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In this podcast we recap Episode 48 with Jeff from The Happy Philosopher plus a life hack update from Brad and a question on how to present the FI concept to others.


Podcast Episode Summary

  • Recap of Episode 48 with Jeff from The Happy Philosopher
  • Jonathan and Brad’s recap of the Fincon conference
  • How Brad and Jonathan brainstormed the future of ChooseFI at Fincon
  • How the FI community is growing significantly at Fincon and how people were coming up to us saying they were listening
  • How much value we can get from FI-centric events going forward, such as Camp FI
  • How taking action is essential with the pursuit of happiness
  • Happiness through subtraction and the process and mindset necessary
  • Removing news and television from your life as well as sports
  • How Jeff cultivated happiness in his life by “adding kittens”
  • Finding the little moments that add value to your life
  • How important gratitude is in life and how Jeff introduced that to us
  • Decluttering and how it impacts Brad psychologically
  • Jonathan’s experiment with his three closets of clothes and how little he actually wears
  • Karen’s feedback on how to document your donations for clothing and such
  • How essential it is keep organized and how you should do it along the way
  • Brad’s life hack using unroll.me to organize all his subscription emails
  • Email from Paul who is facing a challenge to introduce FI to his children
  • Jonathan’s thoughts on how to present FI to someone else
  • The information we have available in our ChooseFI Vault on how to present FI to others
  • Email from Jennifer on a Bloomberg article that shows how even if you invested at the worst time in 2007 that your money would have doubled since then
  • Itunes review and book giveaway

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