What Financial Stability means for different people and how you can manage your money in order to achieve financial stability with Nadia

In today’s episode, we will speak to my friend Nadia from Speaking of Cents.

She writes about a variety of topics around personal finance and focuses mostly on the mindset that revolves around managing your money. The aim of the blog (and Youtube channel) is to educate people on how to manage their money at any point in their life regardless of their income.
We will discuss what financial stability means, why it is important, why people struggle with it and Nadia will provide an actionable 7-step plan to achieve that Financial Stability.
This episode is for you if you are getting started with your finances and want some guidance on improving your financial situation or find your way to work towards larger financial goals. … More What Financial Stability means for different people and how you can manage your money in order to achieve financial stability with Nadia

Do you have a Scarcity or an Abundance mindset? How to transform your Money Mindset with Adine

In today’s episode, we will speak to my friend Adine from Lekker Leven met Minder.
Adine is from The Netherlands and we met last September at Fincon. Although we met at a Money/Finance conference, one of her favourite topics is Money Mindset. A topic I really enjoy because, in my opinion, that is where it is all starts. And if you think about it,  it is true. You can write or read about the best financial tips, the next best stock with the highest potential growth, the best area to own a rental property and so on. If you do not have the correct Money Mindset in the first place, you will always be struggling in a way or another. … More Do you have a Scarcity or an Abundance mindset? How to transform your Money Mindset with Adine

How Naza left her stable (but stressful) career and turned her life upside down completely to pursue her dreams in Asia

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

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

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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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

How to travel full-time and build self-confidence with Brad

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