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Nov 7, 2016

Mark, a 55-year-old listener, has no savings. He's been listening to personal finance podcasts. He recently read Tony Robbins' Money: Master the Game. He called this podcast to tell us that he's feeling overwhelmed by the scope of what's ahead of him. Mark doesn't know how to apply this information -- and he's afraid...

Oct 10, 2016

This episode is a little unusual because I interviewed fellow podcast listeners live at FinCon (a conference for financial bloggers).

Why? To get to know you and understand you better.

I want to know what makes you tick, and where your interest in money comes from.

Ultimately, why you're here, listening to this...

Oct 3, 2016

Podcast listener Eva is interested in opening a Vanguard account. She noticed that people need $50,000 to access their personal advisor services. It'll take her several years before she can access this. What should she do in the meantime? Amy, another podcast listener, wants to invest $5,500 into her Roth IRA in 2017. ...

Jun 27, 2016

Jim Collins, also known as popular blogger JLCollins, has been financially independent since 1989. He achieved this in the simplest way possible: he saved half of his income and invested in index funds.

Jim says the simplest possible approach is the best, if your goal is to build financial freedom. "The great irony of...

Jun 20, 2016

When Jim Wang was 29-and-a-half, life changed forever.

Jim started an online company (a blog) in his mid-20's.

His website grew to several hundred thousand readers and started earning five-figure monthly sums.

It sounds too good to be true. I know. But it's Jim's life.

He experienced the heady, surreal boom; that...