What would it be like to win $1.2 million in Vegas?
Life-changing, yes, but for good or bad?
Adam & Danielle Silverstein, from the Marriage & Martinis Podcast, share how this windfall affected their marriage. They also share advice for other couples looking to communicate around finances in their relationship.
Marriage & Martinis: http://www.marriageandmartinis.com
The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman is a book that has really helped our marriage. The concept may be simple, but it can be difficult to remember when you're in the midst of work, busy young parenting, and global pandemics.
When we do remember to love each other the way we like to be loved, our relationship truly grows. Nicole and I discuss what our love languages are and discuss our rocky path to finding how each of us likes to be loved.
The 5 Love Languages: https://amzn.to/2Y8rEmp
1 in 3 Americans has a side hustle in 2021. This number has grown significantly over the recent years.
So ... why the growth? What is the attraction to the side hustle?
To help us answer this question and to discuss the benefits of a side hustle, I’ve invited Daniella Flores to the show today. Also known as the Side Hustle Queen, Daniella is the creator of "I Like to Dabble", an award-winning global platform that helps creatives and LGBTQ+ folks start side hustles and get their financial life and future in order.
I Like to Dabble: http://www.iliketodabble.com
This past week, we received a lot of negative feedback for paying off our mortgage early. We're very happy with our decision and realize it's not for everyone.
But we have to ask ... are we wrong for paying off our mortgage?
What do you think?
Yolanda wants to pay extra toward her mortgage but she’s not sure if she’s doing it correctly.
Holden Lewis, a Mortgage Expert from NerdWallet, joins me to help her out.
We discuss how to ensure your extra mortgage payments are going toward the principal and how refinancing your mortgage may fit into the picture.
Also, we hear how Mike Kenny, from Ontario, became a millionaire Dad by 33!
Mike Kenny: https://twitter.com/mike_kenny3
I tend to tell my wife everything ... but is that the right way to go?
My friends often tell me I'm TOO open with her. Nicole and I discuss that openness and try to determine "a line" where enough is enough with our honesty.
What do you think?
Want to become a millionaire?
Jeremy Schneider from Personal Finance Club thinks index funds are a great place to start with your investing journey. Here’s how to invest simply and effectively today.
Personal Finance Club: http://www.personalfinanceclub.com
Do you think "living on a budget" feels like a life of restriction?
Nicole and I discuss our history with budgeting over our 10-year marriage. We share our feelings on the term "living on a budget", our pros and cons of budgeting, and our takeaways for couples considering their first budget.
With the “Great Resignation” in full swing, Tori Dunlap shares how to we can make the decision whether to return to work or start a business.
She shares her personal experience after leaving her career to become a business owner.