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The Ultimate Random Show | Ginger

ChooseFI - May 06, 2024 05:00 - 52 minutes ★★★★★ - 4.8K ratings
In this episode: events, community, travel rewards, medidations, mini retirements, travel wins, and travel points. This week we are back with friend of the pod Ginger to discuss a mixed bag of topics, such as attending FI events, travel rewards and companion passes, as well as the idea of a “m...

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Freedom Before FIRE | Trip of a Lifestyle

ChooseFI - April 29, 2024 05:00 - 59 minutes ★★★★★ - 4.8K ratings
In this episode: connecting points, the power of FU money, the early retirement era, and enjoying the journey. This week we are joined by returning guests, Steven and Lauren Keys from Trip of a Lifestyle, to update us on their FI journey and “early retirement era,” as well as discuss the impor...

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488 | The Courage to Take Action | EconoMe LIVE with Doc G

ChooseFI - April 22, 2024 05:00 - 54 minutes ★★★★★ - 4.8K ratings
In this episode: courage from community, what to do next, overwhelm, finding community, and the evolution of FI. Live from the EconoMe Conference in Cincinati Ohio, Brad is joined by Jordan "Doc G" Grumet and a room full of passionate members of our community to discuss finding the courage to ...

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487 | Military FI: Optimizing Your Financial Plan before Military Retirement | Daniel Kopp, CFP

ChooseFI - April 15, 2024 05:00 - 59 minutes ★★★★★ - 4.8K ratings
In this episode: survivor benefit plans, VA benefits, VSO's disability benefits, tax planning, healthcare, and blended retirement systems. This week we are joined by Daniel Kopp, founder of Wise Stewardship Financial Planning, to outline ways you can best prepare for military retirement. Toget...

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486 | The Wealthy Educator | Chris Travers

ChooseFI - April 08, 2024 05:00 - 40 minutes ★★★★★ - 4.8K ratings
In this episode: public service accounts, side hustles, making FI possible, frugality, giving yourself freedom, and side hustles. This week we are joined by Chris Travers, a New York City public school teacher and FI community member, to discuss his journey from being a natural saver to becomi...

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485 | Mailbag: Spending Down to Zero, High Fee 401k, Mini Retirements | Rachael Camp

ChooseFI - April 01, 2024 05:00 - 57 minutes ★★★★★ - 4.8K ratings
In this episode: spending down to zero, the ratcheting rule, the guardrails approach, high fee 401k's, and mini-retirements. This week we are diving back into the listener mailbag with Rachael Camp to address the pressing questions our community has! Whether it's curiosity towards the concept ...

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484 | A Family Journey From Debt to Early Retirement in a Decade | Joel and Emily Allen

ChooseFI - March 25, 2024 05:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 4.8K ratings
In this episode: wants vs needs, side hustles, tax planning, college hacking, travel rewards, mindset, and living your values. This week we are joined by Joel and Emily Allen, a married couple with children based out of Iowa who truly embody what the FI movement is all about! Not only have they...

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483 | Effective Giving for the FI Community | Rebecca Herbst & Jack Lewars

ChooseFI - March 18, 2024 05:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 4.8K ratings
In this episode: building a giving framework, the giving pledge, compound impact, donor advised funds, and different ways to give. Is it better to give to charity in a lump sum versus incrementally? What are the tax implications of donating? What are the benefits of using donor advised funds? ...

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482 | Update: Are Remote Tech Careers Still Relevant in 2024? | Bradley Rice

ChooseFI - March 15, 2024 05:00 - 34 minutes ★★★★★ - 4.8K ratings
In this episode: salesforce, lifestyle design, testimonials and verification, the hidden job market, and talentstacking. Once again joined by friend of the show Bradley Rice, the owner and creator of TalentStacker, to update us on the value of SalesForce and career pivoting in 2024. While on th...

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481 | Mailbag: Long-Term Care, Aging Parents and their Finances | Danielle Miura

ChooseFI - March 11, 2024 05:00 - 45 minutes ★★★★★ - 4.8K ratings
In this episode: caregiving and FI, retirement planning, reverse mortgages, long-term care, and long-term care insurance. This week we are joined by Danielle Miura to discuss how her experience as a caregiver has impacted her FI mindset, as well as answer listener questions pertaining to plann...

