Choose FI Podcast

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Designing Your Year For 2021 | Dominick Quartuccio | EP 270

Dominick Quartuccio Website:  The Great Man Within Podcast: The Great Man Within What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show One of ChooseFI’s most popular guests is back! Dominick Quartuccio returns to talk about after the shock of 2020, how to bounce back and what it looks like to design your

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Let’s Make Lemonade With A Twist | EP 269

What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show ChooseFI Facebook Community Manager, Jennifer, recently posted a meme that hit home with Brad. It said, “Plot twist: 2020 has actually been the best year of your life. You faced challenge after challenge, you’ve adapted, and you’ve overcome. 2020 has forced you to

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Breaking the Cycle of Poverty | EP 266

Yanely Espinal Website:  Miss Be Helpful YouTube: Miss Be Helpful Instagram: missbehelpful What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show Yanely grew up in a low-income household in Brooklyn and then attended Brown University. But by the time she graduated, she had accumulated a bunch of credit card debt that she

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Talent Stacker | EP 265

What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show What’s in your talent stack? Inspired by content discovered over the last four years while producing ChooseFI, Jonathan has spent the last couple of months hard at work on the side on a new passion project. As said many times here on the

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Recognizing Scarcity And Uncertainty | Leisa Peterson | EP 264

Leisa Peterson Website:  Wealth Clinic Book: The Mindful Millionaire What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show Your money story informs so much of your life even if you’re not aware of it. For 30 years, Leisa Peterson has been researching and studying how trauma in early life contributes to the

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Pick Your Five: Accountability And Decision-Making | EP 263

What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show Jonathan draws a parallel between the episode on Monday with professional poker player Annie Duke and hitting his weight loss goals. Finding himself well over his desired weight, Jonathan took a health challenge and has kept the weight off for six months making

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How To Decide With Annie Duke | EP 262

Annie Duke Website: Alliance for Decision Education Books: Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts and How to Decide: Simple Tools for Making Better Choices What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show Annie Duke is a world champion poker player and author of Thinking

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What’s Your Survival Number With Jully-Alma Taveras | EP 260

Jully-Alma Taveras Website:  Investing Latina Instagram: Investing Latina YouTube: Investing Latina What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show Immigrating to the United States as a child, by early adulthood, Jully found herself caught up in our consumer culture and had acquired five figures worth of debt. After working to dig

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Kristi & Big Ern | EP 259

Households of FI – Kristi What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show In our eighth Households of FI touchpoint episodes, Kristi was successfully following the standard path with a six-figure job and keeping up with the Joneses but waiting to take a breath and enjoy life. After finding FI, she

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Back To Basics: Getting Started With FI | Ep 257

What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show In this ChooseFI Back to Basics episode, we review Health Savings Accounts (HSA). What happens when you need to finally pull money out after funding it year after year? ChooseFI Chief Content Officer, MK, is just weeks away from having her baby. For

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Back to basics | EP 253

What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show Going back to the basics of ChooseFI being a crowdsourced show, Brad and Jonathan address what’s going on in the FI community with a wild card Friday episode. Why revisit content that’s already been discussed? After several years of introducing new ideas, the

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Life rebuilt with Julia | EP 252

Julia Harder What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show Everyone’s path to FI is going to look a little bit different and there is so much we can learn from each other. Hoping to inspire and share lessons learned through conversations with community members, Brad and Jonathan speak with Julia

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Brad connects with Martin and Ayesha | EP 251

What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show Martin and Ayesha are both natural savers who have been great about living below their means but lacked a real plan. Their goals are to maximize investments for retirement and finding ways to utilize dividend funds. After stumbling across the ChooseFI podcast, they

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Money Lessons From My Grandparents | Ep 250

Anne Zonca Facebook:  Anne Zonca What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show Once you realize financial independence is possible for you, how do you ensure the money lessons you’ve learned are consistently passed down to future generations? Anne Zonca’s family is well ahead of their time when it comes to

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You Are More Than Your Financial Capital | Laura Oldanie | Ep 248

Laura Oldanie Website:  Rich & Resilient Living What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show What does it look like when you are invested in building wealth, environmentalism, sustainability, and racism? How do you combine raising your net worth while optimizing these other areas of your life? You build a holistic

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Overcoming And Battling Financial Abuse | Ep 246

RachAel Partleton Website: Nebu Wealth Blog: RachaelPartleton.wordpress.com Instagram: nebu_wealth What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show What happens when someone is using your finances to prevent you from making decisions that are in your own best interest? What does financial abuse look like and can you reclaim your financial life?

