2FD 039: Listener Case Study with Aimee Knight

We are back with another jam packed listener case study!

We are so excited to have Aimee Knight, a loyal 2 Frugal Dudes listener, come on the show to open up her life with you to see where she can improve her personal finances. Aimee has great savings habits and lives a fairly frugal life already but needs some help figuring out what to do with her savings stashed away.

Financing a new car, buying investment property and figuring out the right amount to have in an emergency fund are a few of the things on her mind. Please leave a comment if you have anything to add for Aimee or submit a request to be a future case study on the podcast. CHA-CHING!

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Discussion Points

  • Working out to balance your mental health with your physical health.
  • The cost of living in Nashville, TN.
  • Shopping around for groceries to pay extra for quality where it matters while still cutting back where you can.
  • Knowing when you could retire with self-insurance when you don’t have anyone else to support you financially.
  • Understanding how much life insurance you need.
  • The importance of having a will, even if you’re single.
  • Using cash to pay for the car you need and ignoring the interest rate propaganda trying to convince you to get a loan.
  • Not having a mortgage anchoring you down to a specific location.
  • Owning a house vs. investments paying for your rent.
  • Knowing your time horizon for when you need the money you’ve saved to determine your risk appetite with investments.
  • Frugal Tip of The Week: Using your library to read free books, eBooks, audio books, movies, etc…

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