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Jamila Souffrant is a Certified Financial Education Instructor (CFEI), host of the Journey To Launch podcast and author of "Your Journey to Financial Freedom: A Step-By-Step Guide to Achieving Wealth and Happiness". The Journey To Launch podcast explores all aspects of reaching Financial Freedom; from increasing income, paying off debt, investing, saving & learning how to retire early and wealthy. The book, "Your Journey to Financial Freedom: A Step-By-Step Guide to Achieving Wealth and Happiness," shows you how to skyrocket your savings, blast through debt and ultimately accelerate your unique and truly epic journey to financial freedom and independence. The audiobook, which is narrated by Jamila, and the eBook are available in the Apple store. As a money expert who “walks her talk” she helps brave listeners also known as Journeyers; gain clarity around their finances and create an actionable plan to reach their goals. Her mission is to teach, inspire and help others reach Financial Freedom and Financial Independence.

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Jamila Souffrant is a Certified Financial Education Instructor (CFEI), host of the Journey To Launch podcast and author of "Your Journey to Financial Freedom: A Step-By-Step Guide to Achieving Wealth and Happiness". The Journey To Launch podcast explores all aspects of reaching Financial Freedom; from increasing income, paying off debt, investing, saving & learning how to retire early and wealthy. The book, "Your Journey to Financial Freedom: A Step-By-Step Guide to Achieving Wealth and Happiness," shows you how to skyrocket your savings, blast through debt and ultimately accelerate your unique and truly epic journey to financial freedom and independence. The audiobook, which is narrated by Jamila, and the eBook are available in the Apple store. As a money expert who “walks her talk” she helps brave listeners also known as Journeyers; gain clarity around their finances and create an actionable plan to reach their goals. Her mission is to teach, inspire and help others reach Financial Freedom and Financial Independence.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 369: Setting Financial Boundaries with Family & Maintaining Healthy Relationships w/ Gigi Gonzalez

4/10/2024
Back on the podcast this week is Giovanna "Gigi" Gonzalez, financial educator, influencer, founder of The First Gen Mentor, and author of Cultura & Cash. Gigi discusses how to set financial boundaries with family as a first generation immigrant using her Quiero y Puedo framework which stands for "I want, I can'' in Spanish, by first asking yourself if you truly want to provide financial support and if you actually have the financial ability to help. GiGi shares examples of how she has set financial boundaries with her family and emphasizes being comfortable saying "no" to requests, even if it means being seen as the "black sheep.” In this episode you will learn: How you can set financial boundaries with family but still be supportive in other waysHow to manage different financial priorities with a spouse such as turning to couples counseling to understand each other’s “why” around money. Why gifting money you can afford is best rather than loaning money to a family member to avoid straining relationships if money isn’t repaidTips if you’re wanting to write a book or launch a big project + much more! Enter for your chance to win a copy of Cultura and Cash by Giovanna Gonzalez. The giveaway will be open from April 10th 2024- April 15th 2024. Three winners will be announced on April 16th! (must be 18+ & a US resident to enter). Go to journeytolaunch.com/win to enter. Other Links Mentioned in episode: Check out Gigi’s book, Cultura and Cash Get your copy of my book: Your Journey To Financial FreedomLeave Your Journey To Financial Freedom a review!Get The Budget Bootcamp for FREECheck out my personal websitehere.Weekly Newsletter ListLeave me a voicemailYNABreferral linkhere Connect with Gigi: Website: TheFirstGenMentor.comInstagram:@GigiTheFirstGenMentor Connect with me: Instagram: @JourneytolaunchTwitter: @JourneyToLaunchFacebook: @Journey To LaunchJoin the Private Facebook GroupJoin the Waitlist for MyFI CourseGet The Free Jumpstart GuideGet The Budget Bootcamp for FREE

