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Money and personal finance are one of the leading causes of stress among adults, but it doesn't have to be that way. By mastering the basics, you can completely change your entire life. On the show, Brad shares tips, tricks, and life lessons that have helped him, and thousands of others save and pay off millions of dollars. If you're looking for financial freedom, you've come to the right place.The show will also cover topics like singles and money, marriage and money, kids and money, small business, entrepreneurship, self-development, online business, side hustles, and guest interviews. By listening, you'll gain the confidence and motivation you need to kick debt and financial stress for good! You're not going to want to miss any of it. So hit subscribe, and get ready to change your life! Welcome to the Debt Free Dad Podcast!

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Money and personal finance are one of the leading causes of stress among adults, but it doesn't have to be that way. By mastering the basics, you can completely change your entire life. On the show, Brad shares tips, tricks, and life lessons that have helped him, and thousands of others save and pay off millions of dollars. If you're looking for financial freedom, you've come to the right place.The show will also cover topics like singles and money, marriage and money, kids and money, small business, entrepreneurship, self-development, online business, side hustles, and guest interviews. By listening, you'll gain the confidence and motivation you need to kick debt and financial stress for good! You're not going to want to miss any of it. So hit subscribe, and get ready to change your life! Welcome to the Debt Free Dad Podcast!

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Episodes
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255. The Pony Mindset for Crushing Your Money Goals

7/11/2024
Send us a Text Message. In this episode of the Debt Free Dad podcast, host Chris Hawkins shares inspirational stories and practical advice to help listeners maintain a positive outlook even in challenging times. Chris recounts a memorable tale often told by Ronald Reagan about optimism and introduces the phrase 'Where's the Pony?' as a motivational trigger. He also discusses the importance of resilience, sharing personal anecdotes about overcoming negativity and fostering a positive mindset. Chris emphasizes that while setbacks may delay your goals, they need not derail your progress. Learn how to stay focused on your financial journey and remember to let negativity roll off like 'water on a duck's back.' Resources Mentioned Get better results with your finances in 30-60 days - GUARANTEED. Watch this video to learn how! - https://www.debtfreedad.com/payoff-debt-in-60-to-90-days The Totally Awesome Debt Freedom PlannerLIFE WITHOUT PAYMENTS.Free Tools and Downloads at www.debtfreedad.com Connect With Brad https://www.debtfreedad.comhttps://www.facebook.com/thedebtfreedadhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/lifewithoutpaymentshttps://www.instagram.com/debtfreedad/https://www.tiktok.com/@debt_free_dadhttps://www.youtube.com/@bradnelson-debtfreedad2751/featuredThanks For Listening Like what you hear? Please, subscribe on the platform you listen to most: Apple Podcasts, iHeartRadio, Spotify, Tune-In, Stitcher, YouTube Music, YouTube We LOVE feedback, and also helps us grow our podcast! Please leave us an honest review in Apple Podcasts, we read every single one. Is there someone that you think would benefit from the Debt Free Dad podcast? Please, share this episode with them on your favorite social network! Support the Show.

Duration:00:08:48

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254. Why You're Still Paying for LAST Year's Vacation (And How to Stop)

7/9/2024
Send us a Text Message. In this episode, Brad Nelson, Amber Taylor, Katie Hatfield, and Ryan discuss eye-opening statistics about vacation debt and share practical tips for enjoying a stress-free holiday without the burden of financial worries. Learn how to plan and save for your dream vacation, manage unexpected expenses, and avoid common financial pitfalls. Tune in to discover strategies that have helped thousands become debt-free and enjoy vacations without the shadow of debt. Resources Mentioned Get better results with your finances in 30-60 days - GUARANTEED. Watch this video to learn how! - https://www.debtfreedad.com/payoff-debt-in-60-to-90-days The Totally Awesome Debt Freedom PlannerLIFE WITHOUT PAYMENTS.Free Tools and Downloads at www.debtfreedad.com Connect With Brad https://www.debtfreedad.comhttps://www.facebook.com/thedebtfreedadhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/lifewithoutpaymentshttps://www.instagram.com/debtfreedad/https://www.tiktok.com/@debt_free_dadhttps://www.youtube.com/@bradnelson-debtfreedad2751/featuredThanks For Listening Like what you hear? Please, subscribe on the platform you listen to most: Apple Podcasts, iHeartRadio, Spotify, Tune-In, Stitcher, YouTube Music, YouTube We LOVE feedback, and also helps us grow our podcast! Please leave us an honest review in Apple Podcasts, we read every single one. Is there someone that you think would benefit from the Debt Free Dad podcast? Please, share this episode with them on your favorite social network! Support the Show.

