118. Strategies for a Job Layoff

March 29, 2023

One of the unfortunate business trends of 2023 so far has been corporate layoffs. Even since the recording of this episode, companies as diverse as Disney, Salesforce, and Accenture have announced plans to reduce their workf…

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117. Money Tips from "Ochocinco" and T.O.?

March 22, 2023

Chad Johnson was a NFL wide receiver for the Cincinnati Bengals from 2001 to 2010 and played for the New England Patriots in 2011. You’ll hear him referred to at times as Chad Ochocinco because from 2008-2012 he wanted to be…


116. How to Make an Investment Plan Yourself (Step-By-Step)

March 15, 2023

Thanks in large part to investing apps like Robinhood, awareness of stock trading and investing has never been higher for the average person. But if you’re interested in becoming a real, long-term investor, where do you star…

Money Mindset

115. We Know Better, Why Can’t We Change?

March 8, 2023

As much as we rightfully talk about topics like financial literacy, our problems with money are just as often caused by self sabotaging behaviors as by a lack of financial knowledge. On this episode of CFO at Home, Vince tal…

Financial Literacy

114. The Wealth Gap Part 2: Is the System Rigged (and if so, what can we do about it)?

March 1, 2023

In our last episode we looked at the role that generational poverty has played in maintaining the Wealth Gap, and discussed some possible solutions. Today on CFO at Home, Vince and the founder of Raise Financial and Scholar …

Financial Literacy

113. The Wealth Gap Part 1: Disrupting Generational Poverty

Feb. 22, 2023

According to, The Federal Reserve reports that as of 2019 the median net worth of Americans based on educational level ranged from $21k for those having no high school diploma, to $309k for those with a college de…

Real Estate

112. Real Estate Investing Part 2: Real Estate Syndications

Feb. 15, 2023

On the last episode of CFO at Home we discussed a number of different ways to invest in Real Estate, both active and passive. In this episode, Vince and Whitney Elkins-Hutten, Director of Investor Education at Passiveinvesti…

Real Estate

111. Real Estate Investing Part 1: Ways to Invest in Real Estate

Feb. 8, 2023

Mike Cavaggioni is a licensed Realtor-Associate, Financial Coach, Real Estate Investor, and host of the Average Joe Finances Podcast, a top 1% internationally ranked podcast. On this episode of CFO at Home, Mike and Vince di…


110. Financial Infidelity and Divorce

Feb. 1, 2023

Investopedia defines Financial Infidelity as when couples with combined finances lie to each other about money. Tracy Coenen is a renowned forensic accountant and the brains behind The Divorce Money Guide, a product that tak…

Money Mindset

109. Why do we do the things we do with Money?

Jan. 25, 2023

While being financially literate is fundamental to our ability to manage our money effectively, if we don’t have healthy relationships and beliefs about money, our financial knowledge means very little. Today on CFO at Home,…

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108. Attack your Money Goals like a CFO - Part 3: Creating Accountability

Jan. 18, 2023

We began this series by introducing a study by a noted psychology professor that looked at how goal achievement in the workplace is influenced by three key actions: 1. Writing goals 2. Committing to goal-directed actions 3. …

Money Mindset Wealth Building

107. Attack your Money Goals like a CFO - Part 2: Committing to Goal-Related Actions

Jan. 11, 2023

On last week's episode we introduced a study by a noted psychology professor that looked at how goal achievement in the workplace is influenced by three key actions: 1. Writing goals 2. Committing to goal-directed actions 3.…

Wealth Building

106. Attack your Money Goals like a CFO - Part 1: Writing out your Goals

Jan. 4, 2023

In this episode CFO at Home, we look at goal setting by borrowing some ideas from the business world. If you’re listening to a Personal Finance podcast this time of year, you may be thinking “This is the year that I’m going …

Bonus: Year End 2022 - Looking Forward, Looking Back

Dec. 14, 2022

New episodes of the podcast will return Wednesday, January 4th 2023! In the meantime, here are a few episodes from 2022 I think are particularly worth catching up on or listening to again going into the New Year: 102. Sid…

Kids And Money Entrepreneurism

105. Teaching Kids about Money through Entrepreneurship

Nov. 30, 2022

Rob Phelan is an entrepreneur and high school personal finance teacher in Maryland. Through his classroom work and Simple StartUp Virtual courses, Rob has helped beginner entrepreneurs form over 250 new businesses, across al…

Social Security, Disability

104. Social Security Disability

Nov. 16, 2022

For 11 years Spencer Bishins worked as an Attorney Advisor for the Social Security Administration. He’s now the author of Social Security Disability Revealed: Why it's so Hard to Access Benefits and What You Can Do About It.…

Income Tax

103. Let’s Talk Taxes (it’s not too soon!)

Nov. 9, 2022

Question; when do you typically start thinking about your income taxes? After New Year’s, once the holidays are over and the W2s and other tax statements start to roll in? Are there moves that you should consider making soon…


102. Side Hustles, Hobbies, and Transitioning Out of Your 9 to 5

Nov. 2, 2022

Budgeting. Living on less than you make. Saving. Investing. These are all fundamentals of building a solid financial foundation. That being said, what about income? What if you want to start a side hustle to bring extra inco…

Retirement Financial Independence

101. What does “Retirement” really mean?

Oct. 26, 2022

Debbie Emick and her husband Chris reached Financial Independence in their late 30s through rental real estate. Today, they’re both fully “retired” from W2 income and have dedicated themselves to a passion project they call …


100. Health Insurance; Challenges and Opportunities

Oct. 19, 2022

Stacy Edgar is CEO and co-founder of Venteur, a company whose mission is to help employers provide the best possible health benefits for their employees. On this episode of CFO at Home Stacy and Vince discuss some of the cha…


99. The Hows and Whys of Life insurance

Oct. 12, 2022

Matt Ruttenberg is a Financial Entrepreneur, CMO & Shareholder of Life, Inc. and founder of SureLI Insurance, an independent, digital insurance site that specializes in providing Life Insurance to those pursuing Financial In…

Money Mindset

98. Break Your Bad Pandemic Money Habits!

Oct. 5, 2022

Over the last couple of years, our pandemic lifestyles have disrupted many areas of our lives, including our finances. On this episode of CFO at Home, Vince and Terri Nicklas, President and Founder of The Wealth Coach for Wo…

Money Mindset

97. Why Do We Love Our Stuff?

Sept. 28, 2022

Aaron Ahuvia is a Professor of Marketing, a research psychologist, and the author of The Things We Love: How Our Passions Connect Us and Make Us Who We Are. On this episode of CFO at Home, Aaron and Vince discuss why we fall…


96. The Number; How do you know you’re financially ready to retire?

Sept. 21, 2022

One of the more frequently discussed topics when it comes to retirement planning is the idea of the “number”, or what’s the amount that you need to have saved and invested in order to finally transition into a life of financ…