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605: Don't Be Embarrassed by Your Finances by Robert Farrington - The College Investor (Financially Confident)

6/22/2018
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Robert Farrington of The College Investor shares what to do if you feel embarrassed by your finances. Episode 605: Don't Be Embarrassed by Your Finances by Robert Farrington - The College Investor (Financially Confident). Robert Farrington is a personal finance expert that focuses on helping millennials get out of student loan debt and start investing for their future. He also helps parents make smart choices about college financing options and navigating the complex world of paying for...

Duration:00:09:07

604: The Real Scoop on Real Estate by Owen Johnson - I Will Teach You to be Rich (Getting Started: Home Buying Investing)

6/21/2018
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Guest author Owen Johnson with I Will Teach You to be Rich shares the real scoop on real estate investing. Episode 604: The Real Scoop on Real Estate by Owen Johnson - I Will Teach You to be Rich (Getting Started: Home Buying Investing). Ramit wants to use money to say YES. He knew there was a better way to live a rich life—if we could use psychology to focus on what actually works. Not just for personal finance, but all aspects of life: money, careers, relationships, business, fitness, and...

Duration:00:06:04

603: How to Manage Money When You Hate Money by Kristin Wong of TheWildWong.com (Dealing with Personal Finances)

6/20/2018
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Kristin Wong of The Wild Wong shares how to manage money when you hate money. Episode 603: How to Manage Money When You Hate Money by Kristin Wong of TheWildWong.com (Dealing with Personal Finances). Kristin Wong is a freelance writer and journalist who writes for Lifehacker, Mentalfloss, and New York Magazine. She frequently covers travel, personal finance, and human behavior. Kristin launched her own blog, www.thewildwong.com, to write about life as a work-from-anywhere freelancer. She...

Duration:00:09:24

602: Are You Saving Like the Titanic by Mr. 1500 & Budgets Are Sexy (Investing Early in Life - Benefit of Compound Interest)

6/19/2018
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Mr. 1500 with Budgets Are Sexy compares savings to the Titanic, and how you can avoid disaster. Episode 602: Are You Saving Like the Titanic by Mr. 1500 & Budgets Are Sexy (Investing Early in Life - Benefit of Compound Interest). J. Money is a 6’1, hyperactive, rock a ‘hawk who loves drinking beer, blaring hip-hop, talking about money, and now playing with his two adorable baby boys. He tracked his expenses for 3 months, made a budget, read some books, and stumbled into personal finance...

Duration:00:06:01

601: 3 Seriously Simple Tactics We Used to Pay Off Our Loans Early by Jessica Thiefels with Money Mini Blog (Pay Down Debt)

6/18/2018
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Jessica Thiefels with Money Mini Blog shares 3 seriously simple tactics to pay off loans early. Episode 601: 3 Seriously Simple Tactics We Used to Pay Off Our Loans Early by Jessica Thiefels with Money Mini Blog (Pay Down Debt). Kalen Bruce is the founder of MoneyMiniBlog. His story is simple… he and his wife were $24,000 in debt and became a student of finances to get out. They are now debt-free and building wealth. Kalen shares everything he has learned on his blog, writing informative,...

Duration:00:06:59

600: [Part 2] It's Impossible to Stay Retired Once You Retire Early by Sam of Financial Samurai (Financially Independent)

6/15/2018
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Sam of Financial Samurai shares why it's impossible to stay retired once you retire early. This is Part 2 of 2. Episode 600: [Part 2] It's Impossible to Stay Retired Once You Retire Early by Sam of Financial Samurai (Financially Independent). Sam Dogen's net worth took a beating in 2009 as the world was falling apart. He thought it would be a good idea to start a personal finance site to help himself and others make sense of chaos. After all, he had spent 10 years working in the finance...

Duration:00:09:08

599: [Part 1] It's Impossible to Stay Retired Once You Retire Early by Sam Dogen of FinancialSamurai.com (FIRE Community)

6/14/2018
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Sam of Financial Samurai shares why it's impossible to stay retired once you retire early. This is Part 1 of 2. Episode 599: [Part 1] It's Impossible to Stay Retired Once You Retire Early by Sam Dogen of FinancialSamurai.com (FIRE Community). Sam Dogen's net worth took a beating in 2009 as the world was falling apart. He thought it would be a good idea to start a personal finance site to help himself and others make sense of chaos. After all, he had spent 10 years working in the finance...