Duration:00:23:48

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253. How Credit Cards Sold Us a Dream (and a Mountain of Debt)

7/4/2024
Send us a Text Message. In this episode of the Debt Free Dad podcast, Ryan Nelson delves into the history of credit cards, exploring how a simple piece of plastic transformed into a cornerstone of modern consumer culture. Starting from early 20th-century charge accounts to the emergence of modern credit cards in the 1950s, he traces the evolution of credit and its profound impact on spending habits and financial stability. This episode offers a deep insight into the marketing tactics and emotional appeals that have fueled consumerism, encouraging listeners to rethink their relationship with money. Ryan shares his personal journey of paying off $160,000 in debt and emphasizes the importance of financial education in breaking free from the cycle of debt and building a healthier financial future. Resources Mentioned Get better results with your finances in 30-60 days - GUARANTEED. Watch this video to learn how! - https://www.debtfreedad.com/payoff-debt-in-60-to-90-days The Totally Awesome Debt Freedom PlannerLIFE WITHOUT PAYMENTS.Free Tools and Downloads at www.debtfreedad.com Connect With Brad https://www.debtfreedad.comhttps://www.facebook.com/thedebtfreedadhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/lifewithoutpaymentshttps://www.instagram.com/debtfreedad/https://www.tiktok.com/@debt_free_dadhttps://www.youtube.com/@bradnelson-debtfreedad2751/featuredThanks For Listening Like what you hear? Please, subscribe on the platform you listen to most: Apple Podcasts, iHeartRadio, Spotify, Tune-In, Stitcher, YouTube Music, YouTube We LOVE feedback, and also helps us grow our podcast! Please leave us an honest review in Apple Podcasts, we read every single one. Is there someone that you think would benefit from the Debt Free Dad podcast? Please, share this episode with them on your favorite social network! Support the Show.

Duration:00:08:01

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252. "I Couldn't Breathe" to Less Financial Stress

7/2/2024
Send us a Text Message. Join Amber on the Debt Free Dad podcast as she shares essential strategies to manage finances with an irregular income. Using the story of a real estate agent named John, Amber illustrates the stress of variable earnings and provides four key tips: determining your bare minimum budget, giving yourself a regular paycheck, saving surplus earnings, and living on last month's income. From budgeting essentials to disciplined saving for lean months, Amber's insights offer a roadmap to financial stability and reduced stress. Plus, learn about an exclusive workshop, 'Life Without Payments,' for deeper financial management techniques. Sign up today at DebtFreeDad.com. Resources Mentioned Get better results with your finances in 30-60 days - GUARANTEED. Watch this video to learn how! - https://www.debtfreedad.com/payoff-debt-in-60-to-90-days The Totally Awesome Debt Freedom PlannerLIFE WITHOUT PAYMENTS.Free Tools and Downloads at www.debtfreedad.com Connect With Brad https://www.debtfreedad.comhttps://www.facebook.com/thedebtfreedadhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/lifewithoutpaymentshttps://www.instagram.com/debtfreedad/https://www.tiktok.com/@debt_free_dadhttps://www.youtube.com/@bradnelson-debtfreedad2751/featuredThanks For Listening Like what you hear? Please, subscribe on the platform you listen to most: Apple Podcasts, iHeartRadio, Spotify, Tune-In, Stitcher, YouTube Music, YouTube We LOVE feedback, and also helps us grow our podcast! Please leave us an honest review in Apple Podcasts, we read every single one. Is there someone that you think would benefit from the Debt Free Dad podcast? Please, share this episode with them on your favorite social network! Support the Show.