Duration:00:48:39

Episode 368: Save Money, Reduce Food Waste & Eat Healthier w/ Carleigh Bodrug

4/3/2024
Carleigh Bodrug is the CEO and Founder of PlantYou, a New York Times Bestselling cookbook author and self-taught plant-based chef. Carleigh founded PlantYou in 2016 after the World Health Organization announced that red and processed meat were now considered Group 1 and Group 2 Carcinogens which was especially shocking as Carleigh grew up on a “meat and potatoes” diet. With little-to-no cooking skills, and a tiny bachelor apartment kitchen, Carleigh started experimenting with plants. She began cooking vegan meals by simply replacing the meat in her favorite childhood recipes with plants. Carleigh's mission is to help people to save money, reduce food waste and eat healthier than they ever have before. In this conversation, we discuss: Carleigh’s journey from working in radio broadcasting to becoming a vegan chef and how a plant-based diet improved her digestion and overall energy levelsThe health and environmental benefits of eating more plant-based foods & moral reasons for reducing animal product consumption The importance of focusing on your health and diet as part of your overall wellness and wealth Tips for reducing food waste at home through proper storage, repurposing vegetable scraps, and being flexible with recipes + much more! Other Links Mentioned in episode: Check out Carleigh's Book, Plant You: Scrappy Cooking Get your copy of my book: Your Journey To Financial FreedomLeave Your Journey To Financial Freedom a review!Get The Budget Bootcamp for FREECheck out my personal websitehere.Weekly Newsletter ListLeave me a voicemailYNABreferral linkhere. Connect with Carleigh: Website: PlantYou.comWebsite: ScrappyCookBook.comInstagram:@PlantYouTwitter: @CarleighBodrugFacebook:@PlantYouBlog Connect with me: Instagram: @JourneytolaunchTwitter: @JourneyToLaunchFacebook: @Journey To LaunchJoin the Private Facebook GroupJoin the Waitlist for MyFI CourseGet The Free Jumpstart GuideGet The Budget Bootcamp for FREE

Duration:00:45:39

Episode 367: Strategies for Financial Security During Income Insecurity & Going Back To The Basics

3/27/2024
In this week’s solo episode, I'm sharing how I am currently in a relaxed phase with my finances and business, focusing on having a balanced life and not stressing to maximize income for now. I give you tips for feeling financially secure during slower income periods and will guide you on how to reach this relaxed phase as well. In this episode you’ll learn: How knowing your income, savings, expenses and investment numbers will give you reassuranceThe importance of investments in achieving financial goals, even during slower timesHow thinking through the worst case and best case scenario will help you feel empowered to withstand challenges & remain optimistic. Strategies for surviving extended periods without income and how to be prudent with expenses during slower timesHow to release worry by setting a date in the future to reassess where you are financially Other Links Mentioned in episode: Get your copy of my book: Your Journey To Financial FreedomLeave Your Journey To Financial Freedom a review!Get The Budget Bootcamp for FREECheck out my personal websitehere.Weekly Newsletter ListLeave me a voicemailYNABreferral linkhere Connect with me: Instagram: @JourneytolaunchTwitter: @JourneyToLaunchFacebook: @Journey To LaunchJoin the Private Facebook GroupJoin the Waitlist for MyFI CourseGet The Free Jumpstart GuideGet The Budget Bootcamp for FREE

Duration:00:30:59

Episode 366: How To Bounce Back from Financial Setbacks and Adversity w/ Lynnette Khalfani Cox

3/20/2024
In this episode, we chat with personal finance expert and author, Lynnette Khalfani Cox, who discusses how to overcome financial setbacks and adversity. She outlines 10 common challenges people face that negatively impact them financially & emotionally, which she calls the "dreaded Ds". Lynnette provides us with some key strategies for bouncing back and assures us that there are always ways to recover and build resilience after a setback; focusing on your mindset and emotional health is the first step. In this episode you will learn: Strategies for bouncing back such as: Leveraging your network & connections to find opportunities, cutting expenses and finding ways to earn extra income, prioritizing your goals and tackling them one at a time + others.A breakdown of the 10 common challenges people face that impact our money- the dreaded D’s Examples of how to switch & save money in areas like healthcare, food, phone bills, & childcare.How discrimination in housing, jobs, and lending can significantly impact someone's financial situation + more Other Links Mentioned in episode: Bounce Back: The Ultimate Guide to Financial Resilience”.Episode 187- How to Get Your Employer to Pay $5,250 Towards Your Student Loans Before the End of 2020Episode 151-Everything You Need to Know About the Economic Relief Package with Lynnette Khalfani-CoxEpisode 261- How To Improve Your Financial Well-Being, Embrace Fin-Tech Solutions & Evolving Technology w/ Lynnette Khalfani-Cox Get your copy of my book: Your Journey To Financial FreedomLeave Your Journey To Financial Freedom a review!Get The Budget Bootcamp for FREECheck out my personal websitehere.Weekly Newsletter ListLeave me a voicemailYNABreferral linkhere! Connect with Lynnette: Website: LynnetteKhalfaniCox.comInstagram:@LynnetteKhalfaniCoxFacebook: @LynnetteKhalfaniCoxTwitter:@TheMoneyCoach Connect with me: Instagram: @JourneytolaunchTwitter: @JourneyToLaunchFacebook: @Journey To LaunchJoin the Private Facebook GroupJoin the Waitlist for MyFI CourseGet The Free Jumpstart GuideGet The Budget Bootcamp for FREE

