How This Mailman Retired at 27 | Jimmy Ridenhour

In today’s episode, Cody and Justin bring you back to one of our favorite episodes ever! This is the story of Jimmy Ridenhour who, unlike most of our guests, has no blog, book, or podcast. This was actually Jimmy’s first interview ever. That doesn’t mean his story isn’t remarkable. Jimmy’s story starts out with a … Read more

The Small and Mighty Real Estate Investor | Chad Carson

The goal for real estate is to generate as much cash flow as possible and/or own as many doors as possible right? What if you realized the real goal is just to generate enough income to satisfy your desired lifestyle? That may seem obvious, but too often investors fixate on a high score instead of … Read more

ETFs vs. Index Funds, Expense Ratios, and Investing Terms

Sometimes personal finance can just sound like a bunch of jargon. Today’s episode gives you all the foundational definitions you need to navigate your FI journey. We have episodes that dive deeper into some of these topics (linked below). But today is all about explaining the lingo you might hear on the show week to … Read more

Working 6 Months & Making 7 Figures | Jon Farber

Can you really retire at 27? That’s what Jon Farber is here to talk us through today.  He was able to achieve financial freedom at 27 and leave his tech sales job via real estate. He started with house hacking, and then eventually scaled up to include a portfolio of long-term rentals and short-term rentals. He’s … Read more

Private Lending (How She Raised $5M+ from Social Media) | Soli Cayetano

Soli Cayetano

If you want to make it big in real estate you need some sort of advantage, right? A big social media following, experience, connections… something. Our guest today, Soli Cayetano from Lattes and Leases, will show you how that couldn’t be further from the truth. In 2020, Soli was a senior in college trying to … Read more

How They Retired at 27 & 28 (Replay) | James and Emily Lowery

James and Emily Lowery

Retiring early is certainly not a race, but the guests we have today are one of the fastest we’ve ever seen to do it. James and Emily retired in less than 2 years from the day they began making moves towards early retirement. They both had frugal habits with James coming from an especially low-income … Read more

Mindset, Manifestation, and Your Why of FI | Adam Coelho

You can learn the mechanics and math needed to reach financial independence in a couple of weeks. The math is intimidating to so many people but it’s not the math that keeps most people from reaching their goals. It’s their mindset. That’s where Adam Coelho’s expertise comes in. Adam Coelho is the host of The … Read more

Bad Personal Finance Takes (Part 1)

Bad Personal Finance Takes

The internet is a dangerous place. It’s full of amazing resources yet also some really bad advice. This is especially true in the realm of personal finance. TikTok has some of the most terrible and untrue statements about personal finance but Twitter (X) is always reliable right? Wrong. In this episode, we take you through … Read more

Choosing FI | Brad Barrett

We like to think we put out some of the best financial independence content for you as a podcast listener. But it’s hard to argue that Brad Barrett has influenced more podcast listeners than just about anyone else in the financial independence space. Brad is the host of the wildly successful podcast, ChooseFI. ChooseFI has … Read more

10 Money Tips for 2023 (Replay)

We’re hopping in the time machine and re-airing one of our most popular episodes. In this episode, we share our opinion on some of the biggest money topics. While this episode originally aired in 2019, our views have remained largely the same. These tips have helped us grow our combined net worth to over $3.5M! … Read more