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The Financial Samurai Podcast

Welcome to The Financial Samurai Podcast!

In 2H2017, I decided to start publishing audio versions of my posts for those of you who would rather listen than read. The audio versions contain little bits of nuances that you won’t find in the articles. They are also a way for me to build a library of thoughts for my children just in case I pass away before they become adults.

I hope these Financial Samurai podcasts make your commute or your exercise routine a little less painful.

Happy listening!



Aug 29, 2019

As mortgage interest rates tumble, the housing market is becoming more interesting. Inventory is already up in many of the nation's once hottest housing markets, but the average credit score for qualified mortgage borrowers is also at an all-time high.

Due to these factors, I don't see a recession as bad as the one we...

Aug 26, 2019

Don’t quit before giving your effort a chance to produce amazing results. If you can do one hard thing for 10 years in a row, I'm sure good things are going to happen. Here are some personal thoughts on how you can get to the 10 year mark and achieve your dreams as well. Let's do this!

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Aug 22, 2019

Getting ahead is very competitive in America. Thanks to living in a capitalist society, we're driven by money, fame, and success. As a result, not everybody can win. 

Based on my experiences as a high school tennis coach for the past three years, I realized one of the best life hacks for Americans is to take advantage...

Aug 19, 2019

America is one of the wealthiest countries in the world. The top 1% have gotten really rich, but the middle class have fallen seriously behind. Let's look at the data from the latest Survey of Consumer Finances by the Federal Reserve and see where we're at. 

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Aug 16, 2019

Here's my method to always get the lowest mortgage rate possible, no matter the interest rate environment. I've refinanced multiple mortgages multiple times in the past 10 years. During this time, I've probably saved over $100,000 in interest expense.

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