Duration:00:42:45

Episode 365: Become a Profitable & Successful Investor with Mabel Nunez

3/13/2024
Mabel Nunez is the founder & Chief Education Officer at Girl$ on The Money - a stock market investing education company targeted toward individuals who are underrepresented in the investing world. Mabel grew up in the South Bronx as an immigrant from the Dominican Republic, with limited resources & a strong emphasis on education from her father. She learned very little about personal finance or investing while in school until she was in college, where she took an investing analysis class which began her passion for investing & personal finance. Mabel holds both a Bachelor of Science and an MBA in Finance. However, most of what she's learned about investing came from experience. Mabel's mission is to teach what she's learned (and continues to learn) since starting her investing journey. She is passionate about transforming investing beginners into confident, knowledgeable, and profitable investors. In this episode, Mabel shares: How fear kept her from starting to invest, despite graduating as a finance major, reading articles and listening to shows on investingHow she has been investing for 16 years with a focus on individual stocks in a self-directed taxable account. She invests in companies with long-term potential, rarely selling stocks and preferring a Warren Buffett-style strategyThat investing in ETFs or index funds, such as the S&P 500, can be a simpler alternative to buying individual stocks & advises against buying "cheap stocks" or investing in unproven companies.How she struggled to tell her parents about quitting her 9-5 stable job to pursue her passion & the challenge of balancing personal dreams with family expectations, particularly for immigrant families + much more! Other Links Mentioned in episode: Get your copy of my book: Your Journey To Financial FreedomLeave Your Journey To Financial Freedom a review!Get The Budget Bootcamp for FREECheck out my personal websitehere.Weekly Newsletter ListLeave me a voicemailYNABreferral linkhere Connect with Mabel: Website: GirlsOnTheMoney.comInstagram:@GirlsOnTheMoneyFacebook: @Girls On The MoneyThreads:@GirlsOnTheMoney Connect with me: Instagram: @JourneytolaunchTwitter: @JourneyToLaunchFacebook: @Journey To LaunchJoin the Private Facebook GroupJoin the Waitlist for MyFI CourseGet The Free Jumpstart GuideGet The Budget Bootcamp for FREE

Duration:00:55:12

Episode 364: Empowering Kids for Financial Success with Maya Corbic

3/6/2024
Maya Corbic is a first-generation immigrant, CPA, author of the kids’ book "From Piggy Banks to Stocks: The Ultimate Guide for a Young Investor", and founder of the Wealthy Kids Investment Club. From challenging beginnings in shelters and government housing, Maya draws from her experience of overcoming financial challenges & simplifies money matters to inspire children to pursue financial success. Her vision is to empower every child to become a financially independent adult. Maya Corbic grew up in war-torn Bosnia before immigrating to Canada at the age 15. She started working at a young age to support herself and her family. This immigrant experience drove her motivation to get an education and have a successful career as a CPA where she worked at accounting firms before quitting to spend more time with family and start teaching kids about personal finance. By the time she was 32 years old, she and her husband paid off $60,000 of debt, in addition to their mortgage. In this episode, you’ll learn: The value of social capital and interpersonal skills, how to seize opportunities, and the importance of learning and networking. When is the ideal time to start teaching kids about key money lessons such as understanding needs vs wants, paying yourself first, & aligning money personalities with family values. How transparent we should be with our kids about how much money we make and how it’s earned, to help them understand the value of money.How to invest for your child using 529 plans and custodial Roth IRAs in the U.S, but also how important it is for parents to get their own financial situation in order before investing for their kidsHow to lead by example when it comes to instilling good financial habits in children + much more Other Links Mentioned in episode: Check out Maya’s Book: "From Piggy Banks to Stocks: The Ultimate Guide for a Young Investor" Get your copy of my book: Your Journey To Financial FreedomLeave Your Journey To Financial Freedom a review!Get The Budget Bootcamp for FREECheck out my personal websitehere.Weekly Newsletter ListLeave me a voicemailYNABreferral linkhere Connect with Maya: Website: www.Dinarii.comInstagram:@teach.kids.moneyFacebook: Dinarii Financial Education AcademyTwitter:@Educ8Money2Kids Connect with me: Instagram: @JourneytolaunchTwitter: @JourneyToLaunchFacebook: @Journey To LaunchJoin the Private Facebook GroupJoin the Waitlist for MyFI CourseGet The Free Jumpstart GuideGet The Budget Bootcamp for FREE

Duration:00:53:24

Episode 363: The Real Benefit of Pursuing Financial Independence + Other Key Insights From My Book "Your Journey To Financial Freedom"

