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Risk Avoidance and Deworsification | EP 344

In this week’s episode, Brad and Jonathan discuss how risk avoidance can weigh down your returns in the form of opportunity costs. While your savings may be safe, you could be missing out on opportunities for your money to work on your behalf! Join the guys as they discuss the rule of 72, inflation, and …

Diamonds in the Rough | EP 340

In this week’s episode, Brad and Jonathan reopen the mailbag which prompts a discussion examining the true monetary value behind collectable items, and why finding that diamond in the rough could inherently be more valuable than actual diamonds! We also hear about some fantastic wins the community has experienced, plus some insight on how to …

Experiments in FI: Inflation, Gardening, and Revocable Living Trusts | EP 334

In this week’s two-part episode, Brad and Jonathan provide personal examples and insight on relatively safe ways to experiment with your FI investment plan! Later in the show, Sean Mullaney joins the guys to discuss revocable living trusts and how they can fit in with the, “hard to think about,” side of future tax planning! …

What Does Inflation Mean for Investors? With Big ERN | EP 331

Big ERN (a.k.a. Karsten) from “Early Retirement Now” makes his return to the podcast in this week’s episode! With Brad and Jonathan, Big ERN gives us the lowdown on what inflation is, the role inflation plays in the world economy, and the effect inflation can have on a variety of investments! Karsten aka Big ERN …

The Investing Horse Race | EP 329

In this episode, Brad and Jonathan take a look at popular portfolios in the financial independence community and lay down a structure of comparison for them in a fashion similar to that of a horse race! Join us during the longitudinal study to find out which of these various investment strategies is the right fit …

Watch the Business Not the Stock with Brian Feroldi | EP 328

In this episode, Brad and Jonathan discuss investment strategies with Brian Feroldi, a seasoned veteran of the stock market and author for The Motley Fool. Brian shares with Brad and Jonathan some insight into the current landscape of the market, why some stocks perform the way they do, and why it is important to take …

M1 Pies: Level Up Your Dividend Strategy and Optimize Your Portfolio Like a Pro

M1 Pies, M1 Finance’s flagship portfolio tool, allows you to follow in the footsteps of some of the heaviest hitters in finance today. It is a completely human hands-off fund manager. Not only does this give you the tools necessary to step up your market game, it gives you a nuanced advantage to specialized investing. …

Pump and Dump | EP 323

Watch Listen Read What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show Curious about cryptocurrencies? Is it investing or is it gambling? It’s a topic the community has a lot of questions on, so in this episode we create. framework for the conversation and explore the nuances. In the US, we generally want for nothing and true …

Make Your Kid a Millionaire | EP 319

Watch Listen Read What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show Do you want to give your children the tools they need to guarantee their path to financial independence? If you give them the right skills, becoming a millionaire can be a mathematical certainty. Achieving the objective of becoming a millionaire isn’t nearly as important as …

Make Your Kid a Millionaire: Roth IRA for Kids

Yes, we know! A FI topic with such a bold statement – a Roth IRA for your Kid will make them a millionaire! And we bet that you’ve not found a solid resource outside of ChooseFI regarding this “secret,” but we’ve covered this topic extensively in our podcasts and in other blog posts. We want …