Duration:00:27:18

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251. Ditch the Budget Stress: The Irregular Income Survival Guide

6/27/2024
Send us a Text Message. Join Amber on the Debt Free Dad podcast as she shares essential strategies to manage finances with an irregular income. Using the story of a real estate agent named John, Amber illustrates the stress of variable earnings and provides four key tips: determining your bare minimum budget, giving yourself a regular paycheck, saving surplus earnings, and living on last month's income. From budgeting essentials to disciplined saving for lean months, Amber's insights offer a roadmap to financial stability and reduced stress. Plus, learn about an exclusive workshop, 'Life Without Payments,' for deeper financial management techniques. Sign up today at DebtFreeDad.com. Resources Mentioned Get better results with your finances in 30-60 days - GUARANTEED. Watch this video to learn how! - https://www.debtfreedad.com/payoff-debt-in-60-to-90-days The Totally Awesome Debt Freedom PlannerLIFE WITHOUT PAYMENTS.Free Tools and Downloads at www.debtfreedad.com Connect With Brad https://www.debtfreedad.comhttps://www.facebook.com/thedebtfreedadhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/lifewithoutpaymentshttps://www.instagram.com/debtfreedad/https://www.tiktok.com/@debt_free_dadhttps://www.youtube.com/@bradnelson-debtfreedad2751/featuredThanks For Listening Like what you hear? Please, subscribe on the platform you listen to most: Apple Podcasts, iHeartRadio, Spotify, Tune-In, Stitcher, YouTube Music, YouTube We LOVE feedback, and also helps us grow our podcast! Please leave us an honest review in Apple Podcasts, we read every single one. Is there someone that you think would benefit from the Debt Free Dad podcast? Please, share this episode with them on your favorite social network! Support the Show.

Duration:00:07:06

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250. Debt Free Wins & Woes

6/25/2024
Send us a Text Message. In this special 250th episode of the Debt Free Dad podcast, hosts Brad Nelson, Amber Taylor, and Ryan Nelson share their personal financial journeys, including the challenges and rewards of becoming debt free. The episode delves into common misunderstandings about debt freedom, the biggest financial mistakes they made, their proudest financial wins, and key pieces of advice for those just starting their journey. The hosts also discuss the importance of incorporating fun into a budget and recommend impactful resources and books that have guided their financial growth. Tune in to gain valuable insights and get inspired to transform your financial life. Resources Mentioned Get better results with your finances in 30-60 days - GUARANTEED. Watch this video to learn how! - https://www.debtfreedad.com/payoff-debt-in-60-to-90-days The Totally Awesome Debt Freedom PlannerLIFE WITHOUT PAYMENTS.Free Tools and Downloads at www.debtfreedad.com Connect With Brad https://www.debtfreedad.comhttps://www.facebook.com/thedebtfreedadhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/lifewithoutpaymentshttps://www.instagram.com/debtfreedad/https://www.tiktok.com/@debt_free_dadhttps://www.youtube.com/@bradnelson-debtfreedad2751/featuredThanks For Listening Like what you hear? Please, subscribe on the platform you listen to most: Apple Podcasts, iHeartRadio, Spotify, Tune-In, Stitcher, YouTube Music, YouTube We LOVE feedback, and also helps us grow our podcast! Please leave us an honest review in Apple Podcasts, we read every single one. Is there someone that you think would benefit from the Debt Free Dad podcast? Please, share this episode with them on your favorite social network! Support the Show.

Duration:00:32:15

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249. The Debt-Busting Game Plan You Never Knew You Needed

6/20/2024
Send us a Text Message. In this episode of the Debt-Free Dad podcast, host Chris Hawkins shares his personal journey of paying off nearly $100,000 in debt by gamifying his debt reduction strategy. Chris explains how breaking down large debt amounts into smaller, manageable goals can make the daunting task of becoming debt-free more achievable. He offers practical tips on how to stay motivated by treating each dollar saved or earned as points in a game, and how to use budgeting tools and strategies like the debt snowball method. Chris also discusses the role of visualization, suggesting the use of custom jigsaw puzzles to track progress. Tune in to discover how to harness your competitive spirit to reach financial freedom. Resources Mentioned Get better results with your finances in 30-60 days - GUARANTEED. Watch this video to learn how! - https://www.debtfreedad.com/payoff-debt-in-60-to-90-days The Totally Awesome Debt Freedom PlannerLIFE WITHOUT PAYMENTS.Free Tools and Downloads at www.debtfreedad.com Connect With Brad https://www.debtfreedad.comhttps://www.facebook.com/thedebtfreedadhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/lifewithoutpaymentshttps://www.instagram.com/debtfreedad/https://www.tiktok.com/@debt_free_dadhttps://www.youtube.com/@bradnelson-debtfreedad2751/featuredThanks For Listening Like what you hear? Please, subscribe on the platform you listen to most: Apple Podcasts, iHeartRadio, Spotify, Tune-In, Stitcher, YouTube Music, YouTube We LOVE feedback, and also helps us grow our podcast! Please leave us an honest review in Apple Podcasts, we read every single one. Is there someone that you think would benefit from the Debt Free Dad podcast? Please, share this episode with them on your favorite social network! Support the Show.