2/28/2024
In this solo episode, I share the five key insights from my book, “𝐘𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐉𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐧𝐞𝐲 𝐭𝐨 𝐅𝐢𝐧𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐢𝐚𝐥 𝐅𝐫𝐞𝐞𝐝𝐨𝐦: 𝐀 𝐒𝐭𝐞𝐩-𝐁𝐲-𝐒𝐭𝐞𝐩 𝐆𝐮𝐢𝐝𝐞 𝐓𝐨 𝐀𝐜𝐡𝐢𝐞𝐯𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐖𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐭𝐡 𝐀𝐧𝐝 𝐇𝐚𝐩𝐩𝐢𝐧𝐞𝐬𝐬.” I talk about varying definitions of Financial Freedom, how to stay motivated on your financial journey, Five Journey Stages of Financial Independence, and more! In this episode you’ll learn about: How Financial Independence is a marathon, not a sprintThe importance of not comparing yourself to othersThe real benefit of pursuing Financial IndependenceDetermining how to identify your lifestyle, the six essential components to work on to reach Financial Independence, money mindset + more Other Links Mentioned in episode: Get your copy of my book: Your Journey To Financial FreedomLeave Your Journey To Financial Freedom a review!Get The Budget Bootcamp for FREECheck out my personal websitehere.Weekly Newsletter ListLeave me a voicemailYNABreferral linkhere Connect with me: Instagram: @JourneytolaunchTwitter: @JourneyToLaunchFacebook: @Journey To LaunchJoin the Private Facebook GroupJoin the Waitlist for MyFI CourseGet The Free Jumpstart GuideGet The Budget Bootcamp for FREE

Duration:00:22:25

Episode 362: From Corporate America to Coast FI + Van Life With Jessica From The Fioneers

2/21/2024
Jessica, co-author of award-winning blog The Fioneers, speaker, and lifestyle design coach, joins the Journey To Launch podcast for a second time to discuss how her and her partner transitioned from corporate America to van-life entrepreneurs. We chat about unconventional paths and balanced approaches to Financial Independence, tips to reach FI, navigating feelings of fear and scarcity surrounding money and FI, and more! In this episode you’ll learn about: How Jessica and her partner saved money and diverted funds from retirement to afford entrepreneurship and the flexibility of van-lifeWhy you need to implement a strategy for the future as you transition away from your traditional career into self-employment What surrounding yourself with a community of people can do to improve your mental health as an entrepreneurWhat the definition of Coast FI is, What “Guac Level” Jessica identifies as, the strength of having a partner aligned with your financial goals + more Other Links Mentioned in episode: Get your copy of my book: Your Journey To Financial FreedomLeave Your Journey To Financial Freedom a review!Get The Budget Bootcamp for FREECheck out my personal websitehere.Weekly Newsletter ListLeave me a voicemailYNABreferral linkhere Connect with Jessica: WebsiteInstagram:@TheFioneersFacebook Fioneers GroupTwitter: @TheFioneers Connect with me: Instagram: @JourneytolaunchTwitter: @JourneyToLaunchFacebook: @Journey To LaunchJoin the Private Facebook GroupJoin the Waitlist for MyFI CourseGet The Free Jumpstart GuideGet The Budget Bootcamp for FREE

Duration:00:52:13

Episode 361: How Teachers Can Reach Financial Independence & Build Wealth With Rose Mendonca

2/14/2024
Rose Mendonca, educator and financial enthusiast joins the Journey to Launch podcast to talk about her mission: helping all educators create wealth and the retirement of their dreams. Rose is a serial entrepreneur and founded Teacher Talks Money when she realized educators need more guidance, support, and literacy surrounding their finances and retirement options. Our conversation delves into topics such as Rose's decision to pay off her mortgage, the importance of optimizing earning potential early in a teaching career, how teachers can create wealth and more! In this episode you’ll learn about: Why you need to consider the “golden handcuffs” of pension and time if you’re considering moving districts as a teacherRetirement options for teachers and the differences between a 403b and a 457Ways teachers can leverage their in-classroom skills to earn more moneyHow teachers can invest with a limited income, strategically picking your school district, the power of investigating other interests + more! Other Links Mentioned in episode: Adam Minsky: Student Loan LawyerTravis Hornsby: student loan plannerEpisode 228- Everything You Need To Know About Student Loan Repayment W/ Travis Hornsby Get your copy of my book: "Your Journey To Financial Freedom"Leave Your Journey To Financial Freedom review!Get The Budget Bootcamp for FREECheck out my personal websitehere.Weekly Newsletter ListLeave me a voicemailYNABreferral linkhere Connect with Rose: WebsiteInstagram: @TeacherTalksMoneyFacebook: @TeacherTalksMoney Connect with me: Instagram: @JourneytolaunchTwitter: @JourneyToLaunchFacebook: @Journey To LaunchJoin the Private Facebook GroupJoin the Waitlist for My FI Course Get The Free Jumpstart Guide Get The Budget Bootcamp for FREE

Duration:00:55:37

Episode 360: What's Next For Journey To Launch + Steps To Take At The Beginning of Your Financial Independence Journey & It's my Birthday w/ Jamila Souffrant

