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Inspired Money is a weekly livestream podcast where a panel of experts inspire listeners to make more, give more, and live more. Host Andy Wang, named an Investopedia 100 Top Financial Advisor, explores positive money stories with everyone from entrepreneurs, non-profit leaders, creatives, and even a former WWE wrestler to help you get inspired, shift your perspectives on money, and achieve incredible things.

Whether you want to launch a side hustle, pay down debt, or give money to charity, listen to Inspired Money because big things begin with just a little inspiration.

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Inspired Money is a weekly livestream podcast where a panel of experts inspire listeners to make more, give more, and live more. Host Andy Wang, named an Investopedia 100 Top Financial Advisor, explores positive money stories with everyone from entrepreneurs, non-profit leaders, creatives, and even a former WWE wrestler to help you get inspired, shift your perspectives on money, and achieve incredible things.

Whether you want to launch a side hustle, pay down debt, or give money to charity, listen to Inspired Money because big things begin with just a little inspiration.

    The Power of Entrepreneurship: Inspiring Stories of Success

    The Power of Entrepreneurship: Inspiring Stories of Success

    In this episode, we host three impactful entrepreneurs: John Lee Dumas of Entrepreneurs On Fire, Brandon Schlichter of InvestmentJoy, and Gwen Whiting, co-founder of The Laundress and The Fill, sharing their unique insights and journeys.
    Innovative Approaches to Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship isn't just about starting a business. It's about creating lasting value and overcoming challenges. "The Power of Entrepreneurship: Inspiring Stories of Success" highlights diverse strategies and personal stories that redefine entrepreneurial success. Our guests share their insights and experiences, providing a comprehensive view of what it takes to thrive in the business world.
    🕒 Episode Insights JLD on Common Traits in Successful Entrepreneurs: Insights on resilience, adaptability, vision, and perseverance. Gwen Whiting on Strong Vision and Passion: The importance of having a clear vision and passion in business. Discussion on Ego vs. Heart-Driven Entrepreneurs: Exploring different entrepreneurial motivations and their impacts. Importance of Mentorship and Networking: The role of mentors and networks in business growth. Key E-commerce and Digital Marketing Trends: Leveraging technology for business success. JLD on Using Digital Marketing for Growth: Practical tips on digital marketing strategies. Gwen’s New Business Venture: The Fill: Insights into Gwen's latest sustainable business model. JLD’s Thoughts on AI in Business: Exploring the potential and risks of AI in entrepreneurship. Challenges of Team Expansion and Financial Management: Strategies for managing growth and maintaining quality. Importance of Company Culture and Competitive Pay: Building a positive and productive work environment. Gwen on Scaling and Expansion: Building a self-funded company and the importance of partner relationships. Brandon on Unconventional Business Ideas: How unconventional ideas can lead to success. Creativity in Business: Tips on fostering creativity and innovation in entrepreneursh Inspiring Entrepreneurial Success This episode is a valuable resource for anyone interested in entrepreneurship. From understanding essential traits to leveraging technology for business growth, our panelists provide practical advice and inspiring stories that motivate action.
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    We invite you to engage with us in this thought-provoking discussion on entrepreneurship. Share your thoughts, questions, or suggestions for future topics. Let’s uncover the secrets to thriving in today’s dynamic business environment.

    Meet Our Guest Panelists
    John Lee Dumas is the founder and host of the award-winning podcast Entrepreneurs On Fire, where he has interviewed over 3,000 successful entrepreneurs to inspire and guide listeners on their entrepreneurial journeys. He is also the author of "The Common Path to Uncommon Success," a 17-step roadmap to achieving financial freedom and fulfillment. eofire.com
     
    Brandon Schlichter is an American investor and entrepreneur who acquires and operates small traditional businesses such as car washes, laundromats, and storage facilities. Known online as InvestmentJoy, he shares his business ventures and success strategies with over 5 million subscribers. InvestmentJoy
     
    Gwen Whiting is a visionary entrepreneur and designer, best known for founding the premium eco-friendly brand The Laundress and her latest venture, The Fill, which focuses on sustainable luxury cleaning solutions infused with aromatherapy. gwenwhiting.com

