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

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

Recovery And Healing With Deanna Broaddus

Recovery And Healing

In this episode, Jillian recommends Dropps. Dropps laundry detergent pods are both eco-responsible and economical. They contain no unnecessary fillers or dyes and they’re delivered in a 100% recyclable, compostable box. Use coupon COURAGE at checkout to get 15% off your order and free shipping. Jillian is joined by Deanna from Recovering Women Wealth to share her story about drug addiction and the road to recovery. Deanna’s Story Deanna’s road … Read more

161 | Money Letters To My Daughter with Jackie Cummings Koski

Money Letters To My Daughter with Jackie Cummings Koski

Jackie Cummings Koski shares her story as a single mom that made FIRE a reality. She proves that there is no “one way” to achieve FI. The goal can be accomplished by people from all walks of life and Jackie offers a unique perspective of FI. Jackie’s Story Jackie grew up in the rural south with five siblings and a single father. Her dad worked extremely hard to provide for … Read more

160R | Everyday Courage

160R | Everyday Courage

Jillian joins Brad and Jonathan to share her story and celebrate the launch of the new podcast Everyday Courage. Everyday Courage The ChooseFI family is launching a new podcast today. Everyday Courage is officially live! Please take a moment to subscribe to this new podcast. Jillian wanted to create this podcast because living intentionally goes beyond hitting your FI number. Before Jillian and her family hit FI four years ago, … Read more

Find Three Compelling Goals for the Decade

Find Three Compelling Goals for the Decade

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 shares a quote that inspired her journey and encourages you to pick three goals and share them with … Read more

How Action Creates Identity with James Clear

How Action Creates Identity with James Clear

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. James Clear, author of Atomic Habits explains how our habits impact our identity and how to stay motivated when … Read more

Celebrating Before Your Best Year Ever

Celebrating Before Your Best Year Ever

In this episode, Jillian recommends Dropps. Dropps laundry detergent pods are both eco-responsible and economical. They contain no unnecessary fillers or dyes and they’re delivered in a 100% recyclable, compostable box. Use coupon COURAGE at checkout to get 15% off your order and free shipping. There is power in looking back at your favorite moments of the year. Here’s how to look back and create a “best of list” and … Read more