053 | Millennial Money Man | Do you want to be rich?

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This episode was an interview with Bobby from Millennial Money Man on attacking debt, becoming a full-time blogger, methods to teach finance in schools and how to scale side hustles.

In today’s episode we cover:

  • Bobby’s story starting as a high school music director
  • Him quitting his job to be a full-time blogger
  • How he paid off his student loans
  • His mentor teaching him the basics of managing money
  • The lightbulb moment which brought him to start Millennial Money Man
  • Bobby’s rule on talking about money with friends and family
  • How he hasn’t changed even though he has more money
  • The FI lifestyle
  • Being a valuist
  • Questioning the traditional narrative that everyone has to go to college
  • At which age should kids start learning about personal finance
  • How the world would change if everyone knew more about finance
  • Bobby’s method to get kids interested in finance
  • Bobby’s initial idea to do teaching seminars in schools
  • How he decided to quit his job
  • Getting started with side hustles
  • Advice for new bloggers: using your blog as a portfolio
  • Scaling your blog/side-hustle
  • The path to earning good money with a blog
  • Hot Seat Questions

 

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4 thoughts on “053 | Millennial Money Man | Do you want to be rich?

  1. Bobby – This episode came across great. Loveed the conversation about financial education in schools. It’s long overdue.

    Oh and your decision to quit a job to run a blog with $2 in revenue…wow! Gutsy move. I’m conservative by nature so I have the utmost respect for people to take a leap like that and pull it off. Congrats!

  2. Excellent point around jobs in the trades! ie…. welding, drafting, designer, plumber, electrician ext…. I’m an Advanced Manufacturing Engineer for a mid-sized manufacturing company and we are always looking for people that are: 1) willing to work 2) willing to learn 3) for welders, assembly or other trades.

    I agree that we need people that want to be plumbers, electricians and welders…. but more than that we need those people to want to work. My job title and degree might make me sound very successful but I have friends that own their own plumbing company that make way more money than I do. However, our children don’t hear those stories today. To do that requires a lot of work…. however, if you are willing to work hard and learn from a plumber you can build your own business and be crazy successful and while pursuing that path you don’t have to spend huge amounts of money for a degree but bring money in and start saving earlier. A life plan like that is a very respectable goal!

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