2/7/2024
It’s my birthday! In my latest episode, I delve into post-book debut developments, the upcoming stages for my business, my commitment to self-care this year, and the significance of leading a life you can take pride in. Additionally, I provide step-by-step instructions on what actions I would take if I were just discovering Financial Independence. Don’t forget: you can celebrate my birthday with me by listening to this episode and reviewing my book, “𝙔𝙤𝙪𝙧 𝙅𝙤𝙪𝙧𝙣𝙚𝙮 𝙏𝙤 𝙁𝙞𝙣𝙖𝙣𝙘𝙞𝙖𝙡 𝙁𝙧𝙚𝙚𝙙𝙤𝙢: 𝘼 𝙎𝙩𝙚𝙥 𝙗𝙮 𝙎𝙩𝙚𝙥 𝙂𝙪𝙞𝙙𝙚 𝙏𝙤 𝘼𝙘𝙝𝙞𝙚𝙫𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙒𝙚𝙖𝙡𝙩𝙝 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙃𝙖𝙥𝙥𝙞𝙣𝙚𝙨𝙨,” on Amazon here or Goodreads here! In this episode you’ll learn about: What you can do to celebrate my birthday (it’s FREE!)What my goals are with Journey To Launch and how I’m looking forward to the futureHow community and social capital raises your internal and external wealthThe control that comes with autonomy, readjusting plans and goals, working on myself + more Other Links Mentioned in episode: My Book: Your Journey To Financial FreedomLeave Your Journey To Financial Freedom a review!Get The Budget Bootcamp for FREECheck out my personal websitehere.Weekly Newsletter ListLeave me a voicemailYNABreferral linkhere Connect with me: Instagram: @JourneytolaunchTwitter: @JourneyToLaunchFacebook: @Journey To LaunchJoin the Private Facebook GroupJoin the Waitlist for MyFI CourseGet The Free Jumpstart GuideGet The Budget Bootcamp for FREE

Duration:00:42:56

Episode 359: How these Two First-Gen Latine Siblings Went From Paying Off Debt to Six Figure Net Worths

1/31/2024
This week on the Journey to Launch Podcast we’re featuring Israel and Sunem Tovar, two first-gen Latine siblings who empower people to use money to live their lives on their own terms. They discuss their financial journeys & achievements by sharing how Israel built a six-figure net worth by the age of 26 on a teacher salary and as a first-gen, openly gay latino, and how Sunem built a $250,000 investment portfolio and holds a Master's in finance. Despite attending prestigious institutions, Israel still felt that he initially lacked financial literacy. Sunem also reveals that she didn’t learn much about personal finance while pursuing her Master’s in Finance. It was through their siblings sharing information with each other that they discovered personal finance blogs & podcasts which helped them save, invest, pay off debt and start the journey towards financial independence. In this episode Israel and Sunem discuss: Their backgrounds, experiences with education, and how they navigated financial challenges.Israel’s journey to building wealth, starting with a $45,000 teaching salary, buying a house, and making strategic financial decisions, such as living with roommates and aggressively investing in retirement accounts.Sunem’s experience of paying off $42,000 in debt, managing multiple side hustles, and transitioning to aggressive investing. Their upbringing in a Latino culture that emphasizes strong family bonds which shaped their desire to share knowledge with their siblings and build wealth together The ethical considerations of investing in real estate, the importance of being intentional with spending + so much more. Check out the video to this episode on YouTube below or by clicking here: https://youtu.be/fhU2Q_z3Z5A Other Links Mentioned in episode: Get The Budget Bootcamp for FREECheck out my personal websitehere.Weekly Newsletter ListLeave me a voicemailYNABreferral linkhere Connect with Israel & Sunem: MoneyNoticiasPodcast.comInstagram:@MoneyNoticiasPodcast Connect with me: Instagram: @JourneytolaunchTwitter: @JourneyToLaunchFacebook: @Journey To LaunchJoin the Private Facebook GroupJoin the Waitlist for MyFI CourseGet The Free Jumpstart GuideGet The Budget Bootcamp for FREE

Duration:01:00:28

Episode 358: Navigating First Generation Wealth + Helping Family With Finances With Maria Melchor

1/24/2024
Maria Melchor, financial educator and creator of FirstGenLiving, joins the Journey To Launch Podcast to talk about her experience being the first in her family to build lasting wealth in America and how she built FirstGenLiving into the successful business it is today. We also talk about taking on student loan debt to avoid burdening parents with school expenses, “survivor’s guilt,” the fallacy of the “working harder will make you wealthier” narrative, and more. FirstGenLiving began in 2020 and reaches an audience of 130,000+ across social media platforms. FirstGenLiving provides personal finance education tailored to the experience of first-generation immigrants, students, and professionals in the United States. Maria has been featured in outlets including CNBC, Univision, and Money Magazine.In this episode you’ll learn about: How Maria’s immigrant background shaped her journey and influences her financesThe challenge of raising second generation kids with grit through intentional parentingGuilt and anxiety surrounding making more money than anyone in your family Navigating helping family financially, starting an online content creation business, pitching yourself to loved ones, and more Other Links Mentioned in episode: Order my new book, Your Journey to Financial Freedom and get 2 months free of Freedom Quest & access to the FIRE STARTER Course for FREE Episode 248- Small Steps to Reach Big Dreams + Going from an Observer to Main Player In Your LifeGet The Budget Bootcamp for FREECheck out my personal websitehere.Weekly Newsletter ListLeave me a voicemailYNABreferral linkhere Connect with Maria: FirstGenLiving.comInstagram:@FirstGenLiving Connect with me: Instagram: @JourneytolaunchTwitter: @JourneyToLaunchFacebook: @Journey To LaunchJoin the Private Facebook GroupJoin the Waitlist for MyFI CourseGet The Free Jumpstart GuideGet The Budget Bootcamp for FREE

