028: How American Families Are Mastering Their Money in a World of Uncertainty with Rachel Schneider

Have you ever wondered what either helps or hinders Americans from becoming masters of their money? That’s what we are talking about today, with my guest Rachel Schneider. Today’s show is very different than what we’re used to. We’re taking a macro look at your average American and trying to understand how they can become […]

Episode 027 – Retiring in Your 30s with Michael of Financially Alert

Michael retired early in his mid-thirties after successfully starting and running an I.T. services company. He is currently a stay-at-home Dad, blogger, & investor. His mission to help others find financial freedom so they can pursue their passion freely. He blogs at www.financiallyalert.com. I’ve met Michael in person, at FinCon, but the main reason I […]

026: Save Money on Groceries with Erin Chase of $5 Dinners

Erin Chase is on a mission to help you spend less money on groceries and has developed the teaching resources and practical tools to help you cut your grocery spending. You can find more about these amazing resources at 5dollardinners.com. In this episode, Erin shares her financial struggles, how she found early success with her […]

025: Earning, Saving, and Investing Your Way to Financial Independence with Mr ESI of ESI Money

John writes as “Mr. ESI” on ESI Money, a blog about achieving financial independence through earning, saving, and investing (ESI). He’s an early 50’s retiree who achieved financial independence, shares what’s worked for him, and details how others can implement those successes in their lives. I’m excited to share Mr ESI’s story with you because […]

024: Keeping the Personal in Personal Finance with Jen Hemphill

Jen Hemphill helps busy ambitious women transform their finances from being overwhelming to bringing joy, simplicity, and confidence. She is a Motivational Money Coach, an AFC® (Accredited Financial Counselor) and host of the Her Money Matters Podcast. Jen is a friend and I owe a lot of the success of my podcast launch to her. […]

023: Setting Specific Actionable Financial Goals with Deacon Hayes of Well Kept Wallet

Deacon Hayes is a Personal Finance Expert who is best known for paying off $52,000 in debt in 18 months. He has been featured in the US News & World Report, MSN Money, Yahoo Finance and more. Deacon is a friend, fantastic blogger at WellKeptWallet.com, and podcaster and also the global head of FinCon Local […]

022: End Your Financial Stress Now with Emily Guy Birken

Emily Guy Birken is a former English teacher and respected personal finance writer. She has written four books: The Five Years Before You Retire, Choose Your Retirement, Making Social Security Work for You, and her newest, End Financial Stress Now. She lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with her engineer husband and two high-energy little boys. Emily […]

021: Start a Side Hustle with Nick Loper of Side Hustle Nation

Nick Loper is an author, entrepreneur, and a lifelong student in the game of business. His latest role is as Chief Side Hustler at SideHustleNation.com, a growing community, and resource for aspiring and part-time entrepreneurs. Nick’s been making his living online since before it was cool. Along the way he’s picked up a thing or […]

020: Get Your Financial Life Together with Broke Millennial Erin Lowry

Erin Lowry is a millennial personal finance expert, author, and speaker. Erin founded the personal finance blog Broke Millennial. Her first book, Broke Millennial: Stop Scraping By and Get Your Financial Life Together, hits shelves May 2, 2017. I’ve checked out the book and it’s fantastic – funny, nerdy, detailed, and smart. In this episode […]

019: Taking Calculated Financial Risks with Financial Rock Star Scott Alan Turner

Scott Alan Turner is the host of the Financial Rock Star show. He is a self-proclaimed money moron turned early retiree who now spends his time teaching money management to help you get out of debt, save more money, and retire early. Scott is a good friend, amazing burger chef, FinCon speaker, fellow Texan, and […]

018: Automate Your Savings with the TODAY Show’s Jean Chatzky

Jean Chatzky is an award-winning financial journalist, author, motivational speaker, and host of the Her Money podcast. Jean is the TODAY Show’s financial expert and has appeared on Oprah, Live with Regis and Kelly, and The View, among others. Jean blogs at jeanchatzky.com. I’ve had the honor of having Jean keynote FinCon, podcast live from […]

017: Making Money Fun with Bob Lotich of Seedtime.com

Bob Lotich has been a full-time blogger for 10 years. His blog (originally called Christian Personal Finance) is now Seedtime.com and it’s one of my favorite places. I’m consistently sharing Bob’s posts. Bob’s writing and advice have been featured in Men’s Health Magazine, Real Simple Magazine, Yahoo Finance, Forbes, and many others. He lives in […]