Financial Independence Philosophy and Origin Story | Paula Pant from Afford Anything

In today’s episode, Cody and Justin bring you one of their favorite episodes to date. Paula Pant is always conducting great interviews herself but today she’s the one answering questions. She walks us through her amazing story of only three traditional years of employment, traveling the world, and the steps she took to secure her … Read more

Christmas Thoughts, 2018 Reflection, 2019 Goals

We have an extra special gift for you today that requires no wrapping paper. This Holiday special Justin and Cody go at it alone with no guest to discuss their perspectives on materialistic Christmas, a brief recap of 2018 and their goals for 2019. We think you’ll really enjoy getting to hear a little more … Read more

A Military Member with a Massive Financial Turnaround | The Incredible Cash Dummy

In today’s episode, Cody and Justin bring you a story that’s just beginning. This interview with The Incredible Cash Dummy steps through a life quickly changed by having a child in high school and joining the Navy soon after. He then went for years with no financial direction. A recent military move was compounded with … Read more

Taking the Entrepreneurial Leap | Jamila Souffrant from Journey to Launch

In today’s episode, Cody and Justin bring you a really interesting story full of dynamics different than their own lives. Jamila is a mother and an immigrant and both of those parts of her story helped shaped her unique path to financial independence. She was heavily inspired by the strong women in her life who … Read more

Hacking College, Real Estate, and FU Money | Craig Curelop from Bigger Pockets

In today’s episode, Cody and Justin bring you a true the king of efficiency. A real estate junkie, Craig works over at Bigger Pockets and currently lives in Denver. From getting paid to go to college to renting out his car, Craig finds ways to squeeze money out of every aspect of life. Then you … Read more

A Power Couple’s Path to FI | Jimmy and Jenny from Living Life Loving Us

Today we have a bonus episode recorded LIVE at FinCon with Jimmy and Jenny from Living Life Loving Us. Cody was fortunate enough to meet this amazing power couple at FinCon and immediately knew that he needed to get them on the podcast. Since discovering financial independence, this couple has been able to increase their … Read more

Optimizing Your Day Job & Crushing The Side Hustle Game | Kevin from Financial Panther

In today’s episode, Cody and Justin bring you a true expert of the gig economy and side hustles. The great Kevin from Financial Panther. If you’re unfamiliar with the gig economy or side hustles, think Uber, Wag, or Air BnB. Kevin has used all of these new apps to bring in $1-3k per month on … Read more

Tragic Adversity, Mail Delivery, and Rental Properties | Jimmy Ridenhour

In today’s episode, Cody and Justin bring you an interview that is guaranteed to be a new one for you. This is the story of Jimmy Ridenhour who, unlike most of our guests, has no blog, book, podcast or ever been on a podcast. That doesn’t mean his story isn’t remarkable. Jimmy’s story starts out … Read more

Lessons Learned from 25 Years of Blogging | J.D. Roth

In today’s episode, Cody and Justin interview one of the real originators in the personal finance space, J.D. Roth from Get Rich Slowly. Join them as they dive into J.D.’s financial backstory and learn how he took his own journey to conquer finances and turned it into a successful business. He gives us full transparency … Read more

“Retired” at 24, Now Earning $1.5 Million Blogging | Michelle Schroeder-Gardner

In today’s episode, Cody and Justin interview Michelle Schroeder-Gardner from Making Sense of Cents. Join them as they dive into Michelle’s financial backstory and learn how she took her issues with student loan debt and turned it into a passion that ultimately became super profitable. While Michelle did retire from her job at 24 and is … Read more