Being part of a cult isn’t something you’d normally want to flaunt, but if you’re part of the FIRE community, today’s guest leads a “cult” that you’d love to be in, because you value saving money, finding your “why” in life, and seeking financial independence. Even if you aren’t part of the FIRE community, you’ll recognize today’s guest. Pete Adeney, aka Mr. Money Mustache, sat down with Joe to talk about family money values growing up, multiple income streams, real estate and the current stock market. Pete shares how the blog started and shares some of his recent posts as well.
In our headline segment, we dive into online security. How secure are your passwords, especially for financial accounts? ‘Password’ is still one of the most common passwords and we share some of the other top passwords according to one list. The guys share tips to keeping your accounts secure and share one scary story of a 401k hacker. Then we answer Lynn’s question about opening a 529 for herself and Doug will share his trivia.
- 401(k) Account Hacker ‘Sacked’ (NAPA)
- These Bad Passwords Make Every Day Groundhog Day for IT Teams (Security Boulevard)
Our TikTok Minute
Mr. Money Mustache
Big thanks to Pete for joining us today. You can find him at MrMoneyMustache.com.
- Friends, starring a cast who’ve all gone on to even more starring roles, was part of what Glamour magazine called one of the best Thursday night lineups in history. So here’s a question about the blockbuster Thursday hit-fest that included Friends from 2000-2002. What were two of the other three shows listed?
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- Lynn wants to know if she can open a 529 account to use for herself in the future.
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Written by: Brooke Miller
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