Podcast

Buying a Car: What You Need to Know to Get the Best Deal!

Most people overpay or are stuck with bad car loans. Learn how you can find a great deal and buy a reliable car that you love! Car Buying Guide For many families, car payments are a part of their finances and a big chunk of their budget.  Average monthly payments for new vehicles are $530 […]

Mastering Your Taxes This Year!

Taxes aren’t fun, but if you’re looking to optimize your finances, you have to get your taxes done right. Learn about key tax deductions and credits available to families! Mastering Your Taxes This Year Tax season is here.  And despite what TurboTax’s Superbowl ad says, not all of us are tax people.  Most families I […]

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 […]

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 […]