Personal Finance Blogger Offers Keys to Financial Stability and Paying Down Debt in New Bethany House Book "Pocket Your Dollars"

Share Article creator Carrie Rocha overcame more than $50,000 in debt in two and a half years. She found the key wasn't doing more budgeting--it was adjusting five attitudes she and her husband had about money.

“For readers who think that they weren't taught to handle their finances correctly, or that everyone around them is making financial change impossible, Rocha's methods should prove worthwhile." -BookPage

More than two-thirds of American households still live paycheck to paycheck, despite the abundance of budget plans at their fingertips. Why? In her new book "Pocket Your Dollars," Carrie Rocha, creator of, explains that the key to financial stability and success isn’t just about money—it’s about attitude.

A trusted personal finance expert, Carrie Rocha has proven her money-saving strategies to be successful—she and her family overcame more than $50,000 of personal debt in just two and a half years. In 2011, more than one million people visited her website, seeking advice, coupons, and grocery lists.

Now with "Pocket Your Dollars," Rocha goes deeper, tackling the underlying causes of financial issues. Providing real-life examples, she explains faulty thinking about money and offers step-by-step instructions for overcoming the lies we tell ourselves about spending. These include, "If only I had more money," "I deserve a treat," and "It won't happen to me."

By helping readers to develop healthy attitudes toward money before building their budgets, Carrie shows readers how to get started on the path to financial freedom today.

“With prices soaring higher than incomes are growing, families everywhere need to learn what
Carrie Rocha teaches in 'Pocket Your Dollars.'”
—Mary Hunt, Author, "7 Money Rules for Life" and "Raising Financially Confident Kids"

About the Author: Carrie Rocha [ha-sha] owns and operates, one of the most popular couponing and personal finance sites on the web. She shares money-saving ideas she learned as her family eliminated $50,000 in debt in two-and-a-half years. A sought-after media personality, Carrie has been featured on Wall Street Journal Radio, Bloomberg Businessweek, Ladies' Home Journal, BookPage, Yahoo! Finance,,,,, and many other magazines and websites. She is a regular guest on the "Twin Cities Live" TV program. Carrie lives with her husband and two daughters in Maple Grove, Minnesota. Learn more at
"Pocket Your Dollars: 5 Attitude Changes That Will Help You Pay Down Debt, Avoid Financial Stress, and Keep More of What You Make" by Carrie Rocha

ISBN 978-0-7642-1087-7 ● Trade Paper ● $13.99
ISBN 978-1-4412-6119-9 ● Ebook ● $13.99
Bethany House Publishers

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