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Households of FI-Corinne and Jillian Johnsrud | Ep 243

Households of FI-Corinne What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show Progress Coach, Jillian Johnsrud, meets with Households of FI member, Corinne, to review the two exercises designed to help her understand how she can prioritize her life to focus on the things that matter the most. After taking a quiz

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The Financial Gym | Shannon McLay | Ep 242

Shannon McLay Website:  Financial Gym Podcast: Financially Naked Instagram: @thefinancialgym What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show For those on the path to financial independence, finance, fitness, and life optimization all intersect. During her career in the banking industry, Shannon McLay found it didn’t work for the people she wanted

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The Gatekeepers Are Gone | Ep 239

What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show Don’t believe that you need anyone’s permission for access anymore. The gatekeepers are gone and the ability to access knowledge on-demand and create a business model around it has never been easier. The realization that you have autonomy gives you control over your

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Build Your Talent Stack | Ep 237

THE FRIDAY ROUNDUP What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show What would it look like to build your talent stack? What are you good at or better than average at? The more skills you build, the more opportunities open up to you. There’s big news from the Mendonza household. Jonathan’s

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The Intersection of Fitness and Financial Independence | Ep 236

What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show Much like the journey to financial independence, fitness also requires establishing a day to day process that relies on a longterm mindset and healthy habits. Set yourself up for success with an identity statement and preparation that makes it harder to break with

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Building an Online Course with Jacques Hopkins | Ep 235

Jacques Hopkins Website:  PianoIn21Days.com Website: TheOnlineCourseGuy.com Podcast: The Online Course Show What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show Take the skills you possess to create a course teaching something you love. Today’s guest, Jacques Hopkins, has generated $1.7 million in revenue creating courses on topics he is both knowledgeable and

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What is in the Index, and Q&A with JL Collins | Ep 234

Playback of Live Event with JL Collins On today’s episode, Brad and Jonathan recap the Live Event with our friend JL Collins, where he answered a whole slew of questions from the community. We’ve pulled out the key parts into 7 clips. Here is the first of the 7, with

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Networking with Jordan Harbinger | Ep 233

Jordan Harbinger Website: Jordanharbinger.com Podcast: The Jordan Harbinger Show What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show Have you ever felt like everyone else received the playbook on how to network and you’ve been left out? What skills do you really need to network like a true professional? Jordan was first

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Are You Too Good For Casserole? | Ep 231

What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show Reboot your finances, start shopping your cabinets, and challenge yourself to think a little more creatively about your meals. Start a spending challenge and fill up your free time with physical activity. Keep track of how many times you choose to do something

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College Hacks from the ChooseFI Community | Ep 230

What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show With the rising cost of college, what tips and tricks can help lower the cost of higher education? The community weighs in. Because Austin’s company paid up to $8,000 a year in tuition, he chose to attend Western Governor’s University, where tuition costs

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Managing Stress by Leveraging FI | The Fioneers | Ep 229

The Fioneers Website: Thefioneers.com Twitter: @TheFioneers Instagram: Thefioneers Facebook: Slow FI Enthusiasts What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show The path to FI doesn’t look the same for everyone. It’s a balancing act, designed with intention to regain freedom in a way that aligns with your values. The Fioneers, Jessica

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Overcoming the Debilitating Fear of Public Speaking | Ep 228

What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show Like many people, Brad once had a debilitating fear of public speaking. Through personal growth and overcoming limiting beliefs, he’s now more comfortable speaking to large groups. He finds he even thrives with some public speaking events, such as the ChooseFI Facebook live

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The Golden Albatross | Grumpus Maximus | Ep 227

Grumpus Maximus Website:  grumpusmaximus.com What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show How can you calculate a pension’s value? Is it worth it? And how do you incorporate this future income into your retirement plan? The 10th year of employment in a pensionable career is frequently an inflection point. It’s this

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Trip of a Lifestyle to All US National Parks | Ep 226

Lauren and Steven keys Website:  Trip of a Lifestyle Twitter: @TOALifestyle Instagram: tripofalifestyle What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show Steven and Lauren saved $100,000 in two years on entry-level salaries. Through a continuation of their college lifestyle, they were able to keep their expenses low and grow their savings

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Covid Budget awakening | brandi Sellers | Ep 218

Brandi Sellers Instagram: @bstereo Website: Not So Private Parts What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show The third episode in our case study series featuring Brandi Sellers discussing how to be financially resilient and move forward when your job requires you to be there in person. She is a social media

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How to save thousands in Taxes using Geo-arbitrage | Ep 217

Download your Geo-Arbitrage Tax Guide here David Mckeegan Website:  Greenback Expat Tax Services What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show The difference between foreign earned income exclusion and foreign tax credit and how to qualify for each, and how US citizens and tax residents can use them to save thousands

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Your Self-Worth is Not Your Net Worth | Audrey Bellis | Ep 215

In Today’s Episode Audrey Bellis @AudreyBellis on all social media handles Audrey’s Email: hello @ audreybellis.com What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show It’s a difficult time for the country and the world right now. But Audrey Bellis, our second in our case study series, is making the most out

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How To Rock A Blog Without the painful learning curve | Ep 214

In Today’s Episode Ashley Barnett Talks ABout Future Proofing Your skills Website: Hit Publish What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show How to start a business during a recession. How to future proof your skills. The value of networking. Resources Mentioned In Today’s Conversation How To Start A Blog Attend

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Is The Retirement Saver’s Credit Worth It In 2020? | Ep 213

In Today’s Episode What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show Memorial Day – Cooking with ChooseFI recipes. Enjoy some “FI-ne Dining” while saving in the process. Retirement Savers Credit – The guys detail this little known tax credit. Tax credits v tax deductions AND refunded v non-refundable credit. Sean mentioned

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