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Walt Disney World vs. Universal Studios
Oct 17 • 41 min
Should you go to Disney World or Universal? After visiting both Universal Studios Orlando and Disney World, in this episode, we compare our experiences at each theme park and share the pros and cons. In this episode we cover: the differences between…
Our Experience at Avatar Flight of Passage at Disney’s Animal Kingdom
Oct 17 • 10 min
In this episode we share our experience riding the Avatar Flight of Passage ride at Disney’s Animal Kingdom for the first time. From things to bring with you to make the wait more manageable to our first impressions of the ride, learn why this is one of…
Practical Tips for Saving Money in Iceland
Oct 3 • 6 min
In this episode, I share an excerpt from my Iceland travel guide Iceland: Nature, Nurture & Adventure. Follow along by reading pages 40 to 43. Tips include making the most out of happy hour specials in Reykjavík, why you should avoid using bottles of…
Building Wealth and Moving Abroad with Damien Peters of Wealth Noir
Oct 3 • 22 min
Damien Peters is a personal finance nerd and former Facebook Product Manager who started Wealth Noir to help others build wealth and gain financial freedom. He actively invests in stocks and enjoys real estate investing. Damien currently lives in…
Kicking Off Season 2 with My Summer Recap
Oct 3 • 7 min
Welcome friends! I’m back with Season 2 of The Thought Card Podcast. For this upcoming season, we have some incredible guests lined up and I’ll be detailing my travels as well as my money story. In this episode, I recap my summer and share what I’ve been…
Affording Luxury Travel with Nadeen White
Jun 5 • 30 min
Travel blogger by day and Physician by night, Nadeen White is an award-winning travel and lifestyle blogger, and Amazon bestselling author. Her affordable luxury travel blog The Sophisticated Life focuses on affordable luxury travel, destination guides,…
Real Estate Investing and Leaving a Legacy Behind with Acquania Escarne
May 16 • 42 min
Acquania Escarne is the founder and CEO of RRD Investments, a real estate investment company focused on leveraging the power of real estate to create generational wealth. In this episode we chat about how to get started investing in real estate and ways…
How to Get Started Travel Hacking with Cody from Fly To FI
May 2 • 28 min
In this episode, Cody Berman shares how you can optimize your finances and take advantage of travel hacking to travel inexpensively. He shares simple tips for signing up for your first travel rewards credit card, ways to earn and spend your points and…
Curaçao Travel Tips: How To Plan an Affordable Curaçao Vacation
Apr 18 • 15 min
Curaçao is a Dutch Caribbean island only 40 miles from Venezuela. Known for its colorful capital, voluptuous ChiChi souvenirs, blend of cultures and picturesque beaches, Curaçao is the perfect destination for those seeking culture, delicious food, and…
Tips for Exploring Iceland’s Golden Circle
Apr 18 • 11 min
It’s no secret that Iceland is one of my favorite travel destinations and I’ve been fortunate enough to visit Iceland three times. In this episode, my best friend and I share our thoughts on visiting Iceland for the first time (Sosa) and third time (me).…
Studying Abroad with Danielle Grace from Young, Gifted and Abroad
Apr 4 • 26 min
Danielle Grace is the host of the Young, Gifted and Abroad Podcast. Young, Gifted and Abroad shares perspectives on studying abroad from past and present students of color. Each episode features a person of color who studied abroad as either a high school…
Visiting Cuba Solo After a Break Up with Beatriz Reynoso
Apr 4 • 8 min
