Interviews

I did a video interview with Ken who blogs at The Humble Penny.  He came round to chat about the role that fear can play in motivating you to take action and other stuff related to financial independence, blogging and life in general.

You can see his write up of our interview over at The Humble Penny here.

I also did an interview with Araminta, who blogs at Financially Mint.

As well as being a student, Araminta is a bit of a personal finance whizz.  She manages to combine her studies in Edinburgh with working, blogging and side hustles.

When you’re in debt, your compounding machine is stuck in reverse gear. So paying for college without taking on a crippling amount of student debt is a big issue.  I was lucky to go to university before tuition fees…today’s students definitely have it harder on that front. This means that frugality, part time / holiday jobs and fresh thinking are more important than ever.

Araminta is a great example of what’s possible and has some interesting thoughts on getting through college with as little debt as possible…which you can check out over at Financially Mint.

Here’s a recording of our chat:

twitter-financial-independence-1-768x384

 

If you’d like more, I recently pulled together various interviews (TV, podcasts, press) and put them all in one place….see the Interview Page here.

3 comments

  1. “a crippling amount of student debt” – this may be so in the USA, but in England not. The ‘debt’ is very different from a car loan or a mortgage. It should be seen more as a Graduate Tax. You only pay a percentage of your salary above a certain threshold. It doesn’t matter if the ‘debt’ is £50k or £500k, you still pay the same and any remaining balance is wiped after 30yrs.

  2. I love this interview. I also like your definition of FI. I think it’s a hard question to answer as it can mean something different to different people.

    Little Miss Fire
    https://littlemissfireblog.wordpress.com

    1. Thank you LMF…yes, it (FIre) definitely means different things to different people…there is not just one truth… not just one way to live

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

Mr. Money Mustache

You can escape to financial freedom...

Altucher Confidential

You can escape to financial freedom...

Monevator

You can escape to financial freedom...

Mad Fientist

Financial Independence

jlcollinsnh

The Simple Path to Wealth

%d bloggers like this: