Claudia and Garrett Pennington paid off nearly a quarter million dollars in debt. Better yet? They became MUCH more focused on what was important to them with money and their life. Claudia comes down to the basement on today’s show to share their inspiring story of perseverance, living a thoughtful life, and questioning the need for everything. Hulu? Questioned. Cars? Questioned. House? Questioned….and much more. Of course, that’s not all. We throw out the Haven Life line to Cameron, who wonders whether it’s a good idea to start a separate account to cover his medical in retirement.
In headlines we discuss Johnny Depp’s money problem. It appears someone may have a spending problem. But in better news, we also profile a recent NFL draft pick who uses a fantastic financial planning technique to bring in some serious money. We’ll share how on today’s show. Plus, we have Doug’s trivia, and more!
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- Jake Butt to collect on loss-of-value policy following torn ACL (ESPN)
- Johnny Depp accuses former business managers of ‘smear campaign’ after they claimed he ‘squandered’ his money on lavish lifestyle (Daily Mail)
<15:34> Claudia, Two Cup House
- According to the Mortgage Bankers Association, what was the average size of a new mortgage applied for January of this year?
<43:06> Haven Life Line
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- Cameron wants some advice on if his retirement accounts will be enough to cover his medical expenses in retirement.
<47:55> A Letter From the Mailbag
- Joe (Listener Joe that is), needs some book recommendations for his new financial book club. This list ought to keep the club busy for a few days. Use our links here so you can help the show while you help yourself.
- The Richest Man in Babylon: Six Laws of Wealth
- The Total Money Makeover: Classic Edition: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness
- Simple Wealth, Inevitable Wealth, Revised Edition
- I Will Teach You To Be Rich
- Stop Acting Rich: …And Start Living Like A Real Millionaire
- The Behavior Gap: Simple Ways to Stop Doing Dumb Things with Money
- Your Money and Your Brain: How the New Science of Neuroeconomics Can Help Make You Rich
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Emily Guy Birken is making a return trip to the basement. Tune in on Wednesday!