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Grow Your Cash and Pay Off Your Student Loans With Robert Farrington

Student loan debt is real and politicians are fighting about it with no clear answers. Meanwhile, what you really want to know is can you actually pay off your student loans and build your wealth at the same time?

Robert Farrington, the mastermind behind The College Investor who is also America’s Student Loan Debt Expert, is dishing his tips to pay off your debt while balancing the need to grow your wealth.

I get asked this question a lot, “How can I grow wealth and invest when my student loan payment is draining my bank account?” It’s tricky, I know, and it’s emotional and stressful. My MBA cost me over $80K and there were many times I wondered was it actually worth it. The good news is it can be done – you can build wealth and still pay off your loans. It just takes a little elbow grease and a few tips to get you started.

What You’ll Learn

  • In what ways does  debt hold you back from growing your wealth
  • How to balance the emotions of debt and lean into the process of paying them off
  • What has caused the student loan debt issue and Robert’s thoughts on the future of college
  • Practical steps you can take to build wealth while you are paying off your debt
  • Robert’s student loan debt journey and how he achieved success

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Summer Reboot – Can Your Mind Make You Broke (& How to Avoid It)

Have you ever made a money decision that you regretted later? I’ve made about a million of these over the years, but I’ve also learned how powerful your mind is when it comes to money. Can you trick yourself into being broke or being wealthy? How powerful do you think your mind is when it comes to your bank account? We’ll uncover these answers and the most common money mindset traps in this episode.

 

What You’ll Learn

  • The four negative mindset traps that can actually make you broke
  • How to recognize the mindset traps and what you can do to strategize against them
  • Why you need to define what success means to you and how that might be affecting your bank account
  • My own stories of powerfully connecting my health with my wealth and what I’ve learned
  • Why you should have your own version of the “24-hour” window before you make big purchases
  • How a “f**ck it bucket” can give you options in life when you need them the most

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Align Your Investment Dollars To Support The LGBTQia+ Community With Jay Lipman

June is pride month, although I’d argue that every month should be about loving others no matter what they look like, what their sexual orientation is, or what their life story is. In my opinion, as long as you aren’t hurting anyone else, you have every right to be you, just like I have every right to be me. That may be my view, but I was curious, with the rise of an inclusive culture and social responsibility, how are companies and investors supporting the LGBTQia+ community.

My guest and fellow millennial is Jay Lipman, co-founder, and president of the Fintech asset management sustainable investing firm Ethic. On this episode, we’re covering a lot of topics including social responsibility investing and what companies are doing to support the LGBTQia+ community.

What You’ll Learn

  • Are we seeing a strong shift in companies towards better equality with LGBTQ workers or are we still just talking about it without any definitive action
  • How and why are companies aligning their investment portfolios to support the LGBTQia+ community
  • If you’re an investor and want to support the LGBTQ community, are there certain things you can be doing
  • What lead Jay to a career in social entrepreneurship
  • What are trends that are emerging in the social/sustainable investing space
  • What can we do as millennials with less cash to build a sustainable investing practice

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Get Out Of Your Own Way & Step Into Your Greatness With Keren Eldad

When we talk about greatness, we think that means we have to perfect, or wealthy, or recognized as an expert, and so on.

I’ve learned that being great means that I’m using the skills and talents I was born with to contribute a little bit of me into this world. I want you to feel empowered to do the same because reaching your greatness has a lot to do with how you make and grow your money.

Keren Eldad, our podcast guest and success coach, will motivate you in all the best ways to step into who you are meant to be and tap into your greatness.

What You’ll Learn

  • How do you figure out what your greatness is
  • How do you then tap into your greatness to enrich your life
  • Is there a wrong way to cultivate a good money mindset
  • Keren shares the story about the last day she was broke and how a Latin superstar helped her out
  • Common ways we hold ourselves back from our greatness

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Tune Out the Investing Noise & Become a Better Investor with Michele Schneider

We live in a noisy world – there’s noise on social media, noise on the TV, noise at work and noise in the investing world. I have to admit it’s hard to know what to pay attention to, let alone know what to invest in and when.

Michele Schneider, the author of Plant Your Money Tree, is our guest on this episode dishing what you need to know to tune out the investing noise and tune into what you need to know. She’s somewhat of a legend in the investing world and trailblazing woman with pearls of wisdom.

