Is there a difference between cheap and frugal?
Some see them as the same thing and others feel there is a big difference.
As per usual, Nicole and Andy disagree on the cheap vs. frugal discussion and they dive into it headfirst.
Where do you fall? Is cheap the same thing as frugal? Should there be a better word being discussed here?
Let us know at MarriageKidsandMoney.com/Voicemail or on social @AndyHillMKM
Faith & Leo Jean-Louis recently paid off over $200,000 of debt. The year after, they invested over $100,000 in the stock market.
Discover how they did this and paid fewer taxes in the process. This inspiring young family is building generational wealth through faith, legacy, and focused investing.
What would generational wealth mean to your family?
Check out the show notes and video: https://marriagekidsandmoney.com/invest-100000-in-1-year-faith-leo-jean-louis
Do you feel talking about money is taboo?
Nicole and I dive into how sensitive it is to talk about money in our culture and in our relationship.
We discuss ways that this awkwardness has made its way into our marriage and takeaways for other couples who are wondering how to handle the taboo topic of money.
Want to give us feedback or ideas for future episodes?
Contact us on social @AndyHillMKM or leave a voicemail at marriagekidsandmoney.com/voicemail
After working in his corporate career for 20 years, Tom is looking to resign and experience his financial independence.
He wants to do it right and leave with a severance package that helps him roll into his early retirement.
Sam Dogen from Financial Samurai joins me to help Tom engineer his layoff and make this process successful.
Also, Andy LeBlanc from Utah shares how he became a millionaire by age 41!
Is it worth it to leave a six-figure career to pursue entrepreneurship?
That's what I asked my wife Nicole today.
It's been one year since I left my job and we've been through a lot with the pandemic, virtual school and loss of income.
We discuss the impact of this decision, if we'd do it all over again and advice for other couples considering this entrepreneurship leap.
Some people feel that budgets can be restricting or they reinforce a scarcity mindset.
While others get a sense of freedom and control with their budget.
So what's the right answer?
Jesse Mecham, Founder of You Need a Budget (YNAB), joins me to discuss this debate and how people can find their individual path with budgeting.
Can you be happily married and have separate bank accounts?
Nicole and I dive deep into the subject and analyze if this is something we could do in our relationship after 10 years of having one joint account.
Knowing how personal this topic can be, Nicole and I share three takeaways for couples to decide if this is right for them.
What do you think? Could you see having yours, mine and ours account in your relationship?
Let us know @AndyHillMKM on social!
Rachel Cruze joins me to answer a question from anonymous: "My husband wants separate bank accounts and I don't. What should I do?"
We discuss the options available to our anonymous friend including the importance of clear communication and even asking for support from a marriage counselor.
Rachel and I also discuss her thoughts on the Enneagram Test, how she differs in opinions from her Dad, Dave Ramsey and what she thinks of the FIRE Community.
During the second part of the episode, I throw out another MKM Challenge to reflect on 2020 and fight our instincts toward negativity.
Lastly, Zoey joins me for our very first "Money Quiz"!
What's money for if you can't enjoy it?
Sometimes when it's all lumped into one account that can be hard.
Nicole and I talk about the benefits of breaking your money into buckets to allow yourself to have some more fun.
Do you break your money into buckets? Let us know on social @AndyHillMKM!