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Publisher's Summary

If you have a debt problem or have a tendency to spend compulsively and need a solution in order to gain back control on your finances and reach your financial goals faster, keep reading. 

Our financial health directly impacts our physical and mental health. This core issue of our material lives often goes unaddressed until it’s too overwhelming to live with. The fact that talking about money is taboo in a culture obsessed with its accrual is the number one sign that our relationship to finances is toxic. If an alcoholic refused to admit there was a problem, what hope would there be for their recovery? The good news is that financial recovery is not only possible but guaranteed if you are able to address the internal issues that have led you into debt, fear, stress, or despair about your future. 

The Minimalist Budget will guide you through the core concepts of applying simplicity to your lifestyle to reap financial recovery and rewards. With easy-to-follow steps, each chapter includes quick start action steps that will help you:

  • Identify your authentic values and goals to define your budget
  • Review your current financial health without judgment
  • Create short-term and long-term budgeting solutions to keep you on track
  • Address issues of debt and remove the social stigma of fear and guilt
  • Normalize your financial situation and see how others have recovered from even more extreme obstacles
  • Discover your hidden and overlooked resources
  • Create an emergency fund
  • Offer debt paying solutions that fit your situation including the snowball method
  • Shifting your mindset to the power of the minimalist budget lifestyle
  • Uncovering the joy of freeing yourself from the cycle of try, buy, and let it lie

Other benefits of owning the audiobook:

  • Separating emotions from your spending
  • Planning for large expenses
  • Staying motivated and prepared for the daily hurdles that will inevitably come up. 

As soon as you listen to the direct quick start action steps provided for each money saving area covered, you will want to jump up and put them into your daily workflow. The difference between financial health and financial stress is empowerment. Do not blame yourself if checking your bank account or opening a bill in the mail brings an onslaught of negative feelings. 

The missing puzzle piece when these feelings come up is not realizing you have all the tools necessary to manage your financial life. Minimalist Budget delivers on its promise of giving you the simple to use tools to take you from feeling helpless to owning your life today. Do not underestimate the power you have to take control of your finances. Your personal prosperity awaits. 

Take action now and reach your financial goals today by buying this audiobook today!

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 

©2018 Marie S. Davenport (P)2018 Marie S. Davenport

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Minimalist budget good guide book.

Rather, it is about getting out of debt for good by cutting out the things that don’t need and focusing on the things that bring true happiness.Each person is going to find that creating a minimalism budget is going to be a unique experience for them. Highly recommended!!!

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Not as advertised

Wanted a book on Minimization methods.. instead this book was on budgeting. Not what I wanted.

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Getting more confident with this book

This was a great book on living a minimalist lifestyle. The book is packed with money saving tips. Living minimalist has drastically reduced my stress.

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Informative and simple to understand

I knew a lot of the things that were mentioned in this book, however I wanted to do some research. I enjoyed this book and finished it in 2 days. The topics were very simple and informative, any type of reading level could comprehend. It comes with PDF sheets for your convenience. Highly recommend if you are trying to cut some expenses and don’t know where to start.

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Awesome!

This is an amazing audio book and I really enjoyed listening to it. I also learn so much from it.Thanks!

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Meandering and repetitive

The author didn't appear to have enough material for an entire book. A couple of chapters are complete filler -- I wasn't looking for tips on decluttering the house. The rest offer repeatedly the same vague platitudes on the benefits of beating debt with very few concrete steps to accomplish this.

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Minimalist Living

This book has great information. For the first few minutes I thought the information was basic, but the further the book went on the more I learned from the suggestions the book offers. It’s worth listening too. I would especially recommend it to the college age audience who are developing their life habits.

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Great Read!

I am not in debt but I did find her thinking and approach to be very helpful to saving and loving mindfully within your means.

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It helps me to improve my life.

If you are looking for a deep comprehensive lecture about the minimalist budget this is absolutely the audiobook you are looking for. There are so many wonderful ideas in this audiobook. I love how they really break down the key components to living a meaningful life. Strongly suggest.


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For high middle class overspenders

If you are upper middle class with lot of income that you mismange and overspend and need someone to tell you stop, this is you book, other wise move along.
For a wide part of people, being told to " just pay your full bells" and " debt is an issue of the mindset not money" is simply cruel and untrue, many people don't read this book to be told " just pay your dept" they want to know how on earth to do that..
Found it very frustrating.

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Easy to listen and picked up some great tips

Really enjoyed the narrator. Easy to listen to. Also picked up some good tips which I will be putting into practice.

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  • 02-07-21

Direct , to the point , simplified so you can use it instantly

This book is just what needed with clear simpl to the point information that can be used every day by anyone

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  • 01-29-20

No nonsense, straight forward strategies

Love this, easy to implement suggestions that make sense. Easy to understand and narrator is easy to listen to.