Co-host Barbara Sloan and Farnoosh address your big money questions, including managing your finances after a divorce, the ins and outs of a reverse mortgage and ways to become a certified financial planner,
More about Barbara Sloan: She is the operations manager for Manhattan Renovations, bringing with her a wealth of financial and logistical experience. Prior to Manhattan Renovations Barbara gained the majority of her ten years of experience in the field of contracting with a concentration in finance but also diversified with time on Wall Street, in real estate and property management.
“The technology addiction is getting really out of hand. We tap our devices over 2,600 times a day and look at our cellphone at least every 15 minutes. So it’s constant. We’re constantly using it. The real message in the book is to use technology as a bridge to human connection, not a barrier.” – Dan Schawbel, Author of Back to Human
Dan Schawbel was one of my first guests on So Money, Episode 24. He and I have been friends for well over a decade. We were babies when we came to New York, bright-eyed, eager, and excited to take on the world and Dan has definitely has held up his end of the bargain.
Dan has advice for us on how we can make the workplace a better fit no matter our personality – whether we’re introverts or extroverts, whether we like to work from home or an office. And get this, Dan says, one face-to-face conversation can be more successful when it comes to your career and your work than dozens of back and forth emails.
Making more is a matter of the mind, our next guest says. David Neagle is the founder of the multimillion-dollar global coaching company Life Is Now, Inc,. Through his work, David helps thousands of entrepreneurs gain confidence and improve their money mindset to reach radical financial success.
David is a high school drop-out who had a near-death experience early on in life…It was a wake-up call like none other that felt like a second chance at his own life and the opportunity to help others reach their greatest potential.
Pareasa Stewart, a So Money devotee, joins Farnoosh to discuss ways to save up for a big move to New York, how people can play catch up in their retirement savings and Roth IRAs versus 401(k)s.
More about Pareasa: She’s been a huge fan of the show since its early days. She is a Millennial and lives in Houston, Texas. She works in the mortgage industry and loves public speaking, real estate and her mom. Pareasa’s mom is Persian (like me!) and together, the enjoy listening to So Money and reading When She Makes More, my latest book.
Sol Orwell is an entrepreneur, world-traveler and philanthropist. Born Ahmed Farooq he decided to name himself after George Orwell. We discuss the roots of his unique philosophies on life, relationships, business, as well as his personal identity. Also, the early lessons that led him to financial success.
Sol is an immigrant. He moved with his family from Saudi Arabia to the West as a teen. He retired in his mid-20’s, after achieving mega success with his website Examine.com, a destination for learning about nutrition.
To learn more about Sol’s thoughts on entrepreneurship, visit SJO.com.
How to know when your side-hustle deserves your fullest attention? And it’s time to give your day job your 2-weeks notice?
Our guest today, Leah Gervais, first came on the podcast last year, episode 602. She joined me for an Ask Farnoosh jam session and, at the time, she was a working professional in New York, and also blogging at her site Urban20Something.com for a creative outlet.
When did she know she was ready?
How is she monetizing her platform?
What advice does she have for you, if you’re considering a side gig or in the midst of one…and wanting to make more of it?
Today, she’s fully self-employed, has said buh-bye to her 9 to 5 and dedicating all her focus to her website.
Leah would like to share with us her free case study that describes how she went on to make thousands of dollars in her side hustle. It also comes with an interactive element so you can apply the differences to your business. It’s at Urban20Something.com/income-boost.
If you’ve ever struggled with your weight … you may have thought to yourself, “My life would be better if I was just thinner.” Or, “Life is just 20lbs away.”
Today, I’m interviewing Sarah Jenks, She is an entrepreneur, Nutrition and Life coach, and the founder of Whole Woman, a monthly online membership for women seeking the answers to “Who am I?” and “Why am I here?” She’s also the creator behind Live More Weigh Less, the most popular online emotional eating program.
After struggling with her own body issues her entire life, she decided to create a program to help other women overcome those same challenges. Sarah’s community is made up of over 100,000 women.
The similar triggers for overeating and overspending.
Sarah lives on a 23 acre farm. How the decision to move here after living an urban life was a bit of fate.
The triumphs and challenges of being the female breadwinner in her marriage.