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 …

Using Rental Property to Accelerate FI with Coach Carson

If Jillian needs real estate advice, she goes straight to trusted friend Chad “Coach” Carson. What was meant to be a pause before med school turned into a full time pathway to financial independence for Coach Carson.  While Chad has been active in developing a large real estate portfolio in the last two decades, when …

Becoming FI to Follow Your Passion with MK Williams

MK Williams graduated college in 2010. With student loan debt looming, a recession, and a horrible job market, the American dream seemed more mythical than possible. Armed with lots of spaghetti and peanut butter sandwiches she did manage to pay off her debt in two years and spent the rest of the decade reaching financial …

10 Years to a 4 Hour Work Day

In her work with clients, Jillian has found that a common goal (and spin on Tim Ferriss’s idea) is the concept of a four hour work day. Spending four hours of our day engaged in meaningful, engaging work that we feel matters – with a corporation or self-employed – is the sweet spot on the …

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 …

10 Years to Half FI

The group of incredible guests we’ve welcomed for this season of Everyday Courage has revealed how much can change in ten years! The decade between then and now has given many the gift of financial independence (FI).  Jillian and Adam took thirteen years to get to FI. Living in Washington D.C., Adam was enlisted in …

Nicole Walters on Motherhood and 7 Figure Entrepreneur

Ten years ago, Nicole Walters was working a corporate job that she loved. Newly married, with a fresh mortgage and significant credit card debt, she thought she was living her best adult life. The years that followed, and the pivotal moments of life she encountered, would help her grow into a debt free entrepreneur with …

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 …