Rachel Cruze

How to Take Charge of Your Financial Wellness with Rachel Cruze

Rachel Cruze is a #1 New York Times bestselling author, a financial expert, and the host of the Rachel Cruze Show. Growing up as Dave Ramsey's daughter, Rachel hated budgeting for years until she experienced the freedom of budgeting for herself. 

Now a leader in the space in her own right, she shares fun, practical ways to take control of your money and create a life you love – as a speaker, writer, and popular social media resource. Here are a few of the tips Rachel discusses in today’s episode:

  1. $1,000 savings a month

  2. Get completely out of debt

  3. Emergency fund (3-6mos)

  4. Retirement (15% of income)

  5. College fund (529 plan)

  6. Paying off your home

  7. Be generous, and continue building wealth

It’s easy to get overwhelmed with personal finance, the percentages, and different accounts and everything else – but the most important thing is getting that first step of momentum. From there, your money, and confidence with it, only grows.