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How You Handle Money

April 30, 2009
Interview with Remit Sethi, author of I Will Teach You To Be Rich




Mike Carruthers:
The recession has everyone taking a hard look at how they spend their money but the basics of personal finance remain the same.


Link Between Money & Happiness

December 2, 2013


Interview with Donna Skeels Cygan, author of the book The Joy of Financial Security: The art and science of becoming happier, managing your money wisely, and creating a secure financial future. 




Mike Carruthers:
Money may not buy happiness.


Donna Skeels Cygan:
But it most certainly impacts our happiness and I just wanted to come up with some strategies that people can use to help them with their finances as well as make them happier.

Donna Skeels Cygan

Accumulating Wealth

September 11, 2013


Interview with Brett Wilder, author of the book The Quiet Millionaire: Eliminate Financial Stress and Accumulate Wealth for a Lifetime of Security and Independence




Mike Carruthers: 
Most millionaires, you've never heard of… 


Brett Wilder: 
They're people who accumulate money very quietly. You hear about Bill Gates and Warren Buffet and Donald Trump but you don't hear about the thousands of people who know what needs to be done to make themselves financially independent.

Brett Wilder

Strategies Of The Wealthy

June 13, 2013


Interview with Jason Vanclef, author of the book The Wealth Code 2.0: How the Rich Stay Rich in Good Times and Bad




Mike Carruthers:
How do rich people get rich?


Jason Vanclef:
They don’t put all their eggs in one basket – we’ve heard it before.  They build financial tables with many different legs on them. Stocks and bonds are just one leg and they understand that legs will break but other ones will support the table.

Jason Vanclef

Your Money Decisions

February 26, 2013


Interview with Bruce Helmer, author of the book Real Wealth - How to make Smart Money Choices for what matters most to YOU




Mike Carruthers:
When you think about your overall financial situation what is it that’s important to you?


Bruce Helmer:
People are so focused on the right investment. Should I buy this stock or that stock? Should I get out of stocks completely and buy bonds? And I think that’s the wrong way to begin.

Bruce Helmer

What To Do If You Want To Be Wealthy

July 4, 2012


Interview with W. Randall Jones, author of the book The Richest Man in Town: The Twelve Commandments of Wealth




Mike Carruthers:
If you were to ask 100 of the wealthiest people in America how they achieved that wealth you would find that virtually all of them claim they have found their "perfect pitch."


W. Randal Jones:
They've found the thing that they were hard-wired to do and discovered a way to commercialize it.

W. Randall Jones

Simple Answers To Financial Questions - Part 2

May 31, 2012


Interview with Jack Otter, author of the book Worth It ... Not Worth It?: Simple & Profitable Answers to Life's Tough Financial Questions




Mike Carruthers:
When you rent a car should you buy the extra insurance just in case?


Jack Otter:
The fact is the vast majority of people don’t need that insurance it is redundant. If you own your own car then you’re insured for driving that rental car.

Jack Otter

Simple Answers To Financial Questions

May 30, 2012


Interview with Jack Otter, author of the book Worth It ... Not Worth It?: Simple & Profitable Answers to Life's Tough Financial Questions




Mike Carruthers:
Some common financial questions may seem complicated but the answer is actually simple. For instance should you buy or lease a car?


Jack Otter:
Most people are much better off buying because, among other things, it’s a lot more straightforward.

Jack Otter

Should You Rent Or Own Your Home?

April 17, 2012


Interview with Jane Hodges, author of the book Rent vs Own




Mike Carruthers:
Conventional wisdom has always been that owning a home is better than renting but that’s not necessarily true anymore because home buyer behavior has changed.


Jane Hodges:
In the past people used to put really large down payments down on their home and pay them off quickly but as time has moved on people tend to put less down and they stay for a shorter amount of time.

Jane Hodges

What You Need To Be Affluent

November 15, 2011


Interview with Joan Indursky DiFuria, author of the book Affluence Intelligence: Earn More, Worry Less, and Live a Happy and Balanced Life




Mike Carruthers:
What does it mean to be truly wealthy and fulfilled? It’s a fascinating question and some researchers did some digging.


Joan Indursky DiFuria:
As we spent more time with the truly affluent we learned that they have this certain something we call it affluence intelligence - which is a mindset that makes people not just wealthy but deeply fulfilled.

Joan Indursky DiFuria

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