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What is the Worth Listening Podcast?
In short, it’s a podcast about all things money! Our guests are millennials and professional athletes because what better way to learn than from peers in a similar situation.

Host Lauryn Williams, financial planner and Olympian leads in-depth conversations with guests, having them share what she calls their "money memoir" to offer insight into how money works in their sport or profession.

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Jul 4, 2023

Today Carrie Nicholson joins Lauryn Williams on the podcast. Carrie is a business manager who enjoys all things money and wealth. Before quitting her job to become full-time self-employed for the past decade, she was a tax accountant and Certified Bookkeeper. In 2018, she sold her first finance blog, Careful Cents, for nearly six figures. Today, she owns multiple online businesses including a YouTube channel about cash budgeting and a Colorado travel blog.

Today Carrie will share with us more about where her interest in finances came from and how she uses her personal financial story to create income while helping others.

In This Episode, They Discuss:

  • The balance of serving, ministry, and earning in income

  • The trade school option to get into accounting

  • How she built and sold a finance blog for freelancers

  • How she and her husband are building a travel blog with the intention to sell

  • Budgeting, emergency funds, and creating a savings plan

  • Cash stuffing and savings challenges

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If you want to further connect with Lauryn Williams at Worth Winning, follow us on social media:

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