With Summer around the corner we explore our Summer Savings Plans, which include ways to distract ourselves from too much spend, investing in individual stocks, and more...all while enjoying the good life. Enjoy!
We were super stoked to chat with Helaine Olen, the best selling author of Pound Foolish and The Index Card, and columnist for The Nation. Helaine's book Pound Foolish is an examination of the shady personal finance industry and one of our favorite books. We covered a ton of topics, including dispelling money myths, women investors, money managers, compound interest, index funds, how the rich get richer, and what the 401k was originally created for. There is so much money wisdom and advice from Helaine in this interview - definitely check it out.
What helps us reach financial freedom faster? The 1% Mindset is a great first money hack, especially early on.
How much house can I afford? Luckily, we're not asking our bankers - but here are some great takeaways on reducing the cost of that roof over our heads.
Prenups and divorce! We explore this topic to see if there is value in a prenup and if the conversation is a smart one to have.
When is it worth it to pay more for higher quality. What is quality anyway?
What's the quickest way to become a millionaire? We discuss different approaches that work and pitfalls to avoid when it comes to investing and growing a million dollar portfolio.
Some people really love their jobs and some people don't. We share two perspectives on why you don't have to choose between your job and you passion.
Do you want to buy a home? You probably need less month than you think. We share multiple perspectices on down payments, homeownership, and real estate investing.
How much money do you need to save and can you really save too much?
How radical transparency has transformed our relationships with money and can transform yours too.
We discuss the Tim Ferriss classic and explain what we learned, and use today from the book. Grant gets a virtual assistant and more.
We interview Scott Trench, the 26-year-old Denver real estate investor, VP at Bigger Pockets and author of the new book Set For Life. He shares a ton of next level recommendations on how to live for free, make money house hacking, and build your financial runway. To learn more check out Scott's Milllennial Money post on House Hacking.
How to best optimize your 401k and make the most of your tax-advantaged accounts.
As you make more money, it's so easy to spend more money. Learn the best ways to avoid lifestyle inflation.
The real estate vs. stock investing throwdown - which one is a better investment?
We reveal our biggest money mistakes.
These habits save us a ton of money. Here are a few hacks we use to spend less and think twice before any purchase.
Happy Cinco de Mayo. Why we think budgets still suck and are the biggest barrier to saving more money.
Let's chat CASH. Warren Buffett is sitting on $86 Billion and we are sitting on hardly any cash. When and why it might make sense to increase your cash reserves.