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The Prosperity Podcast

Take control of your money. Join Kim D. H. Butler, best-selling financial author, and Spencer Shaw, as they use their prosperity mindset to utilize wealth-building tactics. Learn about the 7 Principles of Prosperity and how to make your money work as hard as you do. The Prosperity Podcast is the personal finance show for independent thinkers, investors, and business owners, who want off of Wall Street and out of the big banks. We teach listeners how to take control of their money and start living the life they choose NOW rather than waiting for retirement at some future date. There are 7 principles that when followed, lead to increased wealth and prosperity. We share the 7 principles and show you how they can help to create lasting results in your life. Learn how you can use tools such as life insurance, entrepreneurship, and out-of-the-box thinking to build true, sustainable wealth. For more information and to get in touch, visit https://prosperitythinkers.com

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Asking Better Questions for Better Results - Episode 481
We all know the saying, "There's no such thing as a stupid question." And yet, we often find ourselves holding back from asking questions, for fear of sounding foolish. But the truth is, asking questions is one of the most powerful things you can do. Good questions can help you learn more about someone or something, get to the heart of a problem, and build better relationships. For today’s episode, Spencer Shaw and Kim Butler talk about how you can start asking really good questions when speaking with other people. They share what questions to ask to prepare for a conversation and what tips to keep in mind whenever you ask questions. Best-selling author Kim Butler and Spencer Shaw show you how to take more control of your finances. Tune in to The Prosperity Podcast to learn more about Prosperity Thinkers thinking and strategies today! Do you have a question you would like answered on the show? Please send it to us at hello@prosperitythinkers.com and we may answer it in an upcoming episode. Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to https://prosperitythinkers.com/podcasts/ Hero on a Mission by Donald Miller Show Notes Why you should start asking really good questions What questions Kim loves asking when speaking with other people What questions to ask to prepare Tips to keep in mind when you ask questions How you can do better with your finances Special Listener Gift Free eBook: Activating Your Prosperity Guide. Kim Butler's groundbreaking eBook/ audiobook explains why typical financial advice may be sabotaging your wealth... and what to do instead! Review and Subscribe If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Subscribe on your favorite podcast player to get the latest episodes. iTunes Stitcher RSS
12:15 09/20/2022
Creating New Family Traditions - Episode 480
It's no secret that family traditions are important. They help us feel connected to our loved ones and give us a sense of belonging. But what happens when those traditions change? For today’s episode, Spencer and Kim talk about old and new traditions. They share why creating new traditions can help bridge the gap between the older and the newer generation. Spencer and Kim also describe how families can stay connected and continue to grow together by having positive family traditions. Best-selling author Kim Butler and Spencer Shaw show you how to take more control of your finances. Tune in to The Prosperity Podcast to learn more about Prosperity Thinkers thinking and strategies today! Do you have a question you would like answered on the show? Please send it to us at hello@prosperitythinkers.com and we may answer it in an upcoming episode. Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to https://prosperitythinkers.com/podcasts/ Perpetual Wealth book Family Legacy Card Game Show Notes Why talking about family traditions is a very important topic What kind of family traditions do Kim and Spencer’s families have The differences between old and new traditions The importance of having a positive focus Special Listener Gift Free eBook: Activating Your Prosperity Guide. Kim Butler's groundbreaking eBook/ audiobook explains why typical financial advice may be sabotaging your wealth... and what to do instead! Review and Subscribe If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Subscribe on your favorite podcast player to get the latest episodes. iTunes Stitcher RSS
16:59 09/13/2022
Intentional Learning - Episode 479
