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Welcome to Popcorn Finance, a short form podcast, discussing finance in about the time it takes to make a bag of popcorn.
S5: 2018 Listener Goals - Vol. 5
Dec 14 • 5 min
Are you ready for seconds?! The rest of December is going to be all about your goals, so I decided to kick things off by replaying an episode from the 2018 Listener Goals Series each day this week! Enjoy!!!
S4: 2018 Listener Goals - Vol. 4
Dec 13 • 4 min
Are you ready for seconds?! The rest of December is going to be all about your goals, so I decided to kick things off by replaying an episode from the 2018 Listener Goals Series each day this week! Enjoy!!!
S3: 2018 Listener Goals - Vol. 3 - Buying a Home
Dec 12 • 3 min
Are you ready for seconds?! The rest of December is going to be all about your goals, so I decided to kick things off by replaying an episode from the 2018 Listener Goals Series each day this week! Enjoy!!!
S2: 2018 Listener Goals: Vol. 2 - Saving
Dec 11 • 5 min
Are you ready for seconds?! The rest of December is going to be all about your goals, so I decided to kick things off by replaying an episode from the 2018 Listener Goals Series each day this week! Enjoy!!!
S1: 2018 Listener Goals: Vol. 1 - Paying Off Debt
Dec 10 • 7 min
Are you ready for seconds?! The rest of December is going to be all about your goals, so I decided to kick things off by replaying an episode from the 2018 Listener Goals Series each day this week! Enjoy!!!
Bonus Quick Pop with Roger Whitney
Dec 5 • 5 min
Special Bonus Quick Pop Episode with Roger Whitney aka The Retirement Answer Man. This is a quick and fun rapid fire question session. Full Show Notes at https://PopcornFinance.com/89 Leave me a Voicemail at www.PopcornFinance.com/Voicemail
089: You Need to Rethink Your Retirement with Roger Whitney
Dec 3 • 15 min
The way we should be looking at retirement is changing. Gone are the days of throwing a few dollars in an account and hoping for the best. Roger Whitney, aka the Retirement Answer Man, joins me to discuss how millennials are going to have to think…
088: Fighting FOMO with Gaby Lapera from Credit Karma
Nov 26 • 12 min
If anyone tells you that FOMO isn’t real they’re lying! FOMO or the Fear Of Missing Out is just a big of an issue as ever. For Baby Boomers it was called Keeping Up With the Jones or KUWJ, not nearly as catchy. But regardless of what you call it…
087: Kitchen Table Finances + A Black Friday Giveaway!!!
Nov 19 • 10 min
So much of our life revolves around the kitchen table. Obviously we eat there (sometimes at least), we sit around it and catch up with family and many of pull up a seat late at night to pay bills. Today’s episode is just a piece of a big conversation that…
086: Pt 2 - How Your Personality Affects Your Money
Nov 14 • 16 min
Understanding your personality may shine some light on your money habits. I’m joined by Amber Hawley, licensed marriage and family therapist, & Maelisa Hall, licensed psychologist, to discuss how big a role your personality may play in how you think about…
086: Pt 1 - How Your Personality Affects Your Money
Nov 12 • 11 min
Understanding your personality may shine some light on your money habits. I’m joined by Amber Hawley, licensed marriage and family therapist, & Maelisa Hall, licensed psychologist, to discuss how big a role your personality may play in how you think about…
085: Where Should I Be Saving My Money?
Nov 5 • 8 min
Jordan wrote in to the show wanting to know where he should be saving his money. He has no debt and is throwing some money in to a variety of investing apps. This a great question that I don’t think gets asked enough. I’ll also be announcing the winner of…
084 Bonus: Spenders Anonymous
Oct 31 • 3 min
On this past Monday’s episode you heard my live performance from the Improv in Orlando, Florida. Today you’ll hear from the people who inspired that episode and some of the best and worst things they’ve spent money on. Full Show Notes at…
084: Spenders Anonymous
Oct 29 • 12 min
If you’ve been a life long spender like me, then this is the episode for you! Check out the live episode of Popcorn Finance that I recorded at the Improv in Orlando, Florida as part of the Stacking Benjamins Three Town Tour. Full Show Notes at…
083: Never Have I Ever Featuring Bethany Bayless
Oct 22 • 12 min
Have you ever left your popcorn on the floor in the movie theater or gone out a 4am on Black Friday to shop? Bethany Bayless, co-host of The Money Millhouse podcast, joins me to answer these questions and more in a quick Popcorn Finance version of Never…
082: Your Dream Retirement with Chris Hogan
Oct 15 • 13 min
Best selling author and captivating speaker Chris Hogan from Ramsey Solutions joins me on today’s episode. Together we discuss what his dream retirement looks like, what paying cash for your car means for your life and a debate over the status of kettle…
Bonus Episode: Is College Right For Everyone? PT.2
Oct 10 • 9 min
Jean and Parker from Creators Group are back in a bonus part 2 of our conversation! Check out the entire Back to School Series at PopcornFinance.com/BackToSchool
B2S #5: Is College Right For Everyone?
