Learn all the hacks to optimize and upgrade every aspect of your life while spending less and saving more. Chris is a life hacker who has saved millions by breaking down every aspect of life, looking to maximize happiness at the lowest cost.
Managing Your Time to Get More Done with Laura Vanderkam
Time management pro Laura Vanderkam joins Chris to talk about how to make the most out of your weeks. They discuss how to find time for yourself in your busy schedule, multitasking, feeling more productive in the morning, the best way to plan your week/weekend, and managing your time as a parent.
Laura Vanderkam (@lvanderkam) is the author of several time management books including 168 Hours and What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast. Her work has appeared in the New York times, the Wall Street Journal and Fortune. She also hosts two podcasts Before Breakfast and Best of Both Worlds and blogs at lauravanderkam.com.
The Psychology of Money with Morgan Housel
Renowned financial columnist, Morgan Housel talks with Chris about the psychology of money. They discuss the mindset of winning investors, new ways to think about risk, when to hold cash vs. invest, and how you can stop wanting more and focus on your own financial independence.
Morgan Housel (@morganhousel) is a partner at Collaborative Fund and a former columnist at The Motley Fool and The Wall Street Journal. He is also the author of the bestselling book The Psychology of Money: Timeless Lessons on Wealth, Greed, and Happiness.
Finding Cheap Flights to Anywhere in the World with Scott Keyes
Cheap flight fanatic Scott Keyes joins Chris to talk about getting the best deals on flights around the world. They discuss when and how to find and book the cheapest flights, making the most of flight cancelations or delays and lots of travel hacks to maximize happiness on all your trips.
Scott Keyes (@smkeyes) is the founder of Scott's Cheap Flights, a service that helps over two million members find incredible deals on flights around the world. He is also the author of the bestselling book Take More Vacations: How to Search Better, Book Cheaper, and Travel the World.
Getting the Best Deal on Your Next Car with LeeAnn Shattuck
Professional car buyer LeeAnn Shattuck joins Chris to talk about getting the best deal when buying and selling a vehicle. They discuss the buying new and used cars, making the decision to lease or buy, negotiating the best price and how to get the most when you're selling or trading in your existing car.
LeeAnn Shattuck is the founder of The Car Chick, a car buying service that helps people get a great deal on a new or used car. She's also a self-professed “car nut”, a champion race car driver and host of The Straight Shift podcast.
Hacking Credit Card Points and Miles with Alex Miller
Points optimizer Alex Miller joins Chris to go deep on credit cards and points hacks. They discuss the best cards to get right now, how to get thousands of points without spending much money, and ways you should NOT be spending your points.
Alex Miller is the founder of Upgraded Points, a site that educates people on how to maximize the benefit they get from their credit cards. An avid traveler himself, Alex once booked a $55,000 trip around the world using points.
Full show notes available here.
How to be Financially Independent Without a Six Figure Salary with Brad Barrett
Financial independence (FI) expert Brad Barrett joins Chris to discuss how you can achieve FI no matter how much you make, including how much money you need to hit FI, savings hacks you can use along the way, and the power of intentionality.
Brad Barrett is the co-host of ChooseFI, the top podcast on financial independence with more than one million monthly listeners. Brad became financially independent and quit his job at 35 years old, without ever earning a six-figure salary. He also runs Travel Miles 101 and Richmond Savers.