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Oh My Dollar!

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Lillian tackles your money overwhelm with practical, approachable financial advice (with a dash of glitter.) This is budgeting advice from someone that doesn't assume you're straight with a salary, retirement account, 2.5 kids, or a white picket fence. You'll get helpful advice for folks left out by… read more


The Feeling of Money Control

Something we always say on this show is that money is highly personal. Well, one thing I’ve learned is there’s no specific “accomplishment” moment for when you are in control of your money. For some people it’s being able to buy whatever kind of cheese they want at the grocery store, for others it's the feeling of not worrying about the next paycheck.

Today is the first episode of our new regular listener stories series, with The Billfold editor Nicole Dieker, where we feature listener's creative reflections on different financial topics.

Our Next Topic

The next prompt for our listener stories series is "Ramen" - do what that with you will. If you have stories to submit, send them in to or tweet them 240-characters at a time to @ohmydollar.

About The Billfold

The Billfold is one of our favorite personal finance websites creating an honest conversation about money, with one of the most active commenter communities on the internet.

About Nicole Dieker

Nicole is the editor of The Billfold, and has also written for The Write Life, Lifehacker, Bankrate, and numerous other sites. She teaches writing, freelancing, and publishing classes (including online classes), and work one-on-one with authors as a developmental editor and copyeditor.

Ask us a question!

We love hearing from you! Email us your financial worries or receipt victories at or tweet us at @anomalily or @ohmydollar

This show is made paw-sible by listeners like you

We absolutely love our Purrsonal Finance Society Members, the folks that generously support Oh My Dollar with $1 or more a month on Patreon – and have made is so we have free, full transcripts for every show on ohmydollar.comThis episode was underwritten by patron Tamsen G Association and Warrior Queen. To learn more about being part of the Purrsonal Finance Society and get cool perks like exclusive livestreams and cat stickers, you can visit

Stories Featured

- The First (and Second, and Third) Time I Felt in Control of My Money on The Billfold

- How Two Budgeting Choices Gave Me Control Over My Money on The Billfold

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