Radical Personal Finance
Direct download: 2022-06-22_What_is_a_Liberal_Education.mp3
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from Climbing Parnassus by Tracy Lee Simmons 

Direct download: 2022-06-15_Intro_to_Climbing_Mount_Parnassus.mp3
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It's Friday! That means live Q&A!

  • 1:45 Do I have to tell my disability insurance company that I'm unemployed?
  • 11:19 How much is a Mexican residency going to cost me?
  • 26:15 Should I take my struggling 13-year-old out of school and go worldschooling instead?
  • 1:00:21 How can I start a private business?
Direct download: 2022-06-09_Friday_QA.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00am MDT

I recently appeared on the Watchman Privacy Podcast with Gabriel Custodiet, where we talked in detail about various privacy-related topics. Enjoy!


Direct download: Joshua_Sheats_Audacity.mp3
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Direct download: 2022-05-31_Intelligence_and_College.mp3
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Today, I bring you a report from a humanitarian relief worker on lessons learned from inside Ukraine.


Direct download: 2022-05-29_Lessons_Learned_from_Inside_Ukraine.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:01pm MDT

On today's Q&A we cover:
  • 1:38 Can I borrow my retirement money by doing a 60-day rollover?
  • 16:15 How do I become a digital nomad in Europe? (*I mistakenly said "Greece" in this answer when I meant "Cyprus."
  • 40:01 How can we provide awesome childcare at home when we both have full-time jobs?
  • 58:23 Should I do a cash-out refi or take a home equity loan?
  • 1:03:49 How should I do a career change into financial services?
  • 1:17:15 Should I join a startup, especially given that I have to put in my own money?

To join me on next week's Q&A go here: https://patreon.com/radicalpersonalfinance 



Direct download: 2022-05-26_Friday_QA.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:07pm MDT

I'm offering a limited time sale on private consultations before I go on summer break. Valid for the first 50 customers only. Book now at www.ConsultWithJoshua.com 

Direct download: 2022-05-24_Consult_with_Joshua_Ad.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:50pm MDT

Ten Ways to Destroy the Imagination of Your Child by Anthony Esolen https://www.amazon.com/Ways-Destroy-Imagination-Your-Child/dp/1610170792 

Direct download: 2022-05-24_Ten_Ways_to_Destroy_the_Imagination_of_Your_Child.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:07am MDT


The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home by Susan Wise Bauer https://www.amazon.com/Well-Trained-Mind-Classical-Education-Fourth/dp/0393253627 

Direct download: 2022-05-20_Joshuas_Advice-How_to_Begin_Your_Home_Education_Journey.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:20pm MDT

Direct download: 2022-05-19_An_Inspirational_Education_Story.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:12am MDT

On today's live Q&A we cover:
  • 1:05 Should I avoid Target Date Retirement Funds due to the recent Vanguard debacle?
  • 18:37 How can I make my children's summer vacation more productive?
  • 53:38 Should I buy the house I'm living in?
  • 1:00:35 Should I do a 1031 on my commercial property or simply sell it and pay the tax?
  • 1:07:58 Should I have my mom set up a Medicaid Trust?
  • 1:19:54 Can I move my business to Wyoming to save on California taxes?
  • 1:32:03 Help me pick which government school to enroll my children in?
  • 1:49:00 How will I know when I'm legitimately Coast FI?
  • 2:03:15 How can I negotiate a better deal with my boss?
Join me on next week's Q&A at https://patreon.com/radicalpersonalfinance 


The thread: https://twitter.com/taylorawelch/status/1398703076094222337?s=20&t=zNtXYtMS4bmlEaqIdwGZ0A  
Direct download: 2022-05-12_From_14k_per_year_to_100M_in_7_years-The_Taylor_Welch_Story.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm MDT


Direct download: 2022-05-09-How_To_Respond_to_Turbulent_Markets.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:26pm MDT

