Financial Planner and USA Today columnist, Pete the Planner, talks about why millionaire-dom is important and a “mock retirement” — living like you’re retired before you actually pull the plug on your career.
Today’s episode is one of the most raw, real, heartfelt episodes we’ve done.
Jay’s stint as a co-host is coming to an end. The show must go on, though! Paula will carry the podcast into an awesome future, and Jay will be our most enthusiastic fan.
In this episode, Jay and Paula talk about “quitting” (or “pivoting” or “retiring”) […]
Let’s cut to the chase: Today’s episode isn’t educational. Not even a little. But you might want to tune in nonetheless because it’s fun as hell : )
Have you heard of the Stacking Benjamins podcast? It’s a show that styles itself as “the Car Talk of personal finance.” Once a week, […]
You ask. We answer.
In this week’s episode, Jay and I tackle listener-submitted questions, such as:
What’s the deal with robo-advisors? Should I invest with one? Betterment, Wealthfront … what’s the deal with these companies? Index funds vs. rental properties — what’s better for tax breaks? […]
Most journalists only spend 30 to 60 minutes interviewing high-profile, high-powered successful CEOs.
Farnoosh Torabi is different. As the host of CNBC’s Follow the Leader, she spent up to 48 hours with some of the most influential business leaders in the nation.
She followed CEO’s into private business meetings — sometimes as many as six […]
Jeremy used to work 80-hour weeks to maintain his sprawling suburban house, car and motorcycle.
But around age 26 or 27, he took a life-changing vacation to the Philippines. He ate mangoes, laid on the beach and learned to scuba dive. By the end of the trip, he decided he wanted to retire and […]
Carrie Olsen wanted a career that gave her flexibility, independence, and the ability to work from home.
She didn’t want to stay in her 8-to-5 job forever. But she wasn’t sure what else she could do.
One day, listening to podcasts while commuting to work, Carrie heard an interview with a voiceover actor. The […]
A few years ago, J.D. Roth was overextended on a mortgage he couldn’t afford.
He was unhappy. He was overweight. And he had $35,000 in consumer debt.
Then he turned his life around. He paid off every penny of his consumer debt. He began exercising and eating healthier foods. And he detailed all of […]
We’ve heard crazy stories about celebrities blowing their money.
Tabloids are FULL of tales of multi-multi-millionaire celebrities spending lavishly on private jets, nightclubs, jewelry, gambling and lavish vacations … only to declare bankruptcy when their lifestyle exceeds their means.
Today’s guest, Rob Wilson, is a financial advisor who works with superstar hip-hop artists, NFL football […]
Back by popular demand, we answer a handful of your questions — and this time, we focus the full episode on real estate investing.
(If you listen until the very end, you’ll find a special treat.)
Here are some of the questions we tackle:
Q: Did you fall into your real estate niche by accident? […]