    • 1 hr 17 min
    The Art of Giving Back: Creative Ways to Make a Difference

    The Art of Giving Back: Creative Ways to Make a Difference

    In this episode of the Inspired Money Live Stream Podcast, we explore the transformative impact of philanthropy and social initiatives. Joined by guest panelists Katherina 'Kat' M. Rosqueta, Adam McCurdie, and Mariko Gordon, we uncover creative ways to make a meaningful difference in the world.
    Innovative Approaches to Philanthropy Philanthropy is not just about donating money. It's about making a lasting impact. This episode, "The Art of Giving Back: Creative Ways to Make a Difference," highlights diverse strategies and personal stories that redefine how we think about giving. Our esteemed guests share their insights and experiences, providing a comprehensive view of impactful philanthropy.
    🕒 Episode Insights High Impact Philanthropy: Kat discusses the principles and practices that amplify the effects of charitable efforts. Humanitix's Mission: Adam explains how Humanitix reinvests booking fees into education projects, creating a self-sustaining model of social good. Philanthropic Ventures: Mariko shares her journey from finance to mentorship, illustrating the power of business in fostering community development. Impact Investing: The conversation delves into ways to invest for social good, exploring opportunities and measuring impact. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): We examine the trends and long-term benefits of CSR, and how businesses can align financial performance with social impact. Technological Advancements: The panel discusses the role of technology in enhancing philanthropic efforts and ensuring transparency and efficiency. Inspiring Change Through Collaboration This episode is a rich resource for anyone interested in making a difference through philanthropy. From understanding high impact strategies to leveraging technology for social good, our panelists provide practical advice and inspiring stories that motivate action.
    Join the Conversation
    We invite you to engage with us in this thought-provoking discussion on creative philanthropy. Share your thoughts, questions, or suggestions for future topics. Let's explore how we can collectively make a positive impact on our communities.

    Meet Our Guest Panelists
    Katherina Rosqueta is the founding executive director of the Center for High Impact Philanthropy at the University of Pennsylvania and serves as faculty co-director of the High Impact Philanthropy Academy, as well as adjunct faculty at the School of Social Policy & Practice. https://impact.upenn.edu
     
    Adam McCurdie is the co-founder and co-CEO of Humanitix, a ticketing platform that reinvests booking fees into education projects for disadvantaged children around the world. https://humanitix.com
     
    Mariko Gordon, CFA is a finance maverick who founded a $2.5 billion money management firm from scratch. She now mentors entrepreneurs, advocates for women's empowerment, and offers personalized investment advice and financial planning at her registered investment advisory firm, Uzume, LLC. https://marikogordon.com 

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Classics Reimagined: Restorations and Resurrections in the Car Collecting World

