Optimal Finance Daily-logo

Optimal Finance Daily

Business >

More Information

Episodes

710: Constant Retirement Withdrawals: Realistic or Not? by Darrow Kirkpatrick of Can I Retire Yet on Investing

11/16/2018
More
Darrow Kirkpatrick of Can I Retire Yet shares his thoughts on whether constant retirement withdrawals are realistic. Episode 710: Constant Retirement Withdrawals: Realistic or Not? by Darrow Kirkpatrick of Can I Retire Yet on Investing 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...

Duration:00:08:18

709: The American Dream is Slipping out of Reach. Waaaah, Waaah by Mr. Money Mustache on Home Ownership

11/15/2018
More
Mr. Money Mustache shares his thoughts on the American dream slipping out of reach. Episode 709: The American Dream is Slipping out of Reach. Waaaah, Waaah by Mr. Money Mustache on Home Ownership 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 throughout the late ’90s and...

Duration:00:09:27

708: Consumer Debt? Think D.E.B.T. by Helene Massicotte of Free To Pursue on Financial Freedom

11/14/2018
More
Helene Massicotte of Free To Pursue shares her thoughts on consumer debt. Episode 708: Consumer Debt? Think D.E.B.T. by Helene Massicotte of Free To Pursue on Financial Freedom Helene Massicotte blogs about living life on your terms and experiencing true personal freedom. She describes herself as a person in search of all that life has to offer and who has built a life that enables her to do just that. No more, no less. She chose to retire from corporate life in her mid-thirties because it...

Duration:00:06:04

707: What Happened When We Started Using Cash Only by Jason Price with PT Money on Saving Money

11/13/2018
More
Jason Price with PT Money shares what happened when he started using only cash. Episode 707: What Happened When We Started Using Cash Only by Jason Price with PT Money on Saving Money 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 created FinCon, the popular...

Duration:00:07:36

706: Asset Allocation by Steve Pavlina on Investing and Building Wealth

11/12/2018
More
Steve Pavlina shares his thoughts on asset allocation. Episode 706: Asset Allocation by Steve Pavlina on Investing and Building Wealth Steve Pavlina is widely recognized as one of the most successful personal development bloggers on the Internet, with his work attracting more than 100 million visits to his website, StevePavlina.com. He has written more than 1300 articles and recorded many audio programs on a broad range of self-help topics, including productivity, relationships, and...

Duration:00:09:05

705: Understanding Debt: How and Why to Live Without Debt by Kalen Bruce of Money Mini Blog

11/9/2018
More
Kalen Bruce of Money Mini Blog shares his thoughts on how and why to live without debt. Episode 705: Understanding Debt: How and Why to Live Without Debt by Kalen Bruce of Money Mini Blog 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, entertaining, mini blogs to help you with...

Duration:00:07:45

704: Roots v. Wings: Considering Home Ownership by JL Collins

11/8/2018
More
JL Collins of JLCollinsNH.com shares his thoughts on considering home ownership. Episode 704: Roots v. Wings: Considering Home Ownership by JL Collins Mr. Collins is a senior executive with extensive P&L experience and a proven track record of growing revenue and profitability, integrating acquisitions, launching new products, developing and implementing business plans, creating powerful marketing strategies, building strong customer relationships and building effective teams. He is...

Duration:00:10:02

703: 3 Reasons Not To Invest In An Index Fund by Chris Reining

11/7/2018
More
Chris Reining shares 3 reasons not to invest in an index fund. Episode 703: 3 Reasons Not To Invest In An Index Fund by Chris Reining 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 Show, CNN, CBS, Business Insider, LifeHacker, and more. The original post is...

Duration:00:08:41

702: Is DEBT Fueling Your Life by Paula Pant of Afford Anything

11/6/2018
More
Paula Pant of Afford Anything asks if debt is fueling your life. Episode 702: Is DEBT Fueling Your Life by Paula Pant of Afford Anything 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 estate license in Georgia. She's also the host of the Afford Anything podcast. The...

Duration:00:07:32

701: It's More Important to Be Happy Than to Be Rich by JD Roth of Get Rich Slowly

11/5/2018
More
JD Roth of Get Rich Slowly shares why it's more important to be happy than to be rich. Episode 701: It's More Important to Be Happy Than to Be Rich by JD Roth of Get Rich Slowly 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 started turning everything around in 2004. By being the boss of your own life, you, too, can be the master of your...

