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564: 5 Categories You Need in Your Budget That May Be Missing by Kalen Bruce of MoneyMiniBlog (Budgeting for Success)

4/26/2018
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Kalen Bruce of Money Mini Blog shares 5 categories you need in your budget that you may be missing. Episode 564: 5 Categories You Need in Your Budget That May Be Missing by Kalen Bruce of MoneyMiniBlog (Budgeting for Success). 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:00:09:44

563: Why Being Yourself is a Disruptive Act by Paula Pant of Afford Anything (Rejecting External Influences)

4/25/2018
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Paula Pant of Afford Anything shares why being yourself is a disruptive act. Episode 563: Why Being Yourself is a Disruptive Act by Paula Pant of Afford Anything (Rejecting External Influences). 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...

Duration:00:07:55

562: Mortgage as a Forced Savings Account to Build Wealth by Sam Dogen of Financial Samurai (Real Estate Investing)

4/24/2018
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Sam of Financial Samurai shares his thoughts on a mortgage as a forced savings account to build wealth. Episode 562: Mortgage as a Forced Savings Account to Build Wealth by Sam Dogen of Financial Samurai (Real Estate Investing). 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...

Duration:00:08:39

561: Lifestyle Inflation - But I'm Not Upset by Michelle Schroeder-Gardner of MakingSenseOfCents.com (Personal Finance)

4/23/2018
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Michelle Schroeder-Gardner of Making Sense of Cents shares why lifestyle inflation happens and how to think about it. Episode 561: Lifestyle Inflation - But I'm Not Upset by Michelle Schroeder-Gardner of MakingSenseOfCents.com (Personal Finance). 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...

Duration:00:10:11

560: The Importance of Slowing Down by Cait Flanders (Debt & Intentional Consumerism)

4/20/2018
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Cait Flanders shares how slowing down can positively affect your finances. Episode 560: The Importance of Slowing Down by Cait Flanders (Debt & Intentional Consumerism). Cait Flanders started her site to document her debt repayment journey. After paying it off, she adopted a minimalist lifestyle, tossed 75% of her stuff, and is currently doing a two-year shopping ban. She shares stories and lessons learned every week. The original post is located here:...

Duration:00:09:30

559: [Part 2] Money and Relationships: How We Got on the Same Page by Kristin Wong of TheWildWong (Dating & Financial Planning)

4/19/2018
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Kristin Wong of The Wild Wong shares how she and her husband got on the same page financially. This is Part 2 of 2. Episode 559: [Part 2] Money and Relationships: How We Got on the Same Page by Kristin Wong of TheWildWong (Dating & Financial Planning). 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...

Duration:00:06:31

558: [Part 1] Money and Relationships: How We Got on the Same Page by Kristin Wong (Marriage & Finances)

4/18/2018
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Kristin Wong of The Wild Wong shares how she and her husband got on the same page financially. This is Part 1 of 2. Episode 558: [Part 1] Money and Relationships: How We Got on the Same Page by Kristin Wong (Marriage & 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...

Duration:00:06:03

557: 10 Ways to Redefine Your Purchase Process by Courtney Carver of Be More With Less (Simple Living & Minimalism)

4/17/2018
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Courtney Carver of Be More With Less shares 10 ways to redefine your purchase process. Episode 557: 10 Ways to Redefine Your Purchase Process by Courtney Carver of Be More With Less (Simple Living & Minimalism). Courtney Carver was stopped in her tracks with a scary MS diagnosis after decades of debt, discontent, and trying to do it all. She had to slow down, prioritize her health, and figure out what was really important in her life. She discovered what mattered most by getting rid of...

Duration:00:06:29

556: 7 Lessons About Money and Life by Chris Reining (Investing Success & Early Retirement)

4/16/2018
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Chris Reining shares 7 lessons about money and life. Episode 556: 7 Lessons About Money and Life by Chris Reining (Investing Success & Early Retirement). 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....

Duration:00:10:54

555: 5 Ways to a Lower Mortgage Payment According to a Realtor by Gary Ashton with Get Rich Slowly (Cost of Home Ownership)

4/13/2018
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Gary Ashton with Get Rich Slowly shares 5 ways to a lower mortgage payment. Episode 555: 5 Ways to a Lower Mortgage Payment According to a Realtor by Gary Ashton with Get Rich Slowly (Cost of Home Ownership). 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,...

