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Welcome to the Radical Personal Finance Podcast
Hi there! My name is Joshua Sheats and I’m here to guide you on your path to financial freedom. I’ve learned from years of experience as a professional financial advisor what works and what doesn’t. I’m here to share with you the proven strategies, tools, and tactics that you need to achieve your goals more quickly and more efficiently. No matter where you’re starting, you can clarify what financial freedom means to you, construct a comprehensive financial plan, and work the plan until you’re free. Let’s get started!
Joshua J. Sheats, MSFS
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As with most taxes, the Obamacare tax penalty is, in some ways, optional. In today’s show I teach you all of the ways that I know to escape it!
402 – How to Raise Money for your Company Without a Bank or VC! (And Perhaps Find Your Next Big Investment Winner): Interview with Nathan Rose, Author of “Equity Crowdfunding: The Complete Guide for Startups and Growing Companies”
Equity Crowdfunding is a way for companies to solicit investments from individuals similar to how product crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter.
401 – Annual Income Goals are for Dreamers; Hourly Income Goals are for You (If You’re Serious About Your Wealth)
So, you set a goal for your income next year. That’s a nice place to start, but it does nothing for you if you don’t translate it into an hourly goal.
I learned the hard way not to wait until the end of December to think about how my past year went and how I wanted my next year to go. Don’t wait.
It’s easy to look at challenges in life and despise them. If you feel that way, I encourage you to recognize these challenges as opportunities for growth.
398 – How to Invest In Your Local Community for Financial Profit and Community Gain: Interview With Businessman and Investor Tim Yarbrough
Tim Yarbrough has personally invested in dozens of companies in his community. Today, he shares his wisdom from 40 years of experience with you and with me.
397 – The Health Insurance Series, Part 3: The Premium Tax Credit (PTC): What It Is, How It Works, and How to Maximize Your Cash From It
The Premium Tax Credit is for those with income between 100% and 400% of the Federal Poverty Level who buy health insurance via government-run marketplace.
396 – Job –> High-Paying Job –> Savings –> Real Estate Investment –> Business –> Financial Freedom: Interview with Joe Fairless, Host of the Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever Podcast
Today I want you to pay careful attention to how Joe Fairless got into real estate. Pay attention to the arc of his overall career. And then model him.
395 – The Health Insurance Series, Part 2: Why I’m Opposed to Obamacare (And Will Probably Be Opposed to Trumpcare When It Comes Along)
Today, I share my thoughts on the Trump/Clinton election and connect it with a discussion of why I’m philosophically and morally opposed to Obamacare.
393 – The Health Insurance Series, Part 1: Your Health Is More Important Than Your Health Care or Health Insurance
Today we begin a journey through the wild world of health insurance, a topic that’s utterly frustrating to navigate and incredibly divisive in philosophy.
392 – How to Fight Local Gov to Lower Your Local Tax Bill (aka, An Antidote to Your Current Political Depression): Interview with Paul Dorr from RollBackLocalGov.com
Paul Dorr specializes in helping ordinary people organize themselves politically in order to defeat local tax increases. And he’s very good at his job!
391 – A Few Useful Tax-Planning Techniques: Interview with Craig Cody, CPA, Co-Author of “Secrets of a Tax-Free Life: Surprising Write-Off Strategies Most Business Owners Miss”
My guest today is Craig Cody and we discuss paying your kids in your business, renting your house out to your business, cost-segregation studies and more!
If you get laid off instead of quitting, there are a whole host of benefits to you such as severance and health insurance. But, how do you do it?
389 – Banish These Two Common Phrases from Your Vocabulary to Take Back Control of Your Life and Your Wealth
There are 2 phrases that we commonly use that are destructive to our personal empowerment. My advice: identify them and remove them from your vocabulary.