Welcome to the Save Like Dave Podcast where we are on a mission to help you SAVE and WIN with your money no matter how much you are currently making.
This is a Christian Finance Podcast teaching you practical tips on saving and investing with lots of interesting examples and unique, applicable life experiences.
We are a father/son team with Dave (Nate is Dave's son and co-host) being the personal finance expert and guru. Dave’s done it and he’s here to help you achieve your financial goals too. Dave's income was well under $50k in all but 4 years [with the highest year at $73k], but yet he still managed to retire at 55 with over $1M+ saved up.
We want you to not just survive financially but to succeed in every area of your life. By faithfully saving and investing you can take control of your financial life.
All Save Like Dave Podcast episodes go from anywhere from 14-20 minutes long and teach an important financial concept through engaging stories and practical everyday examples. At the end of each episode, we leave you with an applicable bible verse or quote. 1 new episode comes out each week.
We will teach you how to become a consistent saver!
In each episode, we promise that you will take away at least one proven tip or piece of advice to get you one step closer to reaching your financial goals.
Listen in and begin to apply these financial principles and you too will start to create your own future and begin to live life on your terms.
Thanks for allowing us to be a part of your incredible journey!
068 | 8 Critical Daily Habits That Will Change Your Life
In this episode, Dave is going to share 8 key daily habits that can help you change your life, including one focused on winning in personal finance.
How many of these 8 habits do you follow?
Listen in and see how many of these 8 habits you currently possess and see if there are any others that you can begin implementing to start improving your life.
As you begin to follow these 8 daily habits your life will start to change in a positive way. It won't happen overnight, but little by little you will be chipping away at the things that are holding you back from success.Likewise, building good money management habits can significantly impact your financial well-being and help you work towards winning with money.
Lastly, by looking at the big picture in regard to your overall quality of life, you just might find that your finances will follow suit.
Questions for Review:
After listening to the 8 key habits, is there an area that we discussed that you just aren't winning?
Are you burning the candle at both ends and feeling exhausted? If so, what can you do to relieve that burden and make a change?
What is 1 habit you can start doing OR stop doing today to have better success personally and professionally?
Verse From the Episode: "Lazy hands make for poverty, but diligent hands bring wealth. He who gathers crops in summer is a prudent son, but he who sleeps during harvest is a disgraceful son." -Proverbs 10:4-5
067 | 5 Great Books on Personal Finance
The average American spends 10 minutes or less per day reading!Even more, 27% of adults in the US didn’t read a book in 2018. As you can see reading has become a low priority for many Americans - I hope you’re not one of them!
Today, Dave is going to share 5 books that he hopes will excite you about personal finance.When Dave was beginning his financial journey he read hardbound books.
Today there are many other ways to expand your knowledge - from books of course, but also by listening to podcasts, online courses, lectures, and college classes. Learning about personal finance is crucial for anyone to develop a strong foundation for growing and managing their money effectively.Listen carefully and see if there is one of these 5 books that clicks for you and get to work!
Questions for Review:
What medium do you find most helpful when learning about personal finance? Is it audio, video, or the written word?
What one book of the 5 most interests you?
How can you maintain a focus on continuous learning and growth in your own personal finance journey?
Quote From the Podcast: "The more that you read, the more things you will know.
The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go."
066 | 5 Reasons Why You Aren't Winning With Money... (and how to fix that)
Only 1 in 10 lower-income workers between the ages of 51 and 64 have ANY money saved for retirement!
That means 9 out of 10 lower-income workers have nothing to show for all their hard work. Think about that for a minute. This is an incredible statistic that we want to avoid at all costs.
On today's podcast, Dave shares 5 common money fails, plus 5 ways you can think differently to WIN with money!
Dave is going to share the top reasons why some people have zero money saved for retirement and, of course, how you can reverse that.
Remember, saving money for retirement is like planting seeds in a garden.
The earlier you start and the more you take care of it, the bigger and better your garden will be when you're ready to stop working!
Questions for Review:
Can you identify with any of these common money fails?
Which of the 5 solutions to win with money do you need to start doing?
Are you happy with where you are in terms of saving for retirement? If not, what can you do to kickstart that into gear?
Verse From the Episode: "On the first day of every week, each of you is to put something aside and store it up, as he may prosper, so that there will be no collecting when I come." -1 Corinthians 16:2
065 | 5 More Practical Bible Verses About Money
The Bible has a lot to say about money. More than half of Jesus' parables have to do with money and possessions.If you are a Christian, it certainly is not something to be taken lightly. If you are not a Christian, then perhaps these verses don't have as much significance to you.
That said, whether you believe them or not, these 5 verses provide timeless, practical advice for anyone to win with money.
Listen in as Dave provides 5 more bible verses on how you can succeed financially and in life.After listening, if there is a verse that makes sense to you, write it down, memorize it, and then apply it to your life!
Do that and you will be on your way to win with money!
Questions for Review:
Did any of the 5 bible verses strike a chord with you?
In what ways could you begin to live your life generously financially and/or with your time?
Verse From the Episode: "Precious treasure and oil are in a wise man's dwelling, but a foolish man devours it." -Proverbs 21:20
064 | 5 Bible Verses That Will Help You Win With Money
16 out of 38 of Jesus’ parables deal with money and possessions.
Nearly 25% of the words Jesus spoke in the New Testament deal with biblical stewardship and 1 out of 10 verses in the Gospels deal with money.
In this Podcast episode, Dave is briefly going to share 5 verses about money from the bible.
These are timeless statements from the Bible that I believe will help you to win with money - regardless of where you are spiritually. I think you will see that these verses, from over thousands of years, are just as relevant today as when they were once written.
Personally, I don’t like being preached at and I doubt you do either, so my goal today is to not do that on the episode.
I will simply share the verse, and give you my take.
Questions For Review:
Do you use the bible as a source of wisdom and truth in your life?
What 1 verse from the 5 did you find most relatable or impactful?
Verse From the Episode: "Wealth gained hastily will dwindle, but whoever gathers little by little will increase it." -Proverbs 13:11
063 | How to Have a Satisfied Mind
What does it mean to have a satisfied mind?In this episode, Dave is going to share how having balance or, you could say having ‘A Satisfied Mind’ can make all the difference in your journey financially speaking.
Dave shares how your passions, relationships, and personal growth all contribute to living a good life.
Remember, the pursuit of wealth should never come at the expense of your mental and emotional well-being or the things that truly matter to you. Join us on the episode, as we explore the key principles and practices that can help you achieve both financial well-being and a satisfying life.
We hope you come away with a clearer sense of what you need to work on to live a more balanced and enjoyable life.
Questions for Review:
What does a satisfied mind or satisfied life look like to you? Write it down and reread it from time to time to keep yourself on course.
Do you feel like you have a good balance between financial success and personal/relational success?
What one thing can you start doing or stop doing today to have a more satisfied life?
Quote From the Podcast (Song): "How many times have you heard someone say
If I had his money I'd do things my way
Hmm, but little they know
Hmm, it's so hard to find
One rich man in ten with a satisfied mind"-Bob Dylan
I wish I had this when I was younger
I have thoroughly enjoyed this podcast with father and son duo Dave and Nate. I have learned so many tools to take control of my finances.
This podcast is exactly what I would have needed thirty years ago! Fortunately, my parents also raised me to be responsible with money. :-)
Dave has a lot of great tips and insights on how to save money in different ways and invest in one’s future. I highly recommend this podcast to anybody!
Excellent podcast on saving and investing!
Dave has a wealth of knowledge and has helped me out tremendously to become a better saver and now focusing more on retirement with Dave’s help.