Latest Episode • September 24, 2021

BiggerPocket Money Podcast 234: Finance Friday: From “We Can’t Retire” To Retiring Early in 5 Years

A rock-solid financial position consists of a few things: budgeting, expense tracking, living below your means, and making extra income. Once those are accomplished, you’re on track to start investing heavily and financial independence is in sight. This is exactly the position Lynsey (mother to Mind ... show more

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One of the most frequently asked questions in the BiggerPockets forums is "How can I start investing in real estate with no money and bad credit?" The answer? You can't (Well, to be more accurate, you probably shouldn't). You need to fix your "No money and bad credit" situation and invest from a position of financial strength. Co-hosted by BiggerPockets' Scott Trench and Mindy Jensen, this podcast provides the education you didn't get in school. You'll get tips for getting your financial house in order and actionable advice from guests who have been in your shoes - and found their way out.

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Previous Episodes

September 20, 2021

BiggerPocket Money Podcast 233: How to Financially Plan for 2 Special Needs Family Members

Life can be challenging at times. When you think you’re in a stable spot, the universe tends to throw you one (or many) curveballs. In the realm of financial education, the smart early decisions we ma ... show more

September 17, 2021

BiggerPocket Money Podcast 232: Finance Friday: What Would You Do With an Extra $100k Per Year?

Kari and her wife made some big moves over the past few years. They packed up their stuff and left the San Francisco Bay Area for a relocation in the midwest. Unlike the Bay Area, the Midwest has many ... show more

September 13, 2021

BiggerPockets Money Podcast 231: 'On the Road' to FIRE: The Massive Financial Benefits of Van Living

Not everyone has the vagabond spirit of those who choose to optionally live out of their cars, trucks, or vans. While this isn’t up Scott and Mindy’s alley, it’s been perfectly fine for today’s guests ... show more

September 10, 2021

BiggerPockets Money Podcast 230: Finance Friday: In My Mid-50s, Do I Have Enough to Retire Next Year?

Retiring early can be a daunting task. Not only do you have to do more, with less time, but you have to stay diligent on your budgeting, expense tracking, and investing if you want to hit your goal by ... show more

September 6, 2021

BiggerPockets Money Podcast 229: The 6 Money Mistakes High School/College Students MUST Avoid

Most college students know next to nothing about money. Even worse, many of them sign on to expensive student loans with almost no plan on how they’re going to pay it back. While this is the average, ... show more

September 3, 2021

BiggerPockets Money Podcast 228: Finance Friday: Is “Random Spending” Ruining Your Budget?

“Beware of little expenses; a small leak will sink a great ship.” This is the topic of today’s episode, where we interview Jenny for a Finance Friday review. Jenny is finishing up her fourth degree an ... show more

August 30, 2021

BiggerPockets Money Podcast 227: ‘Rocketing' To FI at Age 35: What’s Life Like Post-Retirement?

What do you think of when you think about retirement? Are you on a tropical island drinking fruity cocktails out of a coconut? If you dream about that sort of retirement, Steve Adcock may have some re ... show more

August 27, 2021

BiggerPockets Money Podcast 226: Finance Friday: Is Your Cash Losing Value While You Wait to Invest?

Sometimes having a lot of cash can be dangerous. Would you rather be sitting on months (or even years) worth of emergency reserves or have your money be challenging inflation by sitting in investments ... show more

August 23, 2021

BiggerPockets Money Podcast 225: From $52K in Debt to $100K/Month in (Almost) Passive Income

A lot of people in the financial independence community successfully get out of debt, but not many of them get out of debt and then start a monthly six-figure side business. One person who has done th ... show more

August 20, 2021

BiggerPockets Money Podcast 224: Finance Friday: Paid-Off House Peace of Mind vs. Investing Opportunity

Making too much money is a good problem to have, and it’s one that many people in the Bay Area experience. Today we talk to Laurin, a mother of two, making $281,000 a year when combining her salary wi ... show more

August 16, 2021

BiggerPockets Money Podcast 223: How ‘The Rich Immigrant’ Went from $10/Hour to Wealthy Globetrotter

Dee Olateru doesn’t have the traditional FI story, but it didn’t take her long to catch onto the concepts that now allow her to live a life exactly how she sees fit. Dee immigrated to the United State ... show more

August 13, 2021

BiggerPockets Money Podcast 222: Finance Friday: Are You Too Over-Diversified In Your Investments?

Investments galore! This week, we talk to Jeana and Scott, a couple with a hefty amount of investments under their belt. We know what you’re thinking, “what type of stocks and real estate are they inv ... show more

August 9, 2021

BiggerPockets Money Podcast 221: Hard Decisions Leading to a $170k Debt Payoff (During Covid)

Darius Smith always knew how to make money, but wasn’t very good at saving it. Growing up, he had jobs ranging from delivering phone books, to running paper routes, to even putting up eviction notices ... show more

August 6, 2021

BiggerPockets Money Podcast 220: Finance Friday: How Do I Scale My Business But Reduce My Hours?

Entrepreneurs work long, stressful hours, and as a result, they get paid the big bucks. This is the position that Stephanie, a freelance Salesforce consultant is in. She makes a respectable income, br ... show more

August 2, 2021

BiggerPockets Money Podcast 219: Syndications: Everything You Need to Know BEFORE You Invest

You may have heard the term “real estate syndication” thrown out quite a lot over the past few years. It seems like almost every real estate investor is either starting a real estate syndication or in ... show more

July 30, 2021

BiggerPockets Money Podcast 218: Finance Friday: How to Plan for Inconsistent Income as an Entrepreneur

Combining finances can be complicated, but what’s even more complicated is combining one salary with two inconsistent business accounts. How do you manage the household’s budget when you don’t know wh ... show more

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