On the Lifelong Learning Podcast, host Kate Nesi, wife, mother, runner, frugal mom$ter, and librarian, shares her experiences in the continuous pursuit of lifelong learning. Topics include frugal personal finance, family, marriage, making and creating, health and fitness, running, and continuing the growth mindset throughout life.
On this episode, I talk with Melanie Lockert of the website Dear Debt and one of the founders of the Lola Retreat I had the pleasure to attend in April. Melanie shares her story of being in debt, how she managed to get out of debt, where her blog came into helping her stay motivated, and how the Lola Retreat came to be.
On this episode, I talk to Kristin Wong of Get Money!
Kristin Wong is a freelance writer who regularly contributes to the New York Times, The Cut, and Lifehacker. She started out writing for one of my favorite blogs, Get Rich Slowly.
We discuss how Kristin started out writing about personal finance and how she's come to write a resourceful book for everyone to learn to take back control of their finances. Our chat includes a few chapters of her book, Get Money, and also a fun discussion about a few of the articles she's written about worrying and cursing!
On this episode, I talk with Jaime and Chris Durheim of Keep Thrifty! We discuss how Jaime's love for a more minimalist lifestyle helped them to achieve a mini-retirement for Chris and what their plans are in the coming years. You'll learn the story behind the Little White Shack they have planned as well as how they came to focus on major shared dreams.
On this episode of The Lifelong Learning Podcast, I share some of my latest fears doing the show and all about fermenting various types of yeast. Whether you're looking to make a fresh homemade pizza, a loaf of bread, or working with SCOBYs like Kombucha and Kefir you'll want to hear some of the great tips for keeping the yeast happy on this episode! In addition, I share my experiences getting into fermentation with champagne yeast when making hard ciders.
If you have experience with different types of yeast, I'd love to hear your thoughts or what you've experienced. Please leave a comment on the show notes page or send me an email at kate @ katenesi.com
Personal finance blogger JD Roth discusses financial strategies, get out of debt tips, and running!
JD started Get Rich Slowly in 2006 to document his personal journey to get out of debt. Then, he shared what he learned about savings and investing. Twelve years later, Roth managed to reach early retirement! JD will help you master your money — and your life. No scams. No gimmicks. Just smart money advice to help you get rich slowly.
On this episode, I talk with Beth Ridson from the wonderfully fun blog Shut Up and Run. Beth has inspired me for years and she is who I'd like to be when I grow up! Beth's words are encouraging and she is full of great information for anyone on a new or old running journey or looking to face new challenges in life. Be inspired! Shut up and run!
On this episode, I talk with Mike from Maplewoodshop. I recently took a course with Mike to learn how to use hand tools in woodworking and more about this great venture to bring woodworking back to the forefront of lifelong learning. This was a great conversation with Mike and he shared some awesome resources to check out!
This episode goes into further detail on our story from our experience living the frugal good life. I share our ups and downs financially and how we came to find the frugal life, plus a few tips to get yourself started on the journey.