Duration:00:13:04

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248. Minimalism Unveiled with Diane Boden

6/18/2024
Send us a Text Message. In this episode, Brad Nelson is joined by Diane Boden, the voice behind the top-rated podcast 'Minimalist Moms.' They dive into the benefits of minimalism and how spending less can lead to a more fulfilling life. Diane shares her personal journey, including her shift from a life of consumer debt to one of intentional living. The conversation covers practical tips for starting minimalism, its impact on finances, and the emotional aspects of consumer behavior. They also discuss the importance of financial education and mindful spending. Discover how minimalism can help you reduce stress, save money, and focus on what truly matters. Resources Mentioned Get better results with your finances in 30-60 days - GUARANTEED. Watch this video to learn how! - https://www.debtfreedad.com/payoff-debt-in-60-to-90-days The Totally Awesome Debt Freedom PlannerLIFE WITHOUT PAYMENTS.Free Tools and Downloads at www.debtfreedad.com Connect With Brad https://www.debtfreedad.comhttps://www.facebook.com/thedebtfreedadhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/lifewithoutpaymentshttps://www.instagram.com/debtfreedad/https://www.tiktok.com/@debt_free_dadhttps://www.youtube.com/@bradnelson-debtfreedad2751/featuredThanks For Listening Like what you hear? Please, subscribe on the platform you listen to most: Apple Podcasts, iHeartRadio, Spotify, Tune-In, Stitcher, YouTube Music, YouTube We LOVE feedback, and also helps us grow our podcast! Please leave us an honest review in Apple Podcasts, we read every single one. Is there someone that you think would benefit from the Debt Free Dad podcast? Please, share this episode with them on your favorite social network! Support the Show.

Duration:00:28:24

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247. How Financial Stability Fueled My Healing After Loss

6/13/2024
Send us a Text Message. In this episode, Brad Nelson, shares his deeply personal journey of coping with the loss of his spouse 16 months ago. Brad discusses the challenges of grieving, healing, and rebuilding life, while managing financial stability for himself and his two children. He underscores the importance of having finances under control to navigate crises with less stress. Brad also offers insights into how maintaining financial discipline can allow you the space to heal and refocus during tough times. Tune in to find motivation, hope, and practical financial advice that can help you move through your own life challenges with resilience. Resources Mentioned Get better results with your finances in 30-60 days - GUARANTEED. Watch this video to learn how! - https://www.debtfreedad.com/payoff-debt-in-60-to-90-days The Totally Awesome Debt Freedom PlannerLIFE WITHOUT PAYMENTS.Free Tools and Downloads at www.debtfreedad.com Connect With Brad https://www.debtfreedad.comhttps://www.facebook.com/thedebtfreedadhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/lifewithoutpaymentshttps://www.instagram.com/debtfreedad/https://www.tiktok.com/@debt_free_dadhttps://www.youtube.com/@bradnelson-debtfreedad2751/featuredThanks For Listening Like what you hear? Please, subscribe on the platform you listen to most: Apple Podcasts, iHeartRadio, Spotify, Tune-In, Stitcher, YouTube Music, YouTube We LOVE feedback, and also helps us grow our podcast! Please leave us an honest review in Apple Podcasts, we read every single one. Is there someone that you think would benefit from the Debt Free Dad podcast? Please, share this episode with them on your favorite social network! Support the Show.

Duration:00:12:43

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246. Debt-Free Doesn't Mean Perfect

6/11/2024
Send us a Text Message. In this episode, Brad, along with cohosts Amber, Kati, and Ryan, share their personal experiences and tips on resisting the urge to splurge and how to effectively manage debt. They delve into the popular buy now, pay later trend and discuss the challenges and solutions to avoiding debt traps. Featuring an in-depth analysis of an article by JJ McCorvey, they highlight real-life stories and the broader impact of modern financial services. Join us for practical advice on developing a debt-free mindset and celebrating small victories on the road to financial freedom. Resources Mentioned Get better results with your finances in 30-60 days - GUARANTEED. Watch this video to learn how! - https://www.debtfreedad.com/payoff-debt-in-60-to-90-days The Totally Awesome Debt Freedom PlannerLIFE WITHOUT PAYMENTS.Free Tools and Downloads at www.debtfreedad.com Connect With Brad https://www.debtfreedad.comhttps://www.facebook.com/thedebtfreedadhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/lifewithoutpaymentshttps://www.instagram.com/debtfreedad/https://www.tiktok.com/@debt_free_dadhttps://www.youtube.com/@bradnelson-debtfreedad2751/featuredThanks For Listening Like what you hear? Please, subscribe on the platform you listen to most: Apple Podcasts, iHeartRadio, Spotify, Tune-In, Stitcher, YouTube Music, YouTube We LOVE feedback, and also helps us grow our podcast! Please leave us an honest review in Apple Podcasts, we read every single one. Is there someone that you think would benefit from the Debt Free Dad podcast? Please, share this episode with them on your favorite social network! Support the Show.

