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The Thought Card is an affordable travel and personal finance podcast empowering financially travelers with the tools and resources to travel the world, earn more money, pay off debt, and build wealth. Join Danielle Desir every other week as she explores creative ways to live life on your terms and obtain financial freedom and location independence. Also, hear inspiring stories from other financially savvy travelers traveling the world and crushing their financial goals. Starting November 2020 on The Thought Card, you can also tune in to 'Millennial Wealth Builders,' a 3x grant-funded 12-part audio docuseries highlighting the stories of Women of Color building wealth. New episodes air on the first of the month. To find out more, visit www.podcast.thoughtcard.com.

The Thought Card is an affordable travel and personal finance podcast empowering financially travelers with the tools and resources to travel the world, earn more money, pay off debt, and build wealth. Join Danielle Desir every other week as she explores creative ways to live life on your terms and obtain financial freedom and location independence. Also, hear inspiring stories from other financially savvy travelers traveling the world and crushing their financial goals. Starting November 2020 on The Thought Card, you can also tune in to 'Millennial Wealth Builders,' a 3x grant-funded 12-part audio docuseries highlighting the stories of Women of Color building wealth. New episodes air on the first of the month. To find out more, visit www.podcast.thoughtcard.com.

Location:

United States

Description:

The Thought Card is an affordable travel and personal finance podcast empowering financially travelers with the tools and resources to travel the world, earn more money, pay off debt, and build wealth. Join Danielle Desir every other week as she explores creative ways to live life on your terms and obtain financial freedom and location independence. Also, hear inspiring stories from other financially savvy travelers traveling the world and crushing their financial goals. Starting November 2020 on The Thought Card, you can also tune in to 'Millennial Wealth Builders,' a 3x grant-funded 12-part audio docuseries highlighting the stories of Women of Color building wealth. New episodes air on the first of the month. To find out more, visit www.podcast.thoughtcard.com.

Language:

English

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Episodes

Digital Nomad Lifestyle Pros and Cons With Tom Blake

9/9/2021
Is being a digital nomad legit? What are the pros and cons of this lifestyle? In this episode, Tom Blake shares his story of quitting his corporate job to work as a freelance writer while traveling around the world and some of the important things to consider when choosing the digital nomad lifestyle like what to look for when picking your next destination, and more. This episode of The Thought Card Podcast is sponsored by Out Travel The System By Expedia, a travel podcast that features tips...

Duration:00:28:12

I QUIT MY JOB TO BECOME AN ENTREPRENEUR

9/3/2021
Today was last day. It's hard to believe it, but I have officially quit my high-paying corporate job to pursue entrepreneurship full-time. YAY! Learn all about how I got here including -- how I started The Thought Card (blog) in 2014 and how I side-hustled my way to becoming a full-time content creator seven years later. Here are some ways you can support my creative work: Buy me a coffeeThe Thought Card Clubrating and review on Apple Podcasts Read My Personal Finance and Travel...

Duration:00:30:57

[MWB Series] How To Achieve Financial Freedom With Jamila Souffrant

9/1/2021
Jamila Souffrant was on her way to retiring early by age 40 when she realized she was fed up with her long commute and wanted to work for herself. Learn how Jamila became a homeowner at 22 and how she's achieving financial freedom and independence even after quitting her 9 to 5 job. If you've been inspired by our work, please consider supporting the show by buying me a coffee here (make a one-time donation). For more resources mentioned, check out the show notes:...

Duration:00:28:32

Paying Off $23,000 in 12 Months and Travel Debt-Free With Cinneah El-Amin

8/26/2021
Cinneah El-Amin (pronounced: sin-ee-AH el-AH-meen) is the founder of Flynanced, an online personal finance platform that teaches Black women who are blowing money fast early in their careers how to manage their money NOW. Since paying off $23,000 of student loan and consumer debt, Cinneah has amassed a net worth of $85,000, and she aims to reach a $1 million net worth within the next ten years. In this episode, we discuss what inspired Cinneah to begin her debt payoff journey and the...

