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Financial Independence Podcast

63 episodes - English - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 1.5K ratings

Join the Mad Fientist as he interviews personal-finance icons like Mr. Money Mustache and Vicki Robin to discover the strategies they used to achieve financial independence and retire early! Learn about investing, tax avoidance, entrepreneurship, travel hacking, real estate, and all things related to financial independence and early retirement!

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Episodes

Fifth (and Final) Annual Update

August 20, 2021 06:54 - 15 minutes - 14.8 MB

If you’ve followed me for a while, you’ll know that I’ve released an annual update every year since I quit my job. It’s now been five years since I stopped working so this is my fifth (and final) annual update. Why is it my final one? I explain in today’s short episode. Highlights How the pandemic highlighted the power of having savings Why FI is the ultimate shock absorber and cheat code The reasons this annual update will be my last What to do when money is no longer a sourc...

Early Retirement Extreme - A Systems Approach to Lifestyle Design

January 19, 2021 10:24 - 53 minutes - 47 MB

On today’s episode of the Financial Independence Podcast, I finally got to interview the person who introduced me to the concept of financial independence and early retirement in the first place… Jacob Lund Fisker from Early Retirement Extreme! To my mind, Jacob is the founder of the modern-day “FIRE movement” so hope you enjoy the interview! Highlights What Jacob has been up to since stepping away from ERE His experience being a financial quant and how it impacted his personal inve...

8 Key Lessons from the Ultralearning Experiment

October 02, 2020 10:40 - 39 minutes - 30.9 MB

Last year, I conducted an experiment in Ultralearning that I hoped would help me achieve a lifelong dream of mine of writing and releasing an album. I’m happy to say it was far more successful than I ever imagined it would be! As I mentioned in the initial Ultralearning podcast episode, the hope for the 3-month experiment was that it would accelerate my progress towards my goal and make the process more enjoyable. Well, it did all that and more… I ended up finishing a song during tha...

Morgan Housel - The Psychology of Money

September 10, 2020 08:49 - 48 minutes - 37.7 MB

One of my favorite financial writers, Morgan Housel, is on the Financial Independence Podcast today! I’m not the one conducting the interview this time though (all is explained in the episode). Morgan’s insight into how to handle uncertainty, market crashes, and this weird stock boom that we now find ourselves in is invaluable so hope you enjoy it! Big thanks to Gouri, Morgan, and the Bogleheads for making this happen!

Valuable Lessons from My Fourth Year of Freedom

August 07, 2020 10:14 - 17 minutes - 20.5 MB

It’s been four years since I left my full-time job and what a crazy year it’s been! To celebrate this anniversary and to recap the things I’ve learned during this last year of post-FI life (and the COVID market crash), I recorded a short podcast episode.

Coronavirus Market Crash - Is This Time Different?

March 16, 2020 17:24 - 29 minutes - 27.5 MB

Bear markets are a normal part of investing but is this time different? As the coronavirus COVID-19 spreads around the world, governments are struggling to limit the economic impact of the disease. In today’s unplanned episode of the Financial Independence Podcast, JL Collins (author of The Simple Path to Wealth) joins me to talk about this stock-market crash, how it differs from previous crashes, and what you should do about it. Note: Apologies for the audio quality of this episode. S...

Scott Young - Ultralearning

October 16, 2019 09:24 - 1 hour - 39.3 MB

On today’s episode of the Financial Independence Podcast, I’m excited to introduce Scott Young! I first heard about Scott when he decided to complete MIT's entire computer science curriculum in a year. Scott has taken on a lot of these types of impressive learning projects and he just wrote a great book about it – Ultralearning. As you know, I’m attempting to tackle a very intimidating project myself so what better way to kick off that effort than with my own 3-month ultralearning proj...

Third Year of Freedom

August 01, 2019 09:32 - 20 minutes - 20.4 MB

I can’t believe it but it’s already been three years since I left my full-time job! To commemorate this special anniversary and to recap the things I’ve learned during this last year of post-FI life (which happened to be the best one yet), I recorded a short podcast episode.

Ramit Sethi - I Will Teach You to be Rich

May 14, 2019 09:09 - 54 minutes - 41.3 MB

Personal-finance icon Ramit Sethi from I Will Teach You to be Rich joins me for an episode of the Financial Independence Podcast! Ramit first published his New York Times best-selling book, I Will Teach You to be Rich, back in 2009 during the depths of the financial crisis. He just released the second version today so we discuss what’s changed in the last decade and also talk about FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early) – a concept that’s taken the financial world by storm in recent...