    Classics Reimagined: Restorations and Resurrections in the Car Collecting World

    In this episode of the Inspired Money Live Stream Podcast, we navigate the world of classic car restoration and collecting. Our expert panel includes Bruce Meyer, Ed Bolian, Lauren Fix, and Phillip Griot. Each brings a wealth of experience to discuss the intricacies of restoring and collecting classic cars.
    Navigating the Path to Successful Car Restoration Classic car restoration is a blend of art and science, requiring both passion and precision. Our distinguished guests share their expertise, offering valuable insights into the world of car restoration and collecting. From understanding market trends to choosing the right restoration shop, this episode covers all essential aspects.
    🕒 Episode Insights Restoration Costs and Trends: Bruce Meyer discusses the financial aspects and current trends in car restoration. Understanding the cost factors and market trends is crucial for anyone considering a restoration project. Shifts in Car Appreciation: Phillip Griot shares his insights on how the appreciation for different types of cars has evolved. He highlights the changing dynamics in the collector car market and what drives these changes. Enduring Appeal of Classic Cars: Lauren Fix provides her perspective on why classic cars continue to captivate enthusiasts. She emphasizes the blend of nostalgia and craftsmanship that keeps these vehicles in demand. Crowdsourcing and Changing Tastes: Ed Bolian talks about the impact of crowdsourcing on car collecting and how collector tastes have shifted over time. He shares examples from his platform, VINwiki, to illustrate these changes. Critical Aspects of Restoration: The panel discusses the key aspects of restoring classic cars, from sourcing parts to maintaining authenticity. They offer practical advice for both seasoned collectors and newcomers. Choosing the Right Restoration Shop: The importance of selecting a reputable restoration shop is emphasized. The panelists share tips on what to look for in a professional restorer to ensure quality and authenticity. Factors Influencing Classic Car Value: The discussion covers the various factors that influence the value of classic cars, including rarity, provenance, and market demand. Understanding these factors is essential for making informed investment decisions. Investing in High-Value Classic Cars: Bruce Meyer shares insights on investing in high-value classic cars, highlighting the importance of provenance and historical significance. He provides examples of cars that have appreciated significantly over time. Future Trends in Classic Car Collecting: The panel speculates on future trends in the classic car market, including the rise of electric vehicle conversions and the potential return to simpler car designs. They discuss how these trends might impact the value and collectability of classic cars. Navigating the Path to a Rewarding Restoration This episode provides a comprehensive look at the world of classic car restoration and collecting. From understanding the financial aspects to choosing the right restoration shop, our panelists offer valuable insights for anyone interested in this rewarding hobby.
    Join the Conversation
    We invite you to immerse yourself in this discussion on classic car restoration and collecting. Your thoughts, questions, or suggestions for future topics are greatly appreciated. Engage with us and learn how to navigate the path to successful car restoration and collecting.

    Meet Our Guest Panelists
    Bruce Meyer is a prominent businessman and real estate investor in Beverly Hills and the Founding Chairman of the Petersen Automotive Museum, where he remains an active board member. Renowned for his world-class car collection and his role in elevating hot rods to collectible status, Meyer continues to race and rally his cars internationally, reflecting his lifelong passion for automotive excellence.
    https://petersen.org
     
    Ed Bolian is the founder of VINwiki, a popular automotive storytelling plat

    • 1 hr 35 min
    The Future of Work: Navigating the Changing Landscape

    The Future of Work: Navigating the Changing Landscape

    In this episode, "The Future of Work: Navigating the Changing Landscape," we uncover transformative trends shaping the way we work. Featuring insights from experts Charlene Li, Kristofer Perez, Tara Vasdani, and Al Dea, we explore topics including remote work, skill evolution, AI integration, new collar jobs, and career strategies.
     
    Bridging Technology and Work Evolution At the forefront of technological and societal shifts, the future of work harmonizes innovative work models with emerging technologies and evolving skill requirements. This episode features insights from Charlene Li, Kristofer Perez, Tara Vasdani, and Al Dea, who analyze the impact on both workers and organizations.
    🕒 Episode Insights Exploring Work Transformations: Discussing pivotal trends reshaping work environments, emphasizing adaptability and continuous learning. Meet the Panelists: Highlights of their extensive backgrounds and contributions to the future of work. Balancing Flexibility and Structure in Remote Work: Importance of maintaining a balance to enhance productivity and employee well-being. Corporate Responsibilities: Highlighting the role of corporations in fostering effective work environments and supporting employee development. Building Personal Connections Remotely: Strategies for maintaining personal connections in remote work settings, ensuring team cohesion and collaboration. Legal Implications and Remote Work: Addressing legal challenges and considerations associated with remote work, including compliance and employee rights. Skills in Demand: Identifying skills in high demand for the future job market, focusing on technical and soft skills. Lifelong Learning: Emphasizing the need for continuous learning and skill development to stay relevant. AI and Productivity: Discussing AI’s role in enhancing productivity and its implications for various industries. Staying Relevant in an Automated World: Strategies for upskilling and reskilling as automation becomes more prevalent. New Collar Jobs and Practical Skills: Exploring the rise of new collar jobs requiring practical, hands-on skills over traditional degrees. Personal Branding: Highlighting the significance of personal branding in career development and growth. Navigating Future Work Changes As we look ahead, it's clear that navigating the future of work requires proactive skill development, adaptability, and leveraging technology. The wisdom from our panelists highlights the importance of preparing for future work, not just for career advancement but for overall well-being.
    Engage with Us
    We invite you to immerse yourself in the full episode and join the conversation about the future of work. Your insights and suggestions for future topics are highly valued. Together, let's explore how we can navigate the changing work environment and foster a more adaptable and skilled global workforce.

    Meet Our Guest Panelists
    Charlene Li is a renowned author, analyst, and entrepreneur who has been at the forefront of major technological transformations for the past three decades, helping organizations thrive through disruption. As the founder of Altimeter Group and author of six books, including "The Disruption Mindset" and "Winning with Generative AI," she provides strategic insights on leadership, customer experience, and the future of work.
    https://charleneli.com
     
    Kristofer Perez Kriffy Perez is a Senior Expert Advisor at Future Today Institute and Co-founder and Managing Director at Global PayTech Ventures, leveraging extensive experience in fintech product design and development to guide strategic innovation and foresight, while also teaching at NYU Stern School of Business.
    https://futuretodayinstitute.com
     
    Tara Vasdani is the Principal Lawyer and Founder of Remote Law Canada, recognized as a leading advocate for remote work and innovative legal practices, and has been named one of LinkedIn’s Top Voices in Remote Work. She is an award-winning lawyer who has

    • 1 hr 20 min
    The Creator Economy: Turning Creativity into Cash Flow | Roberto Blake

    The Creator Economy: Turning Creativity into Cash Flow | Roberto Blake

    In the latest episode of the Inspired Money Live Stream Podcast, we discuss the journey of turning creativity into a steady cash flow. Joined by the insightful Roberto Blake, we navigate through the strategies and insights necessary for content creators to monetize their passion effectively.
    Transitioning Creativity into Revenue This episode, "The Creator Economy: Turning Creativity into Cash Flow," illuminates the multifaceted aspects of building a sustainable income from creative work. Roberto Blake, a distinguished content creator and entrepreneur, shares his expertise and personal experiences, offering a comprehensive view of the creator economy and financial success.
    🕒 Episode Insights Introducing Guest: Roberto Blake: Overview of Roberto’s background and career. Welcoming Roberto Blake: Discussion on Roberto’s journey and achievements. Understanding the Creator Economy: Exploring different revenue streams for creators. Platform Revenue and Risks: Examining the concept of digital sharecropping and the impact of platform changes and regulations. Revenue Diversification: The importance of diversifying income streams and comparing various revenue methods. Successful Brand Collaborations: Insights into leveraging affiliate relationships, UGC, and brand deals. Strategic Focus: Effective strategies for monthly recurring revenue and supplemental platform income. Platform-Specific Content Creation: Tips on choosing the right platform, starting with writing, and using AI tools. Managing Audience Relationships: Building a loyal audience and enhancing YouTube productivity. Content Quality and Storytelling: Resources for mastering storytelling and script writing. Risks and Analytics: Balancing AI use, optimizing upload cadence, and using YouTube analytics for growth. Monetization and Metrics: Diversifying monetization sources and understanding key metrics for success. Audience Behavior: Measuring audience engagement and creating consistent value. Content Strategy: Balancing analytics with passion, focusing on revenue over reach, and tailoring advice to individual creators. Financial Planning: Setting up emergency funds, retirement accounts, and securing liability insurance. Brand Collaborations: Crafting an effective media kit, negotiating brand deals, and understanding brand goals. Future Trends: Discussing the future of brand collaborations and the role of AI influencers. Emphasizing Authenticity: Importance of human connection and building genuine relationships in branding. Navigating the Creator Economy This episode is a valuable resource for anyone looking to turn their creative passion into a sustainable income. From understanding revenue diversification to leveraging AI tools, Roberto Blake provides practical advice for navigating the creator economy successfully.
    Join the Conversation
    We invite you to engage in this informative discussion on turning creativity into cash flow. Share your thoughts, questions, or suggestions for future topics. Join us and learn how to build a successful career in the creator economy.