Duration:00:36:44

Going To College In Europe Is More Affordable Than U.S. With Jennifer Viemont

8/12/2021
Did you know attending college in Europe is more affordable than attending university in the United States? Jennifer Viemont discovered various ways students can receive a bachelor’s degree affordably in Europe. The best part is that no foreign language skills are required. With tuition averaging around $7,400 per year, there are over 1,800 English-taught programs in Europe. There are also hundreds of options under $4,000 and several that are tuition-free for international students. In this...

Duration:00:26:48

Why Consider Private Travel and Guided Group Tours With Sarah Wilson

7/29/2021
Sarah Wilson is an enthusiastic travel agent who specializes in private travel and guided group tours. Sarah believes that travel is about experiencing the world and all that it has to offer. She doesn't only want to help you plan a vacation, but create once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Private options include private jets, private homes and villas, private islands, cruises, yachts, staff, events, and more. In this episode, Sarah reminds us that private doesn't mean pricey. Yes, luxury travel...

Duration:00:29:54

Free Hotel Upgrades and Other Travel Hacking Secrets With Julia Menez

7/15/2021
Julia Menez is a travel hacking coach, speaker, and host of Geobreeze Travel Podcast, a travel hacking podcast. After traveling to more than 30 countries before the age of 30 and saving thousands of dollars each year by travel hacking, Julia distills the strategies from top travel hackers around the world on her show. She also prepares personalized points and miles plans for her private coaching clients. Through her podcast, Julia features a diverse roster of guests with experiences that are...

Duration:00:43:58

How Flight and Hotel Pricing Works With Expedia’s Out Travel The System

7/1/2021
Have you ever wondered how flight and hotel pricing works? Or why does flight pricing change so often? In this episode, Expedia’s Director of Revenue Optimization, Amy Cisneroz, shares what you need to know about pricing trends and how to get the best deal on your next trip. I’m so excited to share that Expedia is officially sponsoring The Thought Card Podcast this summer. To kick off this partnership, hear directly from Out Travel The System’s host Nisreene Atasi, the Senior Director of...

Duration:00:21:35

Investing Your Way To Financial Indepedence with Jay From FIers

6/24/2021
After creating two venture-backed startups and working in high-tech, Jay wanted a more indie balance to life. He started by automating his finances and planned to leave his golden handcuffs behind. That's when he discovered FI/RE and he has been actively involved in the community, building tools ever since. In this episode, Jay shares the important things we should consider before investing, in what order we can prioritize investing, and how forecasting tools can help us plan. Don't miss...

Duration:00:35:06

How To Manage Your Money While Traveling Abroad and Domestically

6/17/2021
After saving for months, you are finally ready to set sail and go on that well deserved vacation. Hooray! However, if you're not careful, you can end up mismanaging your money and going over budget. Speaking from experience, this has happened to me on several occasions. In this episode, I share how to manage your money while traveling abroad and domestically. Tips include picking the right credit card to maximize travel rewards, carrying cash, monitoring your spending daily, using currency...

Duration:00:17:01

Welcome to Cape Cod: Live From Bad Martha Brewery

6/3/2021
Recorded live at Bad Martha Brewery in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, join Kyle and me as we share details about our first time visiting Bad Martha Brewery in Falmouth. If you're looking for a Cape Cod brewery with friendly staff, refreshing craft beer, great music, and delicious deep-dish pizza, then this is the place for you. For more podcast episodes recorded live on location check out: Climbing the Great Wall of ChinaOur Experience at Avatar Flight of Passage at Disney Word Love the...

Duration:00:15:12

[MWB Series] Meryanne Loum-Martin: Building The First Black Woman-Owned Boutique Hotel in Marrakech

6/1/2021
Born in Cote d'Ivoire (a country in West Africa), to a Senegalese diplomat father, and West Indian lawyer mother, Meryanne Loum-Martin spent her early childhood in Ghana, London, and Moscow, before settling in Paris for a career in law. Then one day she decided she wanted to relocate and become a hotel owner in Marrakech, Morocco. Marianne owns and operates an eight-acre boutique hotel named Jnane Tamsna in Marrakech which boasts 24 rooms, five swimming pools, and a clay surface tennis...

