100 episodes

Our goal... Be more than just another boring personal finance podcast. How do we do it:

- We interview individuals at different points along their financial journey to provide you motivation and ideas. From student loans to retirement.
- We dive deep into the mental side of money so you can achieve true financial freedom.
- We do episodes where we take individual finance topics and deeper dive into them. These aren't your typical finance topics either...

Come join the party...

The FitBUX Podcast Joseph Reinke

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    • 4.4 • 9 Ratings

Our goal... Be more than just another boring personal finance podcast. How do we do it:

- We interview individuals at different points along their financial journey to provide you motivation and ideas. From student loans to retirement.
- We dive deep into the mental side of money so you can achieve true financial freedom.
- We do episodes where we take individual finance topics and deeper dive into them. These aren't your typical finance topics either...

Come join the party...

    Shifting Our Mindset On Debt

    Shifting Our Mindset On Debt

    In this podcast episode, Joseph Reinke discusses how two FitBUX members use pscyhology to rethink debt and reduce their financial related stress.
    In one instance, the FitBUX member has a low interest rate mortgage debt.  Although his savings account is earning more interest, he is stressed about having a 300k balance on a mortgage.
    In the other instance, the FitBUX member needs to save for the IDR tax bomb but is stressed that their student loan balance isn't going down.
    Tune in to see how these FitBUX members used Joe's guidance to reduce their stress.

    • 16 min
    What Is Human Capital | Generate A Lot Of Wealth By Knowing What Human Capital Is.

    What Is Human Capital | Generate A Lot Of Wealth By Knowing What Human Capital Is.

    Join Joseph Reinke, the founder of FitBUX, as he explores the often overlooked concept of human capital and its critical role in achieving financial wellness and freedom. In this engaging podcast episode, Joseph addresses a common concern among young professionals: the daunting reality of debt and negative net worth. However, he brings a fresh perspective by illustrating how human capital—your education, experiences, and skills—constitutes your most valuable asset.
    This episode demystifies the concept of human capital, explaining it not just as your potential to earn, but as the embodiment of your knowledge, creativity, and professional attributes that collectively produce economic value. Joseph uses relatable analogies, like comparing an individual's intangible assets to those of a technology company like Facebook, to make the concept more accessible and impactful.
    Listeners will discover how understanding and leveraging their human capital can transform their approach to debt, investments, and overall financial planning. The discussion also covers practical strategies for maximizing wealth through both vertical and horizontal growth in human capital, providing actionable insights for listeners to apply immediately to their financial lives.
    Perfect for young professionals aged 20 to 40 seeking both tangible and intangible financial freedom, this episode not only enlightens but also empowers its audience to reframe their financial outlook and achieve greater economic success.

    • 18 min
    President Biden's new Student Loan Debt Relief Proposal

    President Biden's new Student Loan Debt Relief Proposal

    Welcome to the latest episode of our podcast, where we delve into the heart of financial wellness and empowerment for the modern young professional. In this special episode, our founder and leading financial expert, Joseph Reinke, takes an in-depth look at the newly announced plans for student debt relief. With a fine-tooth comb, we dissect the proposals, their potential impact, and the reality behind the numbers.
    Are these plans a beacon of hope for millions, or a political move with the elections in mind? Joseph doesn't just lay out the facts; he invites you to weigh in with your thoughts on whether these proposals will see the light of day. From discussing who benefits from the cancellation of unpaid interest to the nuances of automatic debt cancellation for certain borrowers, this episode promises clarity in the complex world of student loans and financial freedom.
    But that's not all. We're not just talking dollars and cents; we're discussing the tangible and intangible aspects of financial freedom. How do these plans affect your financial wellness, and what does it mean for your journey towards financial independence?
    Whether you're on YouTube or tuning in through your favorite podcast platform, make sure to subscribe, hit the notification bell, and leave us a review. Your support helps us grow and reach more individuals striving for financial freedom.
    Let's navigate these proposals together, understand their true impact, and equip you with the knowledge to make informed financial decisions. For more insights and resources, visit us at FitBUX. Join us as we pave the way to financial empowerment, one episode at a time.