Duration:00:24:39

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245. The "F" Word in Budgeting: FUN (and Why You Need It)

6/6/2024
Send us a Text Message. In this episode of the Debt Free Dad podcast, host Amber discusses the pitfalls of strict budgeting and offers practical advice on how to incorporate fun into your financial plan without derailing your goals. Learn the importance of maintaining a balanced budget that includes room for leisure activities to avoid burnout and stay motivated. Discover alternative terms for 'budget' and get actionable tips for creating a 'fun fund' line to make your financial journey enjoyable and sustainable. Resources Mentioned Get better results with your finances in 30-60 days - GUARANTEED. Watch this video to learn how! - https://www.debtfreedad.com/payoff-debt-in-60-to-90-days The Totally Awesome Debt Freedom PlannerLIFE WITHOUT PAYMENTS.Free Tools and Downloads at www.debtfreedad.com Connect With Brad https://www.debtfreedad.comhttps://www.facebook.com/thedebtfreedadhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/lifewithoutpaymentshttps://www.instagram.com/debtfreedad/https://www.tiktok.com/@debt_free_dadhttps://www.youtube.com/@bradnelson-debtfreedad2751/featuredThanks For Listening Like what you hear? Please, subscribe on the platform you listen to most: Apple Podcasts, iHeartRadio, Spotify, Tune-In, Stitcher, YouTube Music, YouTube We LOVE feedback, and also helps us grow our podcast! Please leave us an honest review in Apple Podcasts, we read every single one. Is there someone that you think would benefit from the Debt Free Dad podcast? Please, share this episode with them on your favorite social network! Support the Show.

Duration:00:07:29

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244. 911 Dispatcher's SECRET to Saving & Paying Off $9K

6/4/2024
Send us a Text Message. Feeling overwhelmed and stressed about your debt? You're not alone. Many people struggle to see a way out, gradually losing hope. But just eight months ago, Tawana was in the same boat. Fast forward to today, and she's made incredible strides, saving and paying off thousands of dollars. Her story is one of resilience, determination, and hope for anyone facing similar financial challenges. Resources Mentioned Get better results with your finances in 30-60 days - GUARANTEED. Watch this video to learn how! - https://www.debtfreedad.com/payoff-debt-in-60-to-90-days The Totally Awesome Debt Freedom PlannerLIFE WITHOUT PAYMENTS.Free Tools and Downloads at www.debtfreedad.com Connect With Brad https://www.debtfreedad.comhttps://www.facebook.com/thedebtfreedadhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/lifewithoutpaymentshttps://www.instagram.com/debtfreedad/https://www.tiktok.com/@debt_free_dadhttps://www.youtube.com/@bradnelson-debtfreedad2751/featuredThanks For Listening Like what you hear? Please, subscribe on the platform you listen to most: Apple Podcasts, iHeartRadio, Spotify, Tune-In, Stitcher, YouTube Music, YouTube We LOVE feedback, and also helps us grow our podcast! Please leave us an honest review in Apple Podcasts, we read every single one. Is there someone that you think would benefit from the Debt Free Dad podcast? Please, share this episode with them on your favorite social network! Support the Show.

