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How I Spent $36k in a Day

How I Spent $36k in a Day

February 3, 2020

Two weeks ago, I got a check for $36,000.  ($36,125 to be exact.)  Following two simple principles - you want your money to work for you and it is better to make one BIG great decision than 1000 smaller good decisions - I spent all $36,000 in a single day and don't regret it.  What did I buy?  Take a listen and find out. 

Secrets of the Rich

Secrets of the Rich

January 30, 2020

The secret to becoming rich?  There is no secret, just behavior insights.  

Wednesday Rant, Life Insurance, and a Kick in the Pants

Wednesday Rant, Life Insurance, and a Kick in the Pants

January 29, 2020

Do you ever get frustrated because you can't find the time for something you value?  Working out, reading, and this podcast has been subject to that frustration for me.  Luckily, I have changed the structure of my day to account for these important things.  I have had the best of intentions to buy life insurance for the past two years.  Yesterday, I woke up and made it happen.  Why?  Take a listen and find out. 

What Music Taught Me About Money

What Music Taught Me About Money

January 13, 2020

Hello 2020!  First podcast of the year.  This one comes from a conversation card that I was asked while on a trip to London.  My music "career" plateaued despite my love for it.  Why?  The answer, when applied to finances, can make you a "rockstar."

Emotions first, money second.

Emotions first, money second.

November 17, 2019

Last night, I had a big purchase.  It made me feel something I haven't felt in years.  Today, I talk about what it was and what I learned from it.   

High Cost of Wealth

High Cost of Wealth

November 13, 2019

I'm back!  Sorry about that.  Last two months have been doozies for a multitude of reasons.  I fell off the podcast bandwagon there for a bit.  Luckily, I carved out some time this evening to sit down and share some thoughts about the high cost of wealth.  In short, wealth is accessible, but few achieve it.  Why?  Because of what the ticket to wealth costs...

Start Young, Finish Rich.  $120k by 28 years old.

Start Young, Finish Rich. $120k by 28 years old.

August 30, 2019

Today's podcast is a special one for me - I sit down and talk with my cousin Nate, who started his financial journey at the age of 18 by opening up a Roth IRA.  He talks about how he was able to put savings first, even in college, and max out his Roth every year since he opened it.  Now, he balances the needs of his financial future with living a fulfilling life today.  Be sure to stick with the episode all the way to the end; there are some gems of insight in the last 5 minutes.  

Meet Colleen: 26 years old, $60,000+ net worth.  Hustler.

Meet Colleen: 26 years old, $60,000+ net worth. Hustler.

August 21, 2019

Today, I sat down with Colleen, owner of Silver Bean Events, a wedding and event planner in Metro Detroit.  At 26 years old, she has already amassed a net worth of $60,000, is setting goals and teaching herself about investing and personal finance.  We talk today about how she got there and I answer several of her questions at the end of the show.   

Climbing Yosemite and Living My Best Life

Climbing Yosemite and Living My Best Life

July 29, 2019

I just came back from a week in California, climbing in Yosemite and sipping wine in Napa.  It was amazing.  I had a special moment where I felt in complete harmony, living my best life.  Today's podcast is about that moment and what you can do to live your best life. 

4 Rules of Money Recap and Why You Should Have a Roth IRA

4 Rules of Money Recap and Why You Should Have a Roth IRA

July 16, 2019

It has been a while since I have had time to podcast.  (You can blame my photography schedule.)  Anyway, I gave a speech the other day to a group of industry professionals and it was interesting to see where we all were in our financial journey.  One thing became clear though: money truths are applicable at all ages.  The truth behind getting wealthy is applicable at any age and can be implemented at any age.  On today's podcast, I recap the 4 Rules of Money and what steps you can take to implement them.