So Money - Episode 1060

Tiffany “The Budgetnista” Aliche

Financial Educator and Author

Back by popular demand is Tiffany “The Budgetnista” Aliche. She shares her personal challenges with building wealth, all while building a multi-million dollar business. And her latest appearance on Queer Eye for the Straight Guy.

Tiffany also shared her fallout with FinCon, the personal finance industry’s annual convention. She claims she was offered to speak at a much lower rate than previous male speakers. Fincon founder Philip Taylor, however, says that Tiffany’s claims are false. He says that the historical average keynote speaker total compensation is $5,698.00. Tiffany was offered $2,500 initially and he said that had they reached a deal, he would have paid her enough for her books so that she would not need to pay for any of that cost out of pocket. He said the deal didn’t work in the end because of Covid and their budget.

More about Tiffany: She is an award-winning teacher of financial education and is quickly becoming America’s favorite, personal financial educator. The Budgetnista is also an Amazon #1 bestselling author of The One Week Budget and the Live Richer Challenge series.

Through her company, The Budgetnista, Tiffany has created a financial movement that has helped over 1 million women worldwide collectively save more than $150 million, and pay off over $100 million in debt, purchase homes and transform the way they think about their finances.

Tiffany credits her experience as a preschool teacher for 10 years in Newark, NJ for defining her purpose behind The Budgetnista: education.

In 2019, Tiffany transformed her commitment into legislation when she partnered with Assemblywoman Angela V. McKnight to write a bill that was later signed into Law A1414 (The Budgetnista Law). This law made it mandatory for financial education to be integrated into all middle schools in New Jersey.

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