My name is Rachel Teodoro and I am a mom of three kids living in the greater Seattle area with my husband Mike, who is a mechanical engineer. We met while attending Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. I am a lover of all things thrift
We are Ali and Alison Walker, and we used to call Seattle, Washington our home. We met in 2004, married in 2006, and retired in 2018. After reaching Financial Independence we wanted a complete and total change from our career-focused lives. We
Today's episode is with Sasha of Your Frugal Friend blog and Etsy shop. Sasha is a thirty-something mother of two and accountant who makes incredible budgeting spreadsheets and sells them on Etsy. She has paid off over $60,000 of debt to date a
Today's episode is sponsored by the EconoMe Conference which is a conference for the financial independence community on March 7th, 2020 in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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Links from today's episode:
Doug's Personal Training Website: Monumental Strength
The top 5 downloaded episodes of 2019:
A Purple Life Episode
Mortgage Payoff Debate
Grant Sabatier of Millennial Money
Have you ever dreamt of pursuing a digital nomad lifestyle?
Eric started his digital nomad journey by joining a work travel program called Remote Year after saving up enough of a cash buffer. His plan is to continue working remotely after Remo
Mystery shopping might be the new travel rewards hack.
Johnny uses travel rewards and mystery shopping to go on holiday for free. Him and his wife are using rental properties to fast track their path to FI, with Johnny's goal is to be able to
One of the best ways to increase your income is to do a career transition
Caitlyn changed from sales in the beer industry to working as a software engineer. After an intense 6 months completing a coding bootcamp, she was able to find a higher
Is property part of your portfolio in order to reach FI?
Maria and her husband own 9 rental properties, and have a net worth of over a million. They're aiming for a net worth of $3 million in order to reach FI, and have some pretty nifty real
Do you include your house and car in your overall net worth?
Rachel and her family are aiming for a FIRE number of $2 million. Her and her husband focus on a high savings rate, prioritising their budget and building a side income to speed up t
Do you dream of retiring before your 40s?
Amon and Christina retired at age 39 and moved to Portugal with their two daughters. Thanks to their government jobs, they were able to achieve a very high savings rate of 70% and build a nest egg of 2
In what way would a medical disability change the way you approach financial independence?
Zero has had to deal with brain surgery and has had rheumatoid arthritis for a few years. It affects her work situation, her financial situation and her
Have you ever thought of turning your own community into a 6 figure side hustle?
Melissa started a local community Facebook group to help locals find out what's going on in town, recommend businesses to each other and work on initiatives toget
What are 10 things you would want your child to know about money?
Chelsea quit her job as a hedge fund manager 2 years ago and decided to pursue entrepreneurship to stay at home with the kids and take care of herself. She's working on building
Everyone's dream is to earn a healthy passive income every month.
Jennifer and her husband earn 6 figures every year in passive income from their real estate business. The interesting part? They follow a slightly different business model and s
Imagine travelling the world and only paying for the flights.
Diana Chen is a full time travel blogger. Thanks to her blog she gets to try out hotels, resorts and adventure packages for free in exchange for a review or social media posts. She
Have you ever considered travel blogging as a full time hustle?
Emily and Berty are full time travel bloggers and photographers. They make money blogging, working for clients, selling prints and many other projects that earn them several diffe
Have you ever considered quitting your job to start a business?
Emily was working as a journalist, but an 'aha' moment made her realise that she wanted to do more meaningful work, and so she set up a flower company that caters to weddings and
Are introverts more interested in FI than extroverts?
Drew is an introvert on his path to FI, who was able to boost his career, finances and personal relationships by understanding his introversion and optimising his daily schedule.
James and Emily retired from the rat race at the ages of 27 and 28.
Through real estate investing and frugality, they managed to hit their Cashflow FI number in 3 years. Using their Cashflow strategy, they're planning to travel around Europe a
What is the best place in the world for early retirees to live in?
In today's episode, Julie plays voicemails, reads out tweets and emails from members of the FIRE community on the best places to live as a financially free retiree. We hear abo
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