Jonathan & Brad explore the world of Financial Independence. They discuss reducing expenses, crushing debt, building passive income streams through online businesses and real estate. How to pay off debt, Crush your grocery bill and travel the world for free. Every episode is packed with content and actionable tips and no topic is too big or small as long as it speeds up the process of reaching financial independence.

Podcast created by: Choose Fi


Recent Episodes on ChooseFI

168 | Make Time

John Zeratsky, author of Make Time, joins Brad and Jonathan to share actionable tips to build a framework that cuts through your perpetual state of busyness. For more information, visit …

167R | Should I Refinance My Mortgage?

Dropping mortgage rates prompt a conversation that explores the pros and cons of refinancing your mortgage at a lower rate. Plus, Steve Chen from NewRetirment joins the show to share …

167 | Learn Hustle Grow

Rob and Reshawn from Learn Hustle Grow discuss combining their finances and building a real estate portfolio. They talk about money mindsets, building a life together, paying down their home, …

166R | It's a Small World After All

Find out more about the upcoming ChooseFI documentary series, Andrew and Zach's experiments in financial independence, and community corrections. For more information, visit the show notes at

166 | Modern FImily With Court

Court joins the show to share how she and her wife tackled six figures of student loan debt and achieved financial independence in their early 30s with a family. For …

165R | Do You Realize What You're Doing

Answers to several reader questions about investing efficiently for your financial freedom. Learn more about low-cost broad-based index funds or if you should max out your 401k early. Recent market …

165 | Do You Need a Budget? | YNAB

The founder of YNAB, Jesse Meacham, shares his story about: Finding your "non-negotiable" Introducing your spouse to FIRE Do you really need a budget? For more information, visit the show …

164R | What are the 5 Love Languages

Learn about the five love languages and how they can help you communicate with your partner better. For more information, visit the show notes at

164 |Our Rich Journey | Amon & Christina Browning

Amon and Christina join the show today to share their journey to Financial Independence as two federal employees with young children. The couple was able to retire early in just …

163R | Roth IRA Conversion Ladder Case Study

An updated case study of the Roth IRA conversion ladder and a challenge for the community are some of the topics that Brad and Jonathan tackle today. For more information, …

163 | Finding FI | Liz and Braden

Liz grew up with a single mom that struggled financially after getting divorced. Due to that, she had to learn how to budget at a very young age. She helped …

162R | There's Water In The Cup

Credit building, travel rewards, and Larry Hanger from the Dad Edge discusses Financial Intimacy. For more information, visit the show notes at

Supercharge your path to financial independence

📈 Track your progress over time towards FI

🏆 Stay motivated with weekly reminders and earn achievements

🔬 Run "what if" scenarios in our data lab to simulate different paths to FI

🧠 Get insights on where you stand and how to reach your goals faster

🚫 We don't ask for any bank data

Sign Up
fi dashboard