In this episode we chat with Beatriz Reynoso about how she traveled to Cuba solo after a breakup. After breaking up with her partner of six years, Beatriz needed a getaway. At the time Cuba was legal travel to, several of her friends had already visited…
Saving Money on Coffee & Having Multiple Bank Accounts
Mar 21 • 11 min
In this mini-episode, I share how you can save money on coffee at the airport and why you should have multiple bank accounts. Tip #1: Instead of buying coffee at the airport, get free coffee during your flight. Tip #2: Take advantage of the unlimited free…
Passive Income with Denis O’Brien from Chain of Wealth
Mar 21 • 26 min
Denis O’Brien is a Chartered Accountant who is passionate about money and personal finance. Along with his fiancé Katie Welsh, they run Chain of Wealth a personal finance blog and podcast that inspires millennials to openly talk about money and tackle…
Ideas for After You’ve Reached Your Emergency Fund Goal
Mar 7 • 7 min
So you’ve stashed a significant amount of money away in your emergency fund. Congratulations! But now that you’ve accomplished your savings goal, you might be wondering, what’s next? In this mini episode, I share ideas for what you can do after you’ve…
Moving Abroad After 30 with Frantzces Lys from Chronicles Abroad
Mar 7 • 32 min
Frantzces Lys is the co-founder of Chronicles Abroad. Chronicles Abroad is a blog and podcast that uses travel to highlight stories of personal growth. From courageous world travelers and creative wanderers to digital nomads, Frantzces and co-host Nubia…
Freelance Writing with Terri Huggins Hart
Feb 21 • 34 min
Terri Huggins Hart is a freelance writer by day, a Zumba instructor, and enthused pole dancer. Her work can be found in Redbook, The Frisky, Dance Magazine, Huffington Post, Bridal Guide and more. In this episode we cover: 1) what is a freelance writer,…
How to Set Yourself Up for Financial Success by Setting Goals
Feb 21 • 20 min
Goals are important because they allow you to create your future today. Although a lot of people set financial goals every year, most people don’t actually end up sticking with them because they get distracted along the way. So how do you set financial…
How Much Does it Cost to Start a Podcast?
Feb 7 • 19 min
Today I’m joined by Shereen “a.k.a. funnybrowngirl” Kassam. Shereen is an internationally touring stand up comedian, radio personality, actress and the host of Creative Breakthrough a podcast where passion and hustle meet. If you’re thinking about…
Points and Miles and Diversifying Incomes Streams with Brandon Neth
Jan 24 • 36 min
Brandon Neth left the U.S. for the first time in 2008 destined to teach English in Thailand. Sixty-four countries later, Brandon travels 6 months out of the year. In this episode we cover: 1) why using credit cards can help you afford to travel more, 2)…
5 Destinations Where Your US Dollar Goes Further Right Now
Jan 10 • 10 min
Did you know that visiting countries with a favorable exchange rate (where the US dollar is strong), is an easy way to stretch your travel budget without really trying? In this episode we cover: 1) what is a foreign exchange rate, 2) how to take advantage…
2018 Year End Review: What Worked, What Didn’t & Lessons Learned
Jan 10 • 21 min
Happy New Year! I experienced a lot this year. Many great things happened and I learned a lot of important lessons along the way. Throughout 2018 I was bold. I got a promotion, I started this podcast (with no experience), spoke at a podcasting conference…
Traveling as a Single Parent with Your Kids with Daniela Gibbs
Dec 27, 2018 • 46 min
Daniela Gibbs is a single mom who travels with her son. Together Daniela and her son have embraced the nomadic lifestyle and moved to Thailand. Daniela inspires parents to travel with their children and informs them of the possibilities of achieving their…
Let’s Celebrate - My Roommates Moved Out!