Cal Newport – Deep Work, Digital Minimalism, and the Key to a Happy Retirement

March 05, 2019 08:49 - 49 minutes - 38 MB

On today’s episode of the Financial Independence Podcast, I’m very excited to introduce author Cal Newport! I’ve been a huge fan of Cal’s writing for many years so it was a treat to get to talk to him. We explore many important issues related to early retirement that aren’t often talked about so if you’re thinking about retiring early (or if you already have and are struggling to build the life that you envisioned before leaving work), today’s episode is a must-listen! Highlights: Why...

Millennial Money - From Broke to Millionaire in 5 Years

February 06, 2019 09:23 - 57 minutes - 43.7 MB

On today’s episode of the Financial Independence Podcast, my buddy Grant from Millennial Money joins me to talk about how he went from having $2.26 in the bank to $1.25 million in just 5 years, 3 months, and 6 days! We dive into the strategies and tactics he used but we also go deeper and discuss some of the unexpected challenges of FIRE. We also explore Grant’s new book, Financial Freedom, which is out today and features parts of my own story! Highlights: Why you don’t need to hit FI...

Tony - Going Back to Work After Early Retirement

January 23, 2019 10:43 - 45 minutes - 31.8 MB

It’s easy to think that early retirement will be the answer to all your problems. After all, how could you not be happy when you don’t have to work anymore? I’ve written about why early retirement is not a magic bullet but what if it actually makes your life worse? On today’s episode of the Financial Independence Podcast, I interview a reader named Tony who found this to be the case. He’s since decided to go back to the same career he retired from and is enjoying work (and life) more...

Monumental Strength – How to Get Fit (and Actually Enjoy It)

December 18, 2018 10:09 - 47 minutes - 36.8 MB

I made two big mistakes when I was pursuing financial independence… The first was I put off happiness until I hit FI. The second was I also put off my health. In today’s episode of the Financial Independence Podcast, I chat to my personal trainer, Doug from Monumental Strength. Doug has spent the past two years taking me from a puny computer programmer to a strong, healthy weightlifter! It’s been a fantastic journey, with numerous unexpected benefits, so don’t wait until FI like I ...

James Clear - Atomic Habits and Building a New Identity After Retirement

October 16, 2018 16:42 - 50 minutes - 38.6 MB

A challenging aspect of early retirement is the loss of identity you may experience when leaving a career you’ve spent a big chunk of your life building. However, one of the most exciting parts of early retirement is that you have the time, money, and freedom to create a completely new identity! How do you do it though? Today, I had the privilege to speak to the writer who has been most helpful to me as I’ve started building my own new identity – James Clear. In this episode, we disc...

Travis Shakespeare - Playing with FIRE

October 02, 2018 12:14 - 1 hour - 45.8 MB

If you’ve been reading about financial independence for a while, you’ve likely seen that the topic is getting more popular lately. Although FIRE (Financial Independence / Retire Early) is far bigger than it was when I created this site in 2012, it’s still nowhere near mainstream. That may change though… A full-length documentary called Playing with FIRE is currently in the works and the film has the potential to reach millions of people that blogs or podcasts never would. This is a h...

Chad Carson - Retire Early with Real Estate

August 31, 2018 08:17 - 1 hour - 42.7 MB

Chad Carson from CoachCarson.com joins me again on the Financial Independence Podcast to talk about the various strategies you can use to retire early with real estate! Highlights: The best real-estate strategies to use to reach financial independence and retire early How real estate can be a good investment while also enhancing your lifestyle What is the Mad Fientist’s Peak Arbitrage™ strategy and is it a good idea Why you should buy utility but rent luxury Thoughts on internet-b...

Second Year of Freedom

August 01, 2018 07:08 - 18 minutes - 16 MB

I can't believe it... It's already been two years since I left my full-time job! To celebrate this special anniversary, I decided to release a podcast episode containing my thoughts on my second year of freedom. Find out what a day in my life is like now, hear all the ways early retirement is different than I expected, and discover the most valuable lessons I've learned since leaving my job!

