How Far We’ve Come

In this episode, Justin & Cody take a look back on what all has changed in their lives since the show started back in October 2018. It’s hard to believe that the show has been going for so long but there’s no sign of slowing down. In 2018: Justin was still in the Air Force … Read more

Q&A | HELOCs, Credit Cards, Taxes, Side Hustles, PMI, and VPNs

In this episode, The FI Show Guys take on questions submitted by the audience. Our audience is certainly an educated and savvy bunch, but we can all keep learning. So we opened up the hotlines and took on listener questions. Here are the topics we tackle in order: HELOCs vs. high-interest debt Credit card points … Read more

Dave Ramsey’s Baby Steps | An Honest Look at All 7

In this episode, The FI Show Guys take an honest look at Dave Ramsey’s 7 Baby Steps. While we believe Dave Ramsey has been a great gateway for a lot of people, there’s a ton we just can’t agree with. “Save 15%, never use credit cards, pay off all debt before investing”….these are just too … Read more

New Purchases, Business Goals, and FinCon 2021

In this episode, The FI Show Guys reflect on FinCon 2021 along with some big personal updates. We’ve been going to FinCon for over 4 years now and we love it. It’s the one time of year we get to hang out with all of our favorite personal finance people in real life! It’s also … Read more

Mega Backdoor Roth & Solo 401k Explained

In this episode, the FI Show Guys give you a step-by-step guide to utilizing the Mega Backdoor Roth and Solo 401k. You might be able to contribute A LOT more than you thought was possible. And that’s true whether you work for a company (using a  Mega Backdoor) or run your own business (using a … Read more

Resiliency, Networking, and Creating Your Own Path – July 2021 Roundup

In this roundup episode, the FI Show Guys talk about resiliency, creating your own unique path, and the power of networking. Our last three guests — Allegra Paris, Jennifer Magley, and Ryan Helms — all taught us that success doesn’t happen overnight. It’s through repeated hard work, embracing and learning from failure, and bringing the … Read more

Money = Flexibility & Options

In this roundup episode, the FI Show Guys talk about how FI has given them flexibility and freedom. Reflecting on the 4% rule, cashflow FI, and the levels of financial independence you hit along the way. Want more confidence in negotiations? How about less stress when something goes wrong? Maybe even to feel free enough … Read more

Real Estate Roundup | Our Experiences with Real Estate Investing

Today’s episode features your hosts Justin and Cody discussing Real Estate. They both had no idea how real estate was an investment because their parents lived in the same homes their entire life. It wasn’t an investment, it was just home. Fast forward and Cody starts finding profitable properties in Connecticut after he extends his … Read more

Transparency, Balance, and Telling Your Story

Today’s episode features your hosts Justin and Cody discussing authenticity and work-life balance. Both Cody and Justin are very open about their finances and love sharing both their failures and successes. Why? Because real stories give real inspiration. This is a crazy journey to suggest so having real data to back it up helps give … Read more

Should You Follow Your Passion?

Today’s episode features your hosts Justin and Cody discussing the art of following your passion. Justin still works a more typical corporate job while Cody took to entrepreneurship almost immediately. When you’re faced with the decision of which way to go, what do you do? In this episode, you’ll hear the hosts talk about their … Read more