Direct download: 2022-04-27_Dont_Go_to_Jail.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:48pm MDT

On today's Q&A show we cover:

  • 1:16 Should we go abroad for 5 months and have an adventure?
  • 14:04 What should I invest in?
  • 33:25 When would it make sense to move from real estate to index funds?
  • 47:17 Should I leave the job I just got?
  • 1:00:23 What do I need to know to know about traveling with a baby?
  • 1:16:34 Should I invest my old 401k in Bitcoin?
Direct download: 2022-04-22_Friday_QA.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:06pm MDT

On today's Q&A show we discuss:
  • 1:30 What to do when in Malta?
  • 9:47 How do I get a better life insurance policy after losing weight?
  • 21:56 How do I choose between my current job and a new job offer?
  • 29:50 How to save extra tax money by giving appreciated stock to your church/charity
  • 36:45 I was going to quit my job and take a sabbatical until I saw how bad the economy might get. Should I still quit?
Direct download: 2022-04-14_Friday_QA.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00am MDT

Bill Gaither is a hero of mine, primarily for his career. He has been singing, performing, and writing songs for nearly 70 years. And he is still at the top of his game. Let him inspire you too.

Wintley Phipps, Amazing Grace https://youtu.be/qNuQbJst4Lk 

Gaither "Easter" Music Playlist https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLgubmqMAVkRapOBksWczdAN2RxIW97OY4 

Direct download: 2022-04-13_My_Hero_Bill_Gaither.mp3
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Direct download: 2022-04-11_The_Future_of_Bitcoin_-_Lessons_Learned_from_Bitcoin_2022.mp3
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Direct download: 2022-03-23-2_of_3-Financial_Lessons_from_Russia.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:03pm MDT

It's Friday! Today we do live Q&A:
  • 1:45 How can I do a fast career change and pay off my credit card debt quickly?
  • 23:07 Help my understand my life insurance options for my children.
  • 1:09:21 Should I buy a non-cash-flowing rental property?
  • 1:17:19 How can I invest my house savings money?





Direct download: 2022-03-18_Friday_QA.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:44pm MDT



Direct download: 2022-03-10_1_of_3-Financial_Lessons_Learned_from_Ukraine.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:22pm MDT

Direct download: 2022-03-03_Bitcoin_Privacy_Course.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:30am MDT

You have a fundamental human right as a free man to financially transact with others. And today, that right is in danger.


Direct download: 2022-03-03_The_Right_to_Transact_is_a_Human_Right.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:24pm MDT

Today's episode is a bit off topic from the mission of Radical Personal Finance. It's the kind of episode I've frequently deleted in the past, but that I have heard from my audience that some may enjoy.

In today's episode I spend some time digging into the strategic history of Russia/Ukraine position in order to understand where things are and where they may go.


More personal finance content soon!


Direct download: 2022-03-03_Strategic_Background_on_Russia_and_Ukraine.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:14am MDT

50 years ago it was illegal for Americans to own more than 5 oz of gold coins or gold bullion. Yes, really.

Today, I want to explain this little-known history and talk about whether it may repeat in the future.


Direct download: 2022-03-01-Executive_Order_1602.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:21pm MDT

In light of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, I've been considering how you and I (not being in Ukraine or Russia) could be affected in days to come.

Here's a rather sobering discussion from me covering some of the possibilities.

In light of the Russia/Ukraine conflict, we need to pay careful to the lessons we can learn from the pain that our fellow humans are experiencing.

Today's lesson: believe that bad things can happen. To you.


Direct download: 2022-02-24_Believe_That_Bad_Things_Can_and_Will_Happen.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:57am MDT

It's Friday! Today we discuss:

  • 1:33 How do I establish myself in a new remote-only work environment?
  • 10:03 How can I become a teacher for a new career?
  • 18:28 How should I balance on-going support vs ad hoc donations?
  • 23:45 How can I invest my money in a righteous way?
  • 44:10 Should I save money for mystery special needs children?
  • 51:08 How should I use ereaders in my homeschool?
  • 1:12:34 Where should I go to get an offshore bank account?
  • 1:23:43 How much of my cash should I move into commodities?