Do you ever feel like you're stuck in a rut, just going through the motions day after day? If so, you're not alone. A lot of people feel that way at some point in their lives. But the good news is, it doesn't have to be this way. You can choose to break out of your routine and learn something new. For today’s episode, Spencer Shaw and Kim Butler talk about learning new skills that can help you feel more fulfilled and motivated. They also discuss why it is important to choose your own thing to learn. If you're looking for a way to improve your life, why not start learning something new? Best-selling author Kim Butler and Spencer Shaw show you how to take more control of your finances. Tune in to The Prosperity Podcast to learn more about Prosperity Thinkers thinking and strategies today! Do you have a question you would like answered on the show? Please send it to us at hello@prosperitythinkers.com and we may answer it in an upcoming episode. Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to https://prosperitythinkers.com/podcasts/ Tim Ferriss Show Notes What the movie Thirteen Lives is all about What additional constraints you can learn or do at home Why it is important to choose your own thing to learn How you can start gaining new skills How you can increase the speed and pace at which you get to learn whatever the skill is that you want to learn Special Listener Gift Free eBook: Activating Your Prosperity Guide. Kim Butler's groundbreaking eBook/ audiobook explains why typical financial advice may be sabotaging your wealth... and what to do instead! Review and Subscribe If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Subscribe on your favorite podcast player to get the latest episodes. iTunes Stitcher RSS
15:15 09/06/2022
Car, Home and Liability Insurance - Episode 478
As a parent, one of the things you worry about is your kids' safety. You want them to be safe when they're driving, and you want to make sure they have the right insurance in case something happens. Unfortunately, insurance rates for teenage drivers are rising. In some cases, they're doubling or even tripling. But before you start panicking about the cost, it's important to understand why this is happening. And more importantly, how you can use this as an opportunity to protect your family's assets. For today’s episode, Spencer and Kim tackle why insurance companies are starting to catch on to the fact that teenage drivers are more likely to get into accidents than adults and more likely to make claims on their insurance policies. They talk about connections between car, home, and personal liability umbrellas. Spencer and Kim also defend why setting up a personal liability umbrella is not an additional expense, but additional protection for yourself. Best-selling author Kim Butler and Spencer Shaw show you how to take more control of your finances. Tune in to The Prosperity Podcast to learn more about Prosperity Thinkers thinking and strategies today! Do you have a question you would like answered on the show? Please send it to us at hello@prosperitythinkers.com and we may answer it in an upcoming episode. Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to https://prosperitythinkers.com/podcasts/  Show Notes How the increase in insurance prices for teenage kids is actually a good thing Why paying more is an opportunity to reflect, look, and approach things differently What are the connections between car, home, and personal liability umbrellas are What the purpose of having a personal liability umbrella is and why you should have it What kind of life insurance policy should you set up once your kids move out of your home? Special Listener Gift Free eBook: Activating Your Prosperity Guide. Kim Butler's groundbreaking eBook/ audiobook explains why typical financial advice may be sabotaging your wealth... and what to do instead! Review and Subscribe If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Subscribe on your favorite podcast player to get the latest episodes. iTunes Stitcher RSS
16:18 08/30/2022
Pet Life Value - Don't Forget Your Pets - Episode 477
Pets are often considered to be part of the family, and as such, their well-being is important to pet owners. Pets can bring joy, companionship, and even health benefits to their humans. But they can also come with unexpected costs, like veterinary bills. Pet insurance can help cover these costs and give peace of mind to pet owners For today's show, Kim and Spencer sit down to discuss pet insurance. They talk about why it's important to get insurance for your furry friends, and how it can help you in the long run. Just like any other family member, you want to make sure they're well protected in case of an emergency. That's where pet insurance comes in. Best-selling author Kim Butler and Spencer Shaw show you how to take more control of your finances. Tune in to The Prosperity Podcast to learn more about Prosperity Thinkers thinking and strategies today! Do you have a question you would like answered on the show? Please send it to us at hello@prosperitythinkers.com and we may answer it in an upcoming episode. Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to https://prosperitythinkers.com/podcasts/ Article: Pet Finance: Putting a price tag on a dog’s life through economic modeling Show Notes What’s the purpose of having a dog in your life What pet insurance is What are the different types of insurance for your pets How opportunity cost is measured Why is doing a needs analysis a very incorrect mathematical formula to figure out your life insurance need How human life value is computed Special Listener Gift Free eBook: Activating Your Prosperity Guide. Kim Butler's groundbreaking eBook/ audiobook explains why typical financial advice may be sabotaging your wealth... and what to do instead! Review and Subscribe If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Subscribe on your favorite podcast player to get the latest episodes. iTunes Stitcher RSS
