What are the conversations that help you Earn and Invest in your future so you can make the best decisions today? Dive into wide-ranging panel discussions on Monday and individual interviews on Thursday that will help you question and refine your financial moves. While we won't always find answers, we will show you the questions you should ask to find a richer path to financial independence.
On today's episode we talk to three people who have had a recent career identity crisis and the changes they have made or in the process of making. Join Jess and Lauren from Bitches Get Riches and Kiersten Saunders as we discuss what Fire and The Great Resignation can teach each other.
What is the best path to entrepreneurship? Many fail to consider trade school. On this episode, Tinian Crawford discusses his decision to go to trade school and how it eventually led to entrepreneurship and financial independence.
How much should you share in your business and in your personal social media profiles? What is the difference between authenticity and vulnerability? Rich Jones (Paychecks and Balances, The Mental Wealth Show) and Paula Pant (Afford Anything) tackle these difficult questions with stories from their own lives.…
In this rewind episode we discuss with four community members their biggest financial hurdles. What will hold you back in 2022 and how will you overcome it? Listen to Brad, Rachel, Brenda, and John tell their stories.
Happy New Year. This is a short bonus episode that gives me a chance to talk to all of you about not only 2021 but also my plans for 2022. Thank you for being part of the Earn & Invest community.
Are you planning on getting in shape for 2022? Physically? Fiscally? What role does physical health play in financial independence. Listen to this rewind episode with Chris Mamula, Helene Massicotte, and James Lowery.
Barbara Sloan is the writer behind Tipped Finance and is a 20 year veteran of the table, bar, and pole. She has had almost every tipped job available and used them to propel to her to financial independence.
What were the seven big financial headlines of 2021? We discuss with Joe Saul-Sehy of The Stacking Benjamins Podcast and Jen Smith from The Frugal Friends Podcast what happened this year and if it surprised us. Take a listen!
How do you do hard things? Create a life with another person, build a business, or even start a podcast? We interview Dave Jackson from the School of Podcasting on a topic that he covered during his own 800th episode. Please note that this episode touches on mental health and suicide.
Today we talk fintech with Grant Sabatier and Logan Leckie. They are working on a new financial independence app called Topia. We talk FIRE, app building, and entrepreneurship. Can an app speed your path to financial independence?
We talk today with Brian Feroldi of The Motley Fool about the expected volatility of the equity markets over the next decade. Should you stick with index investing? Should you branch out? How do you beat the pros?
We think of burnout occurring decades into a job, but many people are having these feelings as early as a few years in. Josh and Ali of The FI Couple found themselves in this unenviable situation. Listen to this episode to find out what they did about it and how it is going.
Although everyone at this time of year is focusing on end of year tax moves, there are things we all should be doing regardless of what month it is. We talk the difference between tactics and strategy with Sean Mullaney, The FI Tax Guy. What are the five questions we must ask ourselves?
Have you ever considered being a financial freelance writer? Believe it or not, you don't have to be a trained writer to make a six figure living. Learn the secrets, tips, and tricks from Paulette Perhach, Emily Guy Birken, and Ben Luthi.
Today's guest is Dan Sheeks author of the new book: First to a Million. Should high school kids be educated about the financial independence movement? Should adults? We discuss with Dan when financial education should begin.
In the past, the highest returns for alternative investments were reserved for the ultrawealthy, banks, and big businesses. Now through securitization and syndication both art work and real estate are becoming available to most investors. Join Scott Lynn of Masterworks and Stephanie Walter of Erbe Wealth discuss these new opportunities.…
We discuss all the hacks with Chris Hutchins, serial entrepreneur and podcaster. We look at his history in the startup world and he tells what were some of his most important mindset shifts.
What would you do to pay off debt? Cynthia Yeh lived in her car for months. Christal Pearson had to decide how to pay for a car but her credit report was abysmal. Listen as these panelists talk about paying off six figure debt and what they learned in the process.
Should you get a second passport? Well, Brandon Miller thinks you should and specifically wants to help you come to Canada. He shares the secret to submitting a successful permanent residence application and why you should.
Alan Donegan recently wrote an article about why not to invest in crypto. Barney Whiter, The Escape Artist, however, has had a change of heart. Listen as they try to convince Jen Smith and I whether to get in to this controversial asset class.
How do we use all this knowledge and economic fuel we have gained by being financially savvy? This week we discuss with Tanja Hester how to be a wallet activist and use our financial power to do less harm and improve the world.
We discuss the move from poverty to millionaire with Tony Bradshaw, Walli Miller, and Jen Smith. We talk about how our upbringing affects our ability to amass wealth. Is becoming a millionaire a possibility for everyone?
In this rewind episode we revisit a controversial tweet from Mr. Money Mustache, Pete Adeney, regarding COVID. Although this originally aired during the height of the pandemic, many of the issues discussed are very relevant today.
On this rewind episode we revisit how to financially cope with the death of a loved one. Panelists Michelle Cooper, Russ Thornton, William McVey, and Chelsea Brennan dive into this difficult yet important topic.
Rob Phelan wrote M is for Money to teach his child as well as other 3-8 year olds about money and to remove shame, guilt, and doubt from this conversation. We not only talk about teaching kids but also delve into the process of writing a children's book.
This is a crossover episode on both the Stacking Benjamins Podcast as well as Earn & Invest. Joe Saul-Sehy and I interview CampFI Southwest participants about their unique financial stories. We cover starting too late, the expat life, and tackling huge amounts of debt.
Understanding the stock market is something that even the most savvy investors struggle with. Myles Gage helped create the Rapunzl app to teach young students (especially from underserved areas) this important skill.