First Year of Freedom

July 30, 2018 07:30 - 26 minutes - 22.4 MB

On August 1st, 2018, it will be exactly two years since I left my full-time job as a software developer. To celebrate, I've decided to release two podcast episodes that contain all the valuable lessons I learned during my first two years of freedom. Today's episode contains everything I learned during my first year and on Wednesday (August 1st), I will release everything I learned during my second year of freedom. It's been a wild ride so hope you enjoy the first of these two episodes!

Scott Trench - Set for Life

June 20, 2018 09:33 - 40 minutes - 31.7 MB

On today’s episode of the Financial Independence Podcast, I’m joined by the president of biggerpockets.com and cohost of the BiggerPockets Money Show, Scott Trench! Scott breaks down the journey to financial independence into three stages and explains what you need to focus on at each step (and why)! Highlights: The three stages of wealth creation on the path to financial freedom Why it doesn’t make sense to worry about investing right away How to create a “financial runway” and use...

Marla Taner – Striving for Happiness After Early Retirement

May 09, 2018 02:30 - 38 minutes - 34.6 MB

My good friend Marla Taner joined me on the Financial Independence Podcast to go deep into some early-retirement topics that aren’t often discussed. Marla and I met in 2014 at Camp Mustache and we’ve had a lot of fun (and sometimes heavy) conversations over the years so I thought it’d be great to record one for the podcast! Highlights: How to deal with a sudden early retirement Rethinking travel after leaving work Finding happiness from within Dealing with losing career identity a...

Money Talks – Live from the UK Chautauqua with Vicki Robin

March 28, 2018 08:29 - 50 minutes - 39 MB

Last August, I was down in England with Vicki Robin (author of Your Money or Your Life) for the FI Chautauqua. We were chatting about the new version of the book she was working on (which is out now!) and she mentioned that she created a game called “Money Talks” to go along with the new edition. The card game consists of 52 different cards, each containing a different money question or topic. The idea is, you can use the cards to initiate conversations about money with family, friends, ...

Elizabeth Willard Thames – Meet the Frugalwoods

March 05, 2018 07:59 - 1 hour - 47.9 MB

Today on the Financial Independence Podcast, I welcome back Liz Thames (a.k.a. Mrs. Frugalwoods)! Liz was last on the show over two years ago and a lot has changed. Since then, she’s made her dream of retiring to a homestead in Vermont a reality, she’s had two babies, and she’s just published a book! It was great to catch up with her to hear about everything that’s happened over the last couple of years and to find out whether her early retirement dream is actually as good as she hoped...

My Brother – Using the Power of Money to Pursue Your Passion

February 08, 2018 10:09 - 41 minutes - 29.4 MB

On today’s episode of the Financial Independence Podcast, I interview my little brother while drinking wine next to a canal in Venice! Brian, who is three years younger than me, isn’t actively pursuing financial independence but he’s done some really impressive things with his money and has used the power that money provides to fully pursue his passions. In fact, he’s currently in the middle of a ~6-month mini-retirement and is using the time off to travel and hopefully take his music ca...

Chris Hutchins – Why You Should “Retire” Before You Hit Your Number

December 19, 2017 15:35 - 1 hour - 39.6 MB

On today’s episode of the Financial Independence Podcast, I interview a serial entrepreneur who has achieved financial independence three different ways! You’d think that selling a company to Google or buying San Francisco real estate before prices went crazy would be the best way to reach financial independence but that’s not been the case for today’s guest, Chris Hutchins from Grove. Although he’s done all of those things, Chris shares how consistent saving actually impacted his net wo...

Physician on FIRE – Geographic Arbitrage, Sunk Costs, and Gangsta Rap

November 14, 2017 09:56 - 19 minutes - 17.8 MB

It’s been a while since I posted a new Financial Independence Podcast episode but I’m excited to share one with you today! Mr. and Mrs. 1500 from 1500Days.com joined me live at FinCon in Dallas to interview the Physician on FIRE! We sadly only had 25 minutes to record so it’s a short interview but it’s a fun one. If you ever wanted to hear Mrs. 1500 rap, this episode is definitely for you :) And if you ever wanted to hear what a podcast sounds like when two out of the three hosts are...

Michael Kitces – The 4% Rule and Financial Planning for Early Retirement

August 31, 2017 09:09 - 1 hour - 42.7 MB

One of the internet’s most-respected retirement researchers and financial planners, Michael Kitces, joins me for an episode of the Financial Independence Podcast! You may remember that my Safe Withdrawal Rate post drew heavily from the incredible research Kitces has done on the topic so it was great to talk to him directly to dive even deeper into important topics related to early retirement. During the interview, we discuss… Safe Withdrawal Rates and whether the 4% rule is still safe i...

