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This is the Self-Storage Investing Podcast, where we share the knowledge and skills from the industry’s leading investors, developers, and operators to help you launch and grow your self-storage investing business. 
 
What made them a success? Built their wealth? What was their mindset and mentality as they entered the space and found room for business growth?
 
Led by podcast host Scott Meyers, we have a track record spanning two decades having successfully acquired, converted, developed, and syndicated over 4 1/2 million square feet of self-storage properties nationwide. Discover the secrets to building wealth and creating a thriving business mindset through our insightful episodes with leading experts. We delve into topics such as navigating recessions and market crashes, as well as the lucrative world of real estate investing through self-storage.
 
Join us as we explore strategies, tactics and insider tips that will propel your self-storage investing journey toward prosperity. Get ready to unlock the potential of this lucrative (recession-proof) industry and embark on a path to financial freedom. 
 

Self Storage Investing Scott Meyers

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    • 4.8 • 156 Ratings

This is the Self-Storage Investing Podcast, where we share the knowledge and skills from the industry’s leading investors, developers, and operators to help you launch and grow your self-storage investing business. 
 
What made them a success? Built their wealth? What was their mindset and mentality as they entered the space and found room for business growth?
 
Led by podcast host Scott Meyers, we have a track record spanning two decades having successfully acquired, converted, developed, and syndicated over 4 1/2 million square feet of self-storage properties nationwide. Discover the secrets to building wealth and creating a thriving business mindset through our insightful episodes with leading experts. We delve into topics such as navigating recessions and market crashes, as well as the lucrative world of real estate investing through self-storage.
 
Join us as we explore strategies, tactics and insider tips that will propel your self-storage investing journey toward prosperity. Get ready to unlock the potential of this lucrative (recession-proof) industry and embark on a path to financial freedom. 
 

    Investment Speed: Keeping Up in a Fast Market

    Investment Speed: Keeping Up in a Fast Market

    Three key steps to drive successful investments:
    Focus on your primary source of income, Understand the intricacies of tax-saving techniquesWrap your head around the powerful concept of 'infinite banking'.Addressing common fears and the noise of misinformation, Scott and guest Chris Miles emphasize the value of surrounding oneself with knowledgeable and successful individuals, encouraging a bold, yet calculated approach to personal finance and investment in 2024's dynamic market.

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    4:23 Doubling Down: A Strategy for Growth
    11:22 Get Lean, Get Liquid, Get Out
    17:19 Deciphering the Cashflow Index
    27:40 Infinite Banking vs. 401K

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    • 50 min
    Who is Not Telling You the Truth When it Comes to Your Investments?

    Who is Not Telling You the Truth When it Comes to Your Investments?

    Truth is the waters of financial advice are murky.
     
    Chris Miles is a vocal critic of mainstream financial planning. He’s often described as the anti-financial advisor. 

    Chris brings a fresh and critical perspective on what truly works in the realm of investing. This cuts through the noise, challenging preconceived notions and exposing the hidden truths in the financial world.
     
    WHAT TO LISTEN FOR
    1:28 Rethink Traditional Financial Advice
    3:16 Real Estate as a Key Investment Strategy
    17:07 Avoiding Investment Traps
    19:05 Diversification Beyond Stocks 

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    GUEST: CHRIS MILES
    Chris Miles, the Cash Flow Expert and Anti-Financial Advisor, is a leading authority teaching entrepreneurs and professionals how to get their money working for them TODAY! He’s an author, podcast host of the Money Ripples Podcast, has been featured in US News, CNN Money, Entrepreneurs on Fire, and BiggerPockets

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    • 38 min
    Meyers' Method: Mastering the Art of Self-Storage

    Meyers' Method: Mastering the Art of Self-Storage

    The heart and hustle behind the Meyer’s self-storage empire.

    This episode shares the personal and professional evolution of the Meyers’, from overworked landlords to self-storage magnates. Christina opens up about their initial leap of faith into the industry, while Scott details their transition into education and mentorship, shaping the country's leading self-storage community.

    The couple candidly explores the balance of business and marriage, sharing invaluable insights on partnership and conflict resolution.

    Topping off their narrative, they delve into their mission-driven business model, which has not only spurred financial success but also ignited a passion for philanthropy, leaving a lasting impact on communities and setting a heartfelt example for entrepreneurs everywhere.

    WHAT TO LISTEN FOR
    3:22 The Road to Teaching
    5:04 Family Dynamics in Business
    9:39 Behind the Scenes Insights
    19:48 A Future Focused on Philanthropy

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    GUEST: CHRISTINA MEYERS
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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Unlocking Freedom: The Meyers' Self-Storage Revolution

    Unlocking Freedom: The Meyers' Self-Storage Revolution

    The transformative journey of self-storage investing from chaos to calm.

    Scott and Christina Meyers share a raw and personal narrative of their entrepreneurial journey on the Self-Storage Podcast.

    From their early struggles with single-family rentals to the liberating shift to self-storage, they reflect on the business's challenges and the freedom it ultimately provided their family. The Meyers’ discuss their first self-storage deal, the growth of their business, and the deep connections formed within the industry.

    They emphasize how self-storage has enabled a flexible family lifestyle, including homeschooling their children and participating in mission trips, highlighting the stark contrast to their previous life consumed by demanding property management.

    WHAT TO LISTEN FOR
    2:04 - The Partnership Dynamic
    4:57 - The Turning Point to Self-Storage
    13:30 - Family Perceptions
    26:11 - Lessons from Recessions

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    GUEST: CHRISTINA MEYERS
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    • 49 min
    The Mindset of Success

    The Mindset of Success

    Success is not a secret—it's a mindset. In this episode, Scott unpacks the critical mindset shifts and practical strategies that have propelled his self-storage business forward.

    By emphasizing the importance of hard work over talent, the power of goal setting, and the necessity of surrounding oneself with smart, driven individuals, Scott provides a roadmap for growth.

    Scott dives into the habits that can transform both personal effectiveness and business operations, ultimately guiding listeners toward achieving their big, hairy, audacious goals (BHAG) and finding fulfillment in their professional endeavors.

    WHAT TO LISTEN FOR
    1:49 Hard Work vs. Talent: The Hustle Mindset
    3:11 Mental Attitude
    6:31 Fear of Success: Overcoming Subconscious Barriers
    9:34 Finding Your Productive Peak

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    • 29 min
    The Time in Self-Storage is NOW

    The Time in Self-Storage is NOW

    In this episode Scott discusses the current opportunities in the self-storage market.

    It’s important to act now rather than sitting on the sidelines, as the market is transitioning and offering many opportunities for buying, selling, and developing.

    Scott also highlights the importance of mastering underwriting and market analysis skills, building a team, executing swiftly, getting educated and finding a mentor, and giving back.

    Pay attention to macroeconomics, choose a focus and follow it until success, and consider partnering or investing.

    WHAT TO LISTEN FOR
    1:09 The Resilience and Growth Potential of Self-Storage
    3:30 Ownership Landscape and Opportunities for Individual Investors
    17:40 The Importance of Underwriting and Market Analysis
    26:58 Strategies for Growth and Scaling

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    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
156 Ratings

156 Ratings

ihvhope ,

Great podcast!

Always interesting and informative.

Cori Garrod ,

Great Source of Information

Scott offers some of the best content about the self-storage industry. He has great speakers, and asks so many of the burning questions out there. What a great format!

Dummy1969 ,

Great info but…

Host REALLY needs to stop saying “mmhmm” over top of the guests a thousand times an episode. Makes it almost unlistenable.

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