Debt Paydown, Tracking Expenses, & Financial Independence | Rebecca from My Fat Purse

Today’s episode features Rebecca from My Fat Purse. She breaks down how she and her husband paid down his $180k student loan debt in just 2 years. Rebecca and her husband gave up pensions from the military and are poised to hit FI in 5 years. She talks about how powerful tracking their spending and … Read more

Job Hopping for Raises and Retiring at 30 | A Purple Life

Today’s episode is an awesome chat with Purple from A Purple Life. Purple has an awesome story and she hits a giant milestone of retirement at age 30 this year. She covers how she continued to jump jobs in a way to increase her salary 3x while raising job satisfaction. Listen, learn, and let us … Read more

Retiring Early in Canada | Court from Modern Fimily

In today’s episode, you’ll hear from Court who writes over at Modern FImily. Court and her wife are (mostly) retiring early in Canada at 32, but will continue work a bit more until their second child is born. They did this with student debt and a priority for living a full life while chasing their … Read more

10 Money Tips for 2019

In today’s episode, you’ll hear from just your Hosts! That’s right no guests to save the day. As a reminder, Justin chronicles his life at and Cody writes at In today’s episode, the guys tackle 10 financial tips they always hear and give their take on what’s true. Hopefully, you enjoy this special … Read more

Finding Your Perfect Work-Life Balance | Lauren & Steven from Trip of a Lifestyle

In today’s episode, you’ll hear from Lauren and Steven who write over at Trip of a Lifestyle. This awesome couple took a six-month honeymoon to Hawaii and that changed everything. They got a taste of traveling on a budget and earning along the way. We can’t wait to showcase how they took control of their … Read more

Financial Independence Optional Retirement | Lisa from Mad Money Monster

In today’s episode, you’ll hear from Lisa who writes over at Mad Money Monster. She started off life poor, had a bad first relationship, then discovered Financial Independence. Lisa was in her 30s and went in full force cutting out all her expenses. It turned out to be too harsh and she shifted her mindset … Read more

Listening is a Superpower | MK Williams

In today’s episode, you’ll hear from MK Williams who authors Financial Independence Fiction. She started out chasing a career for money but found herself unsatisfied. MK studied the art of writing and self-publishing. Now she is authoring books and helping other authors as well. Listen and learn all about side hustles and let us know … Read more

How to Find the Right Side Hustle | Nick Loper from Side Hustle Nation

In today’s episode, you’ll hear from the side hustle king Nick Loper from Side Hustle Nation. Nick got an eye-opening opportunity in college and knew he had to be his own boss. He would eventually work three years in the corporate world. During that time he was building his side hustle. It was quickly covering … Read more

The Financial Freedom Summit | Grant Sabatier & PT Money

In today’s episode, you’ll hear about the Financial Freedom Summit! We’re super excited to invite listeners to this conference. FI Show listeners can get a special meet-up including free swag and possibly a personal finance book if you sign up fast! You can get tickets at To help us cover the summit we bring … Read more

Blackjack Your Way to Financial Independence | Colin Jones from Blackjack Apprenticeship

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In today’s episode, you’ll hear how to get to financial independence via Blackjack (wait, what?). Yep, that’s right. Cody and Justin are joined by Colin Jones from Blackjack Apprenticeship. Colin got an education in mathematics and started out as a teacher. A buddy introduced him to card counting and changed his financial path forever. He … Read more