Duration:00:09:04

700: Big Money Mistakes You May Be Making AND Cutting Expenses by Michelle Schroeder-Gardner of Making Sense of Cents

11/2/2018
More
2 short posts from Michelle Schroeder-Gardner of Making Sense of Cents where she shares big money mistakes you may be making and her thoughts of cutting expenses. Episode 700: Big Money Mistakes You May Be Making AND Cutting Expenses by Michelle Schroeder-Gardner of Making Sense of Cents 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...

Duration:00:08:31

699: The Upside To A Long Drawn Out Mortgage Refinance by Sam Dogen of Financial Samurai

11/1/2018
More
Sam of Financial Samurai shares his thoughts on the upside to a long drawn out mortgage refinance. Episode 699: The Upside To A Long Drawn Out Mortgage Refinance by Sam Dogen of Financial Samurai 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 industry, got his MBA from Cal, invested and saved...

Duration:00:10:32

698: How To Save Cash For A Large Purchase by Alexa Mason with The College Investor

10/31/2018
More
Alexa Mason with The College Investor shares how to save cash for a large purchase. Episode 698: How To Save Cash For A Large Purchase by Alexa Mason with The College Investor 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 school. He started The College Investor in 2009 as...

Duration:00:09:46

697: Is Checking Your Money Every Day Making You Sad by Owen Winkelmolen with Budgets Are Sexy

10/30/2018
More
Owen Winkelmolen with Budgets Are Sexy asks if checking your money every day is making you sad. Episode 697: Is Checking Your Money Every Day Making You Sad by Owen Winkelmolen with Budgets Are Sexy 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 blogging and idea sharing, randomly...

Duration:00:07:20

696: Why My Friend Invests In An Insanely Expensive Fund and Why I Don't by Ramit Sethi of I Will Teach You To Be Rich

10/29/2018
More
Ramit Sethi of I Will Teach You to be Rich shares why his friend invests in an insanely expensive fund and why he doesn't. Episode 696: Why My Friend Invests In An Insanely Expensive Fund and Why I Don't by Ramit Sethi of I Will Teach You To Be Rich 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,...

Duration:00:08:42

695: 4 Financial Myths That Can Actually Help You by Erik Carter with Financial Finesse

10/26/2018
More
Erik Carter with Financial Finesse shares 4 financial myths that can actually help you. Episode 695: 4 Financial Myths That Can Actually Help You by Erik Carter with Financial Finesse After years in the financial services industry, Liz Davidson became disgusted with how many people were being sold financial products and services that were not in their best interest. She decided there had to be a better way to provide people from all walks of life with truly unbiased financial...

Duration:00:08:18

694: Getting More Out of Life When You Have Less Money by Cheryl Magyar with Tiny Buddha

10/25/2018
More
Cheryl Magyar with Tiny Buddha shares her thoughts on getting more out of life when you have less money. Episode 694: Getting More Out of Life When You Have Less Money by Cheryl Magyar with Tiny Buddha Lori Deschene is the founder of Tiny Buddha and Recreate Your Life Story, an online course that helps you let go of the past and live a life you love. Her latest book: Tiny Buddha's Gratitude Journal, which includes 15 coloring pages, is now available for purchase. For daily wisdom, follow...

Duration:00:09:32

693: You Are Not Your Money by Kristin Wong

10/24/2018
More
Kristin Wong shares her thoughts on why you are not your money. Episode 693: You Are Not Your Money by Kristin Wong 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 aims to help other creative entrepreneurs navigate the tricky world of freelancing,...

Duration:00:09:02

692: What Is Financial Freedom by The Finance Twins

10/23/2018
More
The Finance Twins share their thoughts on what is financial freedom. Episode 692: What Is Financial Freedom by The Finance Twins Camilo and Francisco Maldonado are the Finance Twins. Most people think money is confusing unless you are an accountant. We used to think that too. After working incredibly hard and catching several lucky breaks, we realized so many people are looking for ways to learn about personal finance, how to manage money, and how to get out of crippling debt. They have tons...

Duration:00:09:15

691: Open Letter to a High School Graduate AND What is a Really Good Credit Score by Philip Taylor of PT Money

10/22/2018
More
2 short posts from Philip Taylor of PT Money where he shares his advice to a high school graduate and what is a really good credit score. Episode 691: Open Letter to a High School Graduate AND What is a Really Good Credit Score by Philip Taylor of PT Money 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...

Duration:00:08:58