Oct 8 • 14 min
I met Jean and Parker, from Creators Group, in Philadelphia after they filmed an amazing video with me for Popcorn Finance. We ended up hitting it off and decided to recorded our conversation about the importance of college, its role in our lives & taking…
B2S #4: Student Loans 101
Oct 1 • 13 min
Robert Farrington from TheCollegeInvestor.com is here to give us all a crash course in student loans. Robert helps out a special listener by answering his questions about subsidized student loans and interest rates. Make sure you visit…
B2S #3: Choosing a Budget Friendly Major
Sep 24 • 9 min
Cody (FlyToFI.com) is a passionate guy who is all about achieving financial independence. One thing is certain, student loans are not going to help you achieve financial freedom. Cody shares some great examples of how your choice in college and major can…
B2S #2: How to Find and Win Scholarships
Sep 17 • 13 min
Pam is an expert when it comes to finding and winning scholarships. She is best known for helping her son win over $700,000 in scholarships! Pam shares her best tips to help you get the scholarships you need. Find out more about Pam at…
B2S #1: Saving for College Using a 529 Plan
Sep 10 • 13 min
Wayne is the CEO of Gift of College, a gift registry that allows friends and family to contribute towards a 529 Plan or student loan. Together we will discuss what a 529 Plan is, how to open one up and the outlook of college tuition. Check out the entire…
076: Tiny House Side Hustle with Cassandra & Gilbert
Sep 3 • 17 min
This past August I flew out to Phoenix, Arizona to stay in my very first Tiny House. While there I had the opportunity to sit and talk with the owners, Cassandra and Gilbert. Together we discuss tiny house living, Airbnb and minimalism. Full Show Notes at…
075: 3 MoviePass Alternatives with Joe Saul-Sehy
Aug 29 • 29 min
If you’re a movie lover like myself and today’s guest, Joe Saul-Sehy from Stacking Benjamins, then you will love this episode. Joe and I discuss three MoviePass Alternatives for those of you who have felt a little less than pleased with the service’s…
074: A Tiny Home and Travel Hacking Weekend
Aug 27 • 7 min
Today’s episode is coming to you live from the backseat of my car in a grocery store parking lot. Thanks to a flight delay I’m going mobile to talk to you all about my adventures this weekend staying in a desert tiny home and travel hacking my way around…
Bonus Quick Pop with Amanda from Debt Free in Sunny CA
Aug 22 • 4 min
Special Bonus Quick Pop Episode with Amanda from Debt Free in Sunny CA. This is a quick and fun rapid fire question session. Full Show Notes at www.PopcornFinance.com/73 Get Your 1st Audiobook for Free from Audible and Help Support Popcorn Finance by…
073: How Amanda Paid Off $133,763 in Debt
Aug 20 • 12 min
Amanda from DebtFreeInSunnyCA.com joins me to discuss paying off a huge amount of debt. Amanda and her husband Josh became debt free on July 5th, 2018 after paying off $133,763! In today’s episode Amanda shares some big sacrifices she made to pay off her…
072: Find the Right Mortgage & Buy Your First Home with Mindy Jensen
Aug 13 • 9 min
Mindy Jensen from BiggerPockets.com joins me for a fresh bag of popcorn and to help a listener out. Holly wrote in wanting to understand the basics of getting a mortgage and what she and her boyfriend should expect financially when buying their first…
Bonus Quick Pop with “PT” Phillip Taylor
Aug 8 • 4 min
Special Bonus Quick Pop Episode with Phillip Taylor from PTMoney.com and FinConExpo.com. This is a quick and fun rapid fire question session. Full Show Notes at www.PopcornFinance.com/71 Leave me a Voicemail at www.PopcornFinance.com/Voicemail Connect…
071: Retirement Planning Tips for Entrepreneurs with Philip Taylor
Aug 6 • 7 min
Philip Taylor is here to help me answer a listener’s question. Fifi called in wanting to know how entrepreneurs can best plan for retirement. Full Show Notes at www.PopcornFinance.com/71 Leave me a Voicemail at www.PopcornFinance.com/Voicemail Connect…
Bonus Quick Pop with Pete McPherson
