021R | Our First Ever Crowd-Sourced Case Study | Paul

Friday Roundup 021R

In today’s episode of the Friday Roundup we review our discussion of the Pillars of Financial Independence, take questions and comments from the community and go in-depth on Paul’s live case study. In Today’s Podcast we cover: Review of Episode 21, the Pillars of Financial Independence What areas of financial independence did we leave out of the episode? Might have under-discussed savings rate as a pillar of FI Choose FI … Read more

021 | The Pillars Of FI

021 - The Pillars of FI

In this episode of the Choose FI Radio Podcast we focus on the essential Pillars of Financial Independence including index investing, affordable housing, the psychology of FI, tax optimization and more. Not a good time for a podcast? You can read the article inspired by this episode here. In Today’s Podcast we cover: ChooseFI Episode 21: The Pillars of Financial Independence While we intend to focus on the roughly 10 … Read more

020R | The Friday Roundup | Introducing our First CrowdSourced Case Study & FI plan

In today’s Friday Roundup we introduce our first crowd sourced case study from a listener and we have a challenge to you:  Implement one life hack this week that will make your life easier and less stressful and send it to us at [email protected] (or leave a voicemail on our homepage!) and we’ll read it on next week’s Friday roundup. In Today’s Podcast we cover: Our first Friday roundup after … Read more

020 | Entry Level Middle Class Lifestyle | Intro to Insurance

020-Entry Level Middle Class

The Entry Level Middle Class Lifestyle is a tool that you can use to supercharge your path to FI. Jonathan and Brad go through their expenses one line item at a time. Then they start the conversation about a FI approach to insurance, with an emphasis on life insurance In Today’s Podcast we cover: What Jonathan and Brad’s lifestyle and budget look like. We go in-depth into our actual spending … Read more

019R | Index Investing | How to buy VTSAX

VTSAX

In our Friday roundup Jonathan and Brad discuss the highlights and takeaways from the Monday episode with JL Collins. Then the podcast is opened up and crowd sourced to the community. Find out the specific travel reward perks that are available for active duty military and how to get started with VTSAX if you don’t have $10,000 to invest Review of podcast with Jim Collins Jonathan’s baby was born! And … Read more

019 | JL Collins from jlcollinsnh | The Stock Series | Part 1

JL Collins from jlcollinsnh | The Stock Series

In Today’s Podcast JL collins from jlcollinsnh joins Jonathan & Brad on the podcast to bring the Stock Series to life. The Power of Index Investing is one of life’s greatest secrets & JL Collins is the ultimate travel guide. This multi part series turns the stock series into an interactive audio companion and this first part is sure to compel you to stick around for each additional entry The … Read more

018R | Capital Gains Harvesting | Never Pay Taxes Again

Harvest long term capital gains tax free

In Today’s Podcast we cover how to harvest long term capital gains tax free. Friday Roundup 7 Review of Monday’s episode with Jeremy from Go Curry Cracker Brad and his family just visited Washington DC for the weekend and used Chase Ultimate Rewards points to stay at the Hyatt Place National Mall Brad’s trip to Walt Disney World with his family, parents and in-laws Jonathan now understands harvesting capital gains … Read more

018 | Go Curry Cracker | Capital Gains, Losses and The Roth Conversion Ladder

Capital Gains & Losses

Introducing Capital Gains Harvesting In Today’s Podcast we cover: Our guest: Jeremy from Go Curry Cracker Jeremy and Winnie are living the geo-arbitrage life: currently in Taipei, Taiwan and then on to a four month trip to Europe They are using travel rewards points to get nearly free business class flights from Taipei to Europe. “Retiring in your 30s is simple but not necessarily easy” The biggest contributing factor is … Read more

017R | The Roth IRA Conversion Ladder | A Case Study

The Roth Conversion Ladder… Let’s talk about what it looks like in a real world example In Today’s Podcast we cover: This is our 23rd episode and providing a home for the FIRE community Thank you for our 50th review on Itunes (from Chad Carson!) – we plan to implement the voicemail feature on the website so we can use your input on the show Episode with Brandon from the … Read more

017 | Mad Fientist an Origin Story

Introducing the Roth Conversion Ladder In Today’s Podcast we cover: Today’s guest: Brandon from MadFientist.com and the origin story of the Mad Fientist How did the Mad Fientist website come about? He first stumbled on the Early Retirement Extreme website He thought there’d be investing strategies to get him to financial independence more quickly, but he realized index funds were the best way to go about it Then he stumbled … Read more