155R | Year End Tax Planning With Sean Mullaney

year end tax planning

Sean Mullaney joins the show to discuss year-end tax planning. He goes into deductions, self-employment income, and how to get the most from your deductions. Insights From Leslie Tayne In this week’s episode, Leslie has a very frank conversation with Brad and Jonathan about balancing family and money as a single parent. If you haven’t listened yet, you can find the full episode here. Leslie has overcome an abusive financial … Read more

Turn Your Unused Storage Space Into Money With Neighbor.com

Turn Your Unused Storage Space Into Money With Neighbor.com

It calls itself the “Airbnb of storage,” and it might be one of the easiest ways yet to earn passive income. With annual revenue of $36 billion, the self-storage industry is a massive market. For comparison, if you added together all of the McDonald’s and Starbucks locations in the U.S., you still wouldn’t equal the number of self-storage units there are in the country. All trends point to it continuing … Read more

What To Do When You Get Laid Off

What To Do When You Get Laid Off

Getting laid off is never fun. As someone who has experienced this three times, it can be disorienting. Your self-esteem may take a hit when your employer decides it’s time to part ways. You are also not alone. According to the most recent data, 212,000 people filed for unemployment in September 2019, which is the lowest number in more than 30 years. Before you start the pity party, it’s important … Read more

What Is The Best Credit Card For Your Family?

What Is The Best Credit Card For Your Family?

If you have a family, vacations are a great way to get away from the daily grind and make lasting memories. But when you are on a path to Financial Independence, your travel budget may be a little light while focusing on maximizing retirement accounts or paying off debt. That’s where travel rewards come into play. Best Credit Cards For Families [hightlight]The average family isn’t going to want to jump … Read more

155 | FI For Single Parents| Leslie Tayne

155 | Boundaries As A Single Parent On The Path To FI | Leslie Tayne

Leslie Tayne opens up to Brad and Jonathan about her journey as a single parent, financial problems in her first marriage, and how to move forward from debt. Leslie’s Story Leslie’s money story starts in her childhood. In her parents’ marriage, her father controlled the money. So naturally, when Leslie got married she fell into a similar pattern. Leslie married her husband at age 24. Since he was older, he … Read more

154R | Inception

Inception

Tim and Amy from GoWithLess join Brad and Jonathan to discuss their unique travel strategy. Plus, tips on how to design your dream life. Build Your Dream Life Rethinking your current life and finding ways to create your dream life is an admirable goal. As you go through the different stages of your life, a dream life might change. However, you can always take steps to make your life more … Read more

What Are The Best Types Of Student Loans?

What Are The Best Types Of Student Loans?

So you’ve done everything you can possibly do to save on college costs. You’ve searched for available scholarships and grants, you’ve applied for federal aid, and you’ve tried to pick an affordable school. And you still have a college funding gap. If I just described your situation, you’re not alone. In fact, over 45 million people (and counting) have had to take out student loans to help pay for college. … Read more

Make A Difference With Junior Achievement–Here’s How

Make A Difference With Junior Achievement--Here's How

Years ago when I worked in banking, a co-worker and I spent several weeks volunteering in a local high school classroom. The goal? To teach kids about the banking business. It was a great experience for the kids and an equally great experience for my coworker and me. The program we participated in is called Junior Achievement, or JA for short. JA works hard to help kids of all ages … Read more

154 | Hacking The FAFSA | Brian Eufinger And Seonwoo Lee

154 | Hacking The FAFSA | Brian Eufinger And Seonwoo Lee

Graduating from college debt-free can accelerate the path to FI dramatically. Brian Eufinger and Seonwoo Lee share their best tips on hacking the FAFSA on today’s episode. Hacking The FAFSA The FAFSA, Free Application for Federal Student Aid, helps colleges determine how much student aid your student will receive. Understanding how the FAFSA works could save your child thousands with preparation. It’s about knowing the rules. Right, there are very … Read more