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Podcast Episode 138: Meet a Millionaire Next Door with Jeff Miller

| May 07, 2019
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Episode Summary

In this episode of Your Business, Your Wealth, Paul welcomes a member of the Sound Financial Group, Jeff Miller, to discuss the path to financial independence. Jeff breaks down his strategies for building wealth, including controlled consumption and having a money saver’s mindset. Finally, Paul and Jeff talk about the importance of starting today in order to take advantage of the opportunity to achieve financial freedom and a work optional lifestyle.

What Was Covered

  • 01:23 – Introducing today’s guest, Jeff Miller
  • 02:09 – Today’s topic: The difference between building wealth and looking wealthy
  • 03:40 – Jeff’s financial background
  • 08:37 – The biggest roadblocks people create in their path to financial independence  
  • 14:04 – Cory interrupts the podcast to provide the audience with a special offer
  • 15:39 – How Jeff increased his savings periodically
  • 18:19 – Jeff recalls growing up surrounded by friends who didn’t share his views on saving
  • 21:28 – The influence of social media on the way we view our finances 
  • 22:54 – The Comparison Trap
  • 25:42 – Advice Jeff would give to those looking to achieve financial independence
  • 27:14 – The importance of starting a wealth coordination account
  • 28:08 – Paul leaves the audience with one final piece of advice


"I developed a lot of my habits and practices more from a sense of scarcity than a sense of abundance and opportunity."

"As much as I always looked at the brand new sports car or other objects that exemplify wealth, perhaps, I controlled myself."

"What’s comparison? It’s the thief of all joy."

"The quickest way to get one hundred percent return on a dollar you saved is save another dollar."


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“Legends Are Made” Copyright 2017. Music, arrangement and lyrics by Sam Tinnesz, Savage Youth Music Publishing SESAC and Matt Bronleewe, UNSECRET Songs SESAC


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