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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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The App That Makes Your Financial Life Easier With Gil Akos + Ask Shannah

There is over $2.1 trillion in checking accounts that is just sitting, hanging out, and not earning any interest. Why? Well, most of us are terrorized to part with our cash and love the feeling of seeing our money safe and sound. But that’s not helping you build towards your future.

Today’s guest, Gil Akos, the co-founder, and CEO of Astra, a mobile app that helps you transfer money back and forth between all your accounts and automate your savings, so really there isn’t a good excuse not to save your money. But I know, there are so many apps, do you need another one – I’m right there with you, but I have to say, I’m pretty intrigued…

What You’ll Learn

  • What’s hurting you by keeping your cash stashed in a bank account
  • Why Gil created Astra and how can it make your financial life easier
  • The trends behind millennials and how much they save
  • Why automating your finances is a powerful way to achieve goals
  • How you can use the power of progress and be proactive to better your finances

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Get Your Financial House In Order and Keep It That Way With Peter Lazaroff + Ask Shannah

Call it a conspiracy or whatever you want, but there is a well-orchestrated message out there that creating a plan for your money that helps you achieve your goals is impossible – you’ll never save enough, you’ll never get out of debt, you’ll outlive your money, blah. That’s not true because it is possible for you to get your financial house in order right now with what you’ve got in your bank account. Our podcast guest, Peter Lazaroff is going to show us how.

What You’ll Learn

  • Easy strategies you can use to build your wealth
  • How to get in a better relationship with the world wealth
  • Why you should create a reverse budget and how to create one easily
  • The magic of goals based investing and how you can benefit from it
  • Some of Peter’s best tips from his new book, Making Money Simple: The Complete Guide to Getting Your Financial House in Order and Keeping It That Way Forever

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Trade Your Talents & Travel the World with Abbey Ley + Ask Shannah

We all have talents – maybe you’re good at writing, or you can bake a mean pie, or maybe you’re great at organization, or snowboarding is your jam. What if there was a way to use your talents to travel the world and have epic adventures? Our podcasts guest, Abbey Ley, is sharing how she traded her graphic design talents to explore the world.

What You’ll Learn

  • How did Abbey learn how to trade her talents to travel the world
  • How does Abbey travel while still paying off her student loan and manage her credit card debt
  • Abbey recently went on a 6-week trip – how did she figure out where to save and where to splurge
  • What advice does Abbey have for you to figure out what your talents are that you can trade for travel
  • What has Abbey’s money journey been as a freelancer trying to balance earning money with saving for her future

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Investing Isn’t Just For The Wealthy With Erin Lowry + Ask Shannah

As Erin Lowry says in her new book, Broke Millennial Takes On Investing, it’s easy to think you’re not ready or rich enough to start investing. But what if you’re exactly at the right place right now to start investing and dramatically change your future?

What You’ll Learn

  • So how do you know when you’re ready to start investing?
  • Why do  we all wait too long to start investing
  • How can you get started investing if you’re uncomfortable with losing money
  • How Erin got interested in personal finance and ultimately investing
  • Erin’s favorite tidbits from her new book, Broke Millennial Takes on Investing

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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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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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How to Talk About Money With Your Honey with Dan Hinz + Ask Shannah

Money is one of the leading causes of divorce. Why? Because we don’t like to talk about it, not while we’re dating, not when we get engaged, and certainly not when we get married. Can we change the divorce rate if we just starting talking about money? Today’s podcast guest, Dan Hinz, is helping couples learn how to talk about money with their partner so we can all have happy and long-lasting relationships.

What You’ll Learn

  • Why is so hard to talk to your significant other and spouse about money
  • What are the trickiest subjects to talk about in regards to money and why do we all avoid them
  • How Dan and his wife handle money issues and healthy conversations
  • How to develop a money system in your relationship that works for both of you
  • How to begin to talk about money early in your relationship

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Finding My Calling From Sports to Finance with Renee Cohen + Money Game Plan Challenge with Morty

Do you remember your childhood dreams? What did you really want to be? What happens when your dream doesn’t match reality? Today’s podcast guest, Renee Cohen, saw her childhood dreams come true, but that lead her to feeling purpose-less and disconnected. Find out her journey to uncover her calling and how that lead her to the world of personal finance.

What You’ll Learn

  • What are some of the powerful lessons Renee learned from her dream not matching reality
  • Renee’s thoughts on women in sports and whether women will be able to make as much as men in the future
  • Keys to building a strong money foundation despite all the tugs on our finances
  • How to figure out what your calling is and an action plan to achieve it

Links

  • Renee’s website
  • Morty
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The Price of Fertility with Afton Vechery + Ask Shannah

Fertility is a tricky (and expensive) topic. No matter how you feel about having babies, you have to face that question at some point in life, and it can be a difficult one. Do you have kids, can you have kids, and when is the right time to have kids.

Today’s podcast guest, Afton Vechery, co-founder and CEO of Modern Fertility joins me to talk all about the price of fertility and what her company is doing to change the conversation.

What You’ll Learn

  • Why is fertility a hush-hush topic
  • What are the physical ramifications of having babies later in life
  • Why traditional fertility testing is so expensive
  • Why we need to start talking fertility in our 20’s
  • How fertility testing works
  • Ways to cut the costs when it comes to testing your fertility

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  • Modern Fertility
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