Money

Family and Financial Independence: Should We Pay Off Our Mortgage Early?

Not having a mortgage payment sounds like a dream, but is that a realistic goal for a family with young kids? Andrew shares how his family ‘found’ money to pay their mortgage off early and still have fun together! Paying Off Your Mortgage Early How did you feel when you bought your home?  After you […]

How to Comfortably Afford a House You Love

Want to buy a house that you love and still comfortably afford? Find out how you can run the numbers so you can become a homeowner while still pursuing other goals! How Much House Can We Afford? Even though buying a house is typically the biggest purchase you’re going to make, we kind of snap […]

What You Need to Know About Building a Budget

 Plenty of advice on how to build a basic budget, but how do you strike that balance where you’re saving and investing for financial freedom and independence while still having fun now with the kids? We’ll find out how today! What’s the Best Budget for You?  Budgets, spending plans – whatever you call them, people […]

Financial Independence and Raising Kids are Not Mutually Exclusive

 Financial Independence seems almost impossible when you’re trying to raise kids, but many families are doing it.  Matt Miner shares his family’s journey along with some key takeaways!  Pursuing Financial Independence as Parents Last week on the podcast, we began the conversation of finding the right path towards financial independence or freedom for your family […]

Which Financial Independence Path is Right for Your Family?

Financial independence is a hot topic, but with so many different paths (FIRE, leanFI, FatFIRE, slowFI, etc), it can be difficult to figure out what’s the best path for you.  Today we dive into some of the most popular ‘flavors’ of financial independence and weigh the pros and cons of them. We’ll also get into […]

How to Optimize Your Family Budget

Each week on the podcast I’m talking to financial experts and digging in from our own experience and those in the community to share one thing you can do to move your finances closer to your goals. This week I had the pleasure of talking with Drew Snider. He’s the Director, Financial Planning, CFP® over […]