Duration:00:25:07

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243. Learn How To Take That First Step to Financial Freedom

5/30/2024
Send us a Text Message. Feeling overwhelmed by your finances and unsure where to start? In this episode of the Debt Free Dad podcast, host Kati Hatfield shares her personal journey of paying off over $163,884 in debt on a single income. Discover the key to overcoming perfectionism and bad habits, and learn practical tips like making 'crappy budgets' and taking small steps. Kati emphasizes the importance of mindset and being honest about your financial situation. Tune in to gain insights and motivation to take the first step towards financial freedom. Resources Mentioned Get better results with your finances in 30-60 days - GUARANTEED. Watch this video to learn how! - https://www.debtfreedad.com/payoff-debt-in-60-to-90-days The Totally Awesome Debt Freedom PlannerLIFE WITHOUT PAYMENTS.Free Tools and Downloads at www.debtfreedad.com Connect With Brad https://www.debtfreedad.comhttps://www.facebook.com/thedebtfreedadhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/lifewithoutpaymentshttps://www.instagram.com/debtfreedad/https://www.tiktok.com/@debt_free_dadhttps://www.youtube.com/@bradnelson-debtfreedad2751/featuredThanks For Listening Like what you hear? Please, subscribe on the platform you listen to most: Apple Podcasts, iHeartRadio, Spotify, Tune-In, Stitcher, YouTube Music, YouTube We LOVE feedback, and also helps us grow our podcast! Please leave us an honest review in Apple Podcasts, we read every single one. Is there someone that you think would benefit from the Debt Free Dad podcast? Please, share this episode with them on your favorite social network! Support the Show.

Duration:00:10:13

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242. Financial Education Has No Age Limits

5/28/2024
Send us a Text Message. Feeling tired and stressed about debt and finances? Join Brad Nelson on the Debt Free Dad Podcast as he chats with Mary, who shares her inspiring journey of saving and paying off thousands of dollars in just five months. Mary opens up about her financial background, challenges, and the significant progress she's made since joining the Debt Free Dad community. Listen in for motivational stories, practical tips, and advice on achieving financial freedom and living a happier, less stressful life. Resources Mentioned Get better results with your finances in 30-60 days - GUARANTEED. Watch this video to learn how! - https://www.debtfreedad.com/payoff-debt-in-60-to-90-days The Totally Awesome Debt Freedom PlannerLIFE WITHOUT PAYMENTS.Free Tools and Downloads at www.debtfreedad.com Connect With Brad https://www.debtfreedad.comhttps://www.facebook.com/thedebtfreedadhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/lifewithoutpaymentshttps://www.instagram.com/debtfreedad/https://www.tiktok.com/@debt_free_dadhttps://www.youtube.com/@bradnelson-debtfreedad2751/featuredThanks For Listening Like what you hear? Please, subscribe on the platform you listen to most: Apple Podcasts, iHeartRadio, Spotify, Tune-In, Stitcher, YouTube Music, YouTube We LOVE feedback, and also helps us grow our podcast! Please leave us an honest review in Apple Podcasts, we read every single one. Is there someone that you think would benefit from the Debt Free Dad podcast? Please, share this episode with them on your favorite social network! Support the Show.

Duration:00:27:00

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241. Breaking the Money Taboo: Why We Don't Talk About Finances

5/21/2024
Send us a Text Message. Money is one of the biggest taboo topics in our society. We're more likely to share our deepest, darkest secrets than our credit card debt! But why? In this video, we dive deep into the reasons behind the money taboo, exploring everything from societal norms and personal insecurities to the fear of judgment and the shame of debt. We'll share eye-opening statistics about how many Americans avoid talking about money, even with their closest friends and family members. Plus, we'll discuss the negative consequences of this silence, like financial stress, relationship problems, and missed opportunities. But don't worry, it's not all doom and gloom! We'll also offer practical tips for breaking the money taboo and starting open and honest conversations about finances. Whether you're struggling with debt, trying to save for the future, or just want to feel more confident about your money, this video is for you. Key takeaways from this episode: Resources Mentioned Get better results with your finances in 30-60 days - GUARANTEED. Watch this video to learn how! - https://www.debtfreedad.com/payoff-debt-in-60-to-90-days The Totally Awesome Debt Freedom PlannerLIFE WITHOUT PAYMENTS.Free Tools and Downloads at www.debtfreedad.com Connect With Brad https://www.debtfreedad.comhttps://www.facebook.com/thedebtfreedadhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/lifewithoutpaymentshttps://www.instagram.com/debtfreedad/https://www.tiktok.com/@debt_free_dadhttps://www.youtube.com/@bradnelson-debtfreedad2751/featuredThanks For Listening Like what you hear? Please, subscribe on the platform you listen to most: Apple Podcasts, iHeartRadio, Spotify, Tune-In, Stitcher, YouTube Music, YouTube We LOVE feedback, and also helps us grow our podcast! Please leave us an honest review in Apple Podcasts, we read every single one. Is there someone that you think would benefit from the Debt Free Dad podcast? Please, share thi Support the Show.

