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The Financial Freedom Community Podcast: Personal Finance | Get Out of Debt | Financial Independence | Financial Coaching

Joel Parker from the Financial Freedom Community reveals all of his personal finance knowledge and tips so you can get ahead, pay off your debt, and achieve Financial Freedom. Discover how you can change your life, stop living paycheck to paycheck, and begin to focus on your friends and family. Stop worrying about your finances and begin to focus on your dreams. Whether you want to travel the world or just buy a new TV, Financial Freedom can make it a reality. Although Joel confesses he is not a millionaire, he's been able to pay off his credit card debt, save over $12,000 for emergencies, and create a nice retirement plan. Financial Freedom, retirement, debt reduction, debt management, budgeting, real estate, bankruptcy, car buying and helping you better understand how to change your financial life forever.
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Jun 30, 2020

Today we are chatting with Melissa Thomas.

Melissa is a financial coach, the author of the book Building My Yellow Brick Road: Life Lessons from Pursuing a Dream, and the blogger behind MelissaTheCoach.com.

But before doing all of that Melissa hit financial rock bottom in 2009 and slogged her way to successfully paying off over $43,000 in debt in just 4 years.

Timeline:

  • 00:44 - Intro
  • 01:17 - Melissa’s Financial Freedom Journey
  • 07:01 - The Afford It Fallacy
  • 11:31 - How much to save in an emergency fund
  • 14:15 - Personalizing your Financial Freedom Journey
  • 18:17 - Comparing Yourself to Others
  • 20:05 - When your spouse isn’t ready for Financial Freedom
  • 27:56 - Debt Free is Life Changing
  • 29:21 - Leaving Your Comfort Zone
  • 35:49 - Rapid Fire: What is one thing someone can do today that can have a lasting impact on their financial future?
  • 39:26 - Rapid Fire: What is the best financial advice you have ever received?
  • 40:00 - Rapid Fire: What is an internet resource such as Raise, CardCash or Rakuten that you recommend?
  • 42:17 - Rapid Fire: What is one book you recommend everyone read and why?
  • 44:48 - Contacting Melissa

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Jun 24, 2020
Jun 16, 2020

Today we are hanging out with Ericka Young.

Ericka and her husband paid off nearly $100,000 of debt in the first 5 years of their marriage.

After paying off her debt Ericka went to Nashville to train with Dave Ramsey and his team to become a financial coach to assist others in getting out of debt.

Ericka is the author of the book Naked and Unashamed - 10 Money Conversations Every Couple Must Have.

Timeline:

  • 00:44 - Intro
  • 01:18 - Ericka's Financial Freedom Journey
  • 04:57 - Why we are in debt...
  • 07:42 - Goal Setting
  • 12:29 - Social Media's Impact
  • 14:28 - Finding Money in Your Budget/Managing Spending
  • 23:43 - Goal Setting Continued
  • 28:02 - Hidden Expenses of Buying a House
  • 29:17 - Planning Out the Monthly Spending
  • 33:32 - Couple's Money Conversation
  • 39:06 - Rapid Fire: Share an internet resource like Mint with the Financial Freedom Community
  • 41:01 - Rapid Fire: What is your favorite financial blog?
  • 42:02 - Rapid Fire: What is one financial book that everyone should read?
  • 44:26 - Contacting Ericka

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Jun 10, 2020

Today we are chatting with Jenny and Jimmy.

Jenny and Jimmy are the bloggers behind LivingLifeLovingUs where they share their story along with budgeting tips, culinary creations, and health and fitness advice

Jenny and Jimmy together have paid off $120,000 of debt in less than 24 months.

Timeline:

  • 00:44 - Intro
  • 01:13 - Jenny & Jimmy's Financial Freedom Journey
  • 10:51 - Cruise Money Saving Hack
  • 12:56 - Financial Changes After Having Kids/Newborn Budget Hacks
  • 15:38 - Lowering Your Expenses/Intentional Spending
  • 25:41 - Financial Advice for Expecting Parents
  • 27:04 - Jenny & Jimmy's Infertility Journey
  • 30:56 - Rapid Fire: Share an internet resource like Mint with the Financial Freedom Community?
  • 31:19 - Who is your financial hero?
  • 32:34 - Rapid Fire: What is one financial book that everyone should read?
  • 33:16 - The Budget Meeting
  • 34:29 - Contacting Jenny & Jimmy

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Jun 10, 2020

Today we are hanging out with Andy Hill!

Andy and his wife are completely debt free, including their mortgage.

They have also increased their net worth by $800,000.

Andy is the man behind the Marriage, Kids and Money blog and podcast.

Timeline:

  • 00:44 - Intro
  • 01:08 - Andy's Financial Freedom Journey
  • 08:22 - The Budget Party
  • 10:31 - Children and Financial Freedom
  • 17:20 - Paying Off vs. Keeping Your Mortgage
  • 21:48 - Growing My Net Worth By $800,000
  • 23:26 - Being a Parent's Impact on Financial Freedom
  • 26:04 - 529 Education Plan
  • 28:58 - Starting a Family
  • 30:15 - Salad Bar Financial Concept
  • 36:30 - Rapid Fire: Share an internet resource like Mint
  • 37:37 - Rapid Fire: What is your favorite financial blog, other than your own?
  • 38:25 - Rapid Fire: What is one financial book that everyone should read?
  • 39:45 - Rapid Fire: What is your favorite financial hack?
  • 40:56 - Contacting Andy

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