127 | How To Optimize Your Health With Dr. Scott Sherr

127 | Scott Scherr | Health Optimization

Brad and Jonathan discuss health optimization strategies with Dr. Scott Sherr. The episode is packed full of useful information, however, do not make life altering medical decisions based on this show alone. Although we are talking to a real doctor, do not take this as medical advice. Consult with your own physician before making any major medical decisions. Dr. Scott Sherr Back in high school, Brad and Scott played soccer … Read more

126R | What Is An Annuity

126R | What is an Annuity

Brad and Jonathan tackle a listener question about annuities and discuss some updates to the travel rewards landscape. Second Generation FI Many people in our community struggle with how to pass along the lessons of FI to their children. Brad shared stories about passing FI lessons along to his children. The little things really are the big things in life. Brad and Laura take the opportunities to teach their kids … Read more

126 | Estate Planning With Mark Moss

126 | Estate Planning Wills vs Trusts | Mark Moss

Brad and Jonathan are continuing the conversation about estate planning and planning for your family’s future with estate lawyer, Mark Moss. Why Estate Planning? If the worst happens to your family, it is vitally important to have an estate plan for your survivors. Estate planning is not just for the extremely wealthy. It is for any adult that has any assets. The goal of an estate plan is to really … Read more

125R | Optimize Your Online Grocery Shopping

125R | Grocery Store Wars

Jonathan and Brad discuss ways to optimize your grocery shopping, the family emergency binder, and share stories from the community. How To Optimize Online Grocery Shopping Recently, Jonathan decided to give online grocery shopping a try. Although he sometimes enjoys going to the grocery store, he has realized that it may not be the most effective way to spend his time. The more time you spend in a grocery store, … Read more

125 | The Family Emergency Binder

125 | The Family Emergency Binder | Chelsea Brennan

Today Chelsea Brennan from Smart Money Mamas and creator of the Family Emergency Binder is here to talk about her unconventional choices that led to a happier life. How Chelsea Became A Hedge Fund Manager As a hedge fund manager, Chelsea worked her way into a $450,000 per year salary and managed $1.4 billion for a hedge fund. If your goal is to increase the income side of the equation … Read more

124R | Your Blueprint To Financial Independence

124R | Choose FI Your Blueprint to Financial Independence

Brad and Jonathan discuss the release date of a ChooseFI book, finding the best auto insurance rates, and Lynn Frair’s path to FI. ChooseFI: Your Blueprint To Financial Independence The ChooseFI: Your Blueprint to Financial Independence will be released on October 1, 2019. The goal of the book is to outline options for your path FI. Everyone’s journey will be different because the concept of FI is really based on … Read more

124 | Dirtbag Millionaire With Chris Mamula

124 dirtbag millionaire chris mamula

Chris Mamula, the “Dirtbag Millionaire,” describes the mistakes he made on the way to FIRE, the challenges he facing in his early retirement and the origin story of a book that will outline a Blueprint to Financial Independence based on the information shared by members of the ChooseFI community. You may know may Chris from his old blog, Eat the Financial Elephant or where he currently writes at Can I … Read more

123R | Hail Mary FI

123r Hail Mary FI

Brad and Jonathan give us an update about the “Playing with FIRE” documentary, Hail Mary FI, and how to build an escape route from the corporate hierarchy that doesn’t make room for you. Playing With FIRE As many of you already know, the “Playing with FIRE” documentary has been released to those that funded the documentary through a Kickstarter campaign. For those that have not seen it yet, the plan … Read more

123 | Rich And Regular

123 rich and regular

Today Kiersten and Julien from Rich and Regular talk about the specific challenges that the black community faces on their journey to FI. Recognizing the fact that not everyone starts from the same spot is important, so we are diving deep into the differences today. Where Did Your FI Journey Start? The couple met at work back in 2012. Early in their relationship, they stumbled onto an uncomfortable conversation about … Read more

122R | Learn More About Dividend Investing

122R | Dividend Deep Dive

Brad and Jonathan are joined by Brian Feroldi and Karsten from Early Retirement Now. With the goal of gaining a deeper understanding of dividend investing, Brad and Jonathan ask the hard questions. As the devil’s advocate, they uncover more information about dividend stocks from passionate investors. If you are ready to learn more about dividend investing, then let’s dive in. What Is A Dividend? The first thing we need to … Read more