Duration:00:09:08

598: This is Why You Are in Debt by Marc Chernoff of MarcAndAngel.com Hack (Saving Money & Financial Freedom)

6/13/2018
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Marc Chernoff of Marc and Angel shares why you're in debt. Episode 598: This is Why You Are in Debt by Marc Chernoff of MarcAndAngel.com Hack (Saving Money & Financial Freedom). Marc and Angel Chernoff are professional coaches, full-time students of life, admirers of the human spirit, and have been recognized by Forbes as having “one of the most popular personal development blogs.” Through their blog, book, course and coaching, they’ve spent the past decade writing about and teaching...

Duration:00:09:04

597: Luxury or Essential by Darrow Kirkpatrick of CanIRetireYet.com (Financially Independent & Retire Early Community)

6/12/2018
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Darrow Kirkpatrick of Can I Retire Yet shares the difference between luxury and essential. Episode 597: Luxury or Essential by Darrow Kirkpatrick of CanIRetireYet.com (Financially Independent & Retire Early Community). Darrow Kirkpatrick is the founder of CanIRetireYet.com. He began serious investing in his mid-30s and retired at age 50. He's not a dot com millionaire and didn't become financially independent by flipping real estate or trading hot stocks. He did it the traditional way:...

Duration:00:09:13

596: Does Peak Happiness Really Come at $75,000/Year by Mr. Money Mustache (Spending Wisely & Being Happy)

6/11/2018
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Mr. Money Mustache shares asks whether or not peak happiness actually comes at $75,000/year like some say. Episode 596: Does Peak Happiness Really Come at $75,000/Year by Mr. Money Mustache (Spending Wisely & Being Happy). Mr. Money Mustache is a thirty-something retiree who now writes about how we can all live a frugal, yet awesome, life of leisure. He and his wife studied engineering and computer science in Canada, then worked in standard tech-industry cubicle jobs in various locations...

Duration:00:06:57

595: Why I Wasted an Hour of My Life to Save $3.60 by Paula Pant of Afford Anything (Wasting Time Like Extreme Couponing)

6/8/2018
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Paula Pant of Afford Anything shares why she wasted an hour of her life to save $3.60. Episode 595: Why I Wasted an Hour of My Life to Save $3.60 by Paula Pant of Afford Anything (Wasting Time Like Extreme Couponing). Paula Pant is the founder of the award-winning website AffordAnything.com and a writer and speaker specializing in money, business, and real estate investing. She is a real estate investor, as the owner of seven rental property units in metropolitan Atlanta. She holds a real...

Duration:00:07:32

594: 10 Worst Excuses for Not Saving for Retirement by Mike Ballew of Freedom Path Blog (Save Money & Retire Early)

6/7/2018
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Mike Ballew of FreedomPathBlog.com shares the 10 worst excuses for not saving for retirement and his rebuttal. Episode 594: 10 Worst Excuses for Not Saving for Retirement by Mike Ballew of Freedom Path Blog (Save Money & Retire Early). Mike Ballew is a 56-year-old engineer turned blogger who reached a point in life where he sees things more clearly than ever before. He faced financial challenges and overcame them through hard work and determination. His blog helps others navigate their...

Duration:00:09:19

593: What is Your Drive? Mine is This Piece of Paper & How Much Do I Put in the 401K by Ryan Mei of Dollars and Sense LA

6/6/2018
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2 shorter posts from Ryan Mei of DollarsAndSenseLA, talking about financial drive and how much to put in your 401(k). Episode 593: What is Your Drive? Mine is This Piece of Paper & How Much Do I Put in the 401K by Ryan Mei of Dollars and Sense LA. Ryan Mei created Dollars and Sense LA to help you improve your financial life by taking you on his personal journey to financial freedom, while dealing with the common struggles in L.A. He works in data analytics at BuzzFeed and paid off his and...