Duration:00:28:13

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240. Investing in Your Future Self

5/15/2024
Send us a Text Message. In this episode of The Debt Free Dad Podcast, Ryan Nelson shares his personal journey of freeing himself and his family from $160,000 in debt over eight years while raising three kids. He discusses the life-changing benefits of becoming debt-free, including increased freedom and flexibility, peace of mind and security, better retirement planning, and the possibility of changing your family's financial future. Ryan emphasizes that getting out of debt is an empowering investment in your future self, offering practical advice and resources on his website, debtfreedad.com, to help others achieve financial freedom. Resources Mentioned Get better results with your finances in 30-60 days - GUARANTEED. Watch this video to learn how! - https://www.debtfreedad.com/payoff-debt-in-60-to-90-days The Totally Awesome Debt Freedom PlannerLIFE WITHOUT PAYMENTS.Free Tools and Downloads at www.debtfreedad.com Connect With Brad https://www.debtfreedad.comhttps://www.facebook.com/thedebtfreedadhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/lifewithoutpaymentshttps://www.instagram.com/debtfreedad/https://www.tiktok.com/@debt_free_dadhttps://www.youtube.com/@bradnelson-debtfreedad2751/featuredThanks For Listening Like what you hear? Please, subscribe on the platform you listen to most: Apple Podcasts, iHeartRadio, Spotify, Tune-In, Stitcher, YouTube Music, YouTube We LOVE feedback, and also helps us grow our podcast! Please leave us an honest review in Apple Podcasts, we read every single one. Is there someone that you think would benefit from the Debt Free Dad podcast? Please, share this episode with them on your favorite social network! Support the Show.

Duration:00:05:11

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239. How to Balance Financial Responsibility and YOLO

5/14/2024
Send us a Text Message. This episode of The Debt Free Dad Podcast features multiple hosts discussing the balance between living a 'You Only Live Once' (YOLO) lifestyle and being financially responsible. Brad Nelson, the founder of Debt Free Dad, along with Amber, Chris Hawkins, and Ryan, share their personal experiences of paying off significant amounts of debt and the lessons learned about financial management and the importance of saving. They delve into the pitfalls of a YOLO mentality that disregards financial responsibility, emphasizing the value of saving for future opportunities and the flexibility it offers for spontaneous enjoyment without financial stress. The hosts address common objections to budgeting and saving, showing how it enables a more fulfilling life without the burden of debt. They conclude with personal stories of transformation from debt to financial freedom, inviting viewers to join their journey towards better financial health. Resources Mentioned Get better results with your finances in 30-60 days - GUARANTEED. Watch this video to learn how! - https://www.debtfreedad.com/payoff-debt-in-60-to-90-days The Totally Awesome Debt Freedom PlannerLIFE WITHOUT PAYMENTS.Free Tools and Downloads at www.debtfreedad.com Connect With Brad https://www.debtfreedad.comhttps://www.facebook.com/thedebtfreedadhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/lifewithoutpaymentshttps://www.instagram.com/debtfreedad/https://www.tiktok.com/@debt_free_dadhttps://www.youtube.com/@bradnelson-debtfreedad2751/featuredThanks For Listening Like what you hear? Please, subscribe on the platform you listen to most: Apple Podcasts, iHeartRadio, Spotify, Tune-In, Stitcher, YouTube Music, YouTube We LOVE feedback, and also helps us grow our podcast! Please leave us an honest review in Apple Podcasts, we read every single one. Is there someone that you think would benefit from the Debt Free Dad podcast? Please, share this episode with them on your favorite social network! Support the Show.

Duration:00:24:09

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238. Finding Joy in Pursuing Something Hard

