Family Brand Podcast

Hey, Family Brand Podcast community! It’s Chris here with a solo episode today. Recently, Melissa asked on Instagram about some of the biggest challenges families are facing, and finances were a recurring theme. Let me tell you, we’ve been there too – struggling to make ends meet, living paycheck to paycheck.

But here’s the good news – there’s hope! We turned things around with some simple steps. First, we became good stewards of our money by budgeting diligently. Then, we divided our income into different accounts for bills, emergencies, and savings.

The real game-changer, though, was shifting our mindset and language around money. Instead of saying, “We can’t afford that,” we asked, “How can we make this happen?” It opened doors we didn’t know existed. That small shift can instill hope and belief in your home again give you confidence to steward what is already in front of you. 

I promise you, with intention and positivity, you’ll find ways to improve your financial situation too. Don’t hesitate to seek advice from others. Don’t struggle in silence. Reach out to people, ask for advice, ask for mentorship. You can do this! 

Hit that play button now to learn more and hear how we made it happen. You’ve got this! Reach out to us on Instagram if you want to hear more or need some ideas. We’re here to support you on your path to financial freedom.




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Episode Minute By Minute:

  • 0:00 Introduction to the podcast with Chris for this solo episode with Melissa being gone. 
  • 0:50 Chris praises Melissa’s leadership and being the real power behind The Family Brand Podcast
  • 2:30 Our Poll: We asked what most families are struggling with in 2023, here are the results!
  • 4:25 Our personal experience of struggling financially and feeling like there was no way out.
  • 5:30 The importance of being a good steward of money and having a budget.
  • 7:20 Setting up different bank accounts for specific purposes (e.g., bills, rainy day fund, saving).
  • 8:50 Shifting the mindset and language around money from scarcity to possibility and abundance.
  • 11:40 Chris’ advice for how to see more possibilities and recognize opportunities to create more money or add value to the world.
  • 12:40 The power of changing what we say and how it can affect our beliefs and actions.
  • 14:10 The importance of seeking advice and mentorship from those who are successful with money.
  • 14:46 Chris expresses belief in the listeners and encourages reaching out for support if needed.
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