My favorite part of having a podcast is that I get to interact with amazing humans. Doug and I have been fortunate to be able to talk to some of the founding members of the FI community recently.Paula Pant Talks InflationInflation has been in the news. Every. Single. *&^%ing. Day. In this interview, we get the lowdown from Paula Pant of Afford Anything.Listen … [Read more...] about Mile High FI: Paula Pant, JL Collins, and MMM
Budgets Are Sexy was one of the first blogs I discovered when I started my blogging journey. At the time, the author of the blog was J. Money, a mysterious dude who sported strange hair.I liked J. Money's style. He wasn't afraid to write about taboo topics like working as a phone sex operator. He also had a unique voice that wouldn't have gotten him a gig at the Wall Street … [Read more...] about Mile High FI: J. Money
I'm not going to write a post about every podcast, but this one was the most fun one yet, so I'll blab about it just a little here. We had innocent intentions for this episode, but it eventually devolved into a discussion of asparagus pee. Doug and I had a load of fun recording it.Juvenile antics aside, perhaps the most fun part of blogging/podcasting is interacting with … [Read more...] about Mile High FI: Ask Us Anything
For better or worse (mostly worse), external pressures tend to shape our personalities. This coercion comes from:Our careers: You need to impress Bob if you want the promotion!Our neighbors: Look at our new SUX 6000! You should get one too!Family: You sister (insert one: moved out, had a baby, got a new job, got straight A). When are you going to be more like her?Friends: … [Read more...] about Who Are You Really?
Part of successful living is identifying your weaknesses, creating a plan to defeat them, and executing.Example: TennisI suck at tennis.I'm going to take lessons and practice regularly.I will work had and be tenacious. I will hit lots of balls.That was lean on detail. Allow me to elaborate:Example 2: WritingAcknowledge the weakness: I'm not a good writer but … [Read more...] about New Challenges To Conquer Old Weaknesses (Future You!)