The Art Of The Pivot

The Art Of The Pivot

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Home Schooling

Home Schooling

Resources Vincent Pugliese’s Homeschooler resources ChooseFI’s Accidental Homeschooler resources CIT Bank’s Savings Builder Account A lot of us have become Accidental Homeschoolers recently. Brad has said he’d never home school but is trying not to stress and find balance during the day. Vincent Pugliese, from the Total Life Freedom podcast, joins the show to discuss homeschooling. He says homeschooling isn’t what you might think. It’s not making your own clothes … Read more

Important Tax Update

Tax Info

Brad discussed the aggregation of marginal gains and looks at all the little things he does to save money, like searching for coupon codes every time he buys something online. Jonathan encourages you to use this time to do that thing you know you should do but haven’t. He’s also getting into David Goggins and his book Can’t Hurt Me which is about how David Goggins completely transformed his body … Read more

This Is Not A Drill

This is Not a Drill

We are starting to adjust to our new reality. Here in the FI community, we think a little bit differently. We can be creative and pivot to this new way of life for the time being. As an example, Brad’s daughters had their piano lessons via Skype. He challenges us to rethink our own situations and get creative. What skills can you use to help people and make some money … Read more

Social Distancing With Style

Social Distancing With Style

Resources Stay active from home–check out these Free CrossFit Workouts Consider refinancing your student loans with today’s low-interest rates–check out Credible Keep your kids learning during this time with our Accidental Homeschooler resources. Keep Your Spirits Up Don’t get sucked into the gloom and doom of the media right now. Go outside, spend some time with your family, play games. If you are having trouble staying active WodPrep has released … Read more

Look Out For Your Community During This Uncertain Time

Look out for Your Community

Being on the path to FI puts us in a unique position–it’s time to come together as a community and help each other and our local communities. Jonathan gives some resources available in our local community and Brad gives examples of generosity he’s seen out in the world lately–such as Thrive Art. Thrive Art is an art studio that has made its premium art lessons available for free to all … Read more

Emergency Fund and Financial Resilience

Emergency Fund

In today’s episode, the guys discuss how an emergency fund can be a great source of comfort, and what not to do with it. Resources mentioned in this link: CIT Bank: Let your Emergency Fund earn you 1.75% APY in a high-yield savings account. No early withdrawal penalties, FDIC insured, $100 minimum to open an account. If you have a large deposit of $25,000 or more, you can earn an … Read more