    Meet Our Guest
    Roberto Blake is a creative entrepreneur, public speaker, and the founder of Awesome Creator Academy. Born in Brooklyn, New York, Roberto has built a remarkable career helping content creators and entrepreneurs grow their brands and businesses. With over 600,000 subscribers on his YouTube channel, Roberto provides valuable insights into personal branding, digital marketing, and career development in the creative industry. He is also an Amazon bestselling author with his book "Create Something Awesome," and continues to inspire and educate through his popular podcast "Create Something Awesome Today." https://robertoblake.com

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Building Wealth with Real Estate: Strategies for Success

    Building Wealth with Real Estate: Strategies for Success

    In this episode of the Inspired Money Live Stream Podcast, we discuss building wealth through real estate. Joined by an expert panel featuring Russell Gray, Chad Carson, Crystal Hammond, and Joe Saul-Sehy, we explore strategic investment approaches, the importance of market awareness, and effective property management.
    Transitioning to Wealth Building Real estate is not just about properties but about creating a wealth-building strategy. "Building Wealth with Real Estate: Strategies for Success" highlights the diverse approaches to investing in real estate. Our distinguished guests share their expertise and personal experiences, offering a comprehensive view of effective real estate investing.
    🕒 Episode Insights Introduction of Russell Gray: Insight into his background and expertise in real estate and economics. Introduction of Chad Carson: Learn about Chad's journey from college football to real estate investing. Benefits of Location Independence: Discussion on the flexibility that real estate investment can offer. Introduction of Crystal Hammond: Discover Crystal's multifaceted approach to real estate and side hustling. Introduction of Joe Saul-Sehy: Joe’s experience in financial advising and his contributions to financial education. Panel Discussion on Preferred Real Estate Strategies: Chad Carson on Buy and Hold, Russell Gray on Leverage and Syndication, Crystal Hammond on House Hacking, and Joe Saul-Sehy on Fix and Flip Cautions. Managing Debt and Cash Flow: Russell Gray emphasizes the importance of managing debt and maintaining cash flow. Economic Cycles: Understand the importance of watching and responding to economic cycles. Financing Strategies: Chad Carson on Unleveraged Yield and Cap Rate, Joe Saul-Sehy on Risk Premium and Common Investor Mistakes, and Crystal Hammond on Interest Rates and Financial Decisions. Practical Location Analysis: Chad Carson provides insights into evaluating investment locations. Identifying High Growth Areas: Russell Gray on how to find and evaluate high growth markets. Understanding Employers and Market Demand: Learn about the impact of primary, secondary, and tertiary employers on real estate markets. Selecting Investment Properties: Crystal Hammond shares her criteria for choosing the right properties. Knowing Local Markets and Flexibility: Joe Saul-Sehy on the importance of understanding local market dynamics. Financing Mistakes and Government Programs: Crystal Hammond discusses common financing errors and available government programs. Defensive Financing Strategies: Chad Carson on maintaining a conservative approach to financing. Cash Reserves and Equity: The importance of having sufficient cash reserves and equity in your investments. Tailoring Financing to Goals: Joe Saul-Sehy on customizing your financing approach to meet your investment goals. Self-Directed IRAs: Russell Gray on the pros and cons of using self-directed IRAs for real estate investments. Importance of Advisors and Mastermind Groups: How to leverage professional advisors and mastermind groups for success. Integrating Private Capital: Strategies for incorporating private capital into your financing plans. Effective Property Management: Challenges and solutions for managing properties efficiently, including leveraging real estate groups and utilizing technology. Adapting Investment Strategies to Market Conditions: Joe Saul-Sehy on filtering noise in market trends, Chad Carson on preparing for market changes, and Crystal Hammond on staying informed and networked. Navigating Real Estate Investment Successfully This episode is packed with valuable insights for anyone interested in real estate investment. From strategic planning to effective property management, our panelists guide listeners through the critical aspects of building wealth with real estate.
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    We invite you to engage with this enlightening discussion on real estate investment strategies. Share your thoughts, questions,

    • 1 hr 14 min

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