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Journey to Freedom

15 EpisodesProduced by Meg NordmannWebsite

Join author Meg Nordmann on her family’s journey to financial freedom. On her quest to reclaim her time & therefore her life, Meg has embraced a combination of minimalism, sustainability, Stoicism, frugality, slow living and investment knowledge to achieve financial independence. Time is our most va… read more

15 Episodes | 2021

Ep. 14 - F.I.R.E. 101 ...and we are moving to the jungle!

November 30th, 2021


Welcome to Season 2 of "The Journey to Freedom" podcast! After a short pause, I'm happy to begin the next season and I'm kicking it off with some exciting news: We are finally taking the first steps towards moving to …

Ep. 13 - Why AirBnB Vacation Rentals Are Not "Passive" Income, But So Worth It

July 28th, 2021


When we began looking into short term vacation rental investing, we thought of it as "passive income." But I laugh heartily at the thought of calling any of this “passive.”


I wanted to give you an …

Ep. 12 - Beth Inglish on Investing in Your Creative Self

July 21st, 2021


Today I'm speaking with Beth Inglish, who happens to be an old friend from my Nashville days early in my career, and is now a professional …

Ep. 11 - Friday Bonus: Ready to Design Your Dream Lifestyle & Build Wealth? Start Living From Your Future

July 16th, 2021


Today's episode is a Friday Bonus--something I'd love to begin doing so that I can add some more mindset tips and non-interview content to the "Journey to Freedom" podcast. 

Today's show comes from a blog I published …

Ep. 10 - (Meet my husband, Jeremy) Former Mechanic Now Enjoys a "Life on F.I.R.E."

July 14th, 2021


So this week’s podcast episode bio will be a little different than usual. No Forbes articles and blogger awards to list out and such. But man, is he awesome in all the other ways! This week, I can’t wait for you to meet …

Ep. 9 - Lessons Learned from Minimalism with Diane Boden

July 7th, 2021


Today on the Journey to Freedom podcast, I have a conversation with Diane Boden, also known as The Minimalist Mom. Diane is the voice behind the top-rated podcast, the Minimalist Moms, which began in 2016, where she …

Ep. 8 - Frugality and Investing to Build Serious Wealth: The Millennial Money Woman

June 30th, 2021


Today, I’m thrilled to be chatting with Fiona Smith, better known as “The Millennial Money Woman,” where she blogs about personal finance on her site …

Ep. 7 - J. Money on Minimalism in Business and Finance

June 23rd, 2021


Today, I’m speaking with J. Money, who is probably one of the most well-known figures in the personal finance blogging space. A father of three, a …

Ep. 6 - George Sisneros on his "No Spend Year." How getting debt-free afforded him to chase big dreams in Guatamala and lead an epic life.

June 16th, 2021


Today, I’m chatting with George Sisneros, a 55-year old who has been taking the personal finance "Money Twitter" scene by storm over the past few …

Ep. 5 - It's true, Adulting Is Easy. | A look at real estate investing as a FIRE path.

June 9th, 2021


Adulting is not easy. It’s made up of tasks we typically dread. They are things that overwhelm us, baffle us or bore us. Often, adulting is hard …

Ep. 4 - The Frugal Expat shares his geoarbitrage adventure

June 2nd, 2021


Today's episode is a conversation with Steve Cummings of The Frugal Expat blog. Steve is an American and an adventurer who has traveled most of the U.S. and 19 other countries, and his wife Sarah is an Australian who …

Ep. 3 - Stoic Minimalism Steered Us Toward Financial Independence

May 26th, 2021


In today's episode, "Journey to Freedom" host Meg Nordmann reads an article of hers that was published for Simple Money Magazine in August 2020 titled "Stoic Minimalism Steered Us Toward Financial Independence." The …

2. A Purple Life: Anonymous FIRE blogger is enjoying early retirement

May 19th, 2021


Today I’m chatting with A Purple Life-- an anonymous blogger that has caught the attention of a lot of folks as she is radically transparent about …

1. The Fioneers: Lifestyle Design meets Financial Independence

May 12th, 2021


Today we are chatting with Jess of “The Fioneers” (who blogs alongside her husband Corey) --the couple have become one of the more popular and …

The "Journey to Freedom" Podcast is launching soon! Host introduction & podcast topics

May 8th, 2021


Welcome to the "Journey to Freedom" Podcast! 

The goal is not simply to have lots of stuff or lots of money--the goal is living life on your own terms. Whether it’s decluttering our homes, getting out of debt or …

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