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6 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Liz Thames. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Liz Thames, often where they are interviewed.

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6 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Liz Thames. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Liz Thames, often where they are interviewed.

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The Power Of Frugal Living With Liz Thames

Wildly Wealthy Life
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There are many ways and strategies out there that purport to be the path to financial independence, but one truly stands out as a guaranteed path to successfully attaining that independence – frugal living. Despite misconceptions about what that means, frugal living is not about living destitute, but about making wise decisions as they pertain to the life you’re living. Liz Thames, better known as Mrs. Frugalwoods, is the creator of the award-winning personal finance blog, Frugalwoods.com. She sits down with Lee and Kat Hughes to talk about the viability of frugal living as a roadmap to financial independence. Is this a lifestyle change you’re willing to make to attain true financial independence?

May 27 2020

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Extreme Frugality in a Culture of Excess with Liz Thames #134

How to Money
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Liz Thames, better known as Mrs. Frugalwoods, is the creator of the award-winning personal finance blog, Frugalwoods.com and she’s the author of the book, Meet The Frugalwoods: Achieving Financial Independence Through Simple Living. At age 32, she reached financial independence and left a successful career in Boston to create a more meaningful, purpose-driven life on a 66-acre homestead in the woods of Vermont with her husband and their two young daughters. Liz has been featured on The Today Show, PBS, NPR, in the New York Times and more. We’re excited to hear about the frugal steps she took in order to achieve financial independence, the side benefits of frugality, as well as what her life looks like there on the homestead.

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Oct 28 2019

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All we really need is a red kitchen towel with Mrs. Frugalwoods Liz Thames

Financial Grownup with Bobbi Rebell
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When Liz Thames and her husband adopted their dog Gracie they went on a spending bender buying up countless toys and treats for their new baby.

Instead, their precious pet taught them a lesson in values that helped shape the parents and family they became. 

For more information, visit the show notes at http://www.bobbirebell.com/podcast/lizthames

May 11 2018

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How I Retired at Age 32 - with Liz Thames from Frugalwoods

Afford Anything
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#121: After Liz Thames graduated from college, she couldn't find a job.

"Nowhere would hire me," Thames says. "I had what I thought was this nice resume, and I sent out over 50 applications. Nowhere called me back."

She took a temporary job at a document-scanning agency, then joined Americorps to serve as a full-time volunteer in a low-income neighborhood in Brooklyn. She lived on a stipend of $10,000 annually, plus food stamps and a transit pass.

She saved $2,000 from her $10,000 stipend, while paying rent in New York.

To say that Thames is a natural saver is an understatement.

Her frugality stayed intact throughout her twenties. She got married, earned a free masters degree and advanced into higher-paying roles. But she and her husband, who was equally frugal, continued saving as much as possible -- at times pushing their savings rate to as high as 70 percent of their income.

When they were 30, they decided to shoot for financial independence. They shared a dream of moving to a rural farm, where they could raise children and spend everyday outdoors.

By age 32, they achieved financial independence. Their investment portfolio is robust enough that they could draw down, in perpetuity, for the rest of their lives.

They rented out their home in Cambridge, quit their office jobs, and moved to a 66-acre farm in Vermont. These days, they live on a combination of their rental income and 'side hustle' income from their blog, Frugalwoods. They have two children.

Today, Liz joins me on the Afford Anything podcast to share the story of how she and her husband achieved financial independence by age 32.

Resources Mentioned: Book: Meet the Frugalwoods Website: Frugalwoods.com

For more information, visit the show notes at http://affordanything.com/episode121

Mar 19 2018

1hr 1min

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Achieving Financial Independence with Liz Thames

Martinis and Your Money Podcast
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Liz "Mrs. Frugalwoods" just fulfilled a life long dream to write a book – Meet the Frugalwoods: Achieving Financial Independence Through Simple Living.

She joins me today to talk about the book writing process, why this was an important step for her and more about life on the homestead.

Notes for this show as well as links to my guest's sites can be found on my blog, http://financially-blonde.com. Also, if you have any topics you would like for us to talk about during happy hour, please feel free to email me to shannon@finblonde.com or tweet to me @Blonde_Finance or join the private Martinis and Your Money Facebook group and let us know. 

Until next time, take care!!

Mar 09 2018

1hr 2mins

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10: Designing a Frugal But Luxurious FI Life by Age 32 with Liz Thames

BiggerPockets Money Podcast
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In March, 2014, Liz and her husband made the conscious decision to stop their big city, big spending lifestyle, and adopt a frugal mindset in order to realize their new goal of moving out of the hustle and bustle and into the woods. Their 180 turn took them from dinners out every night to 66 acres in the woods of Vermont, where they happily raise their daughters and live the life they want - with no stress, no financial strains and ultimate financial freedom in just over two years, by May 2016. This is a must-listen episode for anyone curious about what it takes to make this lifestyle  change. Links from the Show BiggerPockets Forums Americorps How To: Cheap Homemade Seltzer with a Modified Sodastream (Article) Frugality Is A Compounding Game (Article) Your Last Chance To Join The Uber Frugal Month Challenge And Revolutionize Your Finances Mad Fientist Check the full show notes here.

Mar 05 2018

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