You can afford anything, but not everything. We make daily decisions about how to spend money, time, energy, focus and attention – and ultimately, our life. Every decision is a trade-off against another choice.
But how deeply do we contemplate these choices? Are we settling for the default mode? Or are we ruthlessly optimizing around a deliberate life?
Host Paula Pant interviews a diverse array of entrepreneurs, early retirees, millionaires, investors, artists, adventurers, scientists, psychologists, productivity experts, world travelers and regular people, exploring the tough work of...
#310: Greta is tired of financial modesty. She wants to achieve financial independence through diversified income streams, and has her eyes set on owning local duplexes. What should she focus on to make this happen?
Jeannie wants to know: when should you scale back 401k contributions so you can...
#309: Are we in a housing bubble?
Are we going to see a repeat of 2006 all over again?
Are there any good investment deals to be found right now?
These are the questions playing on many people's minds, and we seek to explore the answers in today's First Friday bonus episode.
We start by...
#308: Ziggy purchased an $890,000 property in San Mateo, CA in 2016. After living there for a year, he had to move, so he rented it out. Unfortunately, it’s cash flow negative. Is this property worth holding onto, or should he sell?
Vivek has a paid-off primary residence that he’s interested in...