Adapting To The New Normal

Adapting To The New Normal

Dominick Quartuccio from the podcast The Great Man Within joins us to talk about how to process our emotions during these stressful times. First things first, Dominick reminded us that we are all battling the same thing. Allow yourself some slack to feel whatever you are feeling. First, understand where you are. What is the one word that best describes what you are feeling right now? Common words: Anxious Uncertain Overwhelmed … Read more

The 12 Best Ways To Learn At Home

The 12 Best Ways To Learn At Home

Time is a gift. It may not seem that way when you’re suddenly faced with extra time at home because you’ve been laid off or you’re trying to spend less. But it’s important to have a positive mindset and still try to keep yourself and your skills fresh by continuing to learn at home. Table Of Contents Online Learning From Home Periodicals For Learning From Home Books For Learning From … Read more

Stimulus Package Breakdown


Brad has a few silver linings during this crisis all about human connection Texted an old friend and reconnected His family had a few Zoom calls with extended family His daughter’s elementary school teachers had a 40 car parade Shout out not only to the Accidental Homeschoolers out there but also to the teachers who have had to flip all their curriculum to fit a virtual system almost overnight. The … Read more

Stuck Inside? How To Get–And Stay–Healthy At Home

Stuck Inside? How To Get--And Stay--Healthy At Home

When people are looking to trim the excess from their household budgets, often the first thing to go is money spent on physical fitness. We cut out the gym membership, the subscription to healthy eating magazines, or the diet food delivery service. We believe we can get healthy at home without those tools, but where do we start? It’s definitely a challenge to get–and stay–healthy at home when you’re surrounded … Read more

Is The FIRE Movement Over?

Is The FIRE Movement Over

The Financial Independence movement was born from the 2008 recession, so no, the movement is not going to go away because of another recession. We need this information now more than ever. It’s easy to think that living paycheck to paycheck, or even getting into debt, is ok during good times. It’s times like this that we need the FI lifestyle and many people will wake up to the fact … Read more

Fun Things To Do At Home When You’re Stuck Inside

Fun Things To Do At Home When You're Stuck Inside

When you choose to pursue Financial Independence, that path inevitably leads to cutting back and saving as much as you can. But that doesn’t have to mean that we sit inside and wallow or cut out all the fun. We still need to take care of ourselves and find things that bring us joy. We can keep ourselves entertained if we’re smart about it. Table of Contents Assess What Entertainment You … Read more

Escape From Wall Street

Escape From Wall Street

Rick Ferri, host of the Boglehead podcast, joins the show to talk about investing during these unprecedented times. Rick’s Story Rick Ferri got into finance after leaving the military to spend more time with his family. He became a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) in three years and then got his Masters in Finance. As he dove into learning more and more about investing and stock picking he realized that most … Read more

172|The Creative Penn

172 | The Creative Penn | Joanna Penn

Joanna Penn shares her story of building multiple income streams and becoming a writer. She outlines how anyone with the passion to be creative can do the same. Joanna did not simply quit her job after deciding to write a book. In fact, she resigned from her career several times in order to start new businesses. She compared the process of discovering what she wanted to do to the process … Read more

Building Financial Confidence with Tori Dunlap

Building Financial Confidence

Tori Dunlap, the founder of HerFirst100K, is on a mission to help women get the funds they deserve while slaying the patriarchy at the same time. She joins Jillian to talk about building financial confidence and getting comfortable with your money, no matter where it’s at. More About Tori Dunlap: Tori Dunlap is a nationally-recognized millennial money and career expert. Her work has been featured on Good Morning America, New … Read more

The Art Of The Pivot

The Art Of The Pivot

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