Aug 1 • 7 min
Special Bonus Quick Pop Episode with Pete McPherson from DoYouEvenBlog.com. This is a quick and fun rapid fire question session. Full Show Notes at PopcornFinance.com/70 Leave me a Voicemail at PopcornFinance.com/Voicemail
070: 3 Tips to Help You Start Earning Freelance Income with Pete McPherson
Jul 30 • 18 min
Pete McPherson from Do You Even Blog joins me to share his 3 Tips to Help You Start Earning Freelance Income. Full Show Notes at PopcornFinance.com/70 Leave me a Voicemail at PopcornFinance.com/Voicemail
069: Stop Overpaying Your Taxes
Jul 23 • 7 min
Calls from “PERS” and Christopher Robins (Yes that’s his real name) got today’s conversation started. They both gave great examples of why a small tax refund is a good thing and why you should stop overpaying your taxes. Help nominate Popcorn Finance for…
068: How to Recover from a Financial Fail
Jul 16 • 8 min
A listener called in wanting to know how to recover when you’ve had a rough month financially. Plus a message from Anthony reminded me of Episode 025 all about how to get free Amazon Kindle Ebooks. Visit PopcornFinance.com/25 to learn more.
2018 Listener Goals - Vol. 5
Jul 9 • 7 min
Welcome to Vol. 5 in our 2018 Listener Goals Series! This is the fifth and final volume in this series. We will tackle a variety of goals from understanding your credit better to having a new baby. Big thanks to the following listeners for sharing their…
Bonus Quick Pop with Tela Holcomb
Jul 4 • 3 min
Special Bonus Quick Pop Episode with Tela Holcomb from TelaHolcomb.com. This is a quick and fun rapid fire question session. Full Show Notes at PopcornFinance.com/66 Leave me a Voicemail at PopcornFinance.com/Voicemail
066: Investing 101 - A Beginner’s Guide to Buying Stocks with Tela Holcomb
Jul 2 • 18 min
The Investing 101 Series is BACK!! I received a call from Shannon wanting to know how to go about buying her first shares of stock. I know how intimidating the idea of investing can be so I asked Tela Holcomb, a stocks and options trader, to stop by,…
065: Never Read the Comments
Jun 25 • 7 min
Internet Rule #1: Never read the comments, especially when you know they are going to be about you. Well sadly I broke this rule, but it did lead to today’s episode and a look at my next financial goal for 2018. Let me know what one one of your financial…
Bonus Quick Pop with Alan from Dream Big Live Tiny
Jun 20 • 3 min
Special Bonus Quick Pop Episode with Alan from DreamBigLiveTinyCo.com. This is a quick and fun rapid fire question session. Full Show Notes at PopcornFinance.com/64
064: Dream Big, Live Tiny - The Financial Benefits of Tiny Home Living
Jun 18 • 21 min
Have you ever heard of a Tiny Home? Have you ever considered living in a Tiny Home as a way to reach financial independence? Alan from DreamBigLiveTinyCo.com joins me to discuss the financial benefits of Tiny Home living. Full Show Notes at…
063: How to Choose the Best Travel Credit Card with Lee from Bald Thoughts
Jun 11 • 12 min
Our favorite travel guy, Lee from BaldThoughts.com, returns to help us find the best travel credit card. Learn where to start, when an annual fee is worth it and Lee’s thoughts on cash back versus points credit cards. Full Show Notes at…
Bonus Quick Pop with Allison from InspiredBudget.com
Jun 6 • 4 min
Special Bonus Quick Pop Episode with Allison from InspiredBudget.com. This is a quick and fun rapid fire question session. Full Show Notes at https://PopcornFinance.com/62
062: How Allison and Her Husband Paid Off $111,000 of Debt
Jun 4 • 14 min
Allison from InspiredBudget.com shares how she and her husband paid off $111,000 in Debt over the course of 4.5 years. They reached this huge accomplishment while living on two teachers salaries, having two kids and paying for childcare which we all know…
2018 Listener Goals - Vol. 4
May 28 • 6 min
Welcome to Vol. 4 in our 2018 Listener Goals Series! Today we are going to be taking a look at some listener goals that are centered around their businesses. That may mean starting something new, or just trying to make some improvements to what they…