Does gig work suck? Joel and Matt of the How to Money podcast join me to talk about their recent episode about the insidious nature of gig work. We talk the good, bad, and ugly. They also provide some tips about how to utilize the asset most effectively.
John Timmins bought a beat up motorcycle and took off on an epic journey from Vancouver to the tip of South America. He not only recovered from personal trauma but learned valuable lessons about money and personal relationships.
Haven't you always wanted to peak under the hood and see how others handle their money? Especially millionaires? We discuss money management with the hosts of the Millionaires Unveiled podcast about what they've learned after interviewing over 300 millionaires worth more than a billion dollars.
Shannon Hayes is on a mission to redefine rich. She is a 3rd generation farmer and entrepreneur who has learned to live a more intentional, more wealthy life. In this far ranging conversation we discuss everything from the passive income to writing your own quality of life statement.
Is now the time to become a digital nomad? No doubt the pandemic has made working remotely more possible than ever. What are the pros and cons? Is burnout an issue? What are the economics like? We answer these questions and more with panelists Gabby Wallace, Amberly Grant, and Kitty Walders.
Gene Guarino found that when his mom underwent a health crisis and needed assisted living, the options were not up to his standards. So what choice did he have? He created the kind of establishment not available on the market and unwittingly sparked an incredibly successful business. Learn about opening assisted livings and more on this wide rangin…
There is a myth that real estate investing is always profitable. The truth is, that there are a number of us who haven't found the path to be so easy. We join JL Collins, Gwen Merz, and Paul Thompson on a journey of real estate success and failures. We also discuss JL's new book, How I Lost Money In Real Estate Before it was Fashionable.…
Chris Hanna eschewed Wall Street to become a professional blackjack player. From there he entered the gig economy and studied Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. He is now a financial advisor and coach and brings the various lessons he learned to help you manage your money. You got to know when to holdem!
This episode was taped live at CampFI Midwest 2021. We discuss old school vs new school FI. How has the community and movement evolved. Hear some standard bearers for the movement plus many new voices to our community. Why come to a CampFI? Listen to this episode to understand why.
Are you asking the bigger questions now? Diania Merriam discovered financial independence and immediately changed her life. It is only after starting the Econome Conference that she realized that she could start asking the more important questions right away even before she becomes financially independent. Hear Diania's story as well as the latest …
The number of people who have ended up crying over financial issues in the last year is staggering. In their forthcoming book, Stacked: Your Super Serious Guide to Money Management, Joe Saul-Sehy and Emily Guy Birken bring not only levity but also knowledge to help alleviate financial stress. We talk about why all financial books start to sound the…
Have you ever considered investing in nuclear? Although previously thought to be dangerous or non viable, nuclear energy via uranium is powering more of our electricity needs...and it is doing it cleanly. On this episode we interview Scott Melbye a 36 year veteran of the nuclear industry and current EVP if Uranium Energy Corp. Could this asset clas…
The COVID pandemic changed just about everything. In the beginning we faced massive unemployment and recession. As the economy has improved, a new problem has arisen: Not enough employees! What gives? Why are small businesses struggling to fill the void in the face of rising demand? We discuss these issues and more with small business people David …
On this rewind episode we revisit the topic of fatFIRE. What is fatFIRE and is it a worthy pursuit? Listen to Physician on FIRE, Liz from Frugalwoods, and the duo from Millionaires Unveiled discuss how much money is enough. What's your answer?
There is a rumor out there that the FIRE (financial independence/retire early) movement is dying. Certainly, as with any large accomplishment, the risk of burnout of such undertakings is always present. In this rewind episode we revisit with a group of community members and content creators the evolution of their feelings regarding financial indepe…
Have you ever felt overwhelmed by social media? Not only content producers, but everyday people are constantly cultivating our online persona. We are always creating. It feels wonderful when our audience is supportive and congratulatory, but what happens when the negative comments roll in? How do we deal with them and decide how important are they?…
You may be surprised to learn that financial independence is not a new concept. In this broad ranging conversation we trace some of these financial concepts as far back as Ben Franklin and the 1700's. Are we reinventing the wheel or is today's version of financial independence new and improved. Featuring JD Roth of Get Rich Slowly and Grant Sabatie…
Have you ever worried about the availability of clean water? Have you ever thought of investing in water? Well, Riggs Eckelberry tackles both issues with his company OriginClear. He calls water the new gold and feels we are in the middle of the second water revolution. Take a listen and think about the future of water differently.…
Often the discovery of personal finance in general and financial independence in particular is an isolating experience. Friends and family often don't understand your newfound interest or even believe that financial freedom is possible. This week we talk with twin brothers, David and Stephen Baughier, about discovering FIRE and becoming part of a c…
In today's episode we talk with Ramsey Solution's newest personality George Kamel about personal finance for millennials and Gen Z'ers. Are the baby steps still relevant? We talk to George about the ABC's of personal finance for young people and discuss his new project The Fine Print Podcast.
Have you ever considered living in a community of people who share values similar to yours? Would you share common resources, community space? Lauren Tang heard about cohousing at the same time she discovered financial independence. She has joined Jennie Lindberg as part of the Sunnyside Village Cohousing community. Today we talk about their plans …
In this episode we discuss with Frank Vasquez from Risk Parity Radio the ins and outs of annuities. Are they ever a good deal? When should you buy them and what are the important factors to consider. This episode was recorded live on the Fireside Chat App.
Estate planning is one of the most feared personal finance topics today. And yet, it behooves us all to tackle this somewhat complex topic as early as the tender age of 18. We talk estate planning 101 with Vicki Cook and Amy Blacklock of Women Who Money.