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164 | Our Rich Journey

Amon and Christina join the show to share their journey to Financial Independence as two federal employees with young children. The couple was able to retire early in just eight years! Finding FIRE Eight years ago, Amon came home with the idea to retire early. The idea was sparked after an eye-opening awards ceremony. After …

What You Need To Know Before Buying Rental Property

One of the most popular ways to diversify your investments is by buying rental property. If you haven’t invested in real estate before, it is hard to know where to start and what makes a good rental property investment. The first thing to know is that you will need 25-30% as a down payment. And …

148R | FI 101| Expense Ratios and House Hacking

House hacking, takeaways from this week’s episode with Andréa Motenko, and the tenents of FI. ChooseFI: Your Blueprint To Financial Independence Our book, ChooseFI: Your Blueprint to Financial Independence, launched this week. The plan has taken all of the information from our podcasts and turned it into a linear path to FI. Overall, the book aims to …

Roofstock Review: Ultimate Turnkey Investing

Roofstock’s mantra is that they make “investing in single-family rental properties radically simple.” And after taking a deep look into what they have to offer for this Roofstock review, that seems to be completely true. Investing in real estate isn’t as simple as other forms of investment. You need to find properties that can turn …

145R | Stuck

A discussion of what to do with a windfall, a review of turnkey real estate investing, and a meditation for stock market investors when the market is falling. Fincon In Main Stream News In last week’s episode, Brad and Jonathan discussed their experience at Fincon. This week, Brad found two articles about Fincon in the …

145 | Turn Key Real Estate Investing And How To Build A Team With Paula Pant

Paula Pant of Afford Anything returns to dive deeper into real estate investing. In this second conversation, Paula covers turnkey, deal syndication, and building a team. Turnkey Real Estate Investing In traditional real estate investing, the investor would buy a house and rent it to tenants after any necessary repairs. In turnkey real estate investing, …

142 | Real Estate Investing Strategies With Paula Pant

Paula Pant comes back to the show to discuss real estate as a path to Financial Independence. Brad’s Real Estate Story Back in 2005, Brad bought a speculative property in North Carolina as an “investment opportunity.” [Buying and selling bare lots] was without question one of the biggest financial mistakes of my life. Brad was …

How Do You Know When To Sell A Rental Property?

Investing in real estate has been a winning strategy to build wealth for generations. The use of leverage when purchasing real estate allows you to supersize the returns for even greater net worth increases. Beyond your primary residence, investing in rental properties is the next logical step. So many people tell you to buy real …

How To Apply For A Mortgage While Pursuing FI

Buying a home is one of the biggest purchases you will ever make. Although many of us are on the path to FI, most of us don’t have enough cash to buy a house without taking out a mortgage. From pre-qualification to paperwork to credit scores, this in-depth guide will walk you through how to …

135R | The Plot Thickens

Jonathan and Brad discuss life hacks and take another look at whether you should pay off your mortgage or invest. Spam Caller Life Hack Jonathan gave a quick shout out to an Andriod life hack that blocks spam callers. Basically, Google has the option for a call screening service. When you see a call, you …

133 | How To Get Started Making Money With Airbnb with Zeona McIntyre

Today Jonathan and Brad discuss Airbnb business building with Zeona McIntyre. Zeona’s Story Unlike many, Zeona does not allow paralysis by analysis to rule her life. With almost no real estate experience, she dove headfirst into an Airbnb business that has allowed her to build a life with options. Zeona has built a successful business …

How To Become An Airbnb Superhost

Being an Airbnb host can be a very lucrative side hustle. But, if you become an experienced enough host, you can reach the coveted title of Superhost. A Superhost is an experienced Airbnb host that has been rated highly by many guests. There are some other requirements you’ll need to meet to become a Superhost, …