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The Accidental Millionaire

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Husband and wife team Darren and Kimberley share what it takes to build wealth and a life you love. Find out how they balance living life on their terms while they focus on family, pursuing wealth, and having fun in the chaos. The Accidental Millionaires podcast is equal parts advice and insights from their real-life stories and experiences. Ready for a mind-set shift around your money story? Darren and Kimberley will help you see what it takes to build wealth in today’s world.

Husband and wife team Darren and Kimberley share what it takes to build wealth and a life you love. Find out how they balance living life on their terms while they focus on family, pursuing wealth, and having fun in the chaos. The Accidental Millionaires podcast is equal parts advice and insights from their real-life stories and experiences. Ready for a mind-set shift around your money story? Darren and Kimberley will help you see what it takes to build wealth in today’s world.

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Canada

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Husband and wife team Darren and Kimberley share what it takes to build wealth and a life you love. Find out how they balance living life on their terms while they focus on family, pursuing wealth, and having fun in the chaos. The Accidental Millionaires podcast is equal parts advice and insights from their real-life stories and experiences. Ready for a mind-set shift around your money story? Darren and Kimberley will help you see what it takes to build wealth in today’s world.

Language:

English


Episodes

Fear Factor! EP: 12

4/2/2021
Kimberley is going solo today! She’s talking about fear. Specifically, the fear that she sees and hears about from her women entrepreneur clients. It’s universal. Kim explains that this phenomenon shows up everywhere. It doesn’t matter if you are doing a side-hustle, in start up mode, or in growth mode. Fear shows up, even when we know better. Who are you really afraid of judging you? The answer may surprise you. The people who care about us are often the ones we worry will judge us or...

Duration:00:17:38

Dream, Dream, Dream EP 11

3/19/2021
Darren and Kimberley are in their home on the Sunshine Coast. After a short break recording, they are ready to jump back in. Today’s episode about dreams and dreaming is typical Darren and Kim. Fun, enlightening and inspiring. What’s your BIG dream? Kim asks how do we test drive that? How do we go from dreaming the most amazing life to trying it on for real? How do dreams go from fantasy to real life? You’re going to love hearing how Darren realized his dream to have his pilot...

Duration:00:28:28

That’s a wrap! Reflections from Season One EP: 10

2/26/2021
Kimberley and Darren reflect on their first podcast season. They share their favorite parts of their podcast journey and a few of the things that were hard for them. To their credit, they both stepped out of their comfort zones and there’s no looking back now! They admit that it wasn’t always easy to get the recording done, but that didn’t stop them. They are definitely more comfortable now. Don’t miss the season 2 preview! They will be sharing their insights regarding business ownership...

Duration:00:27:06

Q&A with Kimberley and Darren EP: 9

2/12/2021
Kimberley and Darren are doing their first Q&A episode! You asked and they answered with the humor, honesty, and wisdom that we've come to expect. Q: How did you/how do you raise respectful children? They touch on their family rules (they had 2 non-negotiable) and they made expectations clear. They also share the differences they see in how children are raised today. Q: How so you manage employees and/or teams? Darren shares how he did this as a business owner and how what he'd do...

Duration:00:28:58

Succession Planning EP: 8

1/29/2021
Today’s episode is about succession planning. People with a more traditional career have an expectation that the day will come to retire. Both employer and employee understand (in theory) how that works. When you own a generational business, you don’t retire. Succession planning is how Darren went from working for his dad, to being the boss, and now shifting ownership to the next generation. There’s so much good info here! Kimberley “interviews” Darren about how he planned to stop working...

Duration:00:33:24

The Pursuit of Wealth EP: 7

1/15/2021
Today Kimberley and Darren are talking about the W word. Wealth. Talking about money is hard for everyone. People who have it, people who don’t have it, and everyone in between. Is there a dollar amount that means you’ve arrived and are now wealthy? Do you have a number in mind? Kimberley and Darren explain that they really can’t answer with a number. Hitting one financial goal sometimes means it’s time to set a new one. How much is enough? The better question is: how do you create a...

Duration:00:42:21

Who’s Who in the Zoo EP: 6

1/1/2021
You’ve asked about the kids so in this episode Kimberley and Darren share about their blended family. The kids were young when they met and married. When they brought their 2 families together, it was a challenge. Both were the primary care giver of their children when they married. Darren has two daughters and one son, and Kimberley has a son as well. The early years were very intense. Feeling under attack regarding custody and other issues, they share how they often felt like they had no...

Duration:00:43:56

Steps to Growing Wealth EP: 5

12/18/2020
The steps to growing wealth are often steep, slippery and sometimes you can fall along the way. Kimberley and Darren go back to the “penny” days of their early years. Living paycheck to paycheck was their norm when they first married. Buying their first home, was the beginning of connecting to their money. It wasn’t easy. Darren explains the hoops they had to jump through to get approved for that first mortgage. At the time, it didn’t feel like the first step to growing wealth. Kimberley...

Duration:00:18:34

The Ties that Bind EP: 4

12/4/2020
Why family business? Kimberley and Darren have had 3 (so far) and they explain how that’s worked for them. Is a family business a good idea for you? Kimberley explains that she wanted to raise her children to be independent, but they hoped they would stick around and work in the businesses. Everyone wants their kids to succeed and Kimberley and Darren are no different. It’s a blessing to work with your family but it doesn’t come without challenges. Seeing the growth in your children is...

Duration:00:25:21

The Struggle is Real EP: 3

11/20/2020
Kimberley and Darren are talking about big life changes. Find out what it’s like when you stop working (at the only job you’ve ever had) and find yourself wondering what do I do now? How do you create space for the things you want in life? Darren shares that his default was to work, stay busy and be active. Making time for other things (like recording this podcast) didn’t come easily. Find out why it was initially hard for Darren to slow down, and the realization that it was time to make...

Duration:00:31:50

The Walk EP: 2

11/20/2020
Darren and Kimberley are back with a couple of aha moments realized when they were on a walk. Darren shares how he fell into his career of 43 years. It brought him money and esteem in the community. In case you don’t live in Edmonton, he’s the “door guy” and spent 43 years at his (one and only) job. It wasn’t always easy to be part of a family owned business. Darren shares how he quit many times, and why he always ended up coming back. Aha moment: This wasn’t a career he picked, and not...

Duration:00:21:11

Humble Beginnings EP: 1

11/15/2020
Kimberley and Darren are sharing it all on their podcast. You’re going to love hearing how they navigate a busy, successful life and almost 30 years of marriage. It wasn’t the easiest beginning, but you’d never know that now. After 3 months (give or take) they eloped! No one knew what they were up to. They explain how they merged their wedding with a company event and drove home in a bit of a daze. Blending a family of 4 kids and two households meant taking care of a few things. First up,...

Duration:00:21:40