32 minutes | Jul 6th 2018

The STANDcast 55: Talking Money (Marriage & Kids, too) with Andy Hill

In episode 55 of the STANDcast Dwayne Hayes, editor in chief of STAND magazine, is joined by Andy Hill, founder of the blog and podcast Marriage, Kids and Money. Andy discusses how he became interested in personal finance and what he's learned along the way to avoid "lifestyle inflation". In addition, Andy talks about ethical investing, taking a $6000 family vacation for only $300, the Big Give, and "sexy cash flow". All this and much more on STANDcast 55. Episode 55 fast facts and info: • Special guest: Andy Hill, founder of Marriage, Kids and Money blog and podcast • Fatherhood inspired Andy to be more intentional about his finances • Consistency, patience, and self-control are the keys to building wealth • Ease of automating investing, bill payment, etc. • Common problem: lifestyle inflation • “you’re not supposed to do anything other than what’s right for you” • 78% of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck • Being open and honest about realities of money and what it takes to purchase toys and other items • Modeling appropriate spending habits for our kids • Monthly “budget” party with pizza, reconnecting on family goals • How to take a $6000 vacation on for $300 • Travel Miles 101 • What is Ethical Investing? • Has learned how to better communicate with his wife and to be a better listener • Need to not hold things in and always try to be a “nice guy” • “hard work equals reward” • The Big Give • Diversifying income • Paid off mortgage • One practice for handling money better: find a personal motivation, a “why?” • Sexy cash flow vs. sexy budgeting • Marriage, Kids and Money • STAND magazine Music: Get Up Stand Up (Featuring Brother Ali) by Public Enemy, licensed under Creative Commons 4.0
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