On today's podcast, we're talking about getting out of debt with Ericka Young. Expect an announcement on the latest co-host guest next week! But for today, we are doing a good old-fashioned interview for our podcast!
What We’re Chatting About This Week
Welcome to episode 113, where our guest today is Ericka Young! Ericka's story might be familiar to you. She and her husband racked up tons of student loan and credit card debt, and found themselves with little money left after paying off their debt every month. They finally got serious about their debt, and started budgeting strategically to pay it all off. The rest is history!
Ericka became a certified financial coach, left a stable job, and decided to go into business for herself. The best part is, she found her passion helping others get out of debt too. She hasn't looked back since. If you're thinking about starting your own business and getting out of debt, you'll find Ericka's story very inspiring.
She also gives us a crash course on her four-step plan to getting out of debt for good. Make sure to listen to the end of the podcast to hear her awesome tips!
This Week's Guest
Ericka Young is the president and founder of Tailor-Made Budgets which she opened in 2005 after she and her husband Chris climbed their way out of nearly $100,000 in debt. She became a certified financial coach by Dave Ramsey’s Lampo Group in 2006 and combines her passion for helping people with creative debt reduction techniques so everyone can have a path to financial freedom.
Ericka is a recognized financial expert who inspires people to significantly improve their finances, family and their future with a solid plan. Ericka’s Best-Selling book, “Naked and Unashamed: 10 Money Conversations Every Couple Must Have” was released online in February 2017 worldwide. She currently teaches her message of debt freedom through her e-newsletters, personal and group coaching, workshops and speaking engagements. Ericka, Chris and their two teenage daughters, Faith and Olivia reside in Fishers, IN.