What You Need to Know About Taxes in Your 20s | E39 Sean Mullaney

A month ago, I went to Instagram and asked what money topics you’d like to learn more about. To my utter surprise, taxes had the most votes. I figured side hustles, investing, even budgeting would attract more attention but maybe I failed to realize the desire you had to learn and feel more confident aboutContinue reading “What You Need to Know About Taxes in Your 20s | E39 Sean Mullaney”

How to Negotiate Your Next Lease From a Landlord and Real Estate Expert | E38 Justin Pogue

At one point or another, you’ll probably have to deal with apartment hunting. For some, online searching and taking tours is exciting. For myself, it’s exhausting. You find the perfect place: the floor plan works for you and your roommates, it has the amenities you were hoping for, and it’s close enough to the areaContinue reading “How to Negotiate Your Next Lease From a Landlord and Real Estate Expert | E38 Justin Pogue”

Corporate Executive Turned TikToker on Taking a Career Break, Developing Curiosity and Responding with Empathy | E37 Tim Traill

Joining me today is Tim Traill. Tim is a husband and father of 5 children. Tim has spent three decades working his way up to a Corporate Executive in the financial services industry. Last year, Tim decided he needed a career break. As you’ll hear in the episode, the beginning of his break was aContinue reading “Corporate Executive Turned TikToker on Taking a Career Break, Developing Curiosity and Responding with Empathy | E37 Tim Traill”

Happiness Engineer on the 5 Pillars of Human Thriving | E36 Ali Binazir

Imagine if you had two years to travel the globe in order to better understand happiness. Where would you go? I’m assuming the Nordic countries who I hear always rank high on the World Happiness Report. Potentially Australia and New Zealand? They seem to be happy down there. What about places that aren’t known forContinue reading “Happiness Engineer on the 5 Pillars of Human Thriving | E36 Ali Binazir”

MIT Professor Explains How to Gain Clarity on the Next Steps in Your Career | E35 Mark Herschberg

Most of us have this exciting yet frustrating thing we call a career path. One day we know what our calling is and how we are going to get there only for us to break down in panic the next day. Careers are fascinating because we have to balance what we enjoy, what we areContinue reading “MIT Professor Explains How to Gain Clarity on the Next Steps in Your Career | E35 Mark Herschberg”

Author of Broke Millennial Shares Advice on How to Navigate Awkward Money Conversations with Your Friends | E34 Erin Lowry

If you have a skill of finding free food, you’re consistently dealing with an unreliable laptop or phone, or you furnished your apartment with cheap furniture from family and Craigslist, I’m assuming you might be a broke 20-something and “I Need a Dollar” by Aloe Blacc probably hits a little different. My guest today knowsContinue reading “Author of Broke Millennial Shares Advice on How to Navigate Awkward Money Conversations with Your Friends | E34 Erin Lowry”

Professional Organizer Shares Tips for Keeping Your Small Space Organized | E33 Lucy Milligan Wahl

One of the best experiences of my 20s has been living on my own. Sure, I have to buy my own groceries and dirty dishes aren’t going to magically disappear, but moving out of my parent’s house gave me the challenge to start figuring things out on my own. One thing I do really missContinue reading “Professional Organizer Shares Tips for Keeping Your Small Space Organized | E33 Lucy Milligan Wahl”

Career Consultant Demonstrates How to Be a Self-Advocate at Work | E32 Stephanie Ritz

I think I’m safe to make an overgeneralization that, at one point or another, we’ve all felt undervalued at work. Maybe we believe we should be paid more, be given more responsibility, or have a more significant title. But believing it doesn’t get us very far. How do we actually get what we want? Today’sContinue reading “Career Consultant Demonstrates How to Be a Self-Advocate at Work | E32 Stephanie Ritz”

Financial Blogger on How Happiness and Investing Your Money Can Be Congruent Goals | E31 Joel O’Leary aka 5am Joel

Welcome to The Struggle is Real, a show for young adults looking for knowledge on issues they’ll face in their 20s that wasn’t taught in the classroom. How would you feel about retiring 5, 10, even 20 years earlier than you planned? This probably raises your skeptical eyebrows but hundreds of people are doing justContinue reading “Financial Blogger on How Happiness and Investing Your Money Can Be Congruent Goals | E31 Joel O’Leary aka 5am Joel”

26 Year Old Director Shares Advice on How to Quickly Rise Through the Ranks I E30 – Mason Burchette

Welcome to The Struggle is Real, a show for young adults looking for knowledge on issues they’ll face in their 20s that wasn’t taught in the classroom. I’m assuming the job you have now isn’t the position you want forever. Most of us hope as we learn new skills and take on more responsibilities, weContinue reading “26 Year Old Director Shares Advice on How to Quickly Rise Through the Ranks I E30 – Mason Burchette”