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The ChooseFI Podcast Essential Listening Guide

New to the Financial Independence movement and wondering where and how to start your journey? Here are the podcast episodes that introduce you to the core concepts and strategies of FI that you can’t afford to miss! Gateway to FI 038 | The Why of FI 21 | The Pillars of FI Entry Level 029 …

FI Number and Withdrawal Rates | Community Q&A

Every week we here at ChooseFI get hundreds of emails from our community. There have been so many interesting and thought-provoking questions that we created a series dedicated to answering the most frequently asked each week. This week’s question is about calculating your FI number and withdrawal rates, and comes from YandaPanda, who writes: Question: …

Blockchain, Smart Contracts, and NFT’s Part 2 | EP 362

In this week’s episode, Brad and Jonathan continue their discussion from last week about digital asset investment! This time, they are taking a deeper look into decentralized finance and different ways that you can get involved in the digital asset realm if that is something you wish to do on your FI journey! Resources Mentioned …

M1 Plus Review 2022: Is this M1 Finance Upgrade Worth It?

First of all, we want to apologize to our friends outside the United States. The cash optimization, debt demolition, and investment automation strategies discussed in this article work only within the USA. With that out of the way, let’s get to what you will get out of this article. We’re going to take a deep dive into M1 …

Blockchain, Smart Contracts, and NFT’s | EP 361

In this week’s episode, Brad and Jonathan take a look at the blockchain and try to find where the actual value is within cryptocurrencies and digital asset investing. Join the guys as they define what certain digital assets are, discuss strategies for navigating the murky waters that is blockchain investing, and the importance behind not …

How to Open a Vanguard Account | Community Q&A

Every week we here at ChooseFI get hundreds of emails from our community. There have been so many interesting and thought-provoking questions that we’ve decided to create a series dedicated to answering the most frequently asked each week. This week’s question is about Vanguard and VTSAX and comes from David R., who writes: Q. I …

A Primer for Success | EP 360

In this week’s episode, Brad and Jonathan discuss different ways in which you can position yourself to experience as many positive outcomes in your life as possible. Whether it’s building credit, saving, investing, education, understanding the true meaning behind the word “compounding,” or really any other aspect of your life, by knowing the rules and …

SWOT Analysis for Financial Independence | EP 359

Now that you’ve done your beginning of the year audit, it’s time to look at your finances through the lens of a SWOT analysis! In this week’s episode, Brad and Jonathan examine the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats that may arise as you continue along your FI journey. By getting a strong grasp on the …

Getting Started Audit | EP 358

Welcome to 2022! In this week’s episode, Jonathan and Brad discuss starting your year by doing an audit of your current financial situation to highlight areas in which you can improve! It is critical to know how much you’re taking home in income and what your expenses over the coming year will look like. That …

Navigating the Possible Vs. Probable of Personal Finance | EP 354

In this week’s episode, Brad and Jonathan discuss planning your short and longterm FI goals in a manner that is realistic to your current situation. By taking an approach that favors longterm success as opposed to rapid growth, you can position yourself in a manner that will allow for luck to strike as you continue …

Families Fly Free | EP 353

In this week’s episode, Brad and Jonathan are joined by Lyn Mettler from “Families Fly Free” to discuss optimizing your travel rewards when traveling with family! Join the trio as they discuss different ways to utilize travel rewards programs so you can be one step closer to finally taking the vacations of your dreams! Lyn …

The DIY Financial Plan | EP 352

In this week’s episode, Brad and Jonathan are joined by Measure Twice Money’s founder Cody Garrett! Together, they discuss important details about DIY financial planning, such as identifying where you do and don’t need help with your financial planning, exercising the rational and reasonable approach when financial planning, and ways you can properly prioritize your …