Radical Personal Finance: Financial Independence, Early Retirement, Investing, Insurance, Financial Planning
Today, I answer your questions for the show! And we’ve got quite a mix of questions! How do I adjust my accounting system to handle irregular expenses? (Accrual accounting vs cash basis and double-entry accounting vs. single-entry accounting.) How can I use a Roth IRA for an emergency fund? How can I learn about permaculture? How […]
Direct download: RPF-0051-Friday_QA_Accrual_Accounting_Roth_and_Walmart_Reaction.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:53pm MDT

Today we have a very special interview to share with you! I’m thrilled to bring you an interview with one of my favorite writers, Pat Schulte. Pat and his wife Ali have a really neat story: Pat and his wife were highschool sweethearts. After college he started working an $8/hr job as a clerk to […]
Direct download: RPF-0050-Interview_with_Pat_Schulte_from_Bumfuzzle.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:20pm MDT

Today’s show is an introduction to estate planning. It’s the beginning of many, many shows in a series. I try to give you some basics to frame your knowledge. I also answer these questions: What is the  history of estate planning? Does everybody need a will? What happens if I die without a will? Why don’t people […]
Direct download: RPF-0049-An_Introduction_to_Estate_Planning.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:59pm MDT

I worked hard on today’s show and I’m excited about it! It’s my plan for how I would become a millionaire with a minimum wage job at Walmart. The show is quite good (I think) but I didn’t have time to properly type up all of the show notes before my trip. (I recorded it […]
Direct download: RPF-0043-How_to_Become_a_Millionaire_On_a_Minimum_Wage_Job.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 6:12am MDT

When people talk about money–especially in the world of success and financial planning–it’s often assumed that more is always better. This is wrong. More is not always better because: The more money you want, the more risk you have to take. The more money you want, the more you have to give up (or pay) […]
Direct download: RPF-0048-Why_You_Should_Probably_Lower_Your_Financial_Goals.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:10pm MDT

Last week a listener reached out to me and basically said, “I love what you’re doing and I think I’ve got a fun story your listeners might enjoy hearing about!” I read his bio and told him he was right! Today, he’s on the show. Daniel Bernstein: Got a Ph.D. in Computer Science Worked at a […]
Direct download: RPF-0047-Interview_with_Daniel_Bernstein.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:18pm MDT

I received an email from a listener named Jason who has a 401(k) with high fees. He asked me what I should do and I gave him a comprehensive answer. Enjoy the show! Links mentioned: Inflation adjusted return formula The actual rate of return of the average investor How to Get Started in Real Estate […]
Direct download: RPF-0046-What_Do_I_Do_With_a_Stinky_401k.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:27pm MDT

I just got back from the Podcast Movement Conference in Dallas, TX. It was a really great conference! It was the first I’ve been to in the new media space. Today’s show is about: Why should we go to conferences in the first place? Major lessons I learned from #PM14 Things I didn’t learn at […]

It Couldn’t Be Done BY EDGAR ALBERT GUEST Somebody said that it couldn’t be done But he with a chuckle replied That “maybe it couldn’t,” but he would be one Who wouldn’t say so till he’d tried. So he buckled right in with the trace of a grin On his face. If he worried he […]
Direct download: RPF-0044-It_Couldnt_Be_Done_From_Austin.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:34pm MDT

Today’s show is an interview with Dan-O from www.DanoSongs.com. I found Dan when I was looking for royalty free intro music for my show. When I discovered his site, I found exactly what I needed. And, I thought it was neat to find a musician making money off his songs! I thought it would be […]
Direct download: RPF-0042-Interview_with_Dan-O_from_DanoSongs.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 6:00am MDT