The Happy Philosopher - Semiretirement and Finding Happiness

July 17, 2017 08:12 - 36 minutes - 29.5 MB

On today’s episode of the Financial Independence Podcast, Jeff from The Happy Philosopher joins me to discuss the unique challenges that doctors and other professionals face on the journey to early retirement. When you invest so much time, money, and energy into your career, it’s no wonder that walking away from your job is much more difficult. We discuss alternatives to early retirement, which provide a lot of the same benefits but limit the downsides, and we also dive into ways you can...

Mr. Money Mustache – Early Retirement Made Easy (Rebroadcast)

June 12, 2017 18:43 - 33 minutes - 35.1 MB

To celebrate the 5-year anniversary of launching the Financial Independence Podcast, I've republished the very first interview I recorded back in 2012 with Mr. Money Mustache. In addition to the original interview, this episode also contains an updated introduction that tells the story behind the interview! Highlights: How Mr. Money Mustache and his wife retired in their early 30s Why he decided to start writing about financial independence The benefits of raising children after you...

Think Save Retire - Selling Everything and Retiring to an RV

May 16, 2017 13:06 - 36 minutes - 25.2 MB

On today’s episode of the Financial Independence Podcast, I had the pleasure of speaking with Steve from ThinkSaveRetire.com! Steve initially planned to retire at the age of 40 but after making some drastic lifestyle changes, he ended up walking away from his job at 35. One of the biggest factors that reduced his time to FI was his and his wife’s decision to sell nearly everything they owned and move into an Airstream. If you have dreams of spending your early retirement traveling arou...

Your Money or Your Life – An Interview with Author Vicki Robin

April 05, 2017 19:32 - 1 hour - 42.1 MB

I can’t believe it… One of the founders of the financial independence movement, Vicki Robin, joined me for an episode of the Financial Independence Podcast! Vicki and her partner Joe Dominguez wrote the book, Your Money or Your Life – a New York Times Best Seller that many people consider to be the bible of financial independence (the FI-ble?). Your Money or Your Life is actually what inspired me to create the FI Laboratory many years ago. Vicki has been a driving force in the FI com...

Our Next Life - Retiring to a Life in the Mountains

February 27, 2017 09:51 - 41 minutes - 32.4 MB

Later this year, at the ages of 38 and 41, the couple behind OurNextLife.com will be quitting the stressful, time-consuming jobs that they’ve held for most of their adult lives and will be retiring to a life in the mountains. This is particularly interesting to me because one of my dreams is to live on the side of the mountain and get a part-time ski patrol job. Because really, what could be better than waking up early after a big snowfall, grabbing a cup of coffee with your buddies, then ...

Coach Carson - The Simple Way to Retire Early with Real Estate

January 20, 2017 19:02 - 1 hour - 46.3 MB

After delivering an epic guest post on the tax advantages of investing in real estate, I asked Chad Carson from CoachCarson.com to join me on the podcast to hear more about his own experiences with real estate investing. Chad started with only $1,000 in the bank and was able to build up a real estate empire that now consists of over 90 units! It’s an incredible story of hard work, intelligent money management, and perseverance so listen to find out how he did it. And if you’ve ever wante...

Fiery Millennials and Millennial Boss – A Millennial’s Guide to FI

December 30, 2016 11:59 - 45 minutes - 35.2 MB

On today’s episode of the Financial Independence Podcast, Gwen from Fiery Millennials and Julie from Millennial Boss join me to talk about millennial finances and what young people should do to reach financial independence as quickly as possible! Highlights: Thoughts on Chautauqua and Camp Mustache (including the awful financial advice Julie received in Ecuador) How Gwen landed her dream job and how Julie increased her income by 600% in 5 years The benefits of starting your own blog ...

Sane Fientist - My Wife's Thoughts on Financial Independence

December 22, 2016 20:06 - 34 minutes - 28.2 MB

On today’s episode of the Financial Independence Podcast, I interview my wife, Jill! It took a lot of persuading to get her on the show but I’m glad she agreed because her perspective is very different from mine so it was interesting to hear her thoughts on financial independence, early retirement, and this unconventional life we lead! Highlights: When my wife found out I was a weirdo with money My lowest point as a cheapskate Why Jill and I kept our finances separate The importan...

