132 | Downsizing Your Life And Financial Coaching With Lisa Duke

Jonathan and Brad talk to Lisa Duke about her mindset shift and turning liabilities to assets. Where Lisa Started Lisa and her husband owned their own IT consulting business. The business was doing well, but it felt like something was missing. No matter how much they were able to spend, it did not really bring them lasting pleasure. We were sort of on that “hedonic treadmill” where you buy something … Read more

How To Become An Airbnb Superhost

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, but if you do, you’ll get access to a ton of perks. You may even … Read more

128R | Expand Your Zone Of Awareness

128R | Zone of Awareness

Brad and Jonathan discuss multi-level marketing, side hustles, expanding your zone of awareness, and energy audits. Multi-Level Marketing Recently, Jonathan was approached by an old friend with the offer of going to lunch. At less than five minutes into the lunch, the MLM pitch started. Amway was the MLM of this pitch, but Jonathan pushed back on the pitch and asked questions about the business model and the products. The … Read more

FreshBooks Review–The Perfect Accounting Software For Freelancers

Freshbooks review

Owning your own business comes with a lot of perks, but it also comes with tons of responsibility. Using an accounting software is a must for many business owners. It can help you pay your employees, keep track of time clocks, send invoices, and much more. But many accounting software platforms are clunky and don’t really help make your life easier. Today, I’ll go through the sign-up process and discuss … Read more

128 | Building Your Suit Of Armor On The Path To FI With Alan Donegan

Why a side hustle is like a suit of armor

Brad and Jonathan discuss leveraging the power of FI and the pursuit of FI to allow you to pursue your dreams with the ability to be free to fail with Alan Donegan. Alan Donegan Goes To Hollywood Many of you may already be familiar with Alan and his path to FI. After several appearances on the podcast, today he is sharing more on how to build your suit of armor. … Read more

How To Make More Money On The Side With The Time You Have

How To Make More Money On The Side With The Time You Have

One of the keys to reaching Financial Independence faster is making more money. When you increase your income, especially with money not intended for bills or other obligations, it can be a straight boost for your savings rate. We have heard that a side hustle can be a secret weapon for increasing your income. But how do you find the time? Life can be busy, but here are some ideas … Read more

How Kids Can Make Money And Get A Financial Jump Start

How Kids Can Make Money And Get A Financial Jump Start

Finding ways for kids to make money shouldn’t be too hard if you get creative. If your kid is old enough based on the laws in your state, they could get a part-time or full-time job. Some states allow teenagers to work as early as 14 with limited hours or with a work permit. Other states have no restrictions. Kids can work at the grocery store, gas station, fast food … Read more

10 Online Business Tools For Solopreneurs

Online Business Tools for Solopreneurs

Working for yourself, whether in your post-retirement life or simply as a side hustle to help fast-track your FI progress means that you likely will be wearing a lot of different hats to run your business. As a solopreneur, you’ll be in charge of everything, from bookkeeping and marketing to answering client emails and business development. Luckily though, we live in an era that’s made it easier than ever to … Read more

17 Passive Income Ideas To Fast Track Your FI Journey

17 Passive Income Ideas To Fast Track Your FI Journey

Earning passive income is the goal for many on the path to financial independence. Passive income allows us to make money while travel, spend time with family, and fulfill our dreams. According to Dave Ramsey, passive income is “money you earn in a way that requires little to no effort.” Yup! That sounds perfect. Here are a handful of ideas that most people can do to start earning passive income. … Read more

How Starting A Business Will Impact Our Finances

How Starting A Business Will Impact Our Finances

On February 1st, 2019 I launched my new planning firm, FI-nancial Planner. I want to talk about the inner workings of quitting a full-time job and creating a new company. In contrast to the popular wisdom of starting a side-hustle and making the leap when the new business can support you, my industry does not allow that. Therefore, I will have to start from scratch. How Will We Meet Our … Read more