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Cody Berman and Justin Taylor believe in the concept of "Financial Independence For All". The Financial Independence Show focuses on REAL stories of individuals on their journey to financial independence. Each episode aims to include actionable insights and takeaways for listeners to implement into their own financial situation.

The podcast covers topics like building wealth, entrepreneurship, investing, money mindset, small business, frugality, geoarbitrage, side hustles, real estate, productivity, travel, and so much more.

Sit back, tune in, and join a community of like-minded people who are changing their lives through financial independence.

The Financial Independence Show Cody Berman and Justin Taylor

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    • 4.8 • 239 Ratings

Cody Berman and Justin Taylor believe in the concept of "Financial Independence For All". The Financial Independence Show focuses on REAL stories of individuals on their journey to financial independence. Each episode aims to include actionable insights and takeaways for listeners to implement into their own financial situation.

The podcast covers topics like building wealth, entrepreneurship, investing, money mindset, small business, frugality, geoarbitrage, side hustles, real estate, productivity, travel, and so much more.

Sit back, tune in, and join a community of like-minded people who are changing their lives through financial independence.

    Minimalism and Mini-Retirements | Melissa Neacato

    Minimalism and Mini-Retirements | Melissa Neacato

    Today's episode features Melissa Neacato from Traveling Wallet.



    Twelve years ago,  Melissa was a 21-year-old university student who got pregnant while completing her degree.



    She finished the degree but also graduated with $46,000 in debt.



    Then she went on to buy a new car, which added another $18,000 to her debt.



    She eventually discovered minimalism and the personal finance community and pays off over $100K of debt in just 3 and 1/2 years.



    In this episode we cover:



    * Minimalism

    * Mini-Retirements

    * Finding Your "Why"

    * Saving in a HCOL area



    and so many more actionable topics.



    If you liked this episode as much as we did, please share and subscribe!

    Links From the Episode



    * Traveling Wallet (Melissa's Website)

    * Learn about clothing capsules

    * Melissa's Instagram

    * Melissa's Twitter



    YouTube Interview

    https://youtu.be/MvcdD869OGU

    Join the Community

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    Saving-Sherpa (Justin’s blog)

    • 49 min
    200 Episodes Later … What We’ve Learned

    200 Episodes Later … What We’ve Learned

    In this episode, we recollect the past four years and 200 episodes since starting The Financial Independence Show and what we've learned along the way.



    It's been an amazing journey so far and we can't thank you enough.



    Some of the main topics include:



    * Mindset

    * Increasing income

    * Creative ways to lower expenses

    * There's no "right" way

    * Networking

    * Taking imperfect action



    It's truly a humbling experience looking back at how much has changed for the better since this show began and how we're so thankful to have you as a listener.



    If you enjoyed this episode, please share it with a friend!

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    We’d love to hear your comments and questions about this week’s episode. Here are some of the best ways to stay in touch and get involved in The FI Show community!



    * Grab our FREE Budget Planner

    * Join our Facebook Group

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    * Send an email to contact [at] TheFIshow [dot] com



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    Saving-Sherpa (Justin’s blog)

    • 39 min
    Mapping Retirement with Projection Lab | Kyle Nolan

    Mapping Retirement with Projection Lab | Kyle Nolan

    Today's episode features Kyle Nolan, creator of Projection Lab.



    Kyle already had the skills to develop web-based applications when he discovered the world of financial independence.



    What he didn't have and couldn't find was a financial planning tool that felt modern, flexible, and engaging.



    So he just decided to build his own!



    Projection Lab allows you to create beautiful and nuanced financial plans that truly represent you, your loved ones, and the paths you choose.



    You get to run Monte Carlo simulations, backtest on historical data, and figure out how to live your best life and reduce anxiety around your finances.



    I can't over-emphasize the word robust here.



    Back door Roths, multiple drawdown strategies, SEPP distributions, loan forgiveness, cash flow priorities...the list goes on and on and on.



    Kyle has built this beautiful web app all by himself and kept data protection at the forefront.



    And you can utilize this tool for free!



    The premium mode adds persistent data, tax estimation,  advanced tax options,  Sankey cash flow,  visualizations, and Developer support for $8/month (20% off with code "FISHOW").



    If you liked this episode as much as we did, please share and subscribe!

    Links From the Episode



    * Projection Lab (Use code FISHOW for 20% off a Premium Account)

    * Kyle's Twitter

    * Kyle's LinkedIn



    YouTube Interview

    https://youtu.be/OUaFOqMGOKs

    Join the Community

    We’d love to hear your comments and questions about this week’s episode. Here are some of the best ways to stay in touch and get involved in The FI Show community!



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    Saving-Sherpa (Justin’s blog)

    • 45 min
    From $5K to $250K per Month with a Service Business | Irvin Aguilar

    From $5K to $250K per Month with a Service Business | Irvin Aguilar

    Today's episode features Irvin Aguilar who took AGR Landscaping from a small-time company making $5k per month to a money-making machine hitting $250k in recent months.