Millennial Revolution – Denouncing the Cult of Homeownership

December 01, 2016 07:24 - 44 minutes - 34.8 MB

Joining me on today’s episode of the Financial Independence Podcast are FIRECracker (Kristy) and Wanderer (Bryce) from Millennial Revolution! Kristy and Bryce exploded onto the scene after a video clip of them attacking the religion of homeownership went viral (it is now the most-viewed and most-shared video on CBC.ca, Canada’s largest news website). During our interview, we dive into the viral video, explore why they believe buying a home is usually a terrible idea, and find out what th...

PopUp Business School - The Right Way to Start a Business

November 22, 2016 04:24 - 52 minutes - 40.5 MB

I just returned from a fantastic week at the annual Chautauqua event in Ecuador. This was my second Chautauqua and just like last year, it exceeded all expectations.  It’s amazing what can happen when you put a bunch of interesting, intelligent people in a gorgeous 17th century hacienda (located at the foot of an extinct volcano) for a week. At this year's event, an attendee named Alan gave an impromptu presentation about why and how you should start a business and since it fit perfect...

Adventuring Along – From $0 to Retired in 5 Years

November 01, 2016 03:44 - 57 minutes - 43.8 MB

Want to know how two teachers were able to go from $0 net worth to retired in just 5 years? On today’s episode of the Financial Independence Podcast, Ali and Joe (a.k.a. Arebelspy) from Adventuring Along join me to talk about how investing in real estate supercharged their progress to early retirement. We not only dive into how they achieved financial independence in spectacular fashion but we also explore their equally impressive retirement so far. In the past year alone they have hiked...

Mad Fientist – 1500 Days Podcast Takeover

October 11, 2016 22:50 - 25 minutes - 24.7 MB

My podcast was hijacked! During this year’s financial blogger conference (a.k.a. FinCon) in San Diego, Mr. and Mrs. 1500 from 1500days.com took control of the Financial Independence Podcast and put me on the hot seat (a very hot seat, indeed)! You’ll remember that last year at this same conference, I recorded an in-person interview with the 1500s. Well, this year Mr. 1500 figured it’d be fun to turn the tables on me so he and Mrs. 1500 interviewed me for my own show. Sadly we only had ...

The Military Guide – Angel Investing, Market Crashes, & 14 Years of Early Retirement

September 30, 2016 21:50 - 58 minutes - 44.4 MB

Today on the Financial Independence Podcast, Doug Nordman (a.k.a. Nords) from The Military Guide joins me to talk about how he achieved financial independence at the age of 41 by serving in the military! Doug retired way back in 2002 so we dive into how he dealt with the market crashes that occurred at various stages on his path to financial independence, what 14 years of retirement has been like, and how he’s found meaning outside of work. I know many of you enjoyed Doug’s wisdom and in...

Camp Mustache – Q&A with Mr. Money Mustache, Afford Anything, & The Military Guide

September 12, 2016 19:45 - 1 hour - 49.7 MB

Today on the Financial Independence Podcast, I’m excited to share a live Q&A session with Mr. Money Mustache, Paula Pant from Afford Anything, and Doug Nordman from The Military Guide! This panel discussion took place back in May at Camp Mustache — an annual retreat in the Pacific Northwest organized by Mr. Money Mustache readers. In this episode, you’ll not only hear about… Mr. Money Mustache’s biggest splurges The investing mistakes I still can’t seem to avoid Paula’s favorite thi...

BiggerPockets – Real Estate, Entrepreneurship, and How to Build an Online Empire

September 05, 2016 07:50 - 38 minutes - 30.4 MB

Joshua Dorkin, founder and CEO of BiggerPockets.com, joins me on the Financial Independence Podcast to talk real estate and entrepreneurship! Highlights: The story of how BiggerPockets got started The advantages of “scratching your own itch” Why you should study other verticals and other successful businesses The incredible power of “fake it ’til you make it” The right way to build an online empire How long it actually takes to become successful Achieving financial independenc...

Root of Good – A Million Dollars in 10 Years

August 01, 2016 12:58 - 47 minutes - 36.4 MB

Justin from RootofGood.com joins me on the Financial Independence Podcast to talk about how he and his wife saved over a million dollars in under a decade! Highlights: The tax benefits and true costs of children How to have a positive net worth after graduating from college What is interest rate arbitrage How to amass a million dollars in ten years without six-figure salaries Why you should quit your job before you’re actually ready to retire How to easily get $4,500 in free tra...

