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Welcome to the BrotherFI Financial Independence Podcast. This podcast is dedicated to helping you achieve financial independence and overcome your money problems. Matt is an engineer who understands there’s not just one way that leads to financial freedom and that’s what he’s here to explore. From saving for retirement to graduating college debt free to paying down debt to starting your own business he covers all topics related to personal finance and optimal living. Each week we bring you an episode designed to help you get your life back, build wealth, and make a difference.

Welcome to the BrotherFI Financial Independence Podcast. This podcast is dedicated to helping you achieve financial independence and overcome your money problems. Matt is an engineer who understands there’s not just one way that leads to financial freedom and that’s what he’s here to explore. From saving for retirement to graduating college debt free to paying down debt to starting your own business he covers all topics related to personal finance and optimal living. Each week we bring you an episode designed to help you get your life back, build wealth, and make a difference.
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Welcome to the BrotherFI Financial Independence Podcast. This podcast is dedicated to helping you achieve financial independence and overcome your money problems. Matt is an engineer who understands there’s not just one way that leads to financial freedom and that’s what he’s here to explore. From saving for retirement to graduating college debt free to paying down debt to starting your own business he covers all topics related to personal finance and optimal living. Each week we bring you an episode designed to help you get your life back, build wealth, and make a difference.

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52. Can the 4% Rule Work for YOUR Retirement Plan?

9/18/2019
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What is the real amount of money you need for retirement? I'm pretty sure you've heard all kinds of numbers thrown out there. Check this out to discover the data and truth behind what history has been trying to tell us: You don't need that much to retire. Link to article - https://habeshafinance.com/the-unbelievable-amount-of-money-you-actually-need-to-retire Don’t forget to rate, review and subscribe. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast....

Duration:00:15:40

51. How Much Should I Save For Retirement?

9/11/2019
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Do you know how much you need to save for retirement? Well, no one really knows, but in this post I share with you some information that will help you find out. In this 2 part series we explore how much you actually need to be saving for retirement. Check out episodes 8-12 for all your retirement savings account podcast episodes! Don't forget to rate, review and subscribe to this podcast! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:08:40

50. The Importance of Giving While Becoming Financially Free

9/4/2019
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There's no question building wealth and saving money are important. Yet, there is still something else I encourage you to do with your money that involves those outside of you and your immediate family members. Don't forget to rate, review and subscribe to this podcast!

Duration:00:06:55

49. I HATE DEBT! (A Matt G Money Rant)

8/28/2019
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A rant here and there is appropriate, especially when it comes to your finances. Don't forget to rate, review and subscribe to this podcast!

Duration:00:03:21

48. 9 Easy Financial Choices You Can Make Today

8/21/2019
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Let's face it, we are not really taught personal finance topics in school and that is just a shame. We learn about history, science, language and math. Our schools even teach us how to cook, but they don't teach us how to spend responsibily? That's just not responsible. As I have grown over the years I've realized that there are some financial lessons every high school and person should be taught. These are lessons that I wish I learned. So, as I go over these 9 easy financially responsible...

Duration:00:11:11

47. Saving Money, Building Wealth and Being Purposeful

8/14/2019
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Today’s podcast is about the resources available to you for free. Don’t miss out on valuable content and an awesome community of like-minded individuals on the path to financial freedom. Click here to join the Habesha Finance family on Youtube! Click here to join the Habesha Finance Facebook Group! Don't forget to rate, review and subscribe to this podcast! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:02:39

46. How to Prepare for College With These 7 Tips!

8/7/2019
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You're never too young to start planning for college, especially nowadays when college can be quite expensive if you're not careful. Every day that you or your child has to prepare and plan is an opportunity that must not be wasted. My college experience was decent to say the least. Nothing spectacular. It could have been better. My grades could have been better. I could have taken fewer student loans with proper planning. I just didn't know a lot and graduated in 5 years with over $40,000...

Duration:00:14:18

45. How to Get Out of Debt [A Step-By-Step Guide]

7/31/2019
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Be honest and think about what you would do if you didn’t have that car payment? Or that student loan payment from 15 years ago you still have? Or maybe the 30-year mortgage that you can’t seem to see the end of that’s getting in the way of you ultimately becoming debt free? Paying debt sucks and it especially sucks when you have to pay the interest that is attached to the debt. Hence, this step-by-step guide my wife and I used that will show you how to get out of debt. For show notes click...

Duration:00:10:20

44. How to Network to Help Further Your Career

7/24/2019
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There is no doubt education is a key ingredient to your future success and growth in the professional world. However, today I want to briefly touch on a topic that I believe can sometimes be just as important as your education and that is networking. Don’t get me wrong…in any field you desire to work, education is the foundation that you build your career on. But networking is the wall that helps your career grow and flourish. Even if you want to stay in the same position forever you still...

