024 | FI180 | Make a U-Turn and Choose FI

024 | FI180 | Make a U-Turn and Choose FI

Today we have Joel and Alexis from FI180.com on the podcast.  They changed their financial lives dramatically, going from spending over $100,000 per year to having an 85% savings rate and on the path to FI in just a few short years. In Today’s Podcast we cover: Joel and Alexis from FI180.com tell their story of how they went from spending over $100,000 per year to having an 85% savings … Read more

023R | Friday Roundup | Paul Case Study Part 3

023R | Friday Roundup | Paul Case Study Part 3

In today’s Friday Roundup we discuss career hacking with ESI Money, Big ERN’s analysis of Paul’s case study, plus hear our answers to an interesting question posed by audience member Jason about the value of frugality. In Today’s Podcast we cover: Friday Roundup after Episode 23 with ESI from ESI Money Looking at compound interest on the earnings side of a career instead of just on the savings side ESI … Read more

023 | Career Hacking with ESI Money

023 | Career Hacking with ESI Money

ESI from ESI Money is on the podcast today talking about Career Hacking and how you can set yourself up to earn millions more over a working career with seven simple steps. In Today’s Podcast We Cover: ESI from ESIMoney.com is here to discuss ways you can increase your earnings through Career Hacking ESI retired at 52 and reaching “financial independence” in his early 40s. He lives in Colorado, which … Read more

022R | Friday Roundup | Huge Announcement

022R | Friday Roundup | Huge Announcement

In today’s Friday Roundup we discuss the True Cost of Car Ownership, how to maximize your travel rewards points plus a big announcement on a new in-house ‘expert’ for ChooseFI! In Today’s Podcast we cover: Episode review of our podcast Episode 22 on The True Cost of Car Ownership Your best-case scenario is buying a 5 to 10 year old gas sipping car Even a low cost car is going … Read more

022 | The True Cost of Car Ownership

022 | The True Cost of Car Ownership

Do you know what your car is actually costing you each year? What about over an investing lifetime? In this episode of the ChooseFI Radio Podcast we cover the True Cost of Car Ownership and you’ll be absolutely amazed at the numbers.

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021R | Our First Ever Crowd-Sourced Case Study | Paul

021R | Our First Ever Crowd-Sourced Case Study | Paul

In today’s episode of the Friday Roundup we review our discussion of the Pillars of Financial Independence, take questions and comments from the community and go in-depth on Paul’s live case study. In Today’s Podcast we cover: Review of Episode 21, the Pillars of Financial Independence What areas of financial independence did we leave out of the episode? Might have under-discussed savings rate as a pillar of FI Choose FI … Read more

021 | The Pillars of FI

021 | The Pillars of FI

In this episode of the Choose FI Radio Podcast we focus on the essential Pillars of Financial Independence including index investing, affordable housing, the psychology of FI, tax optimization and more.

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020R | The Friday Roundup | Introducing our First CrowdSourced Case Study & FI plan

020R | The Friday Roundup | Introducing our First CrowdSourced Case Study & FI plan

In today’s Friday Roundup we introduce our first crowd sourced case study from a listener and we have a challenge to you:  Implement one life hack this week that will make your life easier and less stressful and send it to us at [email protected] (or leave a voicemail on our homepage!) and we’ll read it on next week’s Friday roundup. In Today’s Podcast we cover: Our first Friday roundup after … Read more

020 | Entry Level Middle Class Lifestyle | Intro to Insurance

020 | Entry Level Middle Class Lifestyle | Intro to Insurance

The Entry Level Middle Class Lifestyle is a tool that you can use to supercharge your path to FI. Jonathan and Brad go through their expenses one line item at a time. Then they start the conversation about a FI approach to insurance, with an emphasis on life insurance

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019R | Index Investing | How to buy VTSAX

019R | Index Investing | How to buy VTSAX

In our Friday roundup Jonathan and Brad discuss the highlights and takeaways from the Monday episode with JL Collins. Then the podcast is opened up and crowd sourced to the community. Find out the specific travel reward perks that are available for active duty military and how to get started with VTSAX if you don’t have $10,000 to invest The Friday Roundup #8: Review of podcast with Jim Collins Jonathan’s … Read more