163 | Finding FI And Getting A Reluctant Spouse On Board | Liz And Braden

163 | Finding FI | Liz and Braden

Recently, Liz and Braden left a voicemail that detailed how they went from regular people to FI superheroes. They came on the show to share their journey. Listen: Silver Spoon Or Skills Liz And Braden’s Story Liz grew up with a single mom that struggled financially after getting divorced. Due to that, she had to learn how to budget at a very young age. She helped her mom pay off … Read more

How To Rebuild Your Life After Divorce

How To Rebuild Your Life After Divorce

Are you in the midst of going through a divorce or have recently finalized a divorce? Divorce is considered one of the most stressful events a person can experience. Not to mention that it often leaves you emotionally, physically, and financially shattered. However, you can rebuild your life after divorce. Starting Over After Divorce Divorce affects life in many ways, including financially. In fact, one study by the Government Accountability … Read more

Radius Bank Review 2020–A Powerful & Free Rewards Checking Account

Radius Bank Review 2020--A Powerful & Free Rewards Checking Account

Radius bank has been around since 1987 and is a mostly online bank with only one branch in Boston. It’s also the home of one of our favorite checking accounts–the Rewards Checking account. Radius is setting the bar high when it comes to online checking accounts. Earn Cash Back on Debit Purchases One incredible feature of the Radius Rewards Checking account is the ability to earn an unlimited amount of … Read more

13 Life Optimization Hacks To Be Happy Now

13 Life Optimization Hacks To Be Happy Now

In the FI community, we are constantly looking for ways to optimize and make changes for the better. It’s a given that most of our community members are constantly finding life hacks to improve life, to be happier, healthier, and more in tune with what matters most. If you’re looking for ideas to be happier now, we have some life hacks you can experiment with to help move the needle for … 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

Frugal Fitness Hacks For 2020

Frugal Fitness Hacks

It probably won’t come as a surprise to many people that the top two New Years’ resolutions are to save money and lose weight. Frugal fitness is at the top of most people’s lists. According to the data collection website statista.com, a full 53% of respondents were looking to save money, and 45% were looking to lose weight. The next resolution on the list was a distant third, which means … Read more

How Meditation Can Affect Your Finances

How Meditation Can Affect Your Finances

When my husband first suggested I start meditating, I was intrigued–and skeptical. I’d heard of the benefits and seen the effect it had on his anxiety and depression, but it seemed like such a chore. Sitting silently for an extended period of time sounded like my personal version of hell. How meditation can affect your finances wasn’t even on my radar. But once I committed to the practice, I was … Read more

159 | Eventual Millionaire | Jaime Masters

159 | The Business Coach Approach to Double Your Revenue | Jamie Masters

Jamie Masters shares her story of overachieving and burn-out, finding Personal Finance, Business Coaching, and Mentoring. Jaime’s Story Jaime is a self-proclaimed classic overachiever. At age 19, she was earning $40,000 per year and bought her first home. At age 22, she was already earning a six-figure income. With that, she was the breadwinner of her family. In fact, she was making around three times as much as her juggler … Read more

157R | The Compound Interest Of Self Improvement

157R | The Compound Interest Of Self Improvement

After learning more about habits with James Clear this week, Brad and Jonathan discuss the compounding interest of self-improvement and turning intention into action. Building Habits James Clear outlined the four stages of building habits in Monday’s episode. If you haven’t listened yet, then check out the full episode here. Exploring those steps allows you to either build good habits or break bad habits. As you explore your habits, you … Read more

157 | Atomic Habits | James Clear

157 | Atomic Habits | James Clear

James Clear, author of Atomic Habits, shares his story. The conversation dives into the difference between systems and goals. James’ Story Before even thinking about writing a book, James had a near-death experience that sent him spinning back to square one. He was hit in the head with a baseball bat and the fall out was significant. The ordeal involved seizures, double vision, a medically induced coma, and months of physical … Read more