This page contains all released podcast episodes.
self-limiting beliefs

L2F 029 What’s Holding You Back From Pursuing FI? (Self-limiting Beliefs) And 3 Simple Steps to Get Started on the Path to Financial Independence

PODCAST Four Common Self-limiting Beliefs In this episode we discuss some common self-limiting beliefs that hold people back from pursuing FI and how to overcome them. #1 – I don’t make enough money #2 – I don’t want to live a restricted life, one that requires sacrifice #3 – I’m not good with money #4

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the u curve of happiness

L2F 028 The U Curve of Happiness Happiness Increases with Age

PODCAST Before Claire and I return in September 2021 I have another archived episode for you – The U Curve of Happiness (studies have shown that unhappiness bottoms out at age 47). This one dates back to September 2018 and was released as an episode of the Retire Hoppy podcast. I love this episode for

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late starter fire

L2F 026 Late Starter FIRE It's Never Too Late to Pursue FI

PODCAST Show Notes Our Guest is Late Starter FIRE She lives in Melbourne Australia Works in health services Blogs about FIRE for people who are older Late Starter FIRE (LSF) got interested in FIRE 3 years ago when she realized she didn’t know how much she had saved for retirement. She felt overwhelmed! Her search

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it's about time

L2F 025 It’s About Time Money is Time

PODCAST Show Notes It’s About Time: Pursuing FI One of the great things about FIRE is the insights it offers. You discover different ways of thinking about things such as your relationship with money, lifestyle inflation and time which is the subject of today’s show. The pursuit and achievement of FIRE is not about money.

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early retirement

L2F 024 Early Retirement Our Take on Critical Early Retirement Topics

PODCAST Show Notes Our subject is early retirement. What is early retirement? Adjustments Motivation Is it worth it? Claire’s definition of early retirement is any time before reaching for Social Security benefit age. Early Retirement Adjustments Some of the challenges we faced after retiring earlier include: Retirement is a top 10 stressful life event Relocating

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financial independence

L2F 022 How We Achieved Financial Independence Don't Overlook the Importance of the non-financial factors

PODCAST Show Notes We equate financial independence (FI) with early retirement. We examine our experience from the non-financial and the financial perspectives. The financial perspective follow 5 of the 6 practices for achieving FI from episode 14. The Non-financial Factors of Pursuing Financial Independence Pursuing financial independence requires making changes to your lifestyle which isn’t

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second act

L2F 021 Second Act Entrepreneurship with Kristen Edens Why It's Not Too Late to Start a Business

PODCAST Show Notes Our guest is copyrighter writer and blogger Kristen Edens of KristenEdens.com Her blog features life after 50: career, family, personal finance and retirement. You can find Kristen on LinkedIn at Kristen Reed Edens. Her Twitter handle is @scribblerKris. Our Topic is Second Act Entrepreneurship She was formerly an exercise physiologist before starting

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gratitude and ambition

L2F 020 Gratitude and Ambition The Role of Gratitude and Ambition in Pursuing FI

PODCAST Show Notes This is our last episode for 2020. Our topic is gratitude and ambition and FIRE Gratitude and Ambition Gratitude is feeling thankful for what you have and not constantly seeking more. When it comes to FIRE, gratitude can help control spending People who practice gratitude are more comfortable with delayed gratification Delaying gratification also helps

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comparing yourself with others

L2F 016 Speaking Our Mind Ted and Claire Discuss Comparing Yourself With Others, Talking about FI During the Pandemic and Claire's Career Break

PODCAST Show Notes Our show features 3 topics that we’ve talked about around the house: comparing yourself with others, is it OK to talk about FIRE during the pandemic and Claire’s career break Topic 1 Comparing Yourself With Others This topic is inspired by one of Shaun’s (Project Palm Tree) weekly postcards which is entitled

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practices to achieve financial independence

L2F 014 The 6 Practices to Achieve Financial Independence

PODCAST Show Notes We open with several announcements FinCon 2020, Long Beach CA, has been cancelled. The next FinCon will be in 2021 in Austin TX Our podcast is now available on Spotify as well as iTunes, TuneIn and PlayerFM. You can begin the subscription process from the Later2FIRE home page. Speaking of which, our

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Travis Luther

L2F 013 Travis Luther and The Fun Side of the Wall

Podcast Show Notes Travis Luther is a speaker, entrepreneur and author of The Fun Side of the Wall. He is also Director for Metropolitan State University of Denver’s Road Founders College of Business Incubator. He holds a masters degree in sociology from the University of Colorado Denver. His podcast features two stories: 1) overcoming adversity to

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L2F 012 Principles of Later2FIRE

Podcast A principle is a fundamental proposition that’s the foundation for a system of belief or a chain of reasoning. You should be comfortable with the principles of Later2FIRE. Show Notes We’re making a subtle change to the meaning of the FIRE acronym from Financial Independence Retire Early to Financial Independence Retire Earlier. This change

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L2F 011 It’s Not Too Late to Pursue Financial Independence

Podcast Many people are behind in saving for retirement. Following the practices of FIRE can help you catch up. Show Notes Re-branding the show to Later2FIRE. The target audience is an underrepresented niche of people who are older and can benefit from following the principles and practices of FIRE. We’re inspired to make this change

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