14:02 08/23/2022
Simple Steps to Being a Prosperity Thinker - Episode 476
When faced with a huge problem, can you still face it with a positive outlook even if you are full of emotions? Yes, you can! Everyone is entitled to abundance and prosperity, but it’s not just handed to you easily. In order to attract it and have a property mindset, you also have to change your thoughts and beliefs towards it. And that’s what Spencer and Kim talked about for today’s episode. For today’s show, Spencer and Kim share the simple steps to being a prosperity thinker. They explore how you can look for positive possibilities even if everything around you is experiencing problems. Spencer and Kim also talk about how important it is to broaden your perspective and your point of view. They highlighted how you can get yourself out of the fear mode to the prosperity thinking mode and find the solution even if you are full of emotions. Best-selling author Kim Butler and Spencer Shaw show you how to take more control of your finances. Tune in to The Prosperity Podcast to learn more about Prosperity Thinkers thinking and strategies today! Do you have a question you would like answered on the show? Please send it to us at hello@prosperitythinkers.com and we may answer it in an upcoming episode. Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to https://prosperitythinkers.com/podcasts/  Show Notes What is happening in Kim’s local and how does it affect the whole America How to look for the positive possibilities Why it is important to broaden your perspective and your point of view How you can get yourself out of the fear mode to the prosperity thinking mode How to help someone experiencing a lot of emotions How often the solution appears at the very beginning Special Listener Gift Free eBook: Activating Your Prosperity Guide. Kim Butler's groundbreaking eBook/ audiobook explains why typical financial advice may be sabotaging your wealth... and what to do instead! Review and Subscribe If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Subscribe on your favorite podcast player to get the latest episodes. iTunes Stitcher RSS
18:02 08/16/2022
Benefits of Inflation - Episode 475
With more and more people worrying about inflation and its effects, when is inflation good for you? Are there benefits from inflation that you can benefit from? For today’s episode, Spencer and Kim talked about the good side of inflation: When and how people can benefit from it. They discussed how fixed policies like whole life can benefit from inflation. Spencer and Kim also describe the importance of getting your loan interests fixed and locked in, even if you’re paying a slightly higher rate. Best-selling author Kim Butler and Spencer Shaw show you how to take more control of your finances. Tune in to The Prosperity Podcast to learn more about Prosperity Thinkers thinking and strategies today! Do you have a question you would like answered on the show? Please send it to us at hello@prosperitythinkers.com and we may answer it in an upcoming episode. Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to https://prosperitythinkers.com/podcasts/  Show Notes What the three benefits of inflation are What financial calculators you can use to figure out what interest rate to use How fixed policies like whole life can benefit from inflation How long business loans are locked in How you can teach inflation and the value of money to kids Special Listener Gift Free eBook: Activating Your Prosperity Guide. Kim Butler's groundbreaking eBook/ audiobook explains why typical financial advice may be sabotaging your wealth... and what to do instead! Review and Subscribe If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Subscribe on your favorite podcast player to get the latest episodes. iTunes Stitcher RSS
17:45 08/09/2022
Prosperous Frameworks for Families - Episode 474
Should families be open to each other’s financial situations? What if you are embarrassed to share your current financial standing with the people around you? For today’s episode, Kim and Spencer take a deep dive into the importance of discussing your finances with the family. They describe the different ways of providing and getting help as well as how the different prosperous families get prosperous and stay prosperous. Additionally, Kim and Spencer share how the team helps the Prosperity Thinkers Community implement the ideas of perpetuity and how it worked for them. Best-selling author Kim Butler and Spencer Shaw show you how to take more control of your finances. Tune in to The Prosperity Podcast to learn more about Prosperity Thinkers thinking and strategies today! Do you have a question you would like answered on the show? Please send it to us at hello@prosperitythinkers.com and we may answer it in an upcoming episode. Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information on this episode go to https://prosperitythinkers.com/podcasts/  Show Notes What last episode’s topics were How the Prosperity Pledge can help you and your family What are the different ways to provide help and get help What the very definition of not complaining is How prosperous families get prosperous and stay prosperous How Kim and her team help the Prosperity Thinkers Community implement the ideas of perpetuity How it worked for Spencer and his family Special Listener Gift Free eBook: Activating Your Prosperity Guide. Kim Butler's groundbreaking eBook/ audiobook explains why typical financial advice may be sabotaging your wealth... and what to do instead! Review and Subscribe If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Subscribe on your favorite podcast player to get the latest episodes. iTunes Stitcher RSS
