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Make smart choices about your money, time and productivity

Nov 20, 2017

This week, I answer 4 questions about quitting a depressing job, learning how to ask probing questions, saving for a downpayment, and more.

Edward asks:
How can I learn from other people around me? I'm 28, and my wife and I have some money that we'd like to invest. We know people who've had both successes and losses in...


Nov 13, 2017

On today’s podcast, I'm sharing this random smattering of lessons on money and life.

1) Simplify everything.

2) Risk = Probability x Magnitude.

3) Curate.

4) Never delay gratification.

5) Know your net worth, relative to your lifetime earnings.

6) Don't half-ass anything. (Whole-ass a few...


Nov 6, 2017

This week, I'm back to answering questions posed by listeners of the podcast.

An anonymous listener asks:

Should we continue to rent out our home, or should we sell it? We bought a home in California but have since moved to New York and have been renting there. After all expenses on the rental are accounted for, we...


Oct 30, 2017

Robin Dreeke is former head of the FBI’s Counterintelligence Behavioral Analysis Program.

His primary role, at the time, was to thwart foreign spies and  recruit American spies. That's not an easy task.

To accomplish this, Dreeke needed to gain people's trust -- even when they had no reason to trust him.

He spent...


Oct 23, 2017

Over a year-and-a-half and two million plus downloads later, the Afford Anything podcast has hit another awesome milestone: the 100th episode!

To celebrate, I recorded this one live from Ecuador with my good friend Brandon, otherwise known as the Mad FIentist.

If you've been a listener since the early days, you may...