How to Raise a Financially Smart Kid | Mother’s Day Special with Ruth Berman (Cody’s Mom)

In today’s episode, Cody and Justin are joined by Cody’s very own mom Ruth Berman! We wanted to do something special for Mother’s Day this year and we think this interview hits the mark regardless of the holiday. We cover her origins and the unique jobs she and her own parents had. Then, we spend … Read more

Professional Tennis Player Turned Real Estate Addict | Sunitha Rao

In today’s episode, Cody and Justin are joined by Suni.  Suni lives in the Boston area and has an amazing story. She became a professional tennis player at age 14 after coming from some very humble beginnings with immigrant parents. That career lasted nine years with some very interesting financial and personal implications. Then she … Read more

The $80,000 Lifestyle Change | Joel from FI 180

On today’s episode, Cody and Justin are joined by Joel from FI 180. It’s so inspiring to hear someone who had real spending issues and quickly got them under control. Joel wasn’t forced to in order to take on debt, he had a wake-up call in the form of a car crash involving his wife. … Read more

The 10-Year “Mini” Retirement | Ryan Jacob

On today’s episode, Cody and Justin are joined by Ryan Jacob who has one of the more gutsy stories you’ll hear. Ryan has decided to step into a mini-retirement or super lean FIRE plan in order to get away from his soul-crushing job. He was in an extremely corporate setting with big money in his … Read more

The Ultimate Tax Optimization Guide | The Wealthy Accountant

On today’s episode, Cody and Justin are joined by Kieth aka The Wealthy Accountant who went from a small town farmer to a multi-millionaire tax professional. Want to know how good he is? Well he’s good enough to have been selected by Mr. Money Mustache to do his taxes. That’s a heck of an endorsement. … Read more

How to Live a “Save Money” Lifestyle and Enjoy It | Joel & Matt from How to Money

On today’s episode, Cody and Justin are joined by the dynamic duo of Joel & Matt from and the How to Money Podcast. The guys met the How to Money crew at FinCon and the rest is history. This fantastic conversation unwraps their backstory and tons of tangible tips. From groceries to real estate, … Read more

Achieving FI Through The Trades | Captan DIY

On today’s episode, Cody and Justin are joined by Captain DIY as he breaks down his journey to becoming a professional electrician and how that intersects with his journey to financial independence. Cody and Justin have had a chance to hang out with the good Captain a couple of times including down at a Camp … Read more

Catching the Entrepreneurial Bug | Timika Downes

On today’s episode, Cody and Justin are joined by Timika Downes from The House of FI podcast to share her amazing journey. Her story involves marriage, divorce, children, military service, career changes, and six-figure side hustles. Her constant urge to better herself is truly remarkable and we think no matter what your journey is or … Read more

Frugal First Dates to Money Mates – Valentine’s Day Special w/ Our Girlfriends

Today’s episode is an extra special Valentine’s day episode; Cody and Justin throw out all common sense by letting their significant others come on and give you an unfiltered behind the scenes look at what it’s like to date someone so determined to retire young. While the girls take plenty of jabs at the guys, … Read more

How to Maximize Your Income Potential | Gen Y Finance Guy

In today’s episode, Cody and Justin bring you an incredible story that starts in poverty but ultimately dismisses a strict following of frugality. Dom was raised in unfortunate circumstances but quickly started latching onto mentors at a young age. He even had a pretty successful business selling candy bars at school as a young kid. … Read more