Accelerate Your Legacy

Accelerate Your Legacy

Welcome to the Accelerate Your Legacy Podcast – a podcast created for people who want to take control of their money. Join Laura Sexton, a financial coach who specializes in money mindset and debt elimination, as she talks about all the areas of your life that money touches. Though 40% of Americans claim to struggle with their money, the dollars and cents are rarely the problem. If you’re ready to take control of your finances, this is the podcast for you. Learn to leave a legacy of good money habits, utilizing the best tools and practices available today.

Episodes

February 29, 2024 17 mins

Episode 62: "Mastering Money Habits: Insights from 'Atomic Habits’ by James Clear

In this book review episode, host Laura Sexton provides a lively book review of "Atomic Habits: An Easy and Proven Way to Build Good Habits and Break Bad Ones" by James Clear. She emphasizes the importance of habits in our daily lives, particularly in relation to money management, and shares insights on how small changes can lead to...

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In this episode, host Laura Sexton explores the realities of marriage and parenting, contrasting them with the idealized versions often portrayed in the media. It delves into the importance of managing expectations, reevaluating narratives, and fostering positive communication within relationships. Throughout the podcast, Laura shares personal anecdotes and insights to encourage you to consider the impact of your words and actions ...

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In this introspective episode, Laura Sexton delves into the pivotal moments surrounding college choices and the financial implications that follow. Through candid personal anecdotes, she invites listeners to reflect on their own experiences and confront the weight of past decisions made during their college years.

With honesty and vulnerability, Laura shares her journey of realizing that attending college wasn't just about sele...

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In this episode, host Laura Sexton explores the significance of first memories, particularly those related to early experiences with family and money. The host shares a personal memory of sitting with her dad on a back porch, reflecting on its impact on her values and identity. The focus then shifts to the audience, prompting them to recall their first memories, especially with money, and analyze how these memories shape core value...

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February 1, 2024 13 mins

In this episode, host Laura Sexton explores storytelling as a powerful tool for imparting life lessons and wisdom, particularly in the context of financial decisions and leaving a legacy. The host draws parallels between classic children's stories like "The Three Little Pigs" and "The Tortoise and the Hare" and the principles of financial success.

This podcast emphasizes that sharing personal stories, filled...

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In this episode, Laura Sexton discusses "The Psychology of Money" by Morgan Housel. She shares insights and reflections on the book, emphasizing key concepts related to financial behavior, luck, risk, contentment, and the difference between getting wealthy and staying wealthy. The episode explores the importance of control over one's life, the impact of savings as a hedge against life's surprises, and the potent...

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January 18, 2024 9 mins

In this episode, host Laura Sexton delves into managing unexpected bonus money and the importance of intentional financial planning. She discusses her own personal struggle with this recently, and the experience she and her husband had when receiving a bonus check, highlighting the challenges they faced in deciding how to use it wisely.

In this episode we’ll learn:

.     the pain of spending without a plan

.     3 strategies for wise ...

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January 11, 2024 21 mins

In this episode, Laura Sexton discusses the importance of core values in both business and personal life. Using a personal anecdote about teaching her daughter about honesty at Costco, the host emphasizes the significance of adhering to core values as guiding principles. The episode explores how core values impact decision-making, satisfaction, and overall well-being.

In this episode we’ll learn:

.     to define core values

.     exam...

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January 4, 2024 17 mins

In this episode, Laura Sexton kicks off the new year with sinking funds—monthly contributions to prepare for expected expenses like Christmas or car repairs. She clarifies the distinction between sinking funds and emergency funds, stressing the importance of financial planning for both current and future needs. The episode concludes with practical advice on implementing sinking funds, including deciding which funds to have, where t...

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In this episode, Laura Sexton explores the unique “liminal week” between Christmas and New Year, a time for rest and reflection. She discusses setting goals for the upcoming year, shares insights on avoiding overwhelm, focuses the majority of the time on choosing a word or intention for the new year. Laura shares her word for 2024 - imagine - and encourages listeners to be creative, embracing the joy of discovery. Additionally, Lau...

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December 21, 2023 13 mins

In this episode, Laura Sexton discusses the misconception that having a budget limits freedom. She emphasizes the importance of reframing one's mindset and using coaching techniques to navigate circumstances positively. Laura challenges the notion that a budget restricts freedom, asserting that individuals remain in control of their financial decisions. The discussion highlights the significance of making budgetary decisions f...

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December 14, 2023 10 mins

In this episode, Laura Sexton challenges the common belief that one cannot make enough money to live debt-free. She emphasizes that achieving financial freedom is not a mathematical problem but a mental one. The episode provides practical steps and strategies for individuals to become debt-free, debunking the notion that income is the sole determining factor.

In this episode we’ll

.Approach mindset over income

.Emphasize adding margin

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In this episode, Laura Sexton passionately challenges the prevalent belief that debt is helpful, addressing the pervasive marketing of debt products in society. The episode delves into the detrimental effects of credit cards, emphasizing that the credit card company is not your friend, and explores the connection between debt and living paycheck to paycheck. The host also questions the societal norms around car payments, student lo...

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In this episode, host Laura Sexton speaks with Chad Hufford. Chad is the owner of Veritas Wealth Management, a boutique financial planning firm managing $500 million and serving families across the U.S. The episode explores Chad's coaching mindset and his goal to empower and educate people not only to become better investors but also to live intentionally and create an abundant life.

In addition to the podcast episode, Chad has...

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November 23, 2023 4 mins

This is a short episode to stress the importance of gratitude and its effects on the body. Drop your cholesterol levels by being grateful!

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Learn more about working with Laura Sexton

· Money Mastery 1:1 Program

· Better Budget Bootcamp

· Legacy Folder Cheat Sheet

· Couples Vision Board Template

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In this episode, host Laura Sexton delves into the concept of delayed gratification and its significance in the journey toward financial freedom. Using relatable examples of instant gratification desires, such as impulsive fast-food cravings or buying concert tickets at the expense of financial stability, the host emphasizes the importance of making decisions that benefit long-term goals. The episode offers practical advice on comb...

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In this episode, host Laura Sexton introduces her guest, Jodi Rosser, who is an author, podcaster, and speaker. Jodi's work focuses on helping women deepen their faith and strengthen their relationships, drawing from her own experiences with miscarriage, divorce, and loss of a dear friend to cancer. Jodi shares her personal journey of emerging from these challenges and finding hope, joy, and purpose amidst life's unexpect...

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In this episode, host, Laura Sexton, introduces the concept of "No Spend November" and shares her personal journey in implementing this approach to financial discipline and intentionality. She discusses various strategies and methods her family is using to stay on track during this no-spend month, focusing on prioritizing what matters most to them, curbing impulsive spending, and involving their family in the process.

In t...

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In this podcast episode, host Laura Sexton is joined by coach Sara Hurst, the owner of Devoted Financial Coaching and a founding member of Powerhouse Coaches. They discuss the concept of leaving a legacy, and delve into the idea of a "legacy bucket list" and Sara's goal to create endowment funds for private schools that made a significant impact on her life. The conversation touches on family dynamics, personal growt...

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October 19, 2023 17 mins

In this episode of the podcast, Laura Sexton discusses the process of realizing the need for a financial change and outlines the steps to take when you're ready to make that change. The episode emphasizes the importance of identifying financial goals, assessing your current financial situation, understanding your emotional readiness, and seeking support. It also highlights the significance of being vulnerable and transparent w...

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