033: Stop Worrying About Money with J. David Stein from Money for the Rest of Us

David Stein produces and hosts the top-10 iTunes ranked investing podcast Money For the Rest of Us where he teaches over 25,000 listeners per episode about money, how it works, how to invest it, and how to live without worrying about it. So let’s dig in. Let’s meet today’s Master of Money…. Listen to This Episode with David Listen to it on iTunes. I hope you enjoyed that. A big thank you to David for giving us the gold today. Share on Twitter Stop … [Read more...]

032: Live Well Today and Tomorrow with Roger Whitney, the Retirement Answer Man

Roger Whitney is the Retirement Answer Man, and he believes you can create a great life that balances living well today AND living well tomorrow by having the right little conversations about money. Over the last 24 years, he has worked directly with clients on this journey and shares the wisdom he's learned on his weekly podcast, The Retirement Answer Man, and his blog at rogerwhitney.com. This is a great interview with Roger. He’s really living out this "living … [Read more...]

031: Finding Hope and Making Sense of Your Finances with Alaya Linton

Alaya blogs at Hope+Cents. After years of feeling hopeless about her financial situation, Alaya Linton took the steps to climb out of debt. Becoming debt-free gave Alaya a new passion and through her blog and coaching now helps others dump their debt and take control of their finances. I know you’ll enjoy this hopeful interview with Alaya. Listen to This Episode with Alaya Linton Listen to it on iTunes. Stream by clicking here. Download as an MP3 … [Read more...]

030: Focusing on Long-Term Financial Success with Freelancer Eric Rosenberg

Eric Rosenberg is a finance, travel, and technology writer originally in Ventura, California. When away from the keyboard, Eric he enjoys exploring the world, flying small airplanes, and spending time with his family. Eric blogs and podcasts at PersonalProfitability.com. In this episode, Eric talks about building a long-term mindset and how that’s helped his financial life. He also shares how he paid off his graduate school debt of $40,000 off in 2 years, and how he … [Read more...]

029: Boosting Financial Confidence Using Every Single Dollar with Jessica Garbarino

Jessica Garbarino is the founder of Every Single Dollar, a company focused on helping single women navigate the world of personal finance. After paying off $56,000 of debt, Jessica decided she wanted to help other single women learn how to manage their money and instill financial confidence. She is a coach, speaker, and teacher on various financial topics with single women in mind. Jessica lives the debt free life in sunny South Florida. In this episode, I speak … [Read more...]

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 (and what’s maybe preventing them from becoming) Masters of Money. My guest today is Rachel Schneider is the co-author of The Financial … [Read more...]

027: Retiring in Your 30s with Startup Founder 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 wanted to have him on the show is that of he publicly shares his net worth...now over $1.8 million! In this … [Read more...]

026: Serial Entrepreneur Erin Chase of $5 Dinners Teaches Us Business and How to Save Money on Groceries

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 money, her amazing tips for saving money shopping for groceries, and the big goals she has for her financial future. I know you’ll enjoy … [Read more...]

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 it’s a little different from what you’re used to hearing. A lot of my guests end up being entrepreneurs and achieving … [Read more...]

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. She really helped me to craft my show topic and gave me some general technical advice as well. She just hit her 100th episode! Congrats, … [Read more...]

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...]

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 amazing podcaster. In this episode, Scott shares how to tell what type of financial advisor you should use, the one thing his boss told him to do that was … [Read more...]

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 the stage there, and she’s always so gracious with her time. In this episode, Jean shares the different savings and … [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...]

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...]