcoming appearances.

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  • What was the app she mentioned for budgeting?