JL Collins – The Simple Path to Wealth

June 21, 2016 10:26 - 46 minutes - 36.4 MB

JL Collins joins me on the Financial Independence Podcast to talk about stocks, bonds, real estate, and his brand new book - The Simple Path to Wealth! Highlights: Origin of The Simple Path to Wealth What’s changed about his investment philosophy over the last four years Three simple steps to financial independence Difference between good debt and bad debt Why buying a house is an indulgence The only two funds you need and why you don’t need to invest in an international fund ...

Mike and Lauren – Medical Tourism, RVs, and Why You Should Question Everything

May 18, 2016 12:38 - 45 minutes - 42.1 MB

Mike and Lauren join me on the Financial Independence Podcast to discuss medical tourism, full-time RV living, and the importance of questioning everything! Highlights: The ins and outs of medical tourism Reasons to give birth in another country Benefits of having multiple passports How to obtain dual citizenship Total cost of having a child in Costa Rica The actual income numbers of their popular YouTube channel How to prepare for living permanently in an RV To read the full...

Side Hustle Nation – Invest in Yourself

April 04, 2016 14:55 - 34 minutes - 24 MB

Nick Loper from Side Hustle Nation discusses the importance of side hustles and how they can make your path to FI shorter and more enjoyable! Highlights: Why you need to diversify your income How Nick got his start selling shoes online The importance of investing in yourself and your business Why a low barrier to entry means you should just give it a shot Focus on the three Cs – Creation, Connection, and Contribution Why fientists can take more risks and be more speculative Ho...

Travel Miles 101 – Travel Hacking and Financial Independence

March 09, 2016 12:55 - 1 hour - 43.1 MB

The guys from Travel Miles 101 stop by the Financial Independence Podcast to talk about investing, early retirement, and the benefits of travel hacking! Highlights: Using FI savings to become an entrepreneur Dealing with extreme lifestyle inflation Why P2P lending is like investing in extra-junky junk bonds How travel hacking increases your options and decreases the stress of travel Why travel hacking is the perfect hobby for fientists To read the full article, visit http://www.m...

Budgets are Sexy – Challenge Everything

February 04, 2016 10:15 - 59 minutes - 40.7 MB

J. Money from Budgets are Sexy joins me on the Financial Independence Podcast to talk about the benefits of challenging everything in your life! Highlights: The importance of tracking your net worth How not to buy a house The importance of side hustles Why J. Money is the Miley Cyrus of personal finance How to live like Benjamin Franklin and why you should try it The ways personal finance has changed over the years Why you should challenge everything in your life To read the ...

Frugalwoods – Making Frugality Fun

December 11, 2015 11:00 - 47 minutes - 43.4 MB

The Frugalwoods joined me to talk about how frugality can help you reach your financial goals sooner and also increase your happiness in the process! Highlights: How to maintain a high savings rate while living in an expensive city Tips for avoiding frugality-induced isolation The importance of large goals Keys to making frugality fun When to give up a good thing How to get a free graduate degree The multiple fringe benefits of frugality How to have children without delaying...

Financial Mentor – Hedge Funds, Happiness, & Over 15 Years of Early Retirement

November 24, 2015 10:05 - 49 minutes - 44.9 MB

Todd Tresidder joined me on the Financial Independence Podcast to talk about active investing and lessons learned during 15+ years of early retirement! Highlights: Building wealth with paper assets, real estate, and entrepreneurship Protecting your money during turbulent times Pursuing good goals vs. bad goals Finding happiness both before and after achieving financial independence To read the full article, visit http://www.madfientist.com/financial-mentor-interview/

1500 Days – Pulling the Early Retirement Trigger

September 29, 2015 14:08 - 51 minutes - 47.3 MB

The 1500s from 1500days.com joined me for my first in-person podcast interview to talk about real estate, the economy, and entering early retirement! Highlights: Most tax-efficient strategy for building wealth with real estate Pay off mortgage early or invest? What is a 1031 exchange? Transition to early retirement with part-time work Alternatives to early retirement Will the economic future be as rosy as the past? Is the 4% rule safe? How to prepare your portfolio for less ...

Guests

Vicki Robin
2 Episodes
Cal Newport
1 Episode
Chad Carson
1 Episode
Michael Kitces
1 Episode
Ramit Sethi
1 Episode
Scott Young
1 Episode

Books

Playing with Fire
1 Episode