Dec 20, 2018 • 10 min
In today’s mini episode I share why I rented out two bedrooms in my house and some of the challenging situations that I had to deal with while living with roommates. What was living with two roommates like? I would be lying if I said that living with…
All Things New Orleans with Fender and Maloney from Traveler Broads
Dec 13, 2018 • 29 min
Fender and Maloney are the dynamic duo that make up Traveler Broads. Together they share domestic and international travel tips and help people find creative ways to support local communities through hyper-local travel. Fender and Maloney are also…
Tuition Reimbursement With Ogechi from One Savvy Dollar
Dec 13, 2018 • 20 min
Ogechi Igbokwe is a certified financial educator and founder of One Savvy Dollar. One Savvy Dollar is a personal finance website that helps people find companies that offer tuition reimbursements and empowers them to save more, pay down debt, increase…
Do You Check Your Paychecks? 5 Things I Learned From Not Checking Mines
Dec 6, 2018 • 6 min
In today’s mini episode, we talk about the important lessons that I learned from not checking my pay stubs. Yet, I bet that I’m not alone in this. Many people don’t check their paychecks often enough. But what happens when something goes wrong and there’s…
Life as an Emigrating Wife Living in the USA with Kylie Neuhaus
Nov 29, 2018 • 28 min
Kylie Neuhaus is a British expat living in the USA. She writes about expat life, the USA Green Card process and finding unique adventures in England, Iowa and everywhere in-between. In this episode we talk about: 1) Emigrating to the U.S. 2) The ongoing…
How I Saved $289 With the Delta SkyMiles Companion Certificate
Nov 15, 2018 • 9 min
If round-trip tickets from New York City to San Francisco cost $317 per person (at the time of booking), how did I manage to only spend $345 for 2 round-trip tickets? In this episode we cover: 1) The Platinum Delta SkyMiles credit card perks 2) Why the…
San Juan, Puerto Rico Travel Tips (After Hurricane Maria)
Nov 1, 2018 • 17 min
Eseosa “Sosa” Eke is a brand stylist and design consultant with a knack for helping real estate professionals and entrepreneurs build authentic and recognizable brands. Sosa is also my best friend and frequent travel companion. In this episode we cover:…
Listening to Your Inner Voice and Becoming a Digital Nomad with Christine Hasebrink
Nov 1, 2018 • 17 min
Christine Hasebrink is an adventurer, entrepreneur and safari guide. In 2014, she followed her inner voice and left Germany to become a safari guide in South Africa. Since then, Christine travels the world as a business oriented digital nomad. In this…
FinCon First Timer Insights with Yasmine Bisumber
Oct 18, 2018 • 27 min
I’m still buzzing from all of the excitement from attending FinCon18. There I met Yasmine Bisumber and we connected instantly. Yasmine Bisumber is a Realtor and Lifestyle Strategist with a passion for personal finance. In this episode we cover: 1) Our top…
Female Solo Travel and Accidental Adventures with Yvette Morrissey
Oct 4, 2018 • 14 min
In this episode Yvette Morrissey shares how she quit her job in New Zealand and sold everything she owned to travel the world sold. In two months Yvette saved $8,000 NZD (without any savings to start with) and moved to Canada where she spent a season…
Trade Stocks Full-Time and Travel with Teri Ijeoma
Oct 4, 2018 • 24 min
After getting denied vacation time for the third time, Teri Ijeoma decided that life was too short to not pursue her dreams. Eventually Teri quit her job to trade stocks full-time. Now she encourages people to become knowledgeable investors. In this…
Best Time To Buy Flights According to CheapAir.com
Sep 27, 2018 • 10 min
Ever wondered when is the best time to book flights? In this episode we take a look at CheapAir.com’s 2018 Airfare Study which analyzes the latest airfare trends. In this bonus episode we cover: 1. How many times flight prices change overtime. 2. Best and…
Timeshares and Buying a House at 26 with Tiffany Grant
Sep 20, 2018 • 33 min
Tiffany Grant is a self proclaimed money nerd and after years of giving impromptu advice to family and friends, she started a blog Money Talk with T where she covers a wide variety of money topics from saving for retirement to paying off student loans. In…
Teaching English In China and Living Abroad with Richelle Gamlam
Sep 20, 2018 • 30 min
Richelle Gamlam is a serial expat, travel blogger and spicy food lover who has spent the last five years living in China and traveling around Asia. In this episode we chat about: 1. What is the TEFL certification? 2. Do you need the TEFL certification to…
Why You Need A Travel Fund Right Now
Aug 17, 2018 • 13 min
In this episode we’ll cover: 1. What is a travel fund? 2. Why is a travel fund important? 3. How to start a travel fund? Travel doesn’t have to be expensive but it does cost money. A travel fund is a simple but powerful tool that you can use to help you…
Introducing “The Thought Card” Podcast by Danielle Desir
Aug 17, 2018 • 4 min
The Thought Card is a travel and money podcast for people who want to spend their hard earned money on the things and experiences they value. Want to pay off debt and earn more? How about explore new destinations and travel the world? Well you’ve come to…