060: Checking in on Our 2018 Goals
May 21 • 8 min
A Twitter conversation with Ambus sparked today’s episode. It’s time to check in on those 2018 financial goals we all set back on January 1st. Whether good or bad, it’s always a good idea to see what progress you have made. Full Show Notes at…
059: The Side Hustle Multiplier
May 14 • 10 min
Today we are wrapping up the Popcorn Finance Side Hustle Series with the help of a call from listener Curt. Curt shares a couple of the side hustles he is currently working on along with a few additional tips. Special thanks to Michael for sending in that…
Bonus Quick Pop with Jason from TheWealthHound.com
May 10 • 5 min
Special Bonus Quick Pop Episode with Jason From TheWealthHound.com. This is a quick and fun rapid fire question session. Full Show Notes at PopcornFinance.com/SideHustle
058: Dead Fish Cleanup Hustle with Jason from TheWealthHound.com
May 7 • 16 min
Jason shares a side hustle story that would send most people with a strong sense of smell running the other way. Two teenagers, a pick up truck and a beach full of dead fish made for a lucrative new side hustle.
057: Side Hustles Take Real Hustle with Bobbi Rebell
Apr 30 • 16 min
When it comes to the Side Hustle, we often forget that the “Hustle” is the key to your success. Author and award winning TV anchor Bobbi Rebell shares how her desire for a better work life balance pushed her to work hard on her side hustle all while…
Bonus Quick Pop with Jamila From Journey to Launch
Apr 27 • 4 min
Trying something new! Special Bonus Quick Pop Episode with Jamila From Journey to Launch. This is a quick and fun rapid fire question session. You can learn more about Jamila by visiting JourneytoLaunch.com
Bonus: Our Student’s Financial Health Matters
Apr 25 • 11 min
April 25th, 2018 is Financial Health Matters Day, a.k.a. #FinHealthMatters Day. This day was created by CFSI to bring attention to America’s financial health. This year the focus is specifically on the financial health of our students. Because this…
056: The Other Side of the Side Hustle with Jamila Souffrant
Apr 23 • 18 min
Every side hustle you try isn’t guaranteed to work out or fit your lifestyle. But that doesn’t mean you can’t learn something from the experience. Jamila Souffrant, from JourneytoLaunch.com and host of the Journey to Launch podcast, joins me to share her…
055: Taking Your Side Hustle Full Time with Maggie Germano
Apr 16 • 13 min
Maggie Germano turned her passion for empowering women in to a side hustle & eventually her full time job. In this episode Maggie shares how despite not being a risk taker, her lack of fulfillment in her day job led her to step outside of her comfort zone…
054: Tax Tips for the Side Hustler with the Bookkeeping Artist
Apr 9 • 15 min
Starting a side hustle is a great way to bring in some extra income, but it is not tax free. Katherine Pomerantz from BookKeepingArtist.com popped by to share some great tips to help you get your side hustle tax situation in order. Full Show Notes at…
053: Last Minute Tax Tips with Lindsay Ferguson from America Saves
Apr 4 • 15 min
Have you filed your taxes yet? The April 17th tax filing deadline is quickly approaching and just because you think you shouldn’t file isn’t a good excuse to let this day pass you by. Lindsay Ferguson from America Saves ”popped” by to share some last…
052: Side Hustling with the Financial Panther
Apr 2 • 12 min
Kevin, creator of FinancialPanther.com, is a lawyer by day, expert side hustler by night. We sit and discuss his passion for taking on side hustles such as Wag!, Postmates and Airbnb, all while still working his full time job. Take the quick 1 minute…
051: Following Investors You Trust with KINFO
Mar 28 • 7 min
Have you ever looked at your investment account and wanted to know how your choices compare to other investors that you respect and trust? Karl joined me at a table in the middle of the FinCon conference floor to discuss his app KINFO which helps you do…
050: Celebrating 50 Freshly Popped Episodes!