Duration:00:45:12

Episode 357: How To Hack Your Life to Save Money, Optimize Experiences & Amassing 14 Million Credit Card Points w/ Chris Hutchins

1/17/2024
Chris Hutchins, avid life hacker, financial optimizer and host of the top ranked podcast, “All the Hacks,” joins the Journey To Launch podcast to discuss how he amassed 14 million credit card points and upgrades his life without spending a fortune. We also talk about the dangers of optimizing too much, intentionally spending and hacking your personal finances, analysis paralysis, and more. Before jumping into the content creation world, Chris was the Head of New Product Strategy at Wealthfront, an investor at Google Ventures, co-founded Milk (acquired by Google) and built an organization called LaidOffCamp. He has been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and CNBC. In this episode you’ll learn about: How selling a business does not always mean making a profit Why falling down rabbit holes of information changed Chris’s lifeWhat being in a job Chris hated taught him about Financial IndependenceTravel hacking, using money to have experiences you can uniquely have now, memory dividends + more Other Links Mentioned in episode: Order my new book, Your Journey to Financial Freedom and get 2 months free of Freedom Quest & access to the FIRE STARTER Course for FREE Episode 356: Cultivating Influence, Mastering Networking + Leveraging People Skills To Improve Our Financial Lives With Vanessa Van Edwards Mastering the Secret Language of Charismatic Communication with Vanessa Van Edwards on All the Hacks PodcastOvercoming Fear, Processing Failure, and Why Having a Plan B Holds You Back with Matt Higgins on All the Hacks PodcastEpisode 284- The Simple Path to Wealth and All You Need to Know About Index Investing with JL CollinsEpisode 346: Index Funds, How To Build Wealth & Financial Independence Wisdom With “The Godfather of FI,” JL CollinsThe Simple Path to Wealth: Your road map... by Collins, J LAmazon.comhttps://www.amazon.com › Simple-Path-Wealth-finan…Episode 262- Die with Zero & Get All You Can From Your Money and Your Life w/ Bill Perkins Die With Zero: Net Fulfillment Over Net Worth on All the Hacks PodcastEpisode 339: Disney World vs. Retiring Early- How Much Our Disney World Trip Cost + Book Updates Travel Freely: Points & Miles 4+ - App StoreApplehttps://apps.apple.com › app › travel-freely-points-milesCardPointers: Credit card rewards made easyCardPointershttps://cardpointers.comGet The Budget Bootcamp for FREECheck out my personal websitehere.Weekly Newsletter ListLeave me a voicemailYNABreferral linkhere Connect with Chris: AllTheHacks.comInstagram:@ChrisHutchinsTwitter.com:@Hutchins Connect with me: Instagram: @JourneytolaunchTwitter: @JourneyToLaunchFacebook: @Journey To LaunchJoin the Private Facebook GroupJoin the Waitlist for MyFI CourseGet The Free Jumpstart GuideGet The Budget Bootcamp for FREE

Duration:00:59:06

Episode 356: Cultivating Influence, Mastering Networking + Leveraging People Skills To Improve Our Financial Lives With Vanessa Van Edwards