    • 20 min
    Avoiding Costly Mistakes On IDR Student Loan Plans

    Avoiding Costly Mistakes On IDR Student Loan Plans

    In this Podcast, Joseph Reinke, CFA, founder of FitBUX, dives deep into the complex world of Income-Driven Repayment (IDR) plans for student loans. Discover the common pitfalls that borrowers face, including miscalculated monthly payments due to both borrower and loan servicer errors, and learn strategic ways to avoid them.
    Whether you're married and confused about how your spouse's student loan debt affects your payments, or you're struggling with inaccurate payment calculations from loan servicers, this video is a must-watch. Joseph shares real-life examples where borrowers saved tens of thousands of dollars by identifying and correcting these mistakes.
    Key Highlights:
    The Borrower's Mistakes: Learn how married couples can inadvertently increase their monthly payments and how reliance on flawed government calculators can lead to overpayments. Loan Servicer Mistakes: Uncover the shocking truth about how loan servicers' errors can drastically inflate your monthly payments and what you can do to protect yourself. The Right Financial Plan: Joseph provides invaluable advice on creating a financial plan that accurately accounts for your IDR plan, including how to manage your tax liability and prioritize your financial goals. By leveraging FitBUX's innovative technology and financial expertise, you can navigate the complexities of IDR plans with confidence. This video is not just about avoiding mistakes; it's about empowering you to take control of your financial future.
    Don't let IDR plan errors drain your wallet. Watch now to learn how to secure your financial freedom!
    Links:
    Learn more about FitBUX: FitBUX.com Understanding Income-Driven Repayment Plans: Discover Here Married Filing Taxes Incorrectly? Find Out More

    • 25 min
    How A Tax Refund Works and What You Should Do With It

    How A Tax Refund Works and What You Should Do With It

    In this episode, we're discussing how a tax refund works and what you should do with it. "I'm so happy my tax refund is a lot this year." Does that sound familiar? While initially pleasing, a large tax refund might not be as beneficial as it seems.
    We'll explore why receiving a hefty tax refund indicates you've provided the government with a zero-interest loan and how you can adjust your withholdings for a better financial balance. We'll also guide you through the smartest ways to utilize your tax refund, aligning with both short-term satisfactions and long-term financial goals.
    Here's what you'll learn: The Real Cost of Your Tax Refund: Understand why a large refund isn't as advantageous as it appears and how it reflects on your financial planning.
    Adjusting Your Withholdings: Steps to correct your tax withholding to ensure more of your money works for you throughout the year, rather than waiting for a refund.
    Smart Uses for Your Tax Refund: Whether you're eyeing long-term financial prosperity or aiming for short-term goals, we'll provide strategies to make the most out of your refund.
    Remember, the goal is not to judge your financial health by the size of your refund but to understand your effective tax rate and optimize your withholdings accordingly.
    By claiming the correct number of dependents and adjusting your deductions, you can take control of your finances and potentially reduce the size of your refund, making your money more accessible throughout the year.
    When that refund does arrive, we'll help you prioritize where it can be most impactful for your financial wellbeing. Whether it's paying down debt, saving for a rainy day, or investing in your future, we've got you covered. Join us as we simplify the complex world of taxes and refunds, ensuring you make informed decisions that resonate with your financial narrative. Subscribe now and turn those insights into action.
    Join FitBUX to get help.

    • 9 min
    Is Buying A House About To Get Cheaper? - Weekly Financial Update 3.22.24

    Is Buying A House About To Get Cheaper? - Weekly Financial Update 3.22.24

    In this podcast, we dive deep into the news that is shaking up the American real estate market. A landmark antitrust ruling against the National Association of Realtors has led to a historic $418 million settlement that's poised to transform how homes are bought and sold in the U.S. What does this mean for you? Whether you're buying, selling, or just interested in the future of real estate, you'll find valuable insights here. We break down the implications of the settlement, including the end of standard 6% commissions and the move towards competitive and negotiable agent fees. This change is expected to lower the overall cost of buying a home by thousands of dollars, fundamentally altering the dynamics of the housing market. Additionally, we provide our analysis on the future of real estate costs. With agent commissions expected to drop significantly, we discuss how this could make home buying more accessible for many Americans and what it means for the market's overall health. But that's not all – we also delve into the upcoming changes to PAYE (Pay As You Earn) and explore who will be most affected by its phase-out. This is crucial information for anyone dealing with student loans or contemplating higher education financing. Don't miss our comprehensive overview of these pivotal developments. Join us as we explore the future landscape of real estate and what it means for buyers, sellers, and the industry as a whole. -*-*- USEFUL LINKS -*-*- * https://www.fitbux.com * https://www.fitbux.com/money-school/ * https://www.fitbux.com/podcast/ * https://www.fitbux.com/student-loan-refinance/ * https://www.fitbux.com/student-loan-planner/

    • 13 min

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