10:59 08/02/2022
The Prosperity Pledge - Episode 473
Do you use apps to keep track of your finances? What kind of application works for you and which doesn’t? Apps can be a hit or miss: It might work for others, but it might not work for you. Thankfully, Kim and Spencer talk about a life-changing app that will not only help you in keeping track of your finances, but it can also be an eye opener on which categories you’re spending too much (or too little). For today’s episode, Kim and Spencer introduce the Prosperity Pledge and how it works. They also share what the differences are between the Prosperity Pledge and other finance applications today. As Kim and Spencer delve deeper into the topic, you will discover how using the Prosperity Pledge will not only benefit you but also the whole family in the long run. You will also learn why using these apps can help not only save money but grow it over time. Best-selling author Kim Butler and Spencer Shaw show you how to take more control of your finances. Tune in to The Prosperity Podcast to learn more about Prosperity Thinkers thinking and strategies today! Do you have a question you would like answered on the show? Please send it to us at hello@prosperitythinkers.com and we may answer it in an upcoming episode. Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information on this episode go to https://prosperitythinkers.com/podcasts/ https://prosperitythinkers.com/product/prosperity-pledge/  Show Notes What the Prosperity Pledge is What the difference is between other finance apps and the Prosperity Pledge Why the Prosperity Pledge is a must-use app What are the three different courses or learning applications are How the Prosperity Pledge works How the Prosperity Pledge can be a game changer for clients who are using the app How the app can help a family as a whole Special Listener Gift Free eBook: Activating Your Prosperity Guide. Kim Butler's groundbreaking eBook/ audiobook explains why typical financial advice may be sabotaging your wealth... and what to do instead! Review and Subscribe If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Subscribe on your favorite podcast player to get the latest episodes. iTunes Stitcher RSS
15:43 07/26/2022
Long-Term Thinking - Episode 472
People are more focused on the short-term by nature. Many think that it is easier to center on the short-term gains and goals and neglect the longer-term dreams and goals. Little do people know that long-term thinking can bring to life the exciting possibilities of what’s to come. In this episode, Spencer and Kim talk about the differences between long-term and short-term thinking. They share how these types of thinking affected their lives and how long-term thinking became useful, especially when it came to their life decisions. Spencer and Kim also gave a glimpse of the two new exciting updates from Kim: The Family Legacy Game and the Perpetual Wealth Workbook. Best-selling author Kim Butler and Spencer Shaw show you how to take more control of your finances. Tune in to The Prosperity Podcast to learn more about Prosperity Thinkers thinking and strategies today! Do you have a question you would like answered on the show? Please send it to us at hello@prosperitythinkers.com and we may answer it in an upcoming episode. Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to https://prosperitythinkers.com/podcasts/ Family Legacy Card Game Perpetual Wealth Workbook Show Notes How long-term thinking is most useful in a volatile market How long-term thinking has helped Kim What short-term thinking is The differences between short-term and long-term thinking How the daily actions in your life involve short-term and long-term thinking What stoic philosophy is The Family Legacy Game How the Perpetual Wealth Workbook can help you Special Listener Gift Free eBook: Activating Your Prosperity Guide. Kim Butler's groundbreaking eBook/ audiobook explains why typical financial advice may be sabotaging your wealth... and what to do instead! Review and Subscribe If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Subscribe on your favorite podcast player to get the latest episodes. iTunes Stitcher
14:16 07/19/2022
The Win-Win Wealth Strategy with Tom Wheelwright - Episode 471
