How to talk to your kids about the coronavirus (COVID-19) and still instill a positive mindset with Dee

In today’s episode, we will speak to my friend Dee from Kids Money Academy.

When Dee introduced herself in the Fincon community she mentioned her website which directly intrigued me. I believe that teaching kids about money is very important for their future!
We will mainly discuss the importance of instilling a positive money mindset to your kids from a young age and how to get started. Dee will also share tips on how to talk to your kids about the current coronavirus situation. We will touch upon the Kids Money Academy as well and we end the show with a special money saving tip you would never had thought of before ! (It will not apply to everyone though)  … More How to talk to your kids about the coronavirus (COVID-19) and still instill a positive mindset with Dee

What early retirement feels like and how to make your kids money savvy with Doug and Carol

In today’s episode, we will speak to my friend Doug Nordman (AKA “Nords”) and his daughter Carol Pittner.

Both of them have had military careers as navy officers (Carol is a reservist at the moment) and Doug has been retired since 2002 at age 41! Carol is currently in her late 20s and already rapidly approaching financial independence as well.

We will discuss what it feels like to be retired at a young age, how Doug worked his way towards Financial Independence before the FIRE movement was a thing. We will exchange both interesting and fun anecdotes with Carol on how it was to grow up in a money-savvy environment. Topics will include frugality, Financial Independence, financial literacy throughout childhood, investing in the stocks markets through various recessions,…so all in all a lot of valuable information brought to you in an easy to understand conversation. Even though I do not have kids myself I really like the topic of teaching kids about money, because childhood to me is where your core beliefs and thoughts about money (and other topics) will be shaped. So it all starts from there. … More What early retirement feels like and how to make your kids money savvy with Doug and Carol

An introduction to Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology with Ivan

Ivan Liljeqvist from Ivan On Tech will walk us through the basics of Blockchain Technology and cryptocurrencies. 

We will discuss what the Blockchain is all about, how Bitcoin works and what the use case is. We will also discuss the value of Bitcoin and if you should invest in it at all.

If you are here because you follow his channel or are a fellow Academy student, you are in for a treat as well: This will be the perfect episode to learn more about Ivan and what is happening under the hood at the Ivan On Tech “Headquarters!  … More An introduction to Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology with Ivan

Interest Rate 101

You have heard of interest rates in the news (your national bank is lowering the interest rate), in advertisements for credit services , overheard colleagues speaking about their mortgage interest rates,… But what is an interest rate? Where does it come from and how does it affect your daily finances? An interest rate is the cost of … More Interest Rate 101