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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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Jul 28, 2020

Today we are hanging out with Steven Donovan!

Steven is a financial coach and the man behind the Even Steven Money Blog.

After some early financial stumbling blocks, Steven paid off over $100,000 in personal debt in just 5 years.

Now, Steven is sharing what he learned with others to help them get out of debt and avoid the same early pitfalls.

Timeline:

  • 00:45 - Intro
  • 01:14 - Steven's Financial Freedom Journey
  • 03:28 - Mercedes-Benz to Bike
  • 09:07 - Evaluating Your Expenses/Negotiating Your Expenses
  • 16:54 - The aha Moment
  • 22:49 - Staying Motivated
  • 26:50 - Aligning Your Finances with Your Values and Goals
  • 30:14 - Finances and Your Fitness
  • 34:51 - Rapid Fire: What is one thing someone can do today that can have a lasting impact on their financial future?
  • 36:17 - Rapid Fire: What is the best financial advice you have ever received?
  • 37:48 - Rapid Fire: Rapid Fire: What is an internet resource such as RaiseCardCash or Rakuten that you recommend?
  • 39:19 - Rapid Fire:What is one book you recommend everyone read and why?
  • 40:18 - Contacting Steven

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Jul 21, 2020

Today we are hanging out with Jenn Walker Wall!

Jenn is the founder of Work Wonders Careers and is the co-host of the .

Before founding Work Wonders Careers Jenn worked in HR and hiring at MIT, Harvard University, and Massachusetts General Hospital.

As the founder and career strategist of Work Wonders Careers Jenn is helping individuals get clear on their goals, confident in their value and convey it in a compelling way throughout their career journey.

And that is what we are talking about today.

Timeline:

  • 00:44 - Intro
  • 01:43 - Finding Clarity and Confidence
  • 07:48 - Transferable Skills
  • 10:16 - Starting Your Job Search
  • 14:55 - Gaps in Your Resume
  • 18:13 - Biggest Mistakes When Job Searching
  • 25:08 - The Purpose of the Resume
  • 26:50 - Acing the Interview
  • 29:03 - Making Sure the Job & Company are a Good Fit
  • 33:08 - Negotiating Salaries
  • 36:14 - Promotions Without Pay Raises
  • 38:48 - Developing a "Network"
  • 43:39 - Rapid Fire: What is the best financial advice you have ever received?
  • 30:57 - Rapid Fire: Rapid Fire: What is an internet resource such as RaiseCardCash or Rakuten that you recommend?
  • 45:44 - Rapid Fire:What is one book you recommend everyone read and why?
  • 46:37 - Contacting Jenn

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Jul 15, 2020

Today we are hanging out with Todd Tresidder.

Todd became a self-made millionaire in 12 years and "retired" early at the age of 35.

Todd has been featured on NPR, in Forbes, and the Wall Street Journal.

Today you can find Todd mentoring others on how to invest, build wealth and retire early on the Financial Mentor Podcast and blogging at Financial Mentor

Timeline:

  • 00:44 - Intro
  • 01:12 - Todd's Story
  • 02:43 - Money is Not Freedom
  • 04:47 - Achieving Financial Freedom with Balance
  • 07:56 - Net Worth $0 to Early Retirement
  • 09:23 - Value over Cheap
  • 19:28 - When Should You Plan for Retirement?
  • 22:38 - Deciding Your Goal Retirement Dollar Amount
  • 25:53 - "It's not about doing it perfectly, it's about getting started"
  • 26:35 - Financial Intelligence
  • 28:30 - Rapid Fire: What is one thing someone can do today that can have a lasting impact on their financial future?
  • 30:57 - Rapid Fire: What is an internet resource you recommend?
  • 31:43 - Rapid Fire:What is one book you recommend everyone read and why?
  • 35:26 - Contacting Todd

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Jul 7, 2020

Today we are hanging out with Travis Hornsby.

Travis is the founder of Student Loan Planner, where he dedicates his time to helping individuals find ways to save money on their student loans.

Timeline:

  • 00:44 - Intro
  • 01:55 - Travis' Story
  • 04:20 - Different Strategic Approaches to Student Loans
  • 09:41 - Loan Forgiveness
  • 20:07 - Private Refinancing
  • 27:54 - Paying Off verse Holding Onto Student Loans
  • 32:52 - "The Carnage that's Happening in Grad Schools"
  • 37:16 - Securing a Low Refinance Interest Rate
  • 38:52 - Refinancing Walkthrough
  • 46:45 - Contacting Travis

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