Enjoy! Join me next week: https://patreon.com/RadicalPersonalFinance 


One year ago my family spoke no French. Today, one year later, my 8-year-old son is reading at his grade level in French.

In today's podcast I'll explain the tools and techniques I used to accomplish this in hopes of inspiring you and helping in your similar projects.


Direct download: 2022-02-17_-_How_I_Taught_My_Children_French_in_1_Year.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:46pm MDT

The Canadian government has made some shocking changes this week. They provide some very important lessons for you and me.

On today's live Q&A show we cover:
  • 1:00 Three separate corrections from previous shows
  • 13:04 How much whole life insurance should I buy for my emergency fund?
  • 20:54 Should I put my savings against my high interest-rate credit card debt?
  • 30:10 Should we start a living library?
  • 35:00 How should I go about buying gold?
  • 53:06 How do I move frome a Blue Collar Job to a White Collar Job
  • 1:08:18 Should I buy disability insurance for my homemaker wife?
  • 1:21:00 How can I help my children learn a foreign language?
  • 1:49:15 How can you get more good things done in your daily schedule?
  • 2:06:45 How do I structure my disability insurance if I'm likely to change jobs frequently?
  • 2:11:52 Why is living in your car such an interesting strategy?
  • 2:27:00 Should a non-resident in the USA build a credit profile in the USA?

To join me on next week's Q&A show, go here: https://patreon.com/RadicalPersonalFinance  



Direct download: 2022-01-28-Friday_QA.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:38am MDT

It's Friday! Today we cover:
  • 1:44 Should I refinance my house to invest in the stock market?
  • 13:44 How do I get health insurance for my parents who are fleeing Ukraine?
  • 33:14 How should I begin reading the Bible?
  • 1:03:00 I'm selling a house to my friend; how do we structure the deal?
  • 1:10:10 How do I do goal planning with my children?
  • 1:20:50 How can I profitably invest an extra $5k to $10k per year?
  • How do I calculate the Real Internal Rate of Return on a life insurance policy?
Direct download: 2022-01-21_Friday_QA.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:28pm MDT

Direct download: 2022-01-20_Listener_Disagrees_With_Me.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:40pm MDT

Direct download: 2022-01-19_The_Collapsing_Birth_Rates_Will_Radically_Affect_Our_Future.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:16pm MDT

It's Friday! On today's Q&A call we discuss:

  • 2:00 Should I do my own DIY projects?
  • 15:36 Should my in-laws sell their rental house?
  • 25:00 Should my father do a Roth conversion of his $1,000,000 IRA?
  • 36:30 Should we buy a vacation home in El Salvador?
  • 59:11 How can a French citizen reduce inheritance taxes?
  • 1:09:01 What kind of financial preps can I do to prepare for a baby?
  • 1:33:00 Should I join the reserves in order to get the VA benefits?

Enjoy! Join me next week here: https://www.patreon.com/RadicalPersonalFinance 


Direct download: 2022-01-14_Friday_QA.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:29pm MDT

Welcome to our first Friday Q&A of 2022!

  • 2:55 How do I prepare for an imminent job loss due to my refusal to take the jab?
  • 14:30 How do I get out of the modern monetary matrix
  • 21:59 How do I calculate the taxes on my crypto portfolio?
  • 32:57 How do I find a good accountant?
  • 46:45 Should I contribute to a retirement account?
  • 1:02:33 How should I save for a second house?
  • 1:20:00 I have a child who is slow to speak; how should I handle this?

To gain access to next week's Q&A show, join here: https://patreon.com/RadicalPersonalFinance


Direct download: 2022-01-07_Friday_QA.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:16pm MDT