27 episodes

The Middle Class to Millionaires podcast is a biweekly no non-sense show designed to help you unlock the secrets to having a successful business and life by interviewing outstanding business people, entrepreneurs, and thought-leaders. With a mix of valuable advice, candid interviews, stories from the trenches of entrepreneurship, and life lessons thrown in, you’re bound to walk away motivated to kick life in the face and start your daydream. Join Vince Russell, a former Marine, and Christian Mercado, a former Army Officer, as they share inspiring stories from some of the most brilliant minds on planet Earth. You’ll enjoy The Middle Class to Millionaires podcast if you enjoy The Ed Mylett Show, BiggerPockets Real Estate Podcast, Entrepreneurs on Fire with JLD, RJ Bates III’s Titanium Vault, Best Real Estate Investing Advice with Joe Fairless, The Real Estate Guys Radio Show, This is Your Life with Michael Hyatt, or The Smart Passive Income Online Business and Blogging Podcast with Pat Flynn.

Middle Class to Millionaires Vince Russell and Christian Mercado

    • Business
    • 4.8 • 42 Ratings

The Middle Class to Millionaires podcast is a biweekly no non-sense show designed to help you unlock the secrets to having a successful business and life by interviewing outstanding business people, entrepreneurs, and thought-leaders. With a mix of valuable advice, candid interviews, stories from the trenches of entrepreneurship, and life lessons thrown in, you’re bound to walk away motivated to kick life in the face and start your daydream. Join Vince Russell, a former Marine, and Christian Mercado, a former Army Officer, as they share inspiring stories from some of the most brilliant minds on planet Earth. You’ll enjoy The Middle Class to Millionaires podcast if you enjoy The Ed Mylett Show, BiggerPockets Real Estate Podcast, Entrepreneurs on Fire with JLD, RJ Bates III’s Titanium Vault, Best Real Estate Investing Advice with Joe Fairless, The Real Estate Guys Radio Show, This is Your Life with Michael Hyatt, or The Smart Passive Income Online Business and Blogging Podcast with Pat Flynn.

    American Idol Sensation to Accomplished & Innovative Real Estate Investor with Jason Castro

    American Idol Sensation to Accomplished & Innovative Real Estate Investor with Jason Castro

    Most of us remember Jason Castro from American Idol, Season 7, after his stunning renditions of classic songs like "Hallelujah" and "Somewhere Over the Rainbow." After a life in the music industry, Jason realized to be the husband and father (of now 5 kiddos! Go Jason!) he wanted, he'd have to change career paths. With a degree in Construction Science, Jason turned to what was likely always inside–real estate. A creative entrepreneur, Jason and his team are building something quite amazing between the four initiatives they've launched in 2023. Listen in as he shares knowledge, wisdom, and lessons learned on his path from American Idol sensation to successful real estate investor. This is one for the books!

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Lessons Learned in 2022 to Grow Exponentially in 2023 + Bonus Book Review

    Lessons Learned in 2022 to Grow Exponentially in 2023 + Bonus Book Review

    Happy New Year! We both hope you had an exciting 2022 and are looking forward to an even better 2023! In today's episode, we cover mistakes made and lessons learned in 2022 that we'll use to explode our success and grow exponentially in 2023. We also cover some extremely helpful tips learned from a book we both listened to called "The Most Important Thing," by Howard Marks. We hope you enjoy and as always, if you do, please be sure to share, rate, and review!

    • 58 min
    Creative Financing Strategies to Use in 2023 and Beyond

    Creative Financing Strategies to Use in 2023 and Beyond

    You wanted strategy? Well, here it is. In this episode, Vince and Christian cover three (with a bonus topic at the end) creative financing strategies you can utilize to get started in real estate with no (or low) money down now and in 2023. These same strategies have made us both six to seven figures in real estate, as well as many others. Have big goals for the new year? Get ahead of the game and tune in! You will NOT want to miss this one.

    • 44 min
    Sean Turner, CEO of Buffer Insurance, on Creating a Healthy Culture

    Sean Turner, CEO of Buffer Insurance, on Creating a Healthy Culture

    Sean Turner, CEO of Buffer Insurance, talks about creating a healthy culture in the workplace, taking care of his employees, and teaches important topics on how to genuinely care for those under your charge. We also briefly cover how he handled the explosion in business after announcing his company would pay for medical costs associated with birth after the overturning of Roe v. Wade.

    • 56 min
    Christian Mercado – No Excuses & What It Takes to Succeed in Real Estate

    Christian Mercado – No Excuses & What It Takes to Succeed in Real Estate

    In this episode, we turn the tables a bit and interview Christian Mercado, co-host of the Middle Class to Millionaires podcast. We're allowed into the mind of Christian and what it took for him to succeed in real estate. From humble beginnings and hardships – Christian's story is 100% sure to inspire others who came from nothing to get to where they want to go. This episode is jam packed (as always) with a lot of great tips and advice for you, too, to succeed! Let's get it!

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Jamal Miller’s Path to Eight Figures: Chasing Purpose, Not Comfort

    Jamal Miller’s Path to Eight Figures: Chasing Purpose, Not Comfort

    Jamal Miller, Co-Founder of The One University, knows what it takes to scale a business. He's been at the bottom on food stamps and at the top earning eight figures with his online courses. He's now been featured on Forbes, CBN, BET, and Huffpost (spoiler: he's the real deal!). This episode will help you learn how to set goals for your family AND your business. Learn how to become the CEO not only of your business, but of your family and create a healthy culture at home and in your company. This episode is JAM packed with so much goodness, you'll definitely need to listen twice.

    • 1 hr 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
42 Ratings

42 Ratings

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I love your show!

Storytelling mastery transports listeners to new and intriguing places, making this podcast an escape from reality..

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Credibility specialist

I took some time today to listen to your show!! Middle Class to Millionaires is a fantastic podcast with great info, advice, and perspectives. You won't regret listening to and learning from the podcast.

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My Go To!

This podcast is my absolute go to for inspiration, motivation, tough love, truth and all things business. If you are in the Real Estate world or are an/wanting to be an entrepreneur this podcast has it all! There are so many great interviews with people who embody grit and are willing to talk about how they do it. There is constant nuggets of wisdom being shared and experiences that are so helpful. Check it out!

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