Mar 26 • 12 min
We made it to Episode 50!!! Who would have thought 9 months ago that we would be here? Thank you so much for sticking with me and listening. In today’s episode I reflect back on how I started Popcorn Finance, recording with two other guys in a hot sound…
049: 5 Simple Steps to Help You Start Travel Hacking with Lee from Bald Thoughts - Part 2
Mar 19 • 13 min
Lee from BaldThoughts.com sat with me for a bag of popcorn and to share his 5 Simple Steps to help you start Travel Hacking. BaldThoughts.com/popcorn Full Show Notes at PopcornFinance.com/48
048: 5 Simple Steps to Help You Start Travel Hacking with Lee from Bald Thoughts - Part 1
Mar 12 • 13 min
Lee from BaldThoughts.com sat with me for a bag of popcorn and to share his 5 Simple Steps to help you start Travel Hacking. BaldThoughts.com/popcorn Full Show Notes at PopcornFinance.com/48
047: How Expert Advice Can Harm Your Money with Jen Hemphill
Mar 7 • 8 min
It can be very helpful to seek out the advice of an expert, especially when it comes to your money. But sometimes a one size fits all solution isn’t what’s best for you and your financial situation. Jen Hemphill from Her Money Matters joins me to discuss…
America Saves Week - Day 6 - Save as a Family
Mar 3 • 7 min
It’s America Saves Week! After you’re done listening to this special podcast episode join me in taking the America Saves Pledge by visiting PopcornFinance.com/AmericaSaves. Once you take the pledge you’ll have a chance to earn up to $750 towards your…
America Saves Week - Day 5 - Save the Extra
Mar 2 • 5 min
It’s America Saves Week! After you’re done listening to this special podcast episode join me in taking the America Saves Pledge by visiting PopcornFinance.com/AmericaSaves. One Special Popcorn Finance listener will win a $100 gift card! Check out…
America Saves Week - Day 4 - Save to Retire
Mar 1 • 6 min
It’s America Saves Week! After you’re done listening to this special podcast episode join me in taking the America Saves Pledge by visiting PopcornFinance.com/AmericaSaves. Once you take the pledge you’ll have a chance to earn up to $750 towards your…
America Saves Week - Day 3 - Saving for a Rainy Day
Feb 28 • 7 min
It’s America Saves Week! After you’re done listening to this special podcast episode join me in taking the America Saves Pledge by visiting PopcornFinance.com/AmericaSaves. Once you take the pledge you’ll have a chance to earn up to $750 towards your…
America Saves Week - Day 2 - Automate Your Savings
Feb 27 • 11 min
It’s America Saves Week! After you’re done listening to this special podcast episode join me in taking the America Saves Pledge by visiting PopcornFinance.com/AmericaSaves. Once you take the pledge you’ll have a chance to earn up to $750 towards your…
America Saves Week - Day 1 - Save with a Plan
Feb 26 • 3 min
It’s America Saves Week! Take a listen to a special podcast episode & join me in taking the America Saves Pledge by visiting PopcornFinance.com/AmericaSaves. Once you take the pledge you’ll have a chance to earn up to $750 towards your savings goal! Plus…
2018 Listener Goals - Vol. 3 - Buying a Home
Feb 26 • 4 min
Welcome to Vol. 3 in our 2018 Listener Goals Series! The callers in this episode are prepping for probably the biggest purchase of their lives, buying a home. Big thanks to the following listeners featured in this episode -Rex Barrett -Nick True…
045: Add Some Spunk to Your No Spend Challenge with Jen Smith
Feb 19 • 14 min
One of my goals for 2018 is to read 12 new books. I started the year off with The No-Spend Challenge Guide by Jen Smith. I enjoyed the book so much that I reached out to the author to see if she would come on the podcast, and she agreed! So in this…
044: Start Your Valentine’s Day with a Couple Money Talk ft. Elle Martinez
Feb 14 • 19 min
Valentine’s Day is a time for romance, right? Well there is nothing romantic about an awkward money conversation with your significant other. Elle Martinez from CoupleMoney.com is here to help you break the ice in order to confidently & comfortable…
043: The Family 401K with Bill Dwight
Feb 12 • 12 min
Bill Dwight from FamZoo.com sat with me to discuss how he’s using a traditional retirement account in an unconventional way to help his kids save for retirement. Full Show Notes at PopcornFinance.com/43
