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Dec 25, 2017

#109: Happy holidays! I thought it would be nice to wrap up this year with a lighthearted holiday episode about the importance of keeping a positive attitude.

Will Bowen, my guest on the final episode of 2017 (wow!), started a campaign to motivate people to complain less.

He noticed that many people in his community...

Dec 18, 2017

#108: Former financial advisor Joe Saul-Sehy joins me to answer audience questions about investing strategies, early retirement, and tax planning.

Whitnee calls in with this:

I'm 31, and my husband and I save half of our combined income. We've maxed out our H.S.A. accounts and we're getting an employer match in our...

Dec 11, 2017

#107: Scott Harrison spent 10 years as a New York City nightclub promoter, partying until sunrise every morning and ingesting almost every substance imaginable.

But when he was 28, he realized his life lacked meaning.

"My tombstone might say, 'here's the guy who got thousands of people drunk,'" Harrison said.


Dec 4, 2017

#106: How do you search for rental properties out-of-state? Should I offer a lease-option contract to my friends? How can I estimate repair and maintenance costs? And can you deep-dive into bookkeeping and taxes for rental real estate?

I tackle these four questions in this episode of Ask Paula - real estate edition.


Nov 27, 2017

#105: A.J. Jacobs is the Editor-at-Large of Esquire Magazine and the New York Times bestselling author of multiple books. His three TED Talks have collectively garnered more than three million views. He describes himself as "a father of three, husband of one, and cousin to millions."

And he's probably your cousin. Twice...