What You’ll Learn

  • How to know what to pay attention to when it comes to investing and what to ignore
  • What role social media is playing in keeping you broke and miserable
  • How Mish turned away from her parent’s goal of her being a teacher to take on the investing world
  • Why you need to understand the 6 phases in the market to become a successful investor
  • Her favorite bits of wisdom from her new book, Plant Your Money Tree

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Finding Freedom From the 9 to 5 Rat Race With Shane Dillon

Have you ever wanted to drastically change your life? Turn everything upside down, recreate yourself and live a life full of adventure. What if you were just one step away from a radical change in your life?

Today’s podcast episode is going to inspire you, I know it did me. My guest, Shane Dillon, reached out to me a few months ago and I was blown away by his story. Get this, in 2017 he left behind his 9 to 5 job to bicycle across the U.S. and Europe, moved to Spain to teach and wrote his first personal finance book. Shane will inspire you in this episode to reach beyond what you thought was possible for your life.

What You’ll Learn

  • How Shane decided to leave his 9 to 5 behind and bicycle across the U.S. and Europe
  • The lessons Shane learned about himself and his finances on his journey
  • Why Shane moved to Spain and how he manages his money living aboard
  • The crazy story of Shane’s book, The Franklin Fi, and how he wrote it on a cycling adventure
  • Shane’s tips to cultivating a life of adventure, purpose, and passion
  • Why you need to think of yourself as a human corporation

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How She Lost $1.3 Million The Day She Left Corporate America (and can stomach it) with Morra Aarons-Mele

The idea of going solo is so super sexy – sipping champagne all day long, vacationing when you want, working from anywhere in the world, but what happens to your cash when you go solo is also an important piece of the puzzle.

Our podcast guest today, Morra Aarons-Mele, is dishing all about how she decided one day to sit down and factor out how much money she left behind the day she walked away from the corporate world. And yes, it’s somewhere around $1.3 million.

What You’ll Learn

  • Hear how Morra discovered how much money she walked away from
  • What are women not thinking about that they should be in terms of their financial future
  • How we can begin to change the conversation around retirement so it’s something we’re inspired to tackle early on
  • Why women tend to be more conservative investors, and how to change our thinking
  • How to push past being introverted and get yourself out there in terms of your career

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Live Well and Earn Insurance With Yogesh Shetty + Ask Shannah

Being smart with your money is more than just knowing how to pay off debt and save for retirement. Being smart with your money is about taking inventory of your entire life, every aspect of you, and bringing that in alignment with the version of life you want to live.

Our podcast guest, Yogesh, is the CEO and co-founder of Avibra, a super innovative new app that is flipping the idea of life insurance on its side and focusing on how longevity + mortality can come together to create a unique value to current and next-generation customers.

What You’ll Learn

  • Why traditional life insurance gets a bad wrap
  • How to incorporate life insurance coverage in your financial plan
  • What living well and making smart lifestyle choices have in common with life insurance
  • What Yogesh learned growing up in a poor family in India that he’s brought to his company, Avibra
  • How seeking wellness translates in your finances
  • What Avibra is doing differently for those who earn less than $100,000

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Build a Massive Social Following in 30 Days with Brendan Kane + Ask Shannah

It’s no secret, we all have dreams of being the next great social media influencer, and why not, they’re making serious bank. So what does it take to be an influencer and put a few more bucks in your bank account?

Our podcast guest, Brendan Kane, is recently known for gaining one million followers in 100 countries in less than 30 days, which lead to his new book One Million Followers. I’m thinking Brendan can help us all brush up on our social influence.

What You’ll Learn

  • Why are we all so hooked on social media influencers
  • What are the economics behind the social media influencer business
  • What can we learn from the Frye festival
  • How can an entrepreneur or small business gain a massive social media following, and should they be focused on that
  • How can we set ourselves up to best work with brands
  • What advice would you give someone who wants to grow their social account authentically

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Money Lessons From a Monk Turned Money Manager with Doug Lynam + Ask Shannah

As Doug Lynam, our podcast guest says, money is not the root of all evil, but we all need to be a little bit wealthy. That may seem like a controversial statement from someone who spent 20 years as a Monk, but as Doug talks about in this episode, there is a way to get in a healthy relationship with your money so you can live life on your terms. In fact, Doug ‘s money journey started way back when the monastery he worked for went bankrupt, which forced him to learn about money management – now that’s a story you don’t hear about every day!

What You’ll Learn

  • How did Doug go from monk to money manager
  • What life was like as a monk and how that relates to money
  • What money lessons did Doug learn from his monastery going bankrupt
  • Why we should all strive to be a little bit wealthy
  • What advice Doug would give his 30-something self about life and money

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