Can You Become FI After 40? In today’s episode, we will speak to my friend Ben from FI after 40. We connected through Twitter, I read some of his blog posts and listened to some of his podcast episodes and I thought he had a compelling story to tell. Ben discovered the FI (Financial Independence) … More Is It Too Late to Turn Your Financial Life Around in Your 40s? with Ben
In today’s episode, we will speak to my friend Derek from Money Health Solutions.
He is a financial therapist helping his clients to identify their financial beliefs (also called “money scripts”) and to improve their relationship with money. You might probably wonder what a financial therapist is and what those money scripts are about.
If you are a regular listener to the show, you will remember that getting the right money mindset is an essential first step to get your finances in order. Something that can for example stand in the way of getting the right mindset could be the negative financial beliefs you have developed throughout childhood.
Derek will explain what his profession consists of and then we will discuss more in detail how we can identify our own money behaviors (negative or positive) and how we can start rewriting our scripts and improving our relationship with money. … More How to Identify your Money Scripts and Improve your Relationship with Money with Derek
If you are new to the personal finance world and you want to take control of your finances, a fantastic and rather cheap way to get started is to read books about personal finance and money.
Most personal finance books are written in simple language and do not require an advanced Ph.D. in econometrics. The most influential personal finance books I have read and heard about are accessible to anyone. And with a couple of friends, we came up with this list of 10 accessible books we warmly recommend for any Personal Finance newbies. … More 10 Life-Changing Personal Finance Books For Beginners
In today’s episode, we will speak to my friend Mr. Money Mage.
He is a UK-based Personal Finance blogger on his journey to reach Financial Independence. He has a principled view on how he intends to reach this goal and to him, Financial Independence can be achieved by anyone no matter your income today or your background.
We will discuss a few of his principles and how anyone can start building his personal path to Financial Independence. We touch upon topics such as growing your income, work-life balance, his approach to investing and, on that note, we also talk about his take on P2P lending platforms. … More How to reach Financial Independence growing and saving your money without losing your sleep with Money Mage
In today’s episode, we will speak to my friend Kat from the Wildly Wealthy Life podcast.
Kat is from the Philippines and came 15 years ago to the US (Los Angeles) to pursue her artist’s dream career, she is a full-on artist : She dances, she teaches piano and is an aerialist. Despite the variable and unpredictable income that comes with such a career she has still managed to get out of debt, purchase a multifamily home with her husband and she is living her wildly wealthy life!
Kat will share her inspiring story on how she started her real estate investing journey with an irregular source of income, how she budgets and how her background has played an important part in how she manages her finances. Talking about her background, we will also discuss a few cultural money differences she faced when coming to the US. … More How to Live Your Unconventional and Wildly Wealthy Life with Kat
In today’s episode, we will speak to my friend Naza from Copenhagen (Denmark).
I met Naza through common friends when visiting them in Copenhagen on several occasions. We have been keeping in touch through Facebook over the years, she is a positive person and when I met her she seemed very happy and dedicated about her career. Just in November of this year, she posted on her Facebook profile that she would leave her corporate job and her happy life in the bustling Scandinavian capital to move to Asia to pursue her dreams of becoming a licensed yoga teacher, to teach English to underprivileged Thai children and open her yoga school in Bali! That was quite a surprise to me but I was very happy for her at the same time.
Naza will share her story and lessons with us on the show and even if you are not planning to change your life in such an extreme way, there are some great takeaways from the conversation for all of us! … More How Naza left her stable (but stressful) career and turned her life upside down completely to pursue her dreams in Asia
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
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.
… More 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 are heading to Thailand and will be talking to my friend Brad from Man Overseas. Brad is a traveller and likes to venture overseas in different cities with his wife. We will talk about the specifics of his current lifestyle, how he has focused over the years to reach this lifestyle and we will end up with very powerful insights on building self-confidence! … More How to travel full-time and build self-confidence with Brad
Erik explains the key idea behind The Mastermind Within and we also take a look at motivation, time management, tracking expenses, house hacking, investing in trendy opportunities such as crypto. … More How to achieve our goals through personal development and intentional living with Erik