18 minutes | May 27, 2021

SIMPLE. Money Edition 1: Automate

Self-discipline will often let you down. In this, the first installment of the SIMPLE Money Edition series, Dr. Matt Morris, LPC, LMFT, and Erik Garcia, CFP® provide you with a simple, practical, and tactical strategy for overcoming your procrastination. Use technology to help you improve your finances and improve your home. Invest in your relationships.  Episode Highlights: Erik shares how their teaching presentations have been doing recently. (2:30) What is the SIMPLE money task for today’s episode? (4:00) Erik explains the idea of automating. (4:32) Erik mentions three ways to automate your finances. (5:20) Erik explains how to automate your debt payments. (6:36) Erik explains the idea of short-term savings. (8:55) Matt shares his testimonies about automating. (10:26) Erik shares the third automation idea. (12:10) Key Quotes: “If you can help people level up their financial management and clean some things up, that might give them a better shot at better stronger relationships. And, that's kind of the idea of our presentations.” - Erik Garcia, CFP® “Most of us don't have the self-discipline to do the things that we know we need to be doing to meet our goals, or to... whatever. We just lack as human being self-discipline. So, we need to build in these guardrails, if you will, and one of the techniques is to automate.” - Erik Garcia, CFP® “Finances are generally not the main reason for divorce, but they're a huge part of the conflict that can lead to divorce.” - Dr. Matt Morris, LPC, LMFT Resources Mentioned: Erik Garcia, CFP® Dr. Matt Morris, LPC, LMFT Garcia Financial Group Matt Morris & Associates
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