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High Cost of Wealth

High Cost of Wealth

November 13, 2019

I'm back!  Sorry about that.  Last two months have been doozies for a multitude of reasons.  I fell off the podcast bandwagon there for a bit.  Luckily, I carved out some time this evening to sit down and share some thoughts about the high cost of wealth.  In short, wealth is accessible, but few achieve it.  Why?  Because of what the ticket to wealth costs...

Start Young, Finish Rich.  $120k by 28 years old.

Start Young, Finish Rich. $120k by 28 years old.

August 30, 2019

Today's podcast is a special one for me - I sit down and talk with my cousin Nate, who started his financial journey at the age of 18 by opening up a Roth IRA.  He talks about how he was able to put savings first, even in college, and max out his Roth every year since he opened it.  Now, he balances the needs of his financial future with living a fulfilling life today.  Be sure to stick with the episode all the way to the end; there are some gems of insight in the last 5 minutes.  

Meet Colleen: 26 years old, $60,000+ net worth.  Hustler.

Meet Colleen: 26 years old, $60,000+ net worth. Hustler.

August 21, 2019

Today, I sat down with Colleen, owner of Silver Bean Events, a wedding and event planner in Metro Detroit.  At 26 years old, she has already amassed a net worth of $60,000, is setting goals and teaching herself about investing and personal finance.  We talk today about how she got there and I answer several of her questions at the end of the show.   

Climbing Yosemite and Living My Best Life

Climbing Yosemite and Living My Best Life

July 29, 2019

I just came back from a week in California, climbing in Yosemite and sipping wine in Napa.  It was amazing.  I had a special moment where I felt in complete harmony, living my best life.  Today's podcast is about that moment and what you can do to live your best life. 

4 Rules of Money Recap and Why You Should Have a Roth IRA

4 Rules of Money Recap and Why You Should Have a Roth IRA

July 16, 2019

It has been a while since I have had time to podcast.  (You can blame my photography schedule.)  Anyway, I gave a speech the other day to a group of industry professionals and it was interesting to see where we all were in our financial journey.  One thing became clear though: money truths are applicable at all ages.  The truth behind getting wealthy is applicable at any age and can be implemented at any age.  On today's podcast, I recap the 4 Rules of Money and what steps you can take to implement them. 

 

Ep. 82 - What do 26% of Americans have in common?

Ep. 82 - What do 26% of Americans have in common?

June 20, 2019

In today's podcast, I discuss some financial statistics and why your earliest decisions are your most important decisions.  Also, I answer a listener email about what are some of options to make passive income. 

Ep. 81 - $80k, 23 years old, no debt…what do I do next?

Ep. 81 - $80k, 23 years old, no debt…what do I do next?

June 7, 2019

On today's episode, I talk to Angjela about her current financial state and what decisions she should make.  She recently graduated graduate school with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and zero student loan debt.  She accepted a job working for Southwest Airlines but doesn't know what her next financial step should be.  Luckily, we were able to create a plan before she got her first paycheck, so she can build her life and career around financial stability.  

Ep. 80 - What’s the Best Way to Pay Off Debt?

Ep. 80 - What’s the Best Way to Pay Off Debt?

June 4, 2019

One of the listeners to the podcast emailed in and offered a few suggestions of topics to cover.  First up: why is debt bad and how should you go about paying it off?  

Ep. 79 - How to Overcome Failure

Ep. 79 - How to Overcome Failure

June 2, 2019

You may have noticed the past couple weeks have been light on the podcast.  Why?  Because I kept failing.  Today, I talk about how I beat my funk and got back into the swing of things.  

Ep. 78 - Michael Tindall Talks Persona Finance 101

Ep. 78 - Michael Tindall Talks Persona Finance 101

May 29, 2019

Michael Tindall joined the podcast again to talk about the basics of personal finance.  This is a great place to start if you are looking to learn more about your first steps in managing your money.