In today’s episode, we will speak to my friend Joyce from Financial Impulse. She writes about a wide array of topics on her blog Financial Impulse: Picking good companies to invest in, career advice, Debt, Emergency funds, cheap date ideas, etc. She has also developed two interesting series of articles: “Is it worth it?” and “From Freelance to Full-Time” which I enjoyed reading myself. We will discuss how she combines her professional career and passion project (the blog): Digital marketing (with a focus on SEO) and Personal Finance. In the first part of the episode, she will provide some practical SEO tips which will be helpful for any type of content creators (Bloggers, Podcaster and Youtubers, people like me that suck at SEO 😅, etc.) and in the second part we will dive deeper into the Personal Finance part. … More How to rock at SEO and cultivate a smart Financial Impulse with Joyce
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
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
Gold has been around since centuries and currently indeed often seen as a good store of value and a great diversification tool since it is uncorrelated to stocks for example. And it’s actually done quite well for a number of people who are involved in investing and do it well. But for others … it can be a bit of a problem. … More Investing in Gold, the Benefits and Risks
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
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?
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
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
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