Don’t be fooled by the promise of easy wealth: They hide giant risks and you might lose money. Instead, you should spend your time learning how to build your wealth and adopt a win-win mindset. Kim welcomes Tom Wheelwright to talk about his new book: The Win-Win Wealth Strategy: 7 Investments the Government Will Pay You to Make. Together, they talk about why Tom decided to use that title and about his goals for writing the book. Tom also discusses the liability umbrella policy and why it is essential. Additionally, Kim and Tom break down the difference between term and permanent insurance and why you should get both, especially when protecting not only your life but your assets. Best-selling author Kim Butler and Spencer Shaw show you how to take more control of your finances. Tune in to The Prosperity Podcast to learn more about Prosperity Thinkers thinking and strategies today! Do you have a question you would like answered on the show? Please send it to us at hello@prosperitythinkers.com and we may answer it in an upcoming episode. Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to https://prosperitythinkers.com/podcasts/ Connect with Tom Wheelwright The Win-Win Wealth Strategy with Tom Wheelwright https://tomwheelwright.com/ https://wealthability.com/tom/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/tomwheelwright https://www.facebook.com/Tom.Wheelwright.CPA/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdqKCRdapuU1DFRu3fGeL0g https://twitter.com/tom_wheelwright  Show Notes Why Tom decided to name his book “The Win-Win Wealth Strategy: 7 Investments the Government Will Pay You to Make” Who are the two most important people in your professional life are What is it about human nature that makes us feel like we have to get a win and we don't think about the other side of the win The importance of a liability umbrella Why Tom likes the umbrella policy What is term insurance and why it is important? The difference between term insurance and permanent insurance What his views are regarding commissions Special Listener Gift Free eBook: Activating Your Prosperity Guide. Kim Butler's groundbreaking eBook/ audiobook explains why typical financial advice may be sabotaging your wealth... and what to do instead!   Review and Subscribe If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Subscribe on your favorite podcast player to get the latest episodes. iTunes Stitcher
22:22 07/12/2022
Gathering Your Family Stories - Legacy - Episode 470
Some families converse easily, but there are others who don’t. There are some who find it easy to get along with others, do fun activities together, and even work out problems along the way, but not all families have strong bonds like that. For this episode, Kim and Spencer speak about gathering your family's stories and legacies. Kim walks down memory lane as she narrates what epiphany she had, how her perspective shifted and made her weekends more enjoyable. They share how to tie in the generational piece with storytelling. Kim and Spencer also talk about different habits when it comes to sharing a failure and learning and how the Family Legacy game can bring families closer. Best-selling author Kim Butler and Spencer Shaw show you how to take more control of your finances. Tune in to The Prosperity Podcast to learn more about Prosperity Thinkers thinking and strategies today! Do you have a question you would like answered on the show? Please send it to us at hello@prosperitythinkers.com and we may answer it in an upcoming episode. Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to https://prosperitythinkers.com/podcasts/  Show Notes What the legacy element best pairs with What positive results storytelling can bring How to ask questions to get the specifics of a story The epiphany Kim had shifted her perspective and made her weekends more enjoyable How to tie in the generational piece with storytelling What is Kim’s family habit when it comes to sharing a failure and learning What the Family Legacy game is about Special Listener Gift Free eBook: Activating Your Prosperity Guide. Kim Butler's groundbreaking eBook/ audiobook explains why typical financial advice may be sabotaging your wealth... and what to do instead! Review and Subscribe If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Subscribe on your favorite podcast player to get the latest episodes. iTunes Stitcher
15:17 07/05/2022
America's History from The Tuttle Twins - Episode 469
Stories play an important role in the development and growth of your kids. Reading helps with their confidence level, as well as coping with learning, language, and feelings. But did you know that as an adult, you can also learn a lot from children’s books? Spencer and Kim center their conversation around the book, America's History: A Tuttle Twins Series of Stories, a 240-page storybook that teaches inspiring stories and powerful ideas from the nation’s pasts, and helps empower kids to live their best lives today. They also talk about the values that kids can adapt from the book, as well as their top takeaways from reading it. Spencer and Kim conclude that even if it’s a children’s book, the Tuttle Twins series can change anyone’s perspective and can give clarity about things that we probably are not clear about. Best-selling author Kim Butler and Spencer Shaw show you how to take more control of your finances. Tune in to The Prosperity Podcast to learn more about Prosperity Thinkers thinking and strategies today! Do you have a question you would like answered on the show? Please send it to us at hello@prosperitythinkers.com and we may answer it in an upcoming episode. Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to https://prosperitythinkers.com/podcasts/ The Tuttle Twins Show Notes Who Connor Boyack is What the story behind the book, America’s History: A Tuttle Twins Series of Stories, is What the signs of a really good writer are How is the A Tuttle Twins book different from other children’s books What are the values of the stories from the A Tuttle Twins books that children can adapt to Kim’s top takeaways from reading the book What’s the problem with the current history Special Listener Gift Free eBook: Activating Your Prosperity Guide. Kim Butler's groundbreaking eBook/ audiobook explains why typical financial advice may be sabotaging your wealth... and what to do instead! Review and Subscribe If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Subscribe on your favorite podcast player to get the latest episodes. iTunes Stitcher RSS
