I was inspired to do this show by watching a recent conversation thread in the RPF Facebook Group about where to store your emergency fund.
I thought it'd be fun to share with you the things I think about with regard to emergency fund storage.
Enjoy the show!
I've been busy today preparing for Hurricane Irma here at the Radical Personal Finance Global Headquarters.
At the moment, the National Hurricane Center forecasts the eye of the storm to pass squarely over HQ.
So, I thought I'd record a podcast and share a few things with you:
Gotta run! Lots to do...
It's Friday! On Fridays we do a live Q&A show. Today we cover:
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But, is it really bad?
I say not.
"Price gouging" (or, more accurately stated, the adjustment of market prices to meet changing demand) has tremendous utility for the well-being of all involved and is absolutely upright, moral, and ethical.
Of course, this guy says it's wrong, morally and economically. I deal with his "arguments" in the show.
I've been watching the #HoustonFloods this weekend and considering the lessons I can learn for my own disaster planning.
Today, I share some useful ideas for you about how to plan for events like the Houston Floods.
Yesterday I was watching the solar eclipse (up north in the 100% band) and I happened to have breakfast with an expediter.
Not sure what that is?
Basically, a truck driver who drives a van. (More in the audio show.)
As we ate, I tried to lay out a few paths on how he could become financially free based on his current work.
And, I promised him a show on the topic.
So, you get to listen in as I tell him--and you--how any normal person can use a live-on-the-job opportunity as a trampoline to bounce them into the upper tiers of financial abundance.
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Today, we cover:
As I celebrate the opening of the registration page for the beta launch of the new Radical Personal Finance Guide to Career & Income Planning, I intend to share with you a few simple lessons related to career and income.
Today, we begin with the philosophical fundamentals: the interplay of human capital and financial capital. We all start with what we have (human capital) and use it to create financial capital, which we ultimately work to have in surplus. Once we have surplus, we get to decide what to do with it.
I've had a tough summer. I have nothing to complain about. I've been richly blessed and, in almost every way outside of Radical Personal Finance, life has been sweet. But, RPF hasn't been so great for me. And, if it hasn't been so great for me, it might not have been so great for you either.
I thought you might appreciate hearing the explanation and the story.
It's important to me to share the good and the bad--the heights and the lows--with you in order to help you understand that we all share common struggles and trials.
That said, I don't think it's helpful to talk about problems unless I can also suggest a solution. And, thankfully, I've worked out some solutions to my problems. So, now I'm ready to share the problems with you!
I've figured out what's wrong with Radical Personal Finance. And [I think] I've figured out how to fix it!
Here's the story...