5/9/2024
Send us a Text Message. In this episode of the Debt Free Dad podcast, host Chris Hawkins shares his personal journey of paying off nearly $100,000 in debt with his wife between February 2006 and September 2008, advocating for the pursuit of happiness through challenging oneself and embracing hard work over spending money. Drawing inspiration from Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi's book 'Flow' and Chris Guillebeau's 'The Happiness of Pursuit', Hawkins discusses the concept that real happiness comes from within and is often found in the process of overcoming difficulties, rather than from external sources like money or possessions. Emphasizing the importance of goal setting and facing challenges head-on, Hawkins inspires listeners to seek happiness in their journey toward being debt-free and to find joy in the accomplishments achieved through hard work and perseverance. Resources Mentioned Get better results with your finances in 30-60 days - GUARANTEED. Watch this video to learn how! - https://www.debtfreedad.com/payoff-debt-in-60-to-90-days The Totally Awesome Debt Freedom PlannerLIFE WITHOUT PAYMENTS.Free Tools and Downloads at www.debtfreedad.com Connect With Brad https://www.debtfreedad.comhttps://www.facebook.com/thedebtfreedadhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/lifewithoutpaymentshttps://www.instagram.com/debtfreedad/https://www.tiktok.com/@debt_free_dadhttps://www.youtube.com/@bradnelson-debtfreedad2751/featuredThanks For Listening Like what you hear? Please, subscribe on the platform you listen to most: Apple Podcasts, iHeartRadio, Spotify, Tune-In, Stitcher, YouTube Music, YouTube We LOVE feedback, and also helps us grow our podcast! Please leave us an honest review in Apple Podcasts, we read every single one. Is there someone that you think would benefit from the Debt Free Dad podcast? Please, share this episode with them on your favorite social network! Support the Show.

Duration:00:16:29

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237. Overcoming Emotional Spending

5/7/2024
Send us a Text Message. This episode focuses on emotional spending, examining its impact on financial well-being through real-life stories and practical advice. Drawing on a LendingTree survey, the discussion highlights the prevalence of emotional spending in different demographics and its consequences, such as debt and financial dissatisfaction. The hosts explore triggers of emotional spending, like stress, excitement, and the pursuit of happiness, and suggest strategies like identifying spending triggers, setting financial goals, adopting a budget, and embracing contentment. The episode emphasizes the importance of support networks, sharing successes, and learning from missteps in achieving financial freedom. Resources Mentioned Get better results with your finances in 30-60 days - GUARANTEED. Watch this video to learn how! - https://www.debtfreedad.com/payoff-debt-in-60-to-90-days The Totally Awesome Debt Freedom PlannerLIFE WITHOUT PAYMENTS.Free Tools and Downloads at www.debtfreedad.com Connect With Brad https://www.debtfreedad.comhttps://www.facebook.com/thedebtfreedadhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/lifewithoutpaymentshttps://www.instagram.com/debtfreedad/https://www.tiktok.com/@debt_free_dadhttps://www.youtube.com/@bradnelson-debtfreedad2751/featuredThanks For Listening Like what you hear? Please, subscribe on the platform you listen to most: Apple Podcasts, iHeartRadio, Spotify, Tune-In, Stitcher, YouTube Music, YouTube We LOVE feedback, and also helps us grow our podcast! Please leave us an honest review in Apple Podcasts, we read every single one. Is there someone that you think would benefit from the Debt Free Dad podcast? Please, share this episode with them on your favorite social network! Support the Show.

Duration:00:25:48

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236. Stuff Struggles: Confronting Clutter and Chaos

5/2/2024
Send us a Text Message. In this episode, Brad Nelson, the founder of Debt Free Dad, shares his personal journey of decluttering and the profound impact it had on simplifying his life and managing finances. After overcoming a personal tragedy and paying off $45,000 in debt, Brad offers insights into the value of intentional buying, the difference between needs and wants, and practical tips for reducing clutter and wasteful spending. He emphasizes the importance of regular decluttering, creating shopping lists, setting spending limits, adhering to a one in, one out rule, and being mindful of sentimental items. Brad also underscores the significance of practicing gratitude to avoid unnecessary purchases. Resources Mentioned Get better results with your finances in 30-60 days - GUARANTEED. Watch this video to learn how! - https://www.debtfreedad.com/payoff-debt-in-60-to-90-days The Totally Awesome Debt Freedom PlannerLIFE WITHOUT PAYMENTS.Free Tools and Downloads at www.debtfreedad.com Connect With Brad https://www.debtfreedad.comhttps://www.facebook.com/thedebtfreedadhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/lifewithoutpaymentshttps://www.instagram.com/debtfreedad/https://www.tiktok.com/@debt_free_dadhttps://www.youtube.com/@bradnelson-debtfreedad2751/featuredThanks For Listening Like what you hear? Please, subscribe on the platform you listen to most: Apple Podcasts, iHeartRadio, Spotify, Tune-In, Stitcher, YouTube Music, YouTube We LOVE feedback, and also helps us grow our podcast! Please leave us an honest review in Apple Podcasts, we read every single one. Is there someone that you think would benefit from the Debt Free Dad podcast? Please, share this episode with them on your favorite social network! Support the Show.

Duration:00:05:58