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Mad Fientist | EP 288

Brandon a.k.a. Mad Fientist Website:  Mad Fientist Podcast: Financial Independence Podcast What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show Should you rush to reach FI? Or use it as a map in a lifelong pursuit to master your relationship with time, money, and happiness? Brandon, from the Mad Fientist, wishes he would have found more free …

6 Listeners Best of 2020

Some years are more complicated than others to find the silver lining, but even in 2020, Jillian and her clients and friends have much to be grateful for. From personal development to living the FI life, 2020 brought many “best of” moments during a challenging year.  This year was the year Jillian started the podcast, …

10 Year Time Capsule: Year End Recap

Reflecting on 2020 reveals more than just a struggle. It also brings encouragement from Jillian, Adam, and six of her friends and clients who share how the last decade of growth has led them to find success in one of the most challenging years in modern history.  Financial independence and the pursuit of it are …

Telling Your Truth With August Cabrera

Ten years ago, Jillain and August met through a Mothers of Preschoolers program in Germany. August was diagnosed in 2001 as bi-polar, but she didn’t tell anyone. How could she? Her husband was the behavioral health specialist. What would people think? When she and Jillian bonded over their shared diagnosis, they created a blog, “Crazy …

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 life for next year. Brad’s …

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 grow exponentially. Don’t take that …

Hot Mess Joy Club #5

As Aaron Burr so eloquently sang, “I wanna be in the room where it happens”, we too find ourselves longing to know the secrets to success. However, If Hamilton taught us anything, it is that we shouldn’t be surprised when progress gets messy.  In this episode, Jillian shares what was actually happening in the room. …

Financial and Relational Growth with Millennial Revolution

In 2010, Kristy and Bryce had just been married. Bryce was ready to “build her an empire”. In the last ten years, with much pain and anguish, they indeed built their empire. The Millennial Revolution began as a mindset that was shaped by Bryce’s wedding vows: They are stronger together than they are apart. Growing …

10 Year Time Capsule

In an especially foul mood, as her family thumbed through a photo book, Jillian was reminded anew of the feelings, experiences, and heartache that she experienced almost exactly ten years prior. Being the quintessential Montanan, she understood that her 2010 was the year her plans, her hope, her joy was plowed under like a farmer …

Welcome To My Hot Mess (Joy) Club #4

It’s all just a lot of failure People, including Jillian, like to throw out motivating business phrases like, “Fail fast!”, “Fail forward!” or “Growth happens outside your comfort zone!”. The reality is that no matter how you spin it, it is just a lot of failure. “Failure doesn’t actually feel so glamorous, you just feel …

Measuring Success with the Right Two Metrics

What metric are you using to gauge success? Jillian argues that the metrics we traditionally measure with are not accurate indicators of long term success. Instead she challenges us to consider new metrics – growth and relationships. When we measure success with things we have little control over we can feel frustrated and stuck. Maybe …