Duration:00:09:38

592: Top Ways to Become Rich Faster by Michelle Schroeder-Gardner of Making Sense Of Cents (Pay Off Debt & Invest Money)

6/5/2018
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Michelle Schroeder-Gardner of Making Sense of Cents shares the best ways to become rich faster. Episode 592: Top Ways to Become Rich Faster by Michelle Schroeder-Gardner of Making Sense Of Cents (Pay Off Debt & Invest Money). Michelle Schroeder-Gardner created Making Sense of Cents in order to help improve her own finances. With diligence, she was able to pay off $38,000 in student debt in 7 months, kept track of progress, and helped readers along the way. She's currently touring North...

Duration:00:07:43

591: 1 Important Question to Ask Before Any Purchase & Your Biggest Expense is Your Greatest Opportunity - Joshua Becker

6/4/2018
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2 shorter posts from Joshua Becker of Becoming Minimalist on purchases and your biggest expense. Episode 591: 1 Important Question to Ask Before Any Purchase & Your Biggest Expense is Your Greatest Opportunity - Joshua Becker. Joshua Becker and his family decided to live with fewer possessions after a conversation with his neighbor in 2008. As a result, they found a better way to live, centered on more important pursuits. Their story has been seen on the CBS Evening News, NPR, the Boston...

Duration:00:09:29

590: The American Dream is a Financial Nightmare by Chris Reining of ChrisReining.com (Buying a Home vs. Investing & Debt)

6/1/2018
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Chris Reining shares why the American Dream is actually a financial nightmare. Episode 590: The American Dream is a Financial Nightmare by Chris Reining of ChrisReining.com (Buying a Home vs. Investing & Debt). Chris Reining is a thirty-something guy who provides resources to help manage your money and career to become financially free. His own path to financial freedom has had ups and downs, which is what he writes about on his site. He's been featured in the New York Times, on the Today...

Duration:00:08:32

589: In Praise of the Debt Snowball And Do Experiences Lead to Greater Happiness Than Material Purchases by JD Roth

5/31/2018
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2 shorter posts from JD Roth of Get Rich Slowly: in praise of the debt snowball, and the research on experiences leading to greater happiness than material purchases. Episode 589: In Praise of the Debt Snowball And Do Experiences Lead to Greater Happiness Than Material Purchases by JD Roth. J.D. Roth has been reading and writing about personal finance for a decade. Today he’s financially independent, but ten years ago, his money life was a disaster, with over $35,000 in consumer debt. He...

Duration:00:10:28

588: 5 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score by Philip Taylor of PTMoney.com (Improving Your Personal Financial Situation)

5/30/2018
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Philip Taylor of PT Money & FinCon shares 5 ways to improve your credit score. Episode 588: 5 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score by Philip Taylor of PTMoney.com (Improving Your Personal Financial Situation). PTMoney.com is about helping you make extra money, save more money, and spend your money wisely--all in an effort to help you fix your finances so you can build the life you want. It was started by Philip Taylor, a CPA, entrepreneur, and blogger who started the site in 2007. He also...

Duration:00:09:04

587: The Secret to a Healthy Relationship with Money by Steve Chou of MyWifeQuitHerJob (Financial Emotions & Investing)

5/29/2018
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Steve Chou of My Wife Quit Her Job shares the secret to a healthy relationship with money. Episode 587: The Secret to a Healthy Relationship with Money by Steve Chou of MyWifeQuitHerJob (Financial Emotions & Investing). Steve Chou of My Wife Quit Her Job carries both a bachelors and a masters degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University, but spent a good portion of his graduate education studying entrepreneurship and small business. When he and his wife had a child, they...

Duration:00:09:18

586: The Worst 401(k) Mistakes Millions of Americans Commit by Robert Farrington of The College Investor (Investing)

5/28/2018
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Robert Farrington of The College Investor shares the worst 401(k) mistakes millions of Americans commit. Episode 586: The Worst 401(k) Mistakes Millions of Americans Commit by Robert Farrington of The College Investor (Investing). Robert Farrington is a personal finance expert that focuses on helping millennials get out of student loan debt and start investing for their future. He also helps parents make smart choices about college financing options and navigating the complex world of...

Duration:00:08:34