Radical Personal Finance: Financial Independence, Early Retirement, Investing, Insurance, Financial Planning
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 […]
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Category:podcast -- posted at: 6:12am MST

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
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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
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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 MST

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 MST

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 MST

Today we round out major tax strategies #2 and #3. As a refresher, here are the three basic tax planning strategies: Timing (deferring or accelerating taxable income and tax deductions) Income shifting (shifting income from high to low tax rate taxpayers) Conversion (converting income from high to low tax rate activities) Tax rates vary across […]
Direct download: RPF-0041-Tax_Planning_-_Income_Shifting_and_Income_Conversion.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:49pm MST

I think you’ll love today’s show! Today, we talk with Curtis Stone, Founder of Green City Acres, an urban farm in Kelowna, British Columbia. Curtis was a musician who decided he wanted a different life. He started his urban farm with a $7,000 investment and without buying any land. (That means no debt!) His first […]
Direct download: RPF-0040-Interview_With_Curtis_Stone.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:56am MST

I never intended that this show become “The Entrepreneur’s Hour,” but that seems to be a central theme! Today, I share some data that I stumbled upon from an IRS analysis of the 400 highest income tax returns. The results? Here are the income sources for the top 400 tax returns: Wages and salaries: 8.6% Interest: […]
Direct download: RPF-0039-Profits_Are_Better_Than_Wages.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:09pm MST