1/10/2024
Vanessa Van Edwards, a best-selling author and behavioral researcher on professional communication and leadership, joins the Journey To Launch podcast to discuss science-based communication insights and give actionable social skills tips to advance your career, relationships, and overall life. We also chat about navigating stereotyping and biases , the importance of making definitive decisions about personal connections, leveraging cues to shape perception, and more. More than 50 million people have seen Vanessa on YouTube and in her viral TED Talk. She has been featured in Entrepreneur, CNN, CBS, and more. Her book, “Captivate: The Science of Succeeding With People,” has been translated into 17+ languages and her latest book, “Cues: Master The Secret Language of Charismatic Communication," was an instant best seller. In this episode you’ll also learn more about: Actionable posture tips and desk setups to optimize how others perceive youHow to recognize if you have weaker people skills and what you can do to improve them Why we should go into interactions wondering how we can like the other person moreThe Halo Effect, the definition of a “sticky person,” why charisma is just as important as a lucrative idea + more Other Links Mentioned in episode: Order my new book, Your Journey to Financial Freedom and get 2 months free of Freedom Quest & access to the FIRE STARTER Course for FREE Captivate: The Science of Succeeding with People Cues: Master the Secret Language of Charismatic How to Win Friends & Influence People A Model of (Often Mixed) Stereotype Content: CompetenceGet The Budget Bootcamp for FREECheck out my personal websitehere.Weekly NewsletterListLeave me a voicemail– Leave me a question on the Journey To Launch voicemail and have it answered on the podcast! YNAB-Start managing your money and budgeting so that you can reach your financial dreams. Sign up for a free 34 days trial of YNAB, my go-to budgeting app by using my referral link here! Connect with Vanessa: ScienceOfPeople.comInstagram:@VVanEdwardsFacebook.com:@VVanEdwardsTwitter.com:@ScienceOfPeople Connect with me: Instagram: @JourneytolaunchTwitter: @JourneyToLaunchFacebook: @Journey To LaunchJoin the Private Facebook GroupJoin the Waitlist for MyFI CourseGet The Free Jumpstart GuideGet The Budget Bootcamp for FREE

Duration:00:31:07

Episode 355- How You Can Be A Millionaire + Why You Don't Have To Be Born Into Wealth To Leave A Legacy Behind With Arlan Hamilton

1/3/2024
Arlan Hamilton, serial entrepreneur, author, and master multitasker, joins the Journey To Launch podcast to discuss her main idea that 99.9% of people can become millionaires. She gives us powerful insights on proactively creating opportunities, overcoming distrust, and maintaining consistency for sustained wealth building. Following Arlan's interview, I share the questions I’m asking myself as we transition from 2023 to 2024 and how making an impact, no matter how modest, fuels my determination to reach and inspire a broader audience. In this episode you’ll also learn more about: How to identify if you have a money mindset issue + the power of self-belief Why creating multiple revenue streams is the key to long-term wealthWhat opting for exploring the best case scenario if you go for something looks likeThe power of embodying what we desire before we achieve it Planning to allow for surprises, questions to ask yourself as the new year approaches + more Other Links Mentioned in episode: Order my new book, Your Journey to Financial Freedom and get 2 months free of Freedom Quest & access to the FIRE STARTER Course for FREE Arlan’s Book: Your First Million: Why You Don’t Have to Be Born into a Legacy of Wealth to Leave One BehindEpisode 155- Strengthen Your Mindset & Confidence To Turn Being Underestimated Into Your Greatest Advantage with Arlan Hamilton Listen to The Valley Podcast, hereGet The Budget Bootcamp for FREECheck out my personal websitehere.Weekly Newsletter ListLeave me a voicemailYNABreferral linkhere Connect with Arlan: ArlansFirstMillion.comYourFirstMillion.liveInstagram: @ArlanwasHere Connect with me: Instagram: @JourneytolaunchTwitter: @JourneyToLaunchFacebook: @Journey To LaunchJoin the Private Facebook GroupJoin the Waitlist for MyFI CourseGet The Free Jumpstart GuideGet The Budget Bootcamp for FREE

Duration:00:46:20

Episode 354: Improving Your Money Mindset & Habits + Why Working On Yourself Is Non-Negotiable On Your Journey To Financial Freedom

12/27/2023
Do you have a positive or negative money mindset? Are you conscious of the habits that correlate with those mindsets… or are you more like a jellyfish, going with the flow and not sure where you stand? In this episode, I guide you through the significant impact of the intangible aspects of your financial journey. I offer definitions for mindsets and habits, present a framework for self-assessment, share my personal experience in leveraging a challenging situation, and provide insights on regaining control over your financial situation. In this episode you’ll also learn more about: What mindset is, why it’s evolving, and how it’s shaped in your life How to assess your mindsets and habits at the beginning of your financial journey Understanding how your mindset and habits feed into your current financial situation Actionable steps to improve your money mindset, the ant mill or death spiral phenomenon, direct and indirect money habits + more Other Links Mentioned in episode: Episode 236- How To Change Overthinking From A Super Problem To A Superpower Soundtracks: The Surprising Solution to OverthinkingOrder my new book, Your Journey to Financial Freedom and get 2 months free of Freedom Quest & access to the FIRE STARTER Course for FREEGet The Budget Bootcamp for FREECheck out my personal websitehere.Weekly Newsletter ListLeave me a voicemailYNABreferral linkhere Connect with me: Instagram: @JourneytolaunchTwitter: @JourneyToLaunchFacebook: @Journey To LaunchJoin the Private Facebook GroupJoin the Waitlist for MyFI CourseGet The Free Jumpstart GuideGet The Budget Bootcamp for FREE

Duration:00:45:52

Episode 353: My Business Journey, Failing into Entrepreneurship & Tips To Start Your Entrepreneurship Journey