042: Life Outside of the Banking System with Chris Hutchins & Rob Erich
Feb 5 • 22 min
Chris Hutchins from Grove and Rob Erich from MoneyNomad.com sat with me at the hood of a VW Bug to discuss their experience going through the FinX program hosted by CFSI. The FinX program gives participants the opportunity to go out in to the world and…
041: Free Tax Preparation with Megan Brinsfield
Jan 29 • 11 min
The Popcorn Finance resident tax expert and friend of the show Megan Brinsfield, Director of Financial Planning at Motley Fool Wealth Management, returns just in time for tax season. If you or someone you know is in need of Free Tax Preparation then make…
040: Popping 7 Figures with Helene from Free To Pursue
Jan 22 • 13 min
Helene from FreetoPursue.com sat with me for a few minutes at FinCon to discuss financial independence, her journey, her setbacks and a huge milestone in her financial life. Full Show Notes at PopcornFinance.com/40
2018 Listener Goals: Vol. 2 - Saving
Jan 18 • 6 min
Welcome to Vol. 2 in our 2018 Listener Goals Series! Today we take on savings. Whether you are saving up so that you can tell your boss you’re never coming back or just to give yourself some more financial security, together we discuss our savings goals…
038: Our $27,000 Debt Story - Pt. 3
Jan 15 • 15 min
Today we finish the third and final chapter of our $27,000 Debt Story. We discuss what changes we made to help pay down our debt faster, some financial regrets, and some advice we would give our younger selves. Hear Our Full Story Part 1 -…
037: Figuring Out Your Income & Expenses with Marcus Garrett
Jan 8 • 23 min
Here is another fun interview from FinCon 2017. I’m joined by Marcus Garrett, one half of the Paychecks & Balances team. Together we tackle a call from “Pers” on understanding fixed expenses and disposable income. Full Show Notes at PopcornFinance.com/37…
2018 Listener Goals: Vol. 1 - Paying Off Debt
Jan 1 • 6 min
This is a series highlighting the 2018 financial goals of members of the Popcorn Finance community. In the first episodes we take a look at goals centered around paying off debt. Full Show Notes at PopcornFinance.com/36 Big thanks to the following…
035: Living Tax Free While Traveling the World ft. Megan Brinsfield
Dec 25, 2017 • 10 min
Listener Mack Hackett was the Most Engaged Listener on the Popcorn Finance Anchor Station for four days in a row. For this amazing feat I promised Mack an episode based around the topic of his choice. Of course Mack hit me with a topic that I knew nothing…
Send Me Your 2018 Financial Goals
Dec 23, 2017 • 2 min
Hey everyone! I’m working on a special podcast for the new year. In it I want to feature listeners and one financial goal you have for 2018. Visit PopcornFinance.com/2018goal for details on how to be a part of this special episode. Connect with me…
034: Our $27,000 Debt Story Pt. 2
Dec 18, 2017 • 17 min
This week we pick up where we left off a couple of weeks ago on episode 032. In part 2 of my conversation with “K” we discuss some of the things that got us into over $27,000 in debt and what were those purchases that we really enjoyed. Check out Part 1…
033: Broke Millennial - Erin Lowry
Dec 11, 2017 • 18 min
This week Erin Lowry joins me for a bag of popcorn. Erin is the founder of BrokeMillennial.com and the author of the book Broke Millennial. We discuss some techniques to improve how you save and why you need more balance in your financial life. Full Show…
032: Our $27,000 Debt Story Pt. 1
Dec 4, 2017 • 12 min
Last week on episode 031, I sat down with Liz Weston of NerdWallet.com & AskLizWeston.com to discuss sharing your debt story. So this week I thought that it would only be appropriate for me to share my personal debt story. But this was not mine journey…
031: Sharing Your Debt Story with Liz Weston
Nov 27, 2017 • 12 min
I had the privilege to sit down with the one and only Liz Weston of NerdWallet.com and AskLizWeston.com. I first met Liz when she interviewed me and my wife for an article she was writing on the vicious debt cycle in which many people find themselves. So…
Bonus Episode: BLACK FRIDAY GIVEAWAY!
