821 episodes

Joshua J Sheats, MSFS, CFP, CLU, ChFC, CASL, CAP, RHU, REBC is a financial planner who teaches people how to live a rich life now while building a plan for financial freedom in 10 years or less. He mixes creative approaches to lifestyle design, deep-dive financial planning techniques, and hard-core business strategy to equip you with the knowledge and inspiration you need to build financial independence.

Radical Personal Finance Joshua Sheats

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    • 4.2 • 1.6K Ratings

Joshua J Sheats, MSFS, CFP, CLU, ChFC, CASL, CAP, RHU, REBC is a financial planner who teaches people how to live a rich life now while building a plan for financial freedom in 10 years or less. He mixes creative approaches to lifestyle design, deep-dive financial planning techniques, and hard-core business strategy to equip you with the knowledge and inspiration you need to build financial independence.

    Black Friday Sale...and Thanks!

    Black Friday Sale...and Thanks!

    Short message today to announce my Black Friday sale and to say thank you. 
    You can save 55% on all of my courses at https://radicalpersonalfinance.com/store by using Coupon Code BLACKFRIDAY2020. (Sale ends Tuesday, December 1) You can save 25% on a private consulting call at https://radicalpersonalfinance.com/consult 

    • 8 min
    Friday Q&A: Cryptocurrency, Guaranteed Income for Early Retirement, Tax for Nomads, Investing in Children, Biblically Responsible Investing, Welfare, etc.

    Friday Q&A: Cryptocurrency, Guaranteed Income for Early Retirement, Tax for Nomads, Investing in Children, Biblically Responsible Investing, Welfare, etc.

    Live Friday Q&A today!
    1:45 The future of cryptocurrency and associated tax questions
    24:48 Should an early retiree set up a guaranteed income stream?
    37:18 Will I owe tax if I’m moving around working as a digital nomad?
    45:52 How can I invest in my children without messing up my simple cashflow system?
    56:58 Should I invest in a Biblically Responsible mutual fund
    1:12:38 Where can I put my real estate down payment money to get a bit more interest?
    1:21:15 Joshua’s current advice for existing podcasters
    1:37:16 Should I set up a corporation for my business or keep running it as a sole proprietorship?
    1:46:45 If it’s ok to take welfare, why not make a class teaching people how to get it?
    Enjoy!
    To join me next week, go here: https://patreon.com/RadicalPersonalFinance Book a private consultation here: https://radicalpersonalfinance.com/consult 

    • 1 hr 58 min
    How to Leave a Bad Government When Your Guy Loses the Election

    How to Leave a Bad Government When Your Guy Loses the Election

    Whenever we get into the throes of a hotly contested election, people threaten to leave if their preferred candidate loses. Most don't ever leave, of course. But should they?
    I'm not sure they should leave. Leaving is a drastic step and response. But I'm sure that most people should prepare to leave. Or make a plan to leave. And today I'll share with you the argument and the methods!
    Book a consult with me here: https://radicalpersonalfinance.com/consult Buy my course on internationalization called "How to Survive and Thrive in the Coming Economic Crisis" here: https://radicalpersonalfinance.com/store 

    • 1 hr 51 min
    394-On Voting, Elections, & Presidential Politics: 10 Things You Can Do That Will Actually Make a Difference in Your Life and Community (aka, Joshua's Antidote to Your Election Fever)

    394-On Voting, Elections, & Presidential Politics: 10 Things You Can Do That Will Actually Make a Difference in Your Life and Community (aka, Joshua's Antidote to Your Election Fever)

    Note: This show was originally released on November 7, 2016. It's every bit as relevant today, November 2, 2020 as it was on that date. Listen to it afresh today with four years of hindsight. 
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    In case you haven't heard, this Presidential election is the most important one in your lifetime. And, it will retain that title until November 9 when the 2020 election will take over as reigning champ.
    Not only is this the most important election of your lifetime, but if the wrong person is elected, we literally face the end of the world as we know it!
    So, what are you to do?
    Well, today's show contains my thoughts and advice around presidential politics as well as 10 things you can do that will actually make a difference after you've cast your vote for President of the United States.
    Joshua

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Out & About: Emergency Fund Planning, Credit Cards, and Disability Insurance: Joshua's Appearance on the Life Meets Money Podcast

    Out & About: Emergency Fund Planning, Credit Cards, and Disability Insurance: Joshua's Appearance on the Life Meets Money Podcast

    Today I share with you a recent interview I gave for the Life Meets Money podcast with Matt Miner.
    Matt Miner has been on Radical Personal Finance several times and this was a fantastic interview!
    We discussed lifestyle design, risk and emergency planning, insurance, prepping, etc. in great detail. 
    Enjoy!
    Joshua
    This show was originally posted on the Life Meets Money podcast here: https://lifemeetsmoney.com/joshuasheats 

    • 1 hr 54 min
    Friday Q&A: Inherited Real Estate Taxes, Placeholder Annuities, Teaching Children about Money, etc.

    Friday Q&A: Inherited Real Estate Taxes, Placeholder Annuities, Teaching Children about Money, etc.

    It's Friday! Today we tackle:
    1:30 Tax issues on inherited real estate + a healthy retirement
    19:40 Should I buy a placeholder annuity so I get today’s mortality rates?
    33:27 What opinions on teaching children about money has Joshua changed over the years?
    47:00 Should I build a business in financial coaching?
    1:16:45 I want to get into financial planning; what should I do?
    1:39:42 I got denied for a credit card offer; what do I do next?
    I've recently begun offering financial consulting again. You can book an appointment here: https://radicalpersonalfinance.com/consult
    If you'd like to join me on next week's Q&A call, join me at https://patreon.com/RadicalPersonalFinance 

    • 1 hr 56 min

Customer Reviews

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1.6K Ratings

1.6K Ratings

jfchamberlain22 ,

The most varied financial podcast available

I’ve listened to RPF for about 4 years now. Joshua is a financial jack of all trades (and master of many). From financial topics like asset allocation, tax strategy, insurance, entrepreneurship, FI/RE, etc. to others like building a gun arsenal, living in a car, homeschooling, marriage, and birth tourism, you will learn a lot! Be warned though, his conservative/libertarian political views do come through quite a bit. If you can come to terms with that you’ll be glad you subscribed.

Tangible Torrid ,

Ross Ulbricht

Thank you for talking about Ross! I am not usually a very emotional person, but I had a lump in the back of my throat and tears in my eyes as you so accurately hit all my frustrations with the current system. I have listened to you for a while and you are obviously a free thinker. I think we, and those who pay attention, and look beyond the media propaganda narrative, are beyond frustrated right now. I did not support Trump in 2016, but I understand those who did, especially after observing the media and Trump’s actions over the past four years. No new wars and the media’s blatant inaccurate vilification of him the last four years is enough for me to support him. Thank you for everything. #iraqwar #injustice #mediaManipulation #sayNoTofear #freeRoss

jomermcklanski ,

Balanced and nuanced advice

Gets down to core issues but doesn’t play politics

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