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Know Your Pension | Grumpus Maximus

Today's episode features Grumpus Maximus, author of The Golden Albatross and creator of the Grumpus Maximus website. Grumpus was three years away from a pension when he had a breakdown. This pushed him to gather all the information he could on his pension to choose on staying or going. Ultimately, he stayed and from then on became focused on teaching others how to understand and utilize their own pension plans. Listen, learn, and let us know what you think about this awesome episode! Episode...


Understanding Leadership, Diversity and Inclusion | Steve Yacovelli

Today's episode features Dr. Steve Yacovelli, author of Pride Leadership and creator of TopDog Learning Group. Steve brings an incredible amount of expertise on leadership as well as diversity and inclusion. He also brings an interesting backstory where he went from working on a Disney Cruise line to being hired by Disney as a consultant on those very cruises. Steve will teach us all how to listen, build trust, empathize, and ultimately to lead. Listen, learn, and let us know what you think...


Putting The FI in Fitness | James Lowery

Today's episode features James Lowery from Rethink The Rat Race James is a repeat offender back from episode 36. In that episode, he dug into his background and how he and his wife retired in their 20's after amassing real estate in just two years. This episode we dive more into his accomplishments in the health and fitness arena. From lifting, cardio, diet, and more all through the lens of someone on their FI journey. Listen, learn, and let us know what you think about this awesome episode!...


Planting Your Financial Garden | John Soforic

Today's episode features John Soforic, author of The Wealthy Gardener. John gives his passionate story of how he went from $200k in debt to over $200k in passive income. The lessons he learned led to a book he wrote for his son titled The Wealthy Gardner. The story starts with a stroll through the graveyard but certainly has a happy ending. Listen, learn, and let us know what you think about this awesome episode. Episode Summary John's Background John takes a walk when he was 30 He just goes...


Dividend Value Investing and the 12 Rules | Kanwal Sarai

Today's episode features Kanwal Sarai from Simply Investing. Kanwal shares with us his unique investing style. This style is a combination of value investing like Warren Buffet and a focus on dividend payouts. Kanwal takes our questions in stride and makes some really great points. Listen, learn, and let us know what you think about this awesome episode. Episode Summary Kanwal's Background Kanwal graduated with a computer science degree at age 24 in 1996 About three years in, he realized...


3D Printing as a Side Hustle | Nikko Mendoza

Today's episode features Nikko from Nikko Industries. What a cool and unique guest who is on his way to making $250k this year off his 3-D print business. This business was no easy task as Nikko didn't become a U.S. citizen until he was 25. What started as Nikko just trying to be an awesome dad, quickly turned into a life-changing money endeavor. Listen, learn, and let us know what you think about this awesome episode. Episode Summary Nikko's Background Nikko's parents were not good with...


Mastering Passive Income with Real Estate | Dustin Heiner

Today's episode features Dustin Heiner from Master Passive Income Dustin vividly remembers a march to the boss with kids waiting at home, knowing he was about to lose his job. He knew from that day, he needed to build his own income streams away from traditional employment. 30 real estate properties later and he had the freedom he always wanted. Listen, learn, and let us know what you think about this awesome episode. Episode Summary Dustin's Background Dustin is a serial entrepreneur...


Building a Loyal Audience and Moving Online | Genecia Alluora from Soul Rich Woman

Today's episode features Genecia who is the creator of Soul Rich Woman. Genecia's main goal is to empower women business owners to go from offline to online. She's proven this over her career with millions in revenue and is sharing that with the 200k+ members of Soul Rich Woman. You won't want to miss all her advice, especially around the love of F words. Listen, learn, and let us know what you think about this awesome episode. Episode Summary Genecia's Background At 18 she started with a...


How to Make Money with an Amazon Affiliate Site | Doug Cunnington

Today's episode features Doug from Niche Site Project. Doug brings in hundreds of thousands from his affiliate websites. These sites are those websites we all use to help us decide exactly which brand/version of a product we're looking to buy. He started off on a traditional route in engineering but with this incredibly successful venture, he just manages these sites and teaches others how to follow in his footsteps. Listen, learn, and let us know what you think about Doug's awesome episode....


Understanding Systemic Oppression and Solving the Marketing Problem | Julien and Kiersten Saunders from rich & Regular

Today's episode features Julien and Kiersten from Rich & Regular. The name is a play on Rich & Famous where they talk about how they never want to be disconnected from regular people. They share their personal and professional journey. Julien and Kiersten also share the unique challenges that face the black community and wealth-building. Most people can think of white people who are wealthy but not famous, yet when we think of black wealth, we conjure names like Oprah, LeBron, or Obama, and...