Duration:00:22:42

Announcement: Introducing My Secret Members-Only Podcast - The Thought Card Club

5/30/2021
I just launched a secret podcast called The Thought Card Club for those who love the show and want to access extended interviews, audiobooks, workshops, and bonus podcast episodes not shared on the public feed. As a member of The Thought Card Club, you'll get access to a private podcast feed that streams on your favorite podcast players like Apple Podcasts and Google Podcasts. So every time I release a new episode, you'll get it straight away. That means no need to log in and fumble around...

Duration:00:15:04

An Intro to Coast FI with Jessica from The Fioneers

5/20/2021
Want to retire early but don't want to totally deprive yourself along the way? It's possible to take a balanced approach to a financial independence. Meet Jessica (Mrs. Fioneer), the co-founder of The Fioneers, a financial independence blog focused on the intersection between financial independence and lifestyle design. In this episode, Jessica shares how paying attention to her finances and reaching Coast FI has changed her life, afforded her the opportunity to walk away from a toxic job,...

Duration:00:44:12

Creating Lucrative Side Hustles With Daniella Flores

5/6/2021
A software engineer by day, Daniella Flores is a serial side hustler, entrepreneur, and the creator of the award-winning side hustle blog iliketodabble.com where she shares ways to side hustle online without leaving your home. When she isn’t globetrotting, you can find her playing with her 7+ animals, hustling, and working towards financial independence. In this episode, Danielle Flores shares how to create a lucrative side hustle, ways to manage all of your income streams, and how side...

Duration:00:32:25

[MWB Series] How To Advance In Your Career and Become a Founder with Shivani Berry

5/1/2021
Shivani Berry is the CEO and Founder of Ascend, a 6-week leadership development program for women. As a career coach, she helps women feel more confident and become better leaders. In this episode, Shivani shares how to advance in your career, develop soft skills, and tips for starting a business. If you've been inspired by our work, please consider supporting the show by buying me and the production team a cup of coffee here. For more resources mentioned, check out the show notes:...

Duration:00:22:33

How To Become Location Independent With Debbie Arcangeles

4/22/2021
Debbie Arcangeles is the host of The Offbeat Life, a podcast where she interviews travelers who ditched their 9 to 5 to become location independent. Debbie is also the founder of Howtocreateapodcast.com, a podcast consulting agency where she helps online bosses gain authority and income through podcasting. Prior to starting her location independent business, she worked as a photojournalist, traveling to Central America, the Middle East, and Asia photographing remote areas and indigenous...

Duration:00:30:33

How To Find Cheap Flights With Thrifty Traveler Premium

4/8/2021
Finding cheap flights is one way to travel more for less (and it’s a personal favorite). So how do I find the best airfare deals around? Introducing Thrifty Traveler Premium a flight deal notification service. Today I’m thrilled that Jared Kamrowski, the founder, and CEO of Thrifty Traveler has joined me to share how to find the best flight deals and why it is worth the annual subscription. He also shares how the pandemic continues to impact the airline and credit card industry as well as...

Duration:00:25:47

[MWB Series] Surviving a Coup and Improving Your Finances With Sophal Pettit

4/1/2021
Sophal Pettit was a young child when the Pol Pot Revolution happened in Cambodia. Sophal and her family are survivors of a time called The Killing Fields of Cambodia. They came to the United States with nothing but their lives. In this episode of Millennial Wealth Builders, Sophal Pettit shares her story of surviving a coup and how she improved her finances throughout her life. She also shares the benefits of hiring a financial coach and how she co-founded a financial services business with...

Duration:00:41:39

How I Became A Financially Savvy Traveler

3/25/2021
Welcome back financially savvy travelers! It feels good to be back with new episodes every other Thursday for Season 6 of The Thought Card Podcast. This episode is pretty special because I realized that although I've been podcasting for almost three years now, I haven't shared my story. How did I become a financially savvy traveler? Good question. In this episode, I share how I became who I am and where I see myself moving forward. Did you know that you can now support the show by buying...

Duration:00:31:57