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Author: Brian Preston and Bo Hanson

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Brian Preston and Bo Hanson, fee-only financial planners and wealth managers, go beyond common sense as they help you make smart financial decisions. Their professional credentials, sophisticated topics, and approachable style have attracted thousands fans and made them a personal finance phenomena.

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495 Episodes
If you interact with any other human beings, you are involved in negotiations! At its heart, the art of negotiation is an interpersonal skill that can not only help you save money, but can make you a better friend, co-worker, partner, or boss. Too often we think one person wins and the other loses when negotiating. That is not the case! It is all about setting aside your own desires long enough to learn about another person. This episode will show you our top five tips to transform your personal and professional interactions for the better. For more information, visit: in a new tab)
Tax evasion is illegal, however, tax avoidance is highly encouraged. Roth accounts provide an outstanding opportunity for tax advantaged retirement savings and wealth building. This powerful investment vehicle was created to encourage everyone to save for retirement and see the beauty of investing in their financial future. This episode will teach you exactly how to take advantage of this opportunity in your own financial life. For more information, visit: in a new tab)
No one wants to be fooled. Unfortunately, there are many popular financial products that seem like a good idea, but can actually derail your financial plans and cause you to miss out on true wealth building opportunities. Truly wealthy, secure people know how to tell which financial investments are worth it and which are too good to be true. In this episode, we'll teach you how to tell the difference and think like a millionaire! For more information, visit:
It's not always about how much money you make. It's about how much money you keep. We often share strategies on how to build wealth and reach your first million, but are you equipped to hang onto it in the long-run? This episode lets you learn from our experience with high income individuals. Some have kept their wealth, building it for the long-term, while others have fallen into common, but dangerous habits that have caused financial failures. Which will you be? For more information, visit:
GameStop, GameStop, and more GameStop! What in the world happened? Unless you've been living under a rock, that's all anyone has been talking about for the past week. And many people still have no clue as to what is going on, so that's where we come in. We're breaking down the entire GameStop situation and giving you some tips and tricks to apply to your personal finances as well.
Are you ready to start winning at money and life? We gathered all of the financial and life advice we've read and experienced over the years and put it into one episode! For more information, visit:
Financial success doesn't have to be rare. By teaching the younger generation basic principles of compounding interest and money management, we can equip each and every one of them to become multi-millionaires by the time they retire. Our message to young savers (from small children to young adults) is this: wealth creation is surprisingly simple, but it's not easy! This episode will show you how much your money can grow when you have time on your side, and teach you how to avoid common financial mistakes that can hurt your success. Whether you're young yourself, or a friend or family member to a young person, this episode is for you! For more information, visit:
Our view of Bitcoin is evolving and your input has helped. Fans of the show have been asking what we think of Bitcoin for 2021. Here's what we think of Bitcoin as an investment, how you should think of it in the context of your total investment portfolio, and how to use it.
We’re guilty. Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous and Cribs influenced our childhood ideas of what wealth looks like more than we would like to admit. Today, we work with wealthy folks from all over the country and help them make smart financial decisions. The contrast between common perceptions of wealth and the characteristics of truly successful people is stark! In this episode, we pull back the curtain to reveal what true financial success looks like and what milestones or characteristics you should (and should not) strive to emulate. For more information, visit:
There are two ways to build wealth: 1) Spend less, or 2) Earn more! Saving money is a popular financial topic, but today's episode is dedicated to learning how to earn more. We live in what's known as the gig economy. It's more possible than ever to pick up a side-hustle that helps you hit your financial goals, like paying off debt, investing 20-25%, or bulking up your emergency fund. So, where should you invest your time and how much can you really make in the gig economy? Let's talk about it! For more information, visit:
Ever wonder how much money people make by being on YouTube? You will be SHOCKED by how much money some YouTubers earn. This week's LIVE Q&A episode will reveal who the top 10 highest-paid YouTube stars are and how they managed to cash in so handsomely from the video platform.
Have you done your Net Worth statement recently? This is one of our favorite and most powerful yearly traditions. Simply add up your assets, and subtract your liabilities, and you'll start to get a picture of where you are financially. In this show, we're breaking down what your Net Worth statement should look like at your age! We'll explain what elements you should watch out for, explore how you measure up to your peers, and show you how to improve in the coming year. For more information, visit:
We will never forget the year 2020. No one could have predicted the ways this year has affected our lives. As we turn the page to a new year, we can't help but look back and consider what we've learned, the mindsets we will leave behind, and the perspective we will take with us into 2021 and beyond. For more information, visit:
After a combined 30+ years of experience of financial planning, we've seen retirement done right... and NOT right. So what are the key factors that will make or break your retirement? Whether it's stress testing your plan for weaknesses or understanding how your mindset will affect your success - we unpack it all in this episode! For more information, visit:
We break down the most popular financial resolutions and whether or not each one is worth it. The ones that are worth it? We'll give you some Money Guy tips on how to accomplish it. For more information, visit:
Who wants to be a millionaire? Everyone. We believe that everyone can build wealth, but what does it actually take to be a millionaire? In this episode, we not only walk through habits and characteristics of highly successful millionaires, but we also break down powerful numbers and strategies. How much do you need to save at your age to become a millionaire by the time you're 65? And if you got a late start - how much do you need to save to catch up? For more information, visit:
How do you know you're on the right track on the path to financial abundance? Consider this episode your roadmap to financial success! We walk through each step along your financial journey, explaining how to tell if you're on track, pitfalls to watch out for, and exactly what you need to do to get to the next level. For more information, visit:
Make sure you maximize your tax dollars this year! Whether just starting out or reaching a new level of financial complexity, we have important tax planning tips you can take advantage of before the year ends. For more info, visit:
Financial freedom lets you do what you want, when you want, and how you want. FIRE (Financial Independence/Retire Early) is the dream that you can take advantage of this sooner! So, how has 2020 affected the FIRE movement? We pull out the big guns and run some example Monte Carlo simulations in real time with software we use for our financial planning clients! For more information, visit:  
Owning a new car sounds great... but is it actually keeping you poor? Buying a car can be a treacherous process, threatening to knock your financial life way off course. This episode will walk you through everything you need to know! You'll be able to walk off the lot knowing you made an informed decision and got a good deal! For more information, visit:
Comments (5)

Austin Peek

This was the first podcast I ever listened to... It was back in 2005. Y'all the original OGs of Business Podcasts.

Jan 19th

Josh Barnett

The millionaire next door formula tells you what your net worth should be or cash on hand combined with retirement savings should be?

Aug 18th
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martha S


May 16th

Jonathan Rooney

What online money market account do you suggest? Currently considering capitol one 360 money market.

Dec 19th
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