Regenerative Agriculture Meets Personal Finance | Eddy Garcia & Sam Schiebold

Today's episode features the most resourceful guests ever, Eddy Garcia & Sam Schiebold from Living Earth Systems. Eddy and Sam bring a wealth of information on how to re-think how we feed ourselves. From living on the land to growing tonnage of produce and feeding 20 people from a tiny parking lot. They are on a mission to inspire and educate the world on how to properly grow and sustain food through plagiarizing nature. Listen, learn, and let us know what you think about Eddy and Sam's...


Money Coaching as a Business | Whitney Hansen

Today's episode features a real Money Nerd, Whitney Hansen. Whitney paid off $30k of debt in 10 months. She also bought a house at 19 and got her MBA for $472. She started out life with some hardships but that fueled her interest in personal finance. Now she's taking her lessons and empowering others through financial coaching. Listen, learn, and let us know what you think about Whitney's awesome insights. Episode Summary Whitney's Background Whitney's parents separated after an abusive...


Playing with FIRE | Scott Rieckens

Today's episode features the star of the Playing With Fire documentary, Scott Rieckens. Scott found himself saving 8% an heading towards a lifestyle that seemed unsustainable. The FIRE movement showed him that his value/happiness was not aligned with his spending. Scott and his wife made an amazing transformation and shared it with the world. Listen, learn, and let us know what you think about Scott's amazing journey. Episode Summary Scott's Background His Dad was in the Navy so he picked up...


NFL Star Turned Personal Finance Educator | Jed Collins

Today's episode features the former #1 NFL Fullback and author of Your Money Vehicle, Jed Collins. Jed had realized his dream of reaching the NFL but with that first big check, came a lot of fear. Since that point, Jed now embraces fear and shares the lessons he learned with young players and people all over the country on how to take control of their finances. Listen, learn, and let us know what you think about Jed's amazing ride. Episode Summary Jed Collin's Entry to the NFL Jed talks...


How to Make Money in the Rideshare Economy | Harry Campbell from The Rideshare Guy

Today's episode features Harry from The Rideshare Guy Harry started down a very traditional path -- an engineer in a cubicle. Then in 2014, he started moonlighting as an Uber & Lyft driver. He started a blog and began sharing real data that helped drivers know the Do's / Don'ts and ultimately how to make more money. Today, his blog has an insanely large following and it continues to expand into more and more areas. He's also launched a course, Maximum Ridesharing Profits, to teach new side...


Creating the Next Generation of Financially Literate Citizens | Rob Phelan

Today's episode features Rob from The Simple Startup. Rob had an interesting childhood were he got most of his early education in Ireland. This gave him an opportunity to be exposed to unique learning environments that don't typically exist in the United States. Now Rob is leading by example and teaching his own students these valuable lessons of personal finance and entrepreneurship. He has also taken it one step further by creating a workbook that can spread these lessons to everyone....


How to Adopt a Frugality Mindset | Gina from The Frugal Convert

Today's episode features Gina from The Frugal Convert. Gina has a powerful story of being alone and broke at age 19 with a child to take care of. She didn't let her circumstances define her and took control of her life. Then over time, things began to slip again and she realized she needed to change at a more conscious level. Now she's a full-fledged frugal convert and closing in on financial independence. Listen, learn, and let us know what you think about Gina's wild ride. Episode Summary...


From FatFIRE to LeanFIRE in a Month | Robert from Stop Ironing Shirts

Today's episode features Robert from Stop Ironing Shirts. Robert worked his way up the sales career path. Then in 2019, he retired with over 28x his annual expenses. Fast forward to today and he saw that shrink to 18x his expenses. People often always wonder what it would be like if they retired just before a crash. Now you have the opportunity to see how that looks first hand. Listen, learn, and let us know what you think about Robert's wild ride. Episode Summary Robert's Journey to FI...


Cutting Expenses After Beating the Income Game | Dustin Mathews from WealthFit

Today's episode features Dustin Mathews from WealthFit. Dustin worked for and built several businesses. Some of these businesses had huge incomes and expenses but Dustin found himself without a ton to show for it. Then Dustin discovers FI and starts radically changing how he lived and starts spreading financial advice himself. Listen, learn, and let us know what you think about Dustin's amazing turnaround. Episode Summary Dustin's Journey to FI He attributes Rich Dad Poor Dad as his entry...


Realizing the Positives During Negative Times

In today's episode, you'll hear from your hosts only. Hopefully, you find some comfort in today's episode during this uncertain time. This episode is covering the Coronavirus, how it impacts us mentally, physically, and financially even if we're lucky enough to avoid getting sick. These are certainly tough times but we hope there are some bright spots you can use as motivation to get through this. We don't know how long this could last, so let's get through this prepared and together....