Don and his wife are both teachers. They have combined teaching income of about $125K. On top of teaching, they earn about $20K in additional income from side hustles. He discusses how he earns income on the side and the positive attitude needed to increase your earnings. They have about $350K in retirement accounts, $10K in cash, $7K in gold, and $7K in a 529 plan. Don also discusses his pension and provides advice to others who are pension eligible. Furthermore, he and his wife spend about $75K annually.
94: Net Worth of 1.4M - Female, Mid 30's, Started with 35K Job
This week's episode highlights Ericka with a current net worth of 1.4M. She is married and has seven rental units, most of which are single family houses (from which she currently makes about 10K a month in passive income). She and her husband have 60% of their net worth in real estate, 25% in equities, 12% in cash, and 3% in other including crypto. Ericka has a motivating story about growing her annual salary from 35K to over six figures, and unveils her journey to millionaire.
93: Net Worth of 1.0M - The Loonie Doctor, Don't get Financially Hosed
Today's interview features the Loonie Doctor, a Canadian physician who blogs at . He discusses his investment allocation (and why he's chosen that allocation), why doctors are notoriously bad with money, how investment vehicles in Canada differ from those in the US, his experience with financial advisors, and why it's important to keep learning and trying new things.
92: Guest Interview - Self Storage Investing
Kris joins us to discuss his story and the benefits of investing in self storage. He personally started investing in real estate by buying duplexes with the goal of owning 50 total units that cash flowed to fit his lifestyle. He then decided to invest in a ground-up multi-family development before turning his attention to self storage. Kris discusses the ins and outs of self storage and shares why it's a great investment. Read more about him and his company at https://www.reliantinvestments.com/.
91: Net Worth of 650K - 33-Year-Old Sales Manager on FIRE
Todd, a 33-year-old sales manager (wife works in project management), shares his story and investment allocation. He and his wife have a current net worth of $650K with $525K invested in equities. Of the $525K, roughly 70% is invested domestically, while 30% is invested internationally. Todd also discusses changing one's investment allocation over time, living in a high cost of living area, and what FIRE means for him. He also shares that they spend about $100K annually.