Personal finance blogger Kathleen O’Malley talks about what financial fitness means and what people can do to achieve and maintain it over time.
If you are trying to get financially fit, the best place to start is with an honest assessment of where you are, says Kathleen O’Malley, personal finance blogger at FrugalPortland.com. In this podcast, O’Malley recommends tools to help you map out your current financial status, set goals and become even more fit in the future.
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