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

156R | Coming Back From A Gap Year

Coming Back From A Gap Year

A gap year might seem unthinkable for some but Noah and Becky share exactly how they navigated their gap year. Plus, Brad and Jonathan discuss emergency funds and your risk tolerance. Grab Our Year-End Tax Checklist We created a tax checklist to help ensure that you are ready for tax time! Grab that here. Start With A Goal Earlier this week, Rob Berger joined the podcast to share his journey. … Read more

156 | Retire Before Mom And Dad | Rob Berger

DoughRoller

Rob Berger, founder of Dough Roller and Retire Before Mom and Dad, talks about the simple math of early retirement and more essential FI lessons that are important to talk about. Rob’s Personal Finance Story Before a total transformation, Rob thought about money in a similar way to his law partners. Rob had spent eight years at a law firm and recently made partner. With that promotion, he started doing … Read more

155R | Year End Tax Planning With Sean Mullaney

year end tax planning

Sean Mullaney joins the show to discuss year-end tax planning. He goes into deductions, self-employment income, and how to get the most from your deductions. Insights From Leslie Tayne In this week’s episode, Leslie has a very frank conversation with Brad and Jonathan about balancing family and money as a single parent. If you haven’t listened yet, you can find the full episode here. Leslie has overcome an abusive financial … Read more

155 | FI For Single Parents| Leslie Tayne

155 | Boundaries As A Single Parent On The Path To FI | Leslie Tayne

Leslie Tayne opens up to Brad and Jonathan about her journey as a single parent, financial problems in her first marriage, and how to move forward from debt. Leslie’s Story Leslie’s money story starts in her childhood. In her parents’ marriage, her father controlled the money. So naturally, when Leslie got married she fell into a similar pattern. Leslie married her husband at age 24. Since he was older, he … Read more

154R | Inception

Inception

Tim and Amy from GoWithLess join Brad and Jonathan to discuss their unique travel strategy. Plus, tips on how to design your dream life. Build Your Dream Life Rethinking your current life and finding ways to create your dream life is an admirable goal. As you go through the different stages of your life, a dream life might change. However, you can always take steps to make your life more … Read more

154 | Hacking The FAFSA | Brian Eufinger And Seonwoo Lee

154 | Hacking The FAFSA | Brian Eufinger And Seonwoo Lee

Graduating from college debt-free can accelerate the path to FI dramatically. Brian Eufinger and Seonwoo Lee share their best tips on hacking the FAFSA on today’s episode. Hacking The FAFSA The FAFSA, Free Application for Federal Student Aid, helps colleges determine how much student aid your student will receive. Understanding how the FAFSA works could save your child thousands with preparation. It’s about knowing the rules. Right, there are very … Read more

153R | Navigating Health Insurance

153R | Navigating Health Insurance

Medical debt is a big financial burden for many people. Brad and Jonathan spoke with Craig and Jerry from RIP Medical Debt to find out more about their solution to this problem. If we can continue to foster these kinds of conversation, not only we win but also those around us, those in our zone of awareness, those whose lives we have some impact on, they also benefit. Check out … Read more

153 | RIP Medical Debt | An Inside Look At Debt Collection And Forgiveness

153 | RIP Medical Debt | An Inside Look At Debt Collection And Forgiveness

Medical debt has the power to seriously hurt your financial future. Many Americans are faced with unavoidable medical debt that has crippled their financial situation. RIP Medical Debt is a nonprofit working to forgive medical debt for pennies on the dollar. They share their background and the amazing progress they’ve made. Medical Debt Both Craig and Jerry worked in the debt collection industry for decades. With that experience, they saw … Read more