Duration:00:08:14

554: Pay Cash or Finance a Car by Philip Taylor of PT Money (Auto Financing & Saving Money)

4/12/2018
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Philip Taylor of PT Money answers the question: should I pay cash or finance a car? Episode 554: Pay Cash or Finance a Car by Philip Taylor of PT Money (Auto Financing & 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...

Duration:00:08:37

553: Will I Pay For My Children's Education by Ramit Sethi of I Will Teach You to be Rich (Cost of College, Scholarships & Help Financially)

4/11/2018
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Ramit Sethi of I Will Teach You to be Rich addresses the debate of paying for your children's education. Episode 553: Will I Pay For My Children's Education by Ramit Sethi of I Will Teach You to be Rich (Cost of College, Scholarships & Help Financially). 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,...

Duration:00:08:55

552: Why a Million Dollars Should Be Laughed At by Corey with Budgets Are Sexy (Cash Flow Investing & Financial Freedom)

4/10/2018
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Corey with Budgets Are Sexy shares why a million dollars should be laughed at. Episode 552: Why a Million Dollars Should Be Laughed At by Corey with Budgets Are Sexy (Cash Flow Investing & Financial Freedom). 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...

Duration:00:07:41

551: If You Wouldn't Do It for Free, Don't Do It For Money by Joshua Becker of Becoming Minimalist (Doing Work You Love)

4/9/2018
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Joshua Becker of Becoming Minimalist shares the idea that if you wouldn't do it for free, don't do it for money. Episode 551: If You Wouldn't Do It for Free, Don't Do It For Money by Joshua Becker of Becoming Minimalist (Doing Work You Love). 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,...

Duration:00:09:23

550: Reader Case Study: Student Loans or Saving for a Home by Mr. Money Mustache (Buy a House or Pay Off Debt)

4/6/2018
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Mr. Money Mustache takes on a reader's question about renting vs. buying and paying off student loans. Episode 550: Reader Case Study: Student Loans or Saving for a Home by Mr. Money Mustache (Buy a House or Pay Off Debt). 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:00:09:55

549: 6 Haggling Hacks for Buying a Used Car (With Personal Example) by Kalen Bruce of Money Mini Blog (Auto Purchase)

4/5/2018
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Kalen Bruce of Money Mini Blog shares 6 haggling hacks for buying a used car. Episode 549: 6 Haggling Hacks for Buying a Used Car (With Personal Example) by Kalen Bruce of Money Mini Blog (Auto Purchase). 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...

Duration:00:06:08

548: Curing the Cheap Disease for a Better Life by Sam Dogen of Financial Samurai (Frugal Lifestyle & Financial Freedom)

4/4/2018
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Sam of Financial Samurai shares how to cure the cheap disease (for a better life). Episode 548: Curing the Cheap Disease for a Better Life by Sam Dogen of Financial Samurai (Frugal Lifestyle & Financial Freedom). 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,...

Duration:00:08:55

547: What To Do About Non-Financially-Minded Friends - Pt 2 by Lindsay VanSomeren - Making Sense of Cents (Saving Money)

4/3/2018
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Guest author Lindsay VanSomeren with Making Sense of Cents shares what to do about non-financially-minded friends. This is Part 2 of 2. Episode 547: What To Do About Non-Financially-Minded Friends - Pt 2 by Lindsay VanSomeren - Making Sense of Cents (Saving 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...

Duration:00:07:05

546: What To Do About Non-Financially-Minded Friends - Part 1 by Lindsay VanSomeren with Making Sense of Cents (Frugal Living)

4/2/2018
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Guest author Lindsay VanSomeren with Making Sense of Cents shares what to do about non-financially-minded friends. This is Part 1 of 2. Episode 546: What To Do About Non-Financially-Minded Friends - Part 1 by Lindsay VanSomeren with Making Sense of Cents (Frugal Living). 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...

Duration:00:06:12

545: Stop Judging Yourself Based on Everyone Else's Goals by Shannon McNay with CaitFlanders.com (Personal Finance)

3/30/2018
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Guest author Shannon McNay with Cait Flanders shares why you should stop judging yourself based on everyone else's goals. Episode 545: Stop Judging Yourself Based on Everyone Else's Goals by Shannon McNay with CaitFlanders.com (Personal Finance). Cait Flanders started her site to document her debt repayment journey. After paying it off, she adopted a minimalist lifestyle, tossed 75% of her stuff, and is currently doing a two-year shopping ban. She shares stories and lessons learned every...

Duration:00:07:19

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