Catey Hill: Guide to Spending Less & Saving More [Video]

Watch our Google+ hangout with personal finance journalist and author Catey Hill:

In this interview, Catey Hill shares

  • Her Personal Struggle With Finances Early in Her Career – And How She Took Control
  • The 5-Second Rule to Help You Control Your Impulse Spending
  • The “Do I Need This?” Post-It Note to Put on Credit Cards
  • Why You Need to Track Your Daily Spending to Start Your Financial Audit
  • Why She Uses to Track and Manage Her Finances
  • The Importance of Creating Specific Financial Goals
  • How Investing Only $300 Per Month (at Age 25) Can Help You Become a Millionaire by 65
  • How to Start Getting Out of Debt
  • Types of Retirement Accounts Everyone Needs to Start
  • Steps for Starting to Invest in Index Funds for Retirement
  • When She Enjoys Writing – and What Inspires Her Work
  • Her Favorite Personal Finance Writers and Blogs

About Catey Hill

Catey Hill is the money editor for and her work appeared in/on The Wall Street Journal, SmartMoney, Worth, Seventeen,, PBS’s, the New York Daily News, and dozens of other publications and websites. She is also the author of “Shoo, Jimmy Choo! The Modern Girl’s Guide to Spending Less and Saving More” (Sterling, 2010), which People dubbed “one of the best of the new crop of personal finance books,” The New York Times called “solid” and The Associated Press said was “eye-opening.”

Catey has appeared as a personal finance expert on dozens of television programs, including “FOX & Friends,” “The Huckabee Show” on FOX and “The Early Show” on CBS; in a number of magazines, including Marie Claire, Allure, People, Seventeen and Woman’s Day; and on more than 50 radio programs.

Previously, Catey held positions as a spokeswoman for, the money and lifestyle editor for, the money columnist for Seventeen magazine and a marketing manager for Forbes, Plum TV and USA Weekend. She has also written white papers and personal finance articles for various financial companies, including Wells Fargo, Prudential and MassMutual.

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