Conversation about teaching your children to save and invest, healthcare options, and an argument in favor of home gardening and composting.
- Brad contemplates applying for “Survivor”.
- Review of Monday’s episode with Khai from AlabaMalaysia. Listen to the full episode with Khai Shing here.
- How does Jonathan use the idea of “anchoring” in his own life: setting big goals so that even if he misses, good things still happen?
- Brad and Jonathan talk about how they would set little, achievable goals, to reach a larger, long-term goal.
- Jonathan talks about answering the question “What do you do?”, with comments from the Facebook group.
- How does Brad have bank account and investment accounts set up for his children?
- Is there a better way to have those accounts set up?
- Blain, from the Facebook group, wonders whether his son should start investing with a Vanguard account, or an M1 account?
- Contributions made to a Roth can be withdrawn penalty free.
- What are the best ways to support your children and help them save money, as 2nd generation FI?
- Voicemail from Jacqueline asking about financial education apps for youth.
- “7 Fun Money Apps for Kids” from U.S. News
- How important is it to teach your children about not only budgeting to save money, but to be generous?
- What is Brad considering in regards to his family’s health insurance: HSA, health share, or considering health insurance for a small business?
- What are some complications with a health share?
- Email from Karen, about the value of gardening and composting.
- Is composting addicting?
- Jonathan tries to convince Brad that gardening and compositing is simple enough to start now.
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