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Episode 37 - Chain of Wealth Interview

9/11/2018
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Today, we chat with Dennis and Katie from Chain of Wealth! Like to hear the four of us together? Check out our appearance on the Chain of Wealth podcast (episode 75).

Duration:01:23:26

Episode 36 - Mastermind Within Interview

8/28/2018
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Erik from the Mastermind Within comes on to challenge the CTFs on traditional FI thoughts. Check Erik out at themastermindwithin.com Twitter: @mastermindwithi

Duration:01:15:28

Episode 35 - Ms. ZiYou Interview

8/21/2018
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Today we interview Ms. ZiYou from across the pond! We hit on travel, the beauty tax, why Mr. CTF deserves a scolding, retiring on a million, and how she ended up owning a home at 19 years old. She's one smart cookie, so listen up! Twitter: @ms_ziyou Blog: MsZiYou.com

Duration:01:20:44

Episode 34 - Mrs. CTF Takeover

8/14/2018
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Mr. CTF isn't around*, so I'm taking over. We hit on all of the topics that have me all fired (FIREd?) up today. Enjoy! *He'll be back next episode. He's not gone forever, just today.

Duration:00:54:39

Episode 33 - Doc G Interview

8/7/2018
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Today we talk with Doc G from DiverseFI.com. You can find Doc G at diversefi.com and on Twitter @DocGDiverseFI Camp FI South info can be found here.

Duration:01:37:02

Episode 32 - Interview with Raj

7/31/2018
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Today we interview Raj. If you're sitting here wondering who the hell that is, that's probably because he's just a normal guy--no blog, no podcast. He provides interesting insight as he's lived in both India and the US. We also chat about how he found out about FI, and his experience with learning to navigate the stock market and retirement system. We also get into the discussion of optimizing for happiness versus optimizing for FI. Enjoy! You can find Raj at seventypointfive@gmail.com

Duration:00:40:05

Episode 31 - The Echo Chamber of FI

7/24/2018
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Did I just hear an echo? (echo?) (echo?) Despite the title, this is not a show hating on the personal finance universe. :)

Duration:00:43:02

Episode 30 - A FI 4-Way

7/17/2018
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This week we bring your 4 FI couples across the US (literally we hit every time zone in the contiguous states) to discuss a variety of topics. Mr. & Mrs. Groovy, My Sons Father & Mother, Mr. & Mrs. WoW join us today. We hit too many topics to actually list them here. Just listen up and enjoy! Mr. & Mrs. Groovy can be found at: freedomisgroovy.com and @FreedomIsGroovy My Sons Father & Mother can be found at: www.mysonsfather.com and @My_Sons_Father and @my_sons_mother Mr. & Mrs. Wow can...

Duration:01:27:02

Episode 29 - Wife/Breadwinner/Bad Ass

7/10/2018
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We here at Countdown to FI aren't afraid to have tough discussions on sensitive subjects! This week we weigh in on the wage gap between men and women. Buckle up! Highlights include:

Duration:00:59:18

Episode 28 - Can You Really Retire on $1 Million?

7/3/2018
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Spoiler alert: yes, yes you can. It seem like it's been awhile since just the two of us recorded a podcast. We have so much to catch up on! Don't let the cryptobros get you down!

Duration:01:03:27

Episode 27 - Interview with Apathy Ends

6/26/2018
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We sat down and had a wonderful chat with Mr. Apathy Ends. Things we talked about: You can find more about Apathy Ends on their blog and twitter! blog: apathyends.com twitter: @ApathyEnds More on the 173 rule can be found here.

Duration:01:34:01

Episode 26 - Interview with Live Daily Mo

6/19/2018
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Mo runs the Live Daily Mo blog and Mini Retiree Ramblings podcast. Mo joins us today all the way from the Philippines to discuss various topics: Twitter: @livedailymo Blog: livedailymo.com

Duration:01:02:11

Episode 25 - The Complete History of our Auto-Related Dumbassery

6/12/2018
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If you're feeling down about a terrible decision that you've made in the past, take a listen to this. Mr. and Mrs. CTF have done egregious things with cars. We also have the ridiculous personal finance news of the week with the $1 million student loan guy. Check out the blog for more details on all of the cars. *drops head in shame*

Duration:01:00:48

Episode 23 - Blood of the Turnip

5/29/2018
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Ooof! We hit some heavy topics this week. I promise it's not all depressing.

Duration:00:55:54

Episode 22 - Interview with Route to Retire

5/22/2018
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Today we interview Jim from Route to Retire. He's about 18 months away from retiring, so we had lots of questions! He knows more about social media than Mr. and Mrs. CTF combined. Check him out! blog: routetoretire.com twitter: @RouteToRetire

Duration:01:36:57

Episode 21 - Measure or Misery

5/15/2018
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Y'all are gonna love this show...no really, you are! Here are the juicy nuggets you can look forward to:

Duration:00:58:36

Episode 20 - Interview with Waffles On Wednesday

5/8/2018
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Today we interview Mr. and Mrs. WoW. It's a very conversational episode with a wide variety of topics and lots of tangents. An attempt at a summary: In case you're curious, the "interesting" count ended at 12. Twitter: @wafflesonwed Blog: wafflesonwednesday.com

Duration:01:49:44

Episode 19 - Are We Spoiling Our Kids?

5/1/2018
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Every parent worries about if they are raising their kids right. We discuss how we are raising our kids and what we are teaching them about finances. You'll hear on this episode:

Duration:01:03:32

Episode 18 - Lessons Learned from a %$#&! Job

4/24/2018
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Apologies for the cat this episode. Our go fund me account: gofundyourself @my_sons_father and @financialpanthe are both great bloggers, which is why Mrs. CTF couldn't remember which one wrote this post (or it was the cold meds).

Duration:00:42:54

Episode 17 - Privileged Much?

4/17/2018
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Warning: this show might piss you off and there's a bit more swears than usual. Today we take on what FI Twitter is warring about these days: privilege or lack their of. Takeaways: Mr. CTF says if we pissed you off, come at him on Twitter ;)

Duration:01:06:33