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480 | Update: Healthiest Year Ever | Dean Turner

ChooseFI - March 08, 2024 06:00 - 33 minutes ★★★★★ - 4.8K ratings
In this episode: optimized exercise, recovering, machine use, increasing your healthspan, and long-term thinking. This week we are joined by Brad’s friend and personal trainer, Dean Turner, to discuss the changing landscape of strength training, and how principles such as consistency and adher...

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479 | Are You on Track to FI? | FI Roundtable

ChooseFI - March 04, 2024 06:00 - 59 minutes ★★★★★ - 4.8K ratings
In this episode: FI in your 20s, the boring middle, compounding, fat FI, compounding, checkpoints, and building a life. This week we are joined by Doug and Carl from the Mile High FI podcast to talk about their respective FI journeys and answer a listener question about pursuing FI in your 20s...

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478 | 2024 Investing Update | Brian Feroldi

ChooseFI - February 26, 2024 06:00 - 52 minutes ★★★★★ - 4.8K ratings
In this episode: buy and hold, macroeconomics, interest rates, bond investing, when to sell, mindset, and thinking differently. This week we are joined once again by friend of the show Brian Feroldi to discuss the stock market and investing as we head into 2024. As most of you know by now, kee...

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477 | The Hot Seat: Community Edition

ChooseFI - February 19, 2024 06:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 4.8K ratings
In this episode: the wonderful ChooseFI community shares advice by taking the hot seat through listener voicemails. Ginger joins the podcast this week for a special “Hot Seat” episode to listen to some voicemails set in from our listeners, in which our community answered questions that we typic...

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476 | Love, Loss, and Money: The Shocking Financial Aftermath of a FI Spouse’s Death | Amy

ChooseFI - February 12, 2024 06:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 4.8K ratings
In this episode: what follows tragedy, the importance of wills and beneficiaries, intestate succession, and probate. This week we are joined by Amy to discuss her personal account and experience with estate planning in the event of an unexpected passing, and what this can look like when plans ...

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475 | How to Access Your Retirement Accounts Before 59.5 | Sean Mullaney

ChooseFI - February 05, 2024 06:00 - 58 minutes ★★★★★ - 4.8K ratings
In this episode: taxable accounts, the 72(T), inherited retirement accounts, 457B's, roth conversion ladders, and the rule of 55. This week we are joined by the “FI Tax Guy” Sean Mullaney to walk through examples and discuss some strategies you could use when accessing your retirement funds ea...

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474 | Social Security Deep Dive | Denis Shapiro

ChooseFI - January 29, 2024 06:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 4.8K ratings
In this episode: social security, disability, calculating social security, claiming social security, and due diligence. This week we are joined by listener and owner of Financial Security Advocates Dennis Shapiro, to talk thru some of the insights and misconceptions surrounding Social Security...

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473 | Are We There Yet? 'Retire Early' Case Study

ChooseFI - January 22, 2024 06:00 - 50 minutes ★★★★★ - 4.8K ratings
In this episode: calculating when you retire, tracking expenses, health insurance, the importance of planning, and health spanning. This week we are rejoined by Teresa as well as Fritz Gilbert of The Retirement Manifesto to walk us through a case study of how to approach retirement while on yo...

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472 | The Cure for the Boring Middle | Fioneers

ChooseFI - January 15, 2024 06:00 - 54 minutes ★★★★★ - 4.8K ratings
In this episode: the boring middle, lifestyle design, flow states, moving towards purpose, experiments, and experiences. This week we are rejoined by friend of the podcast Jessica from The Fioneers to the discuss the point of your FI journey known as the “Boring Middle,” and how through action...

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471 | Mailbag: Inflation and FI, ACA Subsidies, Roth vs. Trad and More | Cody Garrett

ChooseFI - January 08, 2024 06:00 - 45 minutes ★★★★★ - 4.8K ratings
In this episode: inflation, coast FI, early retirement planning, future tax liability, IRA's and 401k's, and diversification. This week we are rejoined by founder of Measure Twice Money Cody Garrett for another installment of the Mail Bag, where we will be talking through questions from our li...