    Irvin saw his dad struggling and found himself struggling with college as well.



    It turned out to be the perfect opportunity to inject some small but powerful changes into his dad's business.



    He saw how a language gap, poor marketing, and unfair contracts were holding his dad back.



    In very little time, it went from a business that helped the family scrape by to a thriving business.



    Irvin didn't stop there though. He's now flipped 6 houses in just a few months and is also getting into short-term rentals.



    If you liked this episode as much as we did, please share and subscribe!

    Links From the Episode



    * AGR Landscaping

    * Irvin's Instagram



    YouTube Interview

    https://youtu.be/nZLQxZ4rCDU

    Join the Community

    We’d love to hear your comments and questions about this week’s episode. Here are some of the best ways to stay in touch and get involved in The FI Show community!



    * Grab the Ultimate FI Spreadsheet

    * Join our Facebook Group

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    * Send an email to contact [at] TheFiShow [dot] com



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    Saving-Sherpa (Justin’s blog)

    • 43 min
    How She’s Made $1.5M on Fiverr | Alex Fasulo

    How She’s Made $1.5M on Fiverr | Alex Fasulo

    Today's episode features Alex Fasulo, author of Freelance Your Way to Freedom.



    Long-time listeners may remember Alex from episode 48.



    At the time, she was making over $350k per year on Fiverr. But Alex was also working insane hours.



    It eventually became clear that she needed to build a team around her to make this sustainable.



    Today, she's built a mostly hands-off business that doesn't require her to work 12+ hours per day.



    But of course, Alex didn't stop there, she decided she needed to build a blueprint that anyone could follow to follow in her footsteps.



    And she covers it all in her new book, Freelance Your Way to Freedom.



    Whether you're looking to start freelancing or scale your existing business to new heights, Alex has you covered.



    If you liked this episode as much as we did, please share and subscribe!

    Links From the Episode



    * Her New Book: Freelance Your Way to Freedom

    * Alex's Instagram

    * Alex's TikTok

    * Alex's Website



    YouTube Interview

    https://youtu.be/umBAOwrX14M

    Join the Community

    We’d love to hear your comments and questions about this week’s episode. Here are some of the best ways to stay in touch and get involved in The FI Show community!



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    * Send an email to contact [at] TheFiShow [dot] com



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    Saving-Sherpa (Justin’s blog)

    • 50 min
    Day Jobs AND Multiple Other Income Streams | Ryan & Cory

    Day Jobs AND Multiple Other Income Streams | Ryan & Cory

    Today's episode features Ryan and Cory from The Weekly Juice Podcast.



    Have you ever wanted to pick the brain of a thriving investor or entrepreneur, but didn’t know how?



    Maybe you wanted to ask them about their successes, failures, systems, motivations, or experiences they’ve had?



    Perhaps you wanted to invite them out for a coffee or beer to ask them how they reached their level of success, but couldn’t find the time?



    Don’t worry, that's where The Weekly Juice Podcast comes in.



    Ryan and Cory source actionable advice from investors, entrepreneurs, real estate professionals, and other successful individuals who are actively pursuing financial independence.



    Today, they also share with us the history of how the show got started and how they became business partners in real estate and other ventures.



    You're also going to hear about some unique passive income ideas you've probably never heard of before (like automated YouTube channels and Amazon stores).



    Whether it's learning how to capitalize on the skills you've gained from your W-2 to create additional income streams or just getting to know another great podcast, this episode is for you.



    And as always, if you liked this episode as much as we did, please share and subscribe!

    Links From the Episode



    * The Weekly Juice Podcast

    * Weekly Juice Instagram

    * Weekly Juice Twitter

    * Weekly Juice YouTube Channel



    YouTube Interview

    https://youtu.be/c1CmQsu5MVA

    Join the Community

    We’d love to hear your comments and questions about this week’s episode. Here are some of the best ways to stay in touch and get involved in The FI Show community!



    * Grab the Ultimate FI Spreadsheet

    * Join our Facebook Group

    * Leave us a voicemail

    * Send an email to contact [at] TheFiShow [dot] com



    If you like what you hear, please subscribe and leave a rating/review!



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    Saving-Sherpa (Justin’s blog)

    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
239 Ratings

239 Ratings

GoodGood Investing ,

Great podcast!

The Financial Independence Show is your home base for learning the most important and helpful tips and tricks for creating the future you want (and deserve!!) entrepreneurship, wealth, investments, and inspiring stories...we love it so much!

CraigCurelop ,

Love this Show!

Justin and Cody are top notch. So inspiring all that they’ve accomplished at such a young age. This show is not only educational, but super fun too!

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Great podcast!

I love the energy, the guests, and the questions Cody and Justin have in the show! They do their homework, which shows. Great to chat guys! - Sam

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