12/20/2023
You’ve seen the social media posts: “To be successful, quit your corporate career and strike out on your own!” “Entrepreneur ‘til I die,” “Don’t make someone else rich!” While the idea that becoming an entrepreneur leads to increased flexibility and income may hold true for some, it's not a universal fit and often takes time to materialize. In this episode, I delve into my personal journey as an entrepreneur, recounting various challenges and setbacks. I discuss why I consider Journey To Launch a success, despite encountering multiple "failures," and offer genuine advice for those contemplating a move towards self-employment. In this episode you’ll also learn more about: Various businesses I tried and failed before I began Journey To LaunchActionable tips if you’re thinking about jumping into entrepreneurshipHow to set yourself up for entrepreneur success in the beginningThe pros and cons of working for yourself + more Other Links Mentioned in episode: Episode 338: Quitting Alcohol, Accepting Your Authentic Self & How Money Allows You Time To Heal With Rich Jones Episode 31- The Birthday Episode: My Previous Business Failures & 4 Life Lessons That Contribute To My SuccessGet The Budget Bootcamp for FREEOrder my new book, Your Journey to Financial Freedom and get 2 months free of Freedom Quest & access to the FIRE STARTER Course for FREECheck out my personal websitehere.Weekly Newsletter ListLeave me a voicemailYNABreferral linkhere Connect with me: Instagram: @JourneytolaunchTwitter: @JourneyToLaunchFacebook: @Journey To LaunchJoin the Private Facebook GroupJoin the Waitlist for MyFI CourseGet The Free Jumpstart GuideGet The Budget Bootcamp for FREE

Duration:00:46:24

Episode 352: How To Set & Prioritize Financial Goals In The New Year

12/13/2023
The time for goal-setting is here, Journeyers! The end of the year is the perfect time to take inventory of your financial goals. In this episode, I dive deep into how to set and prioritize financial goals using concepts from my new book, “Your Journey To Financial Freedom.” I talk about goal dumping, being flexible with your dreams, and being honest with yourself and what you want out of life. In this episode you’ll also learn more about: Breaking down the 5 Categories of Financial Goals“Domino Goals” vs. “Gap Goals”How you can break down your goals into actionable steps What “Goal Fuel” is, prioritizing “The Gap,” the importance of habits and mindsets, the 5 Journeyer Stages of Financial Independence + more Other Links Mentioned in episode: Get The Budget Bootcamp for FREEOrder my new book, Your Journey to Financial Freedom and get 2 months free of Freedom Quest & access to the FIRE STARTER Course for FREECheck out my personal websitehere.Weekly Newsletter ListLeave me a voicemailYNABreferral linkhere Connect with me: Instagram: @JourneytolaunchTwitter: @JourneyToLaunchFacebook: @Journey To LaunchJoin the Private Facebook GroupJoin the Waitlist for MyFI CourseGet The Free Jumpstart GuideGet The Budget Bootcamp for FREE

Duration:00:31:06

"Your Journey To Financial Freedom" Book is Out Now! First Reviews Are in + Quick Updates

12/7/2023
Get your copy by going to https://yourjourneytofinancialfreedom.com

Duration:00:12:15

Episode 351: Why I Wrote Your Journey to Financial Freedom, Who The Book Is For & Behind-The-Scenes of Becoming A Debut Author

12/6/2023
Well, Journeyers, it’s finally here: “Your Journey to Financial Freedom: A Step-By-Step Guide to Achieving Wealth and Happiness,” hits bookshelves THIS WEEK! In this solo episode, I “spill the tea,” on what it was like writing my debut book, the behind-the-scenes of the publishing world, getting over self-doubt, and what you can expect when you pick up the book. I also chat about letting go of perfection, why your dreams should be offensive, psychographics, the belief that the pursuit of Financial Independence is for everyone, and more. In this episode you’ll also learn more about: Who the target audience is for my new book, “Your Journey to Financial Freedom: A Step-By-Step Guide to Achieving Wealth and Happiness” How privileges and blind-spots of other personal finance educators and “gurus” pushed me to create a more relatable, authentically representative brand and bookThe layout of “Your Journey to Financial Freedom,”andhow this book came to be in the worldMain takeaways for you from my experience spending 2+ years writing my life’s work and gifting it to you Other Links Mentioned in episode: Get The Budget Bootcamp for FREEOrder my new book, Your Journey to Financial Freedom and get access to FIRE STARTER Course for FREEhere.Weekly Newsletter ListLeave me a voicemailYNABreferral linkhere Connect with me: Instagram: @JourneytolaunchTwitter: @JourneyToLaunchFacebook: @Journey To LaunchJoin the Private Facebook GroupJoin the Waitlist for MyFI CourseGet The Free Jumpstart GuideGet The Budget Bootcamp for FREE

Duration:00:58:49