Radical Personal Finance: Financial Independence, Early Retirement, Investing, Insurance, Financial Planning
I’m back! After two weeks out of the office and on the road, it feels good to be home in front of the microphone! Today’s show is a bit more personal. I share with you some of the lessons I’ve learned over the last two weeks from two very different but very complementary events. I […]
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I’m on the road today so the show is a little different. Today I have a very short story for you about the compounding of a career. I think you’ll really enjoy this story of success. Links: The original James Clear article Investors Earn Handsome Paychecks by Handling Buffett’s Business
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I’m on the road today so the show is a little different. Today I have a very short essay for you on the importance of choosing your hobbies carefully. No yelling. No prescriptions of exactly how you need to do it. Just some gentle encouragement!
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I’m on the road today so the show is a little different. Today I have a very short essay for you on the importance of investing in your health. No yelling. No prescriptions of exactly how you need to do it. Just some gentle encouragement!
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I’m on the road today so the show is a little different. Today I have a very short essay for you on the importance of investing in your marriage. No yelling. No prescriptions of exactly how you need to do it. Just some gentle encouragement!
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I’m very, very interested in strategies that work to help people build better lives for themselves in every way. One major area of interest to me is simply opting out of the confiscatory tax regime of the United States. I’m not an expert on this area, so I’ve brought you today an interview with Andrew […]
Direct download: RPF-0067-Interview_with_Andrew_Henderson_Nomad_Capitalist.mp3
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I’m often asked what I really think about Dave Ramsey and his work. And I’m generally fairly slow to answer the question simply due to my desire to focus on things that I love that are positive rather than being negative or critical. But, I’m aware that this is a continual question. And while being […]
Direct download: RPF-0066-Does_Dave_Ramsey_Do_More_Harm_Than_Good.mp3
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Today’s show is live from #FinCon14! And, it’s an answer to a listener question. Here’s the question from a listener named Jeff: Hey Joshua, I have been listening to your podcasts ever since I found them a few weeks ago. Here is my question for you. Do you think I should pursue earning a financial […]
Direct download: RPF-0065-Financial_Planning_Designation_for_my_own_Knowledge_only.mp3
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It’s not easy to retire early. But it’s also not necessarily complicated. In many ways, there’s a well-worn path to success and our guests today are a good example of one way that works. Jeremy and Winnie set out on a ten-year plan. Living in Seattle, they worked in the tech industry, lived frugally, and […]
Direct download: RPF-0064-Interview_with_Go_Curry_Cracker.mp3
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I’m on the road today so the show is a little different. Today I have a very short essay on the importance of tracking your time and some tips to help you set up a system that will work for you. This is episode complements the recent discussion of tracking your money. I hope you enjoy!
Direct download: RPF-0063-Track_Your_Time_on_the_road.mp3
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I love adventure and really love to hear adventure stories from people who have  gone out and fully embraced a unique adventure. I’m especially interested in how to fund these adventures. My new friend Erik Hemingway, the host of the Family Adventure Podcast tells a great story and spills the beans about how he and his family […]
Direct download: RPF0062-Interview_with_Erik_Hemingway.mp3
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I’m on the road today so the show is a little different. Today I have a very short essay for you on the importance of tracking your money and some tips to help you set up a system that will work for you. No yelling. No prescriptions of exactly how you need to do it. […]
Direct download: RPF-0061-Track_Your_Money_on_the_road.mp3
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Today I’m going to share with you one important question (and four follow-ups) that have really helped me in my own life and in my past work with clients. Also, I share two errors I made recently that I need to correct. Details in the show! A Powerful Question (originally from Dan Sullivan’s Strategic Coach […]
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What would you do if you were $25,000 in credit card debt, unemployed, and had $200 to your name? Would you go get a job or would you start buying and selling stuff on Craigslist to dig out of your hole? Our guest today is Ryan Finlay. He found himself in exactly the same situation […]
Direct download: RPF-0059-Interview_with_Ryan_Finlay_ReCraigslist.mp3
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Wednesday was a sick day around the Sheats household and RPF HQ! But, I wanted to still bring you a bit of thought-provoking audio and today’s excerpt is here! Enjoy this short clip from Tim Ferriss’s interview of Kevin Kelly and check out the links for the full show! It’s an excellent interview! Links: The full […]
Direct download: RPF-0058-Sick_Day-Tim_Ferris_Excerpt.mp3
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Today’s show is an interview with David Stein, a former professional portfolio manager and now host of the “Money for the Rest of Us” podcast. We had an amazing conversation and dug into some of the behind-the-scenes information on what the world of professional money management is like. You’ll also be interested in hearing how […]
Direct download: RPF-0057-Interview_with_David_Stein.mp3
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Today, we tackle head on the myth that financial plans should be the same for all people.  They simply shouldn’t. But we’ve probably all swallowed that line to some degree or another. I was inspired by Friday’s show at how many unique variables and plans could be developed. So I sat down and made a list […]
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We have a really fun question from a listener today! Essentially, it’s this: I’m 35 and I don’t like my job…I have a $1,000,000 and I want to retire but no one can agree on whether I can or not! Tune in to hear my answer–it’s probably not what you think! Links: The original Trinity […]
Direct download: RPF-0055-Friday_QA-is_one_million_dollars_enough_to_retire.mp3
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I’m thrilled to bring you today’s interview with John Pugliano. John has followed the prudent path of the Millionaire Next Door–starting with nothing and becoming rich over a couple of decades by working hard, living frugally, and investing wisely. This is a path that is repeatable by most people in our Western societies. John came […]
Direct download: RPF-0054-Interview_With_John_Pugliano.mp3
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Many people today have no idea how the tax return works. This is probably because many people today (including me) use either a computer program or an accountant to prepare their tax returns rather than calculating it by hand. This is probably much faster and more accurate but, in some ways, it’s a loss because […]
Direct download: RPF-0053-Explanation_of_Structure_of_1040.mp3
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We’re back from a most excellent three-day weekend with a great interview with my new friend Kraig Mathias from www.CreateMyIndependence.com. I met Kraig in Dallas at the Podcast Movement Conference. We hit it off and I really loved hearing his story. Kraig was living a fairly normal financial life until 2010 when he was inspired to […]
Direct download: RPF-0052-Interview_with_Kraig_Matthias.mp3
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