12:52 06/28/2022
Deleveraging - The Generational Harvest - Episode 468
When a company is experiencing financial difficulties, the owner can go through the process of deleveraging their balance sheets and their business. Deleveraging reduces debt and the risks to avoid bankruptcy. But the big question is: How can you go about it? For today’s episode, Kim and Spencer circle their discussion around deleveraging. Together, they talk about how you can apply to leverage and deleverage your business. Kim and Spencer also share when is the best time to deleverage and how it can work for you, as the business owner, and your business. Best-selling author Kim Butler and Spencer Shaw show you how to take more control of your finances. Tune in to The Prosperity Podcast to learn more about Prosperity Thinkers thinking and strategies today! Do you have a question you would like answered on the show? Please send it to us at hello@prosperitythinkers.com and we may answer it in an upcoming episode.   Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information on this episode go to https://prosperitythinkers.com/podcasts/  Show Notes What deleveraging is How you can apply leveraging to your business Why people are doing generational harvest When the best time to deleverage is How deleveraging should work for you and your business   Special Listener Gift Free eBook: Activating Your Prosperity Guide. Kim Butler's groundbreaking eBook/ audiobook explains why typical financial advice may be sabotaging your wealth... and what to do instead! Review and Subscribe If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Subscribe to your favorite podcast player to get the latest episodes. iTunes Stitcher RSS
14:09 06/21/2022
When Is It Time To Buy? - The Inflation Factor - Episode 467
When you have money to spare, what are the best investments to have? What’s the assurance that the money you’ll spend on a property or investment is going to grow, especially during inflation? For today’s episode, Kim and Spencer answer different questions surrounding inflation. They talk about what you should do about inflation and when is the best time to start investing. To get the value out of your hard-earned money, Kim and Spencer teach how a prosperous thinker thinks so that you can start getting the assets that will give you the most peace of mind. Best-selling author Kim Butler and Spencer Shaw show you how to take more control of your finances. Tune in to The Prosperity Podcast to learn more about Prosperity Thinkers thinking and strategies today! Do you have a question you would like answered on the show? Please send it to us at hello@prosperitythinkers.com and we may answer it in an upcoming episode. Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information on this episode go to https://prosperitythinkers.com/podcasts/  Show Notes What happened to Spencer during his time working at the farm The first thing you should do about inflation When you should buy acts What the characteristics of a prosperous thinker are The most peace of mind-oriented asset that you can own What the cash value of life insurance can do Special Listener Gift Free eBook: Activating Your Prosperity Guide. Kim Butler's groundbreaking eBook/ audiobook explains why typical financial advice may be sabotaging your wealth... and what to do instead! Review and Subscribe If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Subscribe on your favorite podcast player to get the latest episodes. iTunes Stitcher RSS
12:42 06/14/2022
Arguing to 100 - Episode 466
To express your viewpoint and for others to answer the questions you have set, raising arguments is a good standpoint. Arguing can help structure the conversation and even guide the person you’re talking to to the different points of the conversation. For this episode, Spencer and Kim circle their talk around arguing. First off, they discuss the concept from Alex Epstein's book, Fossil Future. Spencer and Kim talk about what arguing to 100 and arguing to zero are, the results of arguing to zero, as well as the new styles of arguments. They also argue on the differences between life insurances and investments, and what benefits people can get from getting one. Best-selling author Kim Butler and Spencer Shaw show you how to take more control of your finances. Tune in to The Prosperity Podcast to learn more about Prosperity Thinkers thinking and strategies today! Do you have a question you would like answered on the show? Please send it to us at hello@prosperitythinkers.com and we may answer it in an upcoming episode. Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to https://prosperitythinkers.com/podcasts/ Fossil Future Show Notes The concept from Alex Epstein's book, Fossil Future What the two frameworks of a life insurance product are How the language of understanding and comparing correctly works Examples of arguing to 100 What the results of arguing to zero are What the difference between life insurances and investments The guarantees of a life insurance What the new styles of arguments are How you can take the arguments that people may want to have while giving them the truth Special Listener Gift Free eBook: Activating Your Prosperity Guide. Kim Butler's groundbreaking eBook/ audiobook explains why typical financial advice may be sabotaging your wealth... and what to do instead! Review and Subscribe If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Subscribe on your favorite podcast player to get the latest episodes. iTunes Stitcher RSS
18:11 06/07/2022
Good Debt vs Bad Debt - Episode 465
Are all debts considered to be bad debts? If not, what’s the difference between a good debt and a bad debt? For today’s episode, Spencer and Kim talk about the difference between a good debt and a bad debt. They break down the characteristics of the two kinds of debts, along with the different kinds of debts and home equity. Best-selling author Kim Butler and Spencer Shaw show you how to take more control of your finances. Tune in to The Prosperity Podcast to learn more about Prosperity Thinkers thinking and strategies today! Do you have a question you would like answered on the show? Please send it to us at hello@prosperitythinkers.com and we may answer it in an upcoming episode. Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to https://prosperitythinkers.com/podcasts/ Busting the Interest Rate Lies Show Notes What the difference between good debt and bad debt is Examples of good debts Where does the consideration of the asset and liability mix in when looking at good debt Mortgage as a good debt Where the peace of mind should truly come into play when it comes to making payments on the debt What home equity is Special Listener Gift Free eBook: Activating Your Prosperity Guide. Kim Butler's groundbreaking eBook/ audiobook explains why typical financial advice may be sabotaging your wealth... and what to do instead! Review and Subscribe If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Subscribe on your favorite podcast player to get the latest episodes. iTunes Stitcher
12:21 05/31/2022
How to Use Inversion Thinking for Prosperity - Episode 464
Not taking control of your finances could lead you to having difficulties paying and saving for things. If you find yourself with no savings and spending more than what you earn, it’s time to drop your bad spending habits and start building better financial habits. For this episode today, Spencer and Kim talk about inversion thinking and bad finances. They share the essential pieces of bad finances and how you can resolve them. Spencer and Kim also open up about something exciting, the Prosperity Pledge, which will help you in building better money habits that can increase your wealth and set you up for financial success. Best-selling author Kim Butler and Spencer Shaw show you how to take more control of your finances. Tune in to The Prosperity Podcast to learn more about Prosperity Thinkers thinking and strategies today! Do you have a question you would like answered on the show? Please send it to us at hello@prosperitythinkers.com and we may answer it in an upcoming episode. Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to https://prosperitythinkers.com/podcasts/  Show Notes What inversion thinking is What would bad finances look like The essential pieces of bad finances How to resolve bad finances What to look out for: The Prosperity Pledge How Kim sets an action rhythm when trying to solve a problem Special Listener Gift Free eBook: Activating Your Prosperity Guide. Kim Butler's groundbreaking eBook/ audiobook explains why typical financial advice may be sabotaging your wealth... and what to do instead! Review and Subscribe If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Subscribe on your favorite podcast player to get the latest episodes. iTunes Stitcher
11:24 05/24/2022
What Can We Control? - Episode 463
Feeling the need to be in control is natural. You can feel at your best if you know exactly what is going on in the different areas of your life. However, you can never control everything: What other people think of you, losing a loved one or how others behave, to name a few. Luckily, there are things that you can manage and control in your life — and that is the center of today’s discussion with Spencer and Kim. Spencer and Kim talk about the two things that you can control in life: Thinking and calendar management. They share the different practices that they keep to heart in order to control their own calendar, especially for high achievers. Spencer and Kim also break down what controlling thinking is and how shifting your thoughts can work for you, which in return, can help you control your money, your behavior, and other aspects of your life. Best-selling author Kim Butler and Spencer Shaw show you how to take more control of your finances. Tune in to The Prosperity Podcast to learn more about Prosperity Thinkers thinking and strategies today! Do you have a question you would like answered on the show? Please send it to us at hello@prosperitythinkers.com and we may answer it in an upcoming episode. Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to https://prosperitythinkers.com/podcasts/  Show Notes The two things that you can control How you can take control of your calendar How to encourage your younger kids to get started on calendar control Kim and Todd’s own practice of calendar control to get things done How you can practice calendar control For high achievers, what’s the best way to take control of your calendar? What controlling your thinking means How shifting the thought can work for you Special Listener Gift Free eBook: Activating Your Prosperity Guide. Kim Butler's groundbreaking eBook/ audiobook explains why typical financial advice may be sabotaging your wealth... and what to do instead! Review and Subscribe If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Subscribe on your favorite podcast player to get the latest episodes. iTunes Stitcher
14:05 05/17/2022
Retirement is a Scam - Episode 462
Is retirement a scam? Once you retire early, can you picture what you would like to do to fully enjoy your years of freedom? Spencer and Kim revolve their conversation around the major part of life that most people tend to overlook: Retirement. You might be excited to get off work, but once you’re free from your professional and business obligations, what will you do in life? In this episode, Spencer and Kim discuss the need of having a different mindset in approaching your after-work years, as retirement should not be a punishment. They break down how you can use your well-deserved freedom after working 30 or 40 years in finding and creating an environment that will give you time for hobbies or anything that you want to do. Best-selling author Kim Butler and Spencer Shaw show you how to take more control of your finances. Tune in to The Prosperity Podcast to learn more about Prosperity Thinkers thinking and strategies today! Do you have a question you would like answered on the show? Please send it to us at hello@prosperitythinkers.com and we may answer it in an upcoming episode. Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to https://prosperitythinkers.com/podcasts/ https://twitter.com/joecassandra  Show Notes Is retirement a scam? What happens after retirement The different problems that the government forces people into One of the biggest fallacies around retirement Retirement as an extremely selfish way of living What people in retirement should do to sharpen their minds and enjoy their freedom Special Listener Gift Free eBook: Activating Your Prosperity Guide. Kim Butler's groundbreaking eBook/ audiobook explains why typical financial advice may be sabotaging your wealth... and what to do instead! Review and Subscribe If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Subscribe on your favorite podcast player to get the latest episodes. iTunes Stitcher
14:50 05/10/2022
Intention and Money - Episode 461
Are there things that you tend to overlook? Spencer and Kim revolve their conversation around the invisible thing that we often overlook: intention. It sneaks into our lives, and the decision to observe and act on it is in our hands. However, if it’s the other way around, we might be forced to reckon with it in the future. In this episode, you will learn some essential critical points on developing intention habits on savings and handling finances. Ways to save time during the learning process will also be revealed! Best-selling author Kim Butler and Spencer Shaw show you how to take more control of your finances. Tune in to The Prosperity Podcast to learn more about Prosperity Thinkers thinking and strategies today! Do you have a question you would like answered on the show? Please send it to us at hello@prosperitythinkers.com and we may answer it in an upcoming episode. Show Notes Learning to activate finances The intentional space Getting help is a win-win situation Developing good habits in finances Asset Automation The importance of having a grateful heart Why hard work builds the machine Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to https://prosperitythinkers.com/podcasts/  Special Listener Gift Free eBook: Activating Your Prosperity Guide. Kim Butler's groundbreaking eBook/ audiobook explains why typical financial advice may be sabotaging your wealth... and what to do instead! Review and Subscribe If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Subscribe on your favorite podcast player to get the latest episodes. iTunes Stitcher
12:24 05/03/2022
Traits of Good or Bad Financial Strategy - Episode 460
What is a good or bad financial strategy?? For today’s episode, Kim and Spencer talk about the traits of good and bad property owners and how they differ from one another. These comparisons are made throughout various points and questions. You will also learn why making your money grow, is a choice. As Kim and Spencer delve deeper into this topic, you will discover how ongoing savings are equally significant as nurturing the mind. And they will also share why putting money into things unaffected by outside forces is essential. Best-selling author Kim Butler and Spencer Shaw show you how to take more control of your finances. