Brunch Bite VIDEO: How to truly become financially independent

Dyalekt and I were lucky to celebrate Canada’s Independence Day in Canada and America’s Independence Day in America this year. So we thought we do a video on how to become financially independent! Watch this quick video on the number one way to create financial independence and be in control of your money: We’ve done a number of Read more about Brunch Bite VIDEO: How to truly become financially independent[…]

Brunch Bite VIDEO – Don’t Let Anyone Define Your Grind

Dyalekt and I celebrated Juneteenth last week in Ashland, OR, at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. In honor of the celebration, we shot a video on the economics of fried chicken and watermelon and why it’s so important to let no one (NO ONE) define your grind: There is no such thing as what an entrepreneur Read more about Brunch Bite VIDEO – Don’t Let Anyone Define Your Grind[…]

What if your taxes could be done at the push of a button?

I ended up taking an accidental 3-week hiatus on sending out newsletters this week because I was busy getting married, and oh my gosh, is that time consuming no matter how “low key” you think you made it! We just had our big Pie Day Wedding Celebration in NYC on 3/13 and suddenly, my corporate Read more about What if your taxes could be done at the push of a button?[…]

How to crush your income goals in 2016

When people think of personal finances or financial planning, we often think we’ll be told to spend less and save more. It’s money we feel like we can control because it’s already in our hands. Worrying about the money you already have has its limits though. There’s only so much less you can spend and Read more about How to crush your income goals in 2016[…]

Saying yes to the things that scare you the most

Driving back to the east coast from a 6-week trip up and down the west coast! Check out the epic journey on instagram under #vinylgoeswest! I guess the first thing I learned is that I really need to batch my writing! Just like that, I missed two weeks of newsletters and this one is late! Read more about Saying yes to the things that scare you the most[…]

The very important difference between passion and purpose

We wrapped up our incredible October Entrepreneur Month with a recap show this last Sunday that included a bonus interview with Neelam Brar, CEO and founder of District Cowork. One of the biggest takeaways we had from speaking to all these entrepreneurs is that it’s not just about doing what you love or following your passion. Read more about The very important difference between passion and purpose[…]

How I got over my fear of selling (mostly) | Brunch on a Wednesday

One of the things I always knew in the back of my head that I would have to do when I decided to do Brunch & Budget full time is actually sell my services to prospective clients. It might be why it took so long to quit my day job in the first place. The Read more about How I got over my fear of selling (mostly) | Brunch on a Wednesday[…]

Two Guest Blog Pieces on “Retirement” for the Freelancer/Entrepreneur

I didn’t mean to, but it’s been on my mind lately, and these two posts coincidentally came out at the same time. I wrote a post for Maker’s Row that elaborates on the original radio show we did about why you should never retire. And most recently, here’s an excerpt from my post on FreelancetoFreedomProject.com: Read more about Two Guest Blog Pieces on “Retirement” for the Freelancer/Entrepreneur[…]

How to be as intuitive an investor as you are a consumer

Such an inspiring show with founder and CEO of Goldbean, Jane Barratt. Even as a financial planner, investing is something I’ve usually let investment experts or robo advisors (my money’s with Wealthfront) do the heavy lifting on. It’s an incredibly complex world and for the most part, it made more sense to hire the expertise Read more about How to be as intuitive an investor as you are a consumer[…]

Should you be an employee or contractor? Here’s why it matters | Brunch on a Wednesday

There hasn’t been an easier or more exciting time to consider being a freelancer or entrepreneur than now. Technology has made it possible for more and more people to work for themselves and choose a life of financial independence. But sometimes, companies will take advantage of that, whether it’s the small business owner who is Read more about Should you be an employee or contractor? Here’s why it matters | Brunch on a Wednesday[…]