Duration:00:05:41

43. The Superpower of a Roth IRA

7/17/2019
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With so many ways to save and invest I definitely understand this can be a little intimidating. So let's talk about one way to save and invest your money for the long term. I introduce you to Roth IRA (Individual Retirement Account), one of my favorite investing buckets. For complete show notes and links discussed on podcast click here. I would really appreciate it if you could take a moment to rate, subscribe and review this podcast. Also, make sure you click here to join the Habesha...

Duration:00:15:07

42. 5 Best Tips for Living in Your Car

7/10/2019
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Here I will share my 5 tips for living in your car in case you ever find yourself in a similar situation I was in many years ago. These tips will show you how to live in your car for a set period of time and make the most of it! For show notes click here. I would really appreciate it if you could take a moment to rate, subscribe and review this podcast. Also, make sure you click here to join the Habesha Finance Facebook group.

Duration:00:09:40

41. 3 Credit Card Myths That Can Cause Financial Trouble

7/3/2019
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So I get it, you want to take that really nice trip to Hawaii and you see an ad for a credit card that will help you do just that. The only problem is that you have now introduced the world of debt into your life with what some people call the cigarette of the financial world, a credit card. I know there are people out there who are going to disagree with this post and understandably so. I used to be one of those people who was obsessed with using my credit card to get the points and cash...

Duration:00:10:53

40. 4 Proven Tips For a Happy Retired Life

6/26/2019
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Where do you see yourself 30 to 40 years from now? Hopefully, you are living your retirement dream. Me personally, I plan to be retired, traveling the world and serving the community even more than before retirement while living in a paid off house without any debt. As we all dream, we need to understand one simple truth. That is, our dreams will only become a reality if we act today and work hard right now. The Employee Benefit Research Institute recently reported that approximately 1 in 4...

Duration:00:12:27

39. What is an Expense Ratio and Why Does it Matter?

6/19/2019
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If you're not careful you could easily lose half a million dollars or more of your retirement money. Why? How? The answer is simple: fees! It's a big secret that's not really a secret that many investors like you and me are not always aware of. You're probably enrolled in a 401(k) or have a Roth IRA that is invested in mutual funds and I bet you've never really checked how much the fees are per year. Don't worry though, I've been enrolled in my 401(k) savings plan for 8 years and just...

Duration:00:07:59

38. Simple Index Investing Explained For Any Beginner Investor

6/12/2019
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"How do I get started with investing?" This is a question I get from time to time. There is no clear cut, one-way answer to this. Real estate or owning a small business is not for everyone. Remember, personal finance is personal. And still I believe that everyone who's just starting to invest can benefit from having this one low-cost index fund in their portfolio. I would also suggest this to anyone who doesn't have this great investment in their portfolio. You already know the 3 rules of...

Duration:00:14:16

37. Beware of the 'College Experience' That'll Leave You Broke!

6/5/2019
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Right now there are millions of high school students who are graduating and moving on to college. You might be one of them or know someone who is. I remember graduating from Georgia Tech in 2009 with about $40,000 in student loans. I finally paid off my student loan debt in 2017 and I cannot tell you how freeing that was. It took me 8 years of my life to pay off my student loan debt! Don't get me wrong, the education was invaluable and I am thankful for the 'college experience' I received....

Duration:00:09:42

36. Our First Time Home Buyer Experience So Far...

5/29/2019
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Are you interested in buying your first home? Well, we're in the middle of buying ours and I thought it would be a great opportunity to share what I've learned so far in the process of buying our first home. Some notes below and for the rest of the notes, click here. Habesha Finance Facebook group

Duration:00:09:11

35. 5 Important Lessons I Learned Working With My Dad

5/22/2019
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Join the Habesha Finance community today! Work is nothing to take for granted. My career and my work is an area of my life through which I’ve experienced some of my greatest success. Since graduating from college, I’ve pretty much worked for one company, rising up through the corporate jungle. Now looking back to how I was able to do this, I always refer to lessons I learned working with my dad. For the full article click here.

Duration:00:08:11

34. 5 Helpful Tips to Achieve Early Retirement

5/15/2019
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Join the Habesha Finance community today! You read the title and probably had the same reaction I did. How? What does that even mean? I know this is a crazy idea, but there are many people who have found ways to achieve early retirement and I'm going to touch on some of those ways with a little Habesha Finance twist. In this episode I will show you the strategies early retirees have used to become financially independent at an early age. For the full article click here. --- This episode...

Duration:00:10:43

33. Having the Courage to Say No [To Bad Financial Products]

5/8/2019
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Habesha Finance Facebook group --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:07:25