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 which is a loosely organized collection of local FinCon chapters. Yes, there may be a local FinCon group in your city. In this episode, Deacon shares his … [Read more...]

022: End Your Financial Stress Now with Published Author 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 is actually a friend and long-time writer/editor at my site, PT Money. If there is a second voice on the site, it’s Emily. … [Read more...]

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 two about small business, marketing, and outsourcing -- and is happy to share the experience with fellow entrepreneurs and those working … [Read more...]

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 (that I recorded with Erin twice, unfortunately - that's the inside joke at the beginning), I chat with Erin about how she … [Read more...]

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 Nashville, TN with his wife and son. In this episode, you’ll learn how Bob and his wife keep finances fun, how he … [Read more...]

Turn Your Unwanted Media and Tech into Cash with Decluttr

Last summer, my family and I moved from Indiana to Wisconsin. We purged a great deal of our stuff before we left, and got rid of some more once we were unpacking. And yet, in every room of our new house you can still find: video games that we no longer play, worn out tech gadgets that we don’t know how to dispose of, DVDs that we haven’t watched in years, and CDs we don’t remember buying (I’m looking at you, Jagged Little Pill by Alanis … [Read more...]

016: Question Everything About Your Money and Lifestyle with Millennial Money Expert Stefanie O’Connell

Stefanie O’Connell is a millennial money expert, speaker, and author of the book, The Broke and Beautiful Life. Her work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, SUCCESS, The Dr. Oz Show, Fox News, and ABC World News. You may have read about Stefanie on PTMoney.com. She was kind enough to share her story of surviving and thriving financially on an actress's salary living in NYC. It’s a great read. In this episode, you’ll learn the importance of … [Read more...]

015: How to Organize and Invest Your Money with America’s Millennial Money Expert Robert Farrington

Robert Farrington is America's Millennial Money Expert and Founder of TheCollegeInvestor.com. Robert is on a mission to help millennials get out of student loan debt and start building wealth for their future. Robert is the quintessential master of his money. At such a young age in his early 30s he’s showing us all how it’s done. Really impressive. In this episode, you’ll hear Robert share how he’s managed to pay off debt and make huge strides with his … [Read more...]

013: Living Like a College Student with The Ultimate Millennial Money Nerd Whitney Hansen

Enjoying these show notes from the Masters of Money podcast? Be sure to subscribe to the show in iTunes and you'll get notified when each new episode is ready! Who is Whitney Hansen? In this episode, we’ll get to hear from Whitney Hansen. Whitney is a personal finance coach and entrepreneur. She teaches millennials how to pay off debt and gain financial independence over at WhitneyHansen.com. She also is the creator of The Money Nerds Podcast. The show’s concept … [Read more...]

008: Taking Risks and Making Extra Money with Kyle Taylor, The Penny Hoarder

Enjoying these show notes from the Masters of Money podcast? Be sure to subscribe to the show in iTunes and you'll get notified when each new episode is ready! Who is The Penny Hoarder? Alright, let’s meet today’s Master of Money. Kyle Taylor is the CEO and founder of The Penny Hoarder, one of the largest personal finance websites with over 14 million readers a month. Kyle is a friend and go-to guy when it comes to ways to make extra money. Not only does his site … [Read more...]

007: How to Afford Anything by Hacking Your Housing Costs with Paula Pant

Enjoying these show notes from the Masters of Money podcast? Be sure to subscribe to the show in iTunes and you'll get notified when each new episode is ready! Who is Paula Pant? Paula Pant quit her 9-to-5 job, built financial independence (so that she never needs to trade time for money), launched an online business and owns 7 rental property units. She's the host of the Afford Anything podcast and the blogger at AffordAnything.com one of my favorite … [Read more...]

005: How to Track Your Expenses with Zina Kumok

Enjoying these show notes from the podcast? Be sure to subscribe to the show in iTunes and you'll get notified when each new episode is ready! Who is Zina Kumok? Zina Kumok is a freelance writer who specializes in personal finance (one of the best … she’s done some writing for me). She is the mastermind behind DebtFreeAfterThree.com, a blog about how she paid off $28,000 worth of student loans in three years as a journalist. Zina lives in Denver with her husband, … [Read more...]