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470 | The Spectrum of Financial Independence | Chris Hutchins

ChooseFI - January 01, 2024 06:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 4.8K ratings
In this episode: FI versus FIRE, coast FI, lean FI, tools for FI, the skill of spending, dying with zero, and prioritizing health. This week we are joined by our friend and host of the “All the Hacks” podcast, Chris Hutchins to discuss the “spectrum” of FI, and all that falls in between. From t...

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469 | A Tale of Action | Navish Bahl

ChooseFI - December 25, 2023 06:00 - 55 minutes ★★★★★ - 4.8K ratings
In this episode: real estate, upskilling, taking action, tracking your expenses, setting goals, getting on the same page, and the hot seat. This week we are joined by listener Navish Bahl to discuss his journey on the path to FI, the actionable steps he’s taken in order to maximize his life, a...

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468 | Year End Wins 2023

ChooseFI - December 18, 2023 06:00 - 48 minutes ★★★★★ - 4.8K ratings
In this episode: checking boxes, supplementing income, life by design, taking action, the value of time, and year end wins! This week we are re-joined by Johnathan for our 7th annual year-end-wins episode! Together we tune into voicemails sent by you the listener and celebrate your victories f...

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467 | The Power of Community | Amy, Diania, and Stephen

ChooseFI - December 11, 2023 06:00 - 54 minutes ★★★★★ - 4.8K ratings
In this episode: community, structuring FI events, unstructured time, the energy in the room, and vulnerability. We all know that the online FI community can help you along the journey in a variety of ways, but the abundance and ease of access to that community can lead to us forgetting the im...

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466 | Journey to Financial Freedom | Jamila Souffrant

ChooseFI - December 04, 2023 06:00 - 42 minutes ★★★★★ - 4.8K ratings
In this episode: finding a sustainable path to FI, adjusting your lifestyle, guac levels, mindset, and finding what you want. Jamila Souffrant makes her long awaited return to the podcast to discuss building a sustainable path to FI, the importance of readjusting, financial freedom versus fina...

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465 | Jonathan Returns: Upside Down Economics and the Priceless Value of a Great Question

ChooseFI - November 27, 2023 06:00 - 59 minutes ★★★★★ - 4.8K ratings
In this episode: lessons from failure, curiosity, mastering the small things, skilling up, and the value of time. The return of Johnathan! Yes Jonathan is returning to the show to catch up on the work he’s been doing behind the scenes over the last year and a half, the value of freeing up your ...

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464 | Budgeting Masterclass | Tiffany "The Budgetnista" Aliche

ChooseFI - November 20, 2023 06:00 - 55 minutes ★★★★★ - 4.8K ratings
In this episode: the make whole mindset, budgeting, grace and space, automation, and splitting it before you get it. This week we are re-joined by Tiffany Aliche better known as "The Budgetnista” to discuss her new book "Made Whole: The Practical Guide to Reaching Your Financial Goals" which d...

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463 | Superpower of Frugality | Frugal Friends

ChooseFI - November 13, 2023 06:00 - 55 minutes ★★★★★ - 4.8K ratings
In this episode: frugality, value based spending, honoring your season, identity, budgets, financial goals, and minimalism. When you think of the word frugal what comes to mind? To some it can mean spending on what you absolutely need and leaving little wiggle room for anything else, but to ot...

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462 | Pathfinders | JL Collins

ChooseFI - November 06, 2023 06:00 - 58 minutes ★★★★★ - 4.8K ratings
In this episode: the power of pursuit, FU money, index investing, investing the difference, and the simple path to wealth. This week we are joined by the godfather of the FI movement himself JL Collins to discuss the themes of his new book "Pathfinders: Extraordinary Stories of People Like You...

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461 | Taking Space for Yourself and Community | October Roundup

ChooseFI - October 30, 2023 05:00 - 58 minutes ★★★★★ - 4.8K ratings
In this episode: community, building fun into your life, college planning, fear, following threads, and travel rewards. This week we are rejoined by Ginger for another installment of the Round-Up, where we catch up and discuss our favorite takeaways from this past month’s episodes. From learni...

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