163 | Finding FI And Getting A Reluctant Spouse On Board | Liz And Braden

163 | Finding FI | Liz and Braden

Recently, Liz and Braden left a voicemail that detailed how they went from regular people to FI superheroes. They came on the show to share their journey. Listen: Silver Spoon Or Skills Liz And Braden’s Story Liz grew up with a single mom that struggled financially after getting divorced. Due to that, she had to learn how to budget at a very young age. She helped her mom pay off … Read more

162R | There’s Water In The Cup

There's Water In The Cup

Join Brad and Jonathan to discuss credit building, financial intimacy, and travel rewards. Family Life Both Brad and Jonathan had difficult weeks due to some medical issues in their families. Thankfully, everyone is on the mend. But Brad is now waiting for a large hospital bill in the mail. That’s why we pursue FI, when catastrophic issues like this come up, we can weather the storm. After this healthcare scare, … Read more

How To Rebuild Your Life After Divorce

How To Rebuild Your Life After Divorce

Are you in the midst of going through a divorce or have recently finalized a divorce? Divorce is considered one of the most stressful events a person can experience. Not to mention that it often leaves you emotionally, physically, and financially shattered. However, you can rebuild your life after divorce. Starting Over After Divorce Divorce affects life in many ways, including financially. In fact, one study by the Government Accountability … Read more

Radius Bank Review 2020–A Powerful & Free Rewards Checking Account

Radius Bank Review 2020--A Powerful & Free Rewards Checking Account

Radius bank has been around since 1987 and is a mostly online bank with only one branch in Boston. It’s also the home of one of our favorite checking accounts–the Rewards Checking account. Radius is setting the bar high when it comes to online checking accounts. Earn Cash Back on Debit Purchases One incredible feature of the Radius Rewards Checking account is the ability to earn an unlimited amount of … Read more

13 Life Optimization Hacks To Be Happy Now

13 Life Optimization Hacks To Be Happy Now

In the FI community, we are constantly looking for ways to optimize and make changes for the better. It’s a given that most of our community members are constantly finding life hacks to improve life, to be happier, healthier, and more in tune with what matters most. If you’re looking for ideas to be happier now, we have some life hacks you can experiment with to help move the needle for … Read more

Get Unstuck From A Mediocre Life

Get Unstuck From A Mediocre Life

In this episode, Jillian recommends Tiller. Tiller puts your financial life on a spreadsheet that automatically updates with your daily spending, transactions, and account balances each day. Try it free for 30 days to see if this is the tool that can really help empower you with your money this year. Jillian explores the idea of being stuck at a six (out of ten) and ways to change that. It’s … Read more

162 | The Four Tendencies And FI With Gretchen Rubin

The Four Tendencies And FI With Gretchen Rubin

Although finding the path to FI can be exciting, it can be frustrating to have difficulty communicating this vision to your family and friends. Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project, sheds some light on the Four Tendencies or people and how to communicate with each tendency. Gretchen’s Story Gretchen is an Upholder by nature. She walked away from a Supreme Court clerk position to become a successful writer and … Read more

161R | Reignite

Reignite

The announcement of the new FI101 course! Plus a discussion of the power of community and the impact it can have on your finances. Everyday Courage Everyday Courage launched earlier this year. It is off to a great start! It is already in the top 200 in all podcasts and top 5 in the iTunes self-improvement category. Thank you to everyone that listened! If you haven’t listened, take a minute … Read more

Facebook Side Hustle Course Review: Can You Make Money On Facebook?

Facebook Side Hustle Course Review: Can You Make Money On Facebook?

Facebook is a great place for businesses to advertise, but most small business owners don’t want to take the time to learn how to optimize Facebook ads. This creates a wonderful opportunity to make some extra money! Facebook ads can be run from home–or anywhere with a laptop and an internet connection–making it a flexible side gig or even full-time business. Can I Make Money On Facebook? Before we dive … Read more

9 Consignment Shops Near You To Buy And Sell Clothes

9 Consignment Shops Near You To Buy And Sell Clothes

For a couple of months now, I’ve wanted to go shopping for new clothes. I’ve been in a mall several times and stopped into stores, but I haven’t pulled the trigger. Why? I’m waiting to visit my favorite consignment store, which is a little out of my way. I love this consignment store. They always carry plenty of things in my size, and the prices are amazing. Last time, I … Read more