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How would your life change if you reached Financial Independence and got to the point where working is optional? What actions can you take today to make that not just possible but probable. Jonathan & Brad explore the tactics that the FI community uses to reclaim decades of their lives. They discuss reducing expenses, crushing debt, tax optimization, building passive income streams through online businesses and real estate and how to travel the world for free. Every episode is packed with actionable tips and no topic is too big or small as long as it speeds up the process of reaching financial independence.

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    • 4.8 • 4.3K Ratings

How would your life change if you reached Financial Independence and got to the point where working is optional? What actions can you take today to make that not just possible but probable. Jonathan & Brad explore the tactics that the FI community uses to reclaim decades of their lives. They discuss reducing expenses, crushing debt, tax optimization, building passive income streams through online businesses and real estate and how to travel the world for free. Every episode is packed with actionable tips and no topic is too big or small as long as it speeds up the process of reaching financial independence.

    How Do I Figure Out the Taxes on This?

    How Do I Figure Out the Taxes on This?

    In this week's episode, Brad and Jonathan examine the concept of assets and where they fit in your general tax strategy. Together, they discuss the different factors that effect how and when you pay your taxes, compare the differences between Roth IRA's and 401k's, and explore potentially beneficial ways in which after-tax investments and 401k's overlap!

    Resources Mentioned In Today's Conversation
    The Unfair (FI) Advantage Of Teachers 457b | ChooseFI Episode 13 The Millionaire Educator's 2021 Free Money Article Subscribe To ChooseFI's Weekly Newsletter
    Want to start your own journey to Financial Independence? Sign up for the free 5-Day FI Challenge here!

    • 56 min
    345 | The Art of the Career Pivot

    345 | The Art of the Career Pivot

    In this week's episode, Brad and Jonathan talk about the benefits behind creating the space needed in life for you to challenge yourself. While it may be tempting to relax in place with your new-found free time, you should be using it as an opportunity for growth! Who knows, you could even find yourself in a career you never thought you'd be in, making more than you ever thought you could earn! Listen along as the guys tell you the steps needed to execute a masterful career pivot!

    Resources Mentioned In Today's Conversation
    The Laura Barrett Cookbook You Are More Than Your Financial Capital with Laura Oldanie | ChooseFI Episode 248 $1K 100 Ways with Nick Loper | ChooseFI Episode 336 Subscribe to the FI Weekly! Take the Free 5-Day Salesforce Challenge!
    Want to start your own journey to Financial Independence? Sign up for the free 5-Day FI Challenge here!

    • 50 min
    344 | Risk Avoidance and Deworsification

    344 | Risk Avoidance and Deworsification

    In this week's episode, Brad and Jonathan discuss how risk avoidance can weigh down your returns in the form of opportunity costs. While your savings may be safe, you could be missing out on opportunities for your money to work on your behalf! Join the guys as they discuss the rule of 72, inflation, and diversifying as opposed to "deworsifying!"

    Resources Mentioned In Today's Conversation
    "Richer, Wiser, Happier" By William Green "The Psychology of Money" By Morgan Housel Are You as Diversified as You Think You Are? With Frank Vasquez | ChooseFI Episode 313 JL Collins' Website Sign Up For ChooseFI's Weekly Newsletter!
    Want to start your own journey to Financial Independence? Sign up for the free 5-Day FI Challenge here!

    • 43 min
    343 | Firing the Haters

    343 | Firing the Haters

    In this week's episode, Brad and Jonathan are joined for the "many-ith" time by Jillian Johnsrud to discuss her new book, "Fire The Haters." Together, they dissect some of the themes from Jillian's book, which leads to discussions about overcoming imposter syndrome, taking action, acknowledging valid feedback, and identifying the difference between procrastination and preparation!

    Jillian Johnsrud
    Website: jillianjohnsrud.com Podcast: Everyday Courage
    Resources Mentioned In Today's Conversation
    "Fire The Haters" by Jillian Johnsrud ChooseFI's Facebook Group
    Want to start your own journey to Financial Independence? Sign up for the free 5-Day FI Challenge here!

    • 47 min
    342 | Don't Let Good Be the Enemy of Great

    342 | Don't Let Good Be the Enemy of Great

    When things are good, is it the right move to settle in place? In this week's episode, Brad and Jonathan discuss the nature of good, and how things being good is often the biggest obstacle standing in the way of things being great. After all, there is no opportunity for growth if you linger in a state of complacency!

    Resources Mentioned In Today's Conversation
    Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies by Jim Collins Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don't by Jim Collins Early Retirement Extreme Pimsleur Subscribe to ChooseFI's Weekly Newsletter! Follow Brad on Twitter!
    Want to start your own journey to Financial Independence? Sign up for the free 5-Day FI Challenge here!

    • 39 min
    341 | Worthwhile Splurges

    341 | Worthwhile Splurges

    In this week's episode, Brad and Jonathan discuss the benefits of slightly diverting from the FI mindset and spending more on meaningful purchases. While splurging can be a slippery slope, calculated splurging can yield large returns in terms of enjoyment, opportunity, and time!

    Resources Mentioned In Today's Conversation
    PaperKarma Opt Out Prescreen FI Weekly: May 11,2021 ChooseFI Episode 076: Planned Spontaneity with Mrs. Adventure Rich ChooseFI Episode 048: The Happy Philosopher | The Happiest Man in the Room ChooseFI Episode 337: Ordinary Sherpa with Heidi Dusek Find Your Local ChooseFI Group! Follow Brad on Twitter! Follow ChooseFI on Twitter! TurboTax TaxCaster SmartAsset
    Want to start your own journey to Financial Independence? Sign up for the free 5-Day FI Challenge here!

    • 55 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
4.3K Ratings

4.3K Ratings

malfoxley ,

Great Show!

Jonathan and Brad, hosts of the ChooseFI Radio podcast, highlight all aspects of financial independence and more in this can’t miss podcast! The hosts and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

Rich74699 ,

Life Changing Podcast!

I’ve only scratched the surface so far and started from the beginning, I’m on episode 24 and I wake up excited to hear the next one. I’m totally binging and can’t wait to hear what the 100’s of episodes ahead bring! It’s given me complete focus and a target to hit in life instead of just blindly walking in the dark, I’m now running for a target! Thank you so much for creating this!

JMingz ,

Great show!

Love listening to these guys so helpful on my journey to FIRE

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