Nov 21, 2017 • 6 min
Visit PopcornFinance.com/BlackFriday for the show notes & how to enter. No purchase necessary. I hate Black Friday. I hate it because I used to work in retail when I was in college. So, because of the trauma that I suffered on this day I will be doing a…
030: Mapping Out Your Money with Nick True
Nov 20, 2017 • 8 min
Nick True, Social Media Manager for FinCon and the founder of MappedOutMoney.com. Joins me to discuss how he started working for FinCon and how he & his wife handle their finances while living a non-traditional lifestyle traveling across the US. Find show…
029: Paying Off Over $100K of Debt with The Thrifty Couple
Nov 13, 2017 • 12 min
Alex & Cassie from TheThriftyCouple.com join me on today’s episode live from FinCon in Dallas, TX. They share their amazing journey of accumulating & then paying off over $100,000 in debt. Also in the process of tackling this debt Alex & Cassy developed a…
028: HELP! I’m Young with No Credit
Nov 6, 2017 • 6 min
Marvin called in wanting to know what a young person just starting out should do to establish credit. Marvin is already ahead of the game & recently obtained a secured credit card. We explore secured credit cards & how paying your rent can also help you…
027: When The Money’s Good
Oct 30, 2017 • 10 min
I am joined today by Tyler from WhenTheMoneysGood.com. Tyler is a Virginia native with an MBA focused in Finance and Accounting. In today’s episode she shares what it’s like being young & living in one of the most expensive cities in the U.S. just out of…
026: Being Broke Made Me Rich
Oct 16, 2017 • 4 min
Sometimes we learn the most during our most difficult times. Today’s episode was inspired by one of my favorite Hip-Hop artists, Lecrae, & one of his latest songs, Broke. Check out Lecrae’s new album for the full song All Things Work Together Instrumental…
025: How to Get Free Amazon Kindle Ebooks
Oct 10, 2017 • 6 min
I found a new fortress of solitude & it’s called the public library. Little did i know that it would come with an extra perk. PopcornFinance.com/25
024: Mint Flavored Budget
Oct 2, 2017 • 6 min
I received two great calls with a minty connection. Today we discuss budget tools & a potential business opportunity. popcornfinance.com/episode024/
023: Investing 101 - Diversification
Sep 25, 2017 • 8 min
“You should diversify your portfolio.” We’ve all probably heard this before. But what does this actually mean? Join me today as we discuss what diversification is and why it’s important. Check out the rest of the Investing 101 Series at…
022: Should I Pay Off My Credit Cards?
Sep 18, 2017 • 7 min
Andrea called in with a great question about whether or not she should pay off her credit cards if she received a large sum of money. popcornfinance.com/episode-022/
021: The Equifax Hack
Sep 9, 2017 • 12 min
The Equifax data hack has been all over the news & like many, I’m sure you were confused & concerned. In this episode you will learn the details that have been released & what actions you can take. Show Notes at popcornfinance.com/21
020: Top 3 Fun Ways to Spend Money
Sep 4, 2017 • 31 min
I’m joined today by a special guest co-host, Rex Barrett, from The Maven’s Top 3 Podcast. Rex is known for his top 3 lists & together we list the top 3 ways we spend our money just for fun. Show Notes at popcornfinance.com/20
019: Getting Creative with Bank Accounts
Sep 1, 2017 • 9 min
I received a great call from Alfred as a follow up to episode 017. He wanted to know some creative ways to use bank accounts in his budgeting. Join me for the answer. Show Notes at popcornfinance.com/19
018: Investing 101 - Stock Market Index
Aug 25, 2017 • 8 min
Today we discuss what a stock market index is, why it was created, and a few examples of the most popular stock market indices. Show Notes popcornfinance.com/18 Check out the rest of the Investing 101 Series at PopcornFinance.com/Investing101
017: Automating Your Finances
Aug 16, 2017 • 8 min
Automation is an extremely powerful tool and something that can be used to simplify our financial lives. Join me this episode as we discuss some of the ways we can utilize automation in our finances. Show Notes at popcornfinance.com/17
016: Investing 101 - Bonds Extra Credit
Aug 11, 2017 • 6 min
Here’s a little extra credit for our Investing 101 Series. We covered Bonds in our last episode, but there were a few things that got left out. Take a moment to listen to this extra credit assignment. popcornfinance.com/16 Check out the rest of the…