Get more out of your LinkedIn profile and negotiate your salary like a pro with Alisa

No matter where you are in your career, there will always be a point where you will look at changing jobs, changing industries, climbing up the corporate ladder or you will “simply” look at negotiating your salary/compensation package. I recently met with my friend Alisa from CVeksperten.no and she kindly agreed to shoot a short video on how to stand out on LinkedIn since it is the largest professional network and we also discuss the importance of negotiating your salary and give some practical tips. Her tips are absolute gold! … More Get more out of your LinkedIn profile and negotiate your salary like a pro with Alisa

How to hit FIRE in your 40s living in an HCOL city with Caroline

Caroline from Costa Rica FIRE will tell us how she reached FIRE under “exceptional circumstances”: She stumbled upon the FIRE movement in her 40s, she and her husband Scott have 2 daughters, their strategy was to focus on Real Estate and they did all of this while living in New York, a high cost of living area! We will discuss Caroline’s journey and she will share how she and her husband managed to change their lifestyle completely and reached FIRE. And we will also discuss how they managed to buy property after property both in the US and abroad (Costa Rica!). … More How to hit FIRE in your 40s living in an HCOL city with Caroline

How to Get Started with Stock Picking and Dividend Investing with Joseph

In today’s episode, we will speak to my friend Joseph from the Youtube channel Let’s Talk Money.

I am quite excited about this episode as I am a subscriber to Joseph’s channel myself and watch it on a regular basis. Joseph loves talking all things money: From the stock market for beginners to how to buy stocks and from passive income and side hustle ideas to the best investments in dividend stocks. My primary interest in watching Joseph’s videos is to learn more about dividend-paying stocks as I want to grow this part of my investment portfolio. Joseph will make it easy to distil the information and guide us through the wonderful world (–> nerd! ) of stock pickings and dividend stocks! This episode is for you if you are interested in learning more about stock pickings or if like me,  you want to grasp the essentials behind dividend-paying stocks better! … More How to Get Started with Stock Picking and Dividend Investing with Joseph

Frugal Vs Cheap – What is the Difference?

Have you ever backed away from bargaining at a flea market, thinking it would be too cheap? Or have you cut down on a decent waiter’s tip to save some dollars over dinner? To most people, both of them might look like examples of the same phenomena. However, the first scene shows a frugal personality, while the other one is downright cheap. We know what you’re thinking, how can someone possibly know when they’re crossing the line from being frugal to cheap? Although there is a fine line between the two, if you understand the concept, you’ll know what’s cheap and what’s not right away. To bring things into perspective, here are some differences between frugal and cheap to get you a clear picture. … More Frugal Vs Cheap – What is the Difference?

Why millennials should invest in the stock markets and how to become financially free with Leanna

In today’s episode, we will speak to a repeat guest: Leanna Haakons from Young, Fun and Financially Free. This time we will talk about several topics: How Millenials approach personal finance, the struggle for personal finance content creators on social media, the importance of investing in equities (or stocks) especially at a young age, we will then move on to a short discussion on the streaming wars and finally, we will discuss some interesting passage of her book Young, Fun and Financially Free. This episode is for you if you are from the “millennial generation” and want to get started with your finances and it is as well for you if you are interested in entering the stock markets but have not taken that first step just yet. You will enjoy it, believe me!  … More Why millennials should invest in the stock markets and how to become financially free with Leanna

My 2019 in books and a 6-months review of Audible

So last year, I did it! For the first time, I have reached my goal of finishing 19 books as I set in my Goodreads profile. (Yaay!)I wanted to celebrate my achievement by sharing my review of the 19 books I have read/listened to last year! And as well give you my thoughts on Audible after having subscribed for 6 months. … More My 2019 in books and a 6-months review of Audible

How to land a promotion every single year at your job and how to live according to your values through lifestyle design with Becky

We speak to my friend Becky from Twentyfree.co.

We met at Fincon in Washington D.C. earlier this year and it was definitely a fun encounter! Becky is not only young, energetic and driven as you will discover, but she also has great lessons in store for anyone of us in our early 20s, in our mid- to late 30s and even for the “wiser” crowds!

In summary, we will discuss how to land promotions at your job every single year, how Becky intends to apply lifestyle design concepts to switch from her initial FIRE goal to semi-retired/slow FI lifestyle and we also share thoughts on her inspiring article There is no better time than now.  
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Your New-Year Money Checklist: 7 Money Moves to Start the Year off Right

The new year is just around the corner. Are you setting big goals for your money in 2020?
Financial goals are often at the top of the list of New Year’s resolutions. It’s an ideal time to turn over a new leaf and change any habits that are hurting your financial future. So here are seven of the best money moves to make in the new year. … More Your New-Year Money Checklist: 7 Money Moves to Start the Year off Right

The basics of investing in the stock markets (and should you invest in cannabis stocks?) with Sandy

In today’s episode, we will speak to my friend Sandy whom I met at Fincon.

Her book “The Money Master: Inside Secrets on How to Make Your Money Grow and Stay Safe” is currently being printed and it will be released in early 2020. We will discuss a few themes covered in the book with special attention to investing in the stock markets. We dispel some of the common myths (should you follow the financial news every day? Should you buy in the latest hot stock picks?…), Sandy will explain some fundamental concepts, help you not overpay on fees,..in short, she will guide you to become more comfortable with the idea of getting started in the stock markets. It is true, it might look scary and complicated from the outside but as you will see, it is not.  … More The basics of investing in the stock markets (and should you invest in cannabis stocks?) with Sandy