120 | Your Money And Your Relationships With Jean Chatzky

120 | Your Money and Your Relationships | Jean Chatzky

Jean Chatzky is the financial editor of the NBC Today Show and author of . She is recognized for a specialized understanding of the relationship between women and their money. However, both men and women can learn something for Chatzky’s insights. Brad and Jonathan delve into the relationships that each of us has with money. Women with Money With the release of Women with Money: The Judgement-Free Guide to Creating … Read more

118 | From Financial Infidelity To His & Her Money

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Talaat McNeely from His and Her Money talks about how his money mistakes led to financial infidelity. Most importantly, he shares how he was able to rebuild trust with his wife Tai and successfully work towards common financial goals together. Through Talaat and Tai’s story, you will learn practical ways to build the financial trust that many couples hope to achieve. Financial Infidelity Before Talaat proposed to Tai, he described … Read more

How To Move Money From A Financial Advisor To Vanguard

How To Move Money From A Financial Advisor To Vanguard

If you’ve been educating yourself about how to achieve financial independence (FI), you’ve probably learned a lot about investing on your journey to reach your FI number. You’ve probably also learned that fees can eat up a huge portion of your investment return over time, especially as the losses–due to fees, compound. Let me give you an example of how fees will eat into your nest egg. In 2019, you … Read more

070 | Your Money Or Your Life | Vicki Robin

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Author and FI pioneer Vicki Robin discusses the cultural development of over-consumption, how much is enough, and what else, besides good investments, contributes to successful financial independence? What you’ll hear in this exclusive with Vicki Robin: Vicki’s story began when she invested in long-term bonds at a young age, achieving modest financial independence very quickly Vicki and her partner, Joe Dominguez, hosted seminars about financial independence beginning in the 1980’s, … Read more

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 … Read more

023 | Career Hacking With ESI Money

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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

131R | Building a Brick in Your Wall

131R | Building a Brick in Your Wall

Brad and Jonathan recap their conversation with Mr. Money Mustache and Mr. 1500. Plus, they answer listener questions about compounding interest and drawdowns during retirement. Community Building Jonathan recently moved closer to Brad’s home. Now they are only around five minutes apart. The move has already led to some positive movements in their life. One nice thing is having a workout buddy for mornings three days a week. At the … Read more

123 | Rich And Regular

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Today Kiersten and Julien from Rich and Regular talk about the specific challenges that the black community faces on their journey to FI. Recognizing the fact that not everyone starts from the same spot is important, so we are diving deep into the differences today. Where Did Your FI Journey Start? The couple met at work back in 2012. Early in their relationship, they stumbled onto an uncomfortable conversation about … Read more

Coach Lisa Explains Which Financial Professional Is Right For You

Coach Lisa Explains Which Financial Professional Is Right For You

Many people lack the tools it takes to move the needle in their financial lives. Most of us grew up in households where talking about money is either overtly taboo or simply non-existent. As an adult, when we make money mistakes, we layer on guilt and shame and then bury our money issues even more deeply. With the right influence, in the form of a financial coach, advisor or planner, anyone … Read more

115 | Poverty, Divorce and FI by 43 | Bonnie Truax


Bonnie Truax, a blogger and early retiree, shares her story of growing up below the poverty line, scraping her way out of inherited debt, reaching financial independence without knowing what it was, and understanding how to talk about money with your spouse. Bonnie grew up with family income that was technically half of the poverty level, but always debt free. In a town of only 35 people, W2 jobs were … Read more