Escaping Broke Phi Broke and Making Financial Sense of Side Hustles with Jerry

In today’s episode, we will speak to my friend Jerry from Peerless Money Mentor.
Despite being equipped with two degrees, Jerry found himself in too much debt and overspent on things he could not afford. He luckily refinanced some of that heavy debt and entered little by little into the personal finance space.
Jerry will share his experience on how he got into debt in the first place (From Broke Phi Broke…) and how he managed to crush it (…to Financially Woke). In the next part, we will exchange perspectives on side hustles like driving for Uber, freelancing, answering online surveys, helping companies with their social media marketing, etc. We will evaluate the pros and cons and if they make financial sense at all. … More Escaping Broke Phi Broke and Making Financial Sense of Side Hustles with Jerry

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

How Jacob quit his stressful six-figure job to move into an RV and embrace a minimalistic lifestyle

In today’s episode, we will speak to my friend Jacob from I Heart Budgets.

We met at Fincon 19 and he told me he was currently on a “mini-retirement” travelling in an RV (a large motorhome/camper van) with his wife and three kids through the US. He started this crazy plan in August of 2018 and while the plan was to travel 1 year they have extended their plans.
This episode is for you if you are keen on hearing about why someone with a well-paid job is “suddenly” making a drastic lifestyle change by moving to a more nomadic and minimalistic lifestyle. And more importantly how that can be achieved through budgeting and planning. This episode is also for you if you are new to budgeting and still wonder why it can be a fantastic starting point to achieve your goals. … More How Jacob quit his stressful six-figure job to move into an RV and embrace a minimalistic lifestyle

The unexpected benefits of paying off your mortgage fast with Andy

We are talking to my friend Andy Hill from Marriage, Kids and Money today.

With his wife Nicole, he paid off his 195,000 dollar mortgage in 5 years. We will discuss how he managed to pay down such an amount so fast, why he chose to go that route and what are the surprising benefits of living mortgage-free.

Next to this impressive achievement, Andy has a full-time job, is a father of two and also runs the successful podcast Marriage, Kids and Money since a little over 3 years. We will dig into how he manages his time wearing all his different hats! … More The unexpected benefits of paying off your mortgage fast with Andy

8 tips for making the most out of Black Friday sales

What’s up friends? It is that time of the year again! Are you excited to go loose on the Black Friday sales? Finally you get to buy that new TV, smartphone, handbag, pile of books for this winter,…or maybe you are tired of seeing and hearing Black Friday advertisements everywhere. Anyway, 2 more days and … More 8 tips for making the most out of Black Friday sales

The Parable of the Mexican Fisherman and the Banker

Friends, Back in 2006, when I was a last year´s student at uni (Msc in Business Engineering) and my classmates and I were getting closer to the diploma ceremony, some fellow student sent us the story of the Mexican Fisherman and the Banker. By that time many of us (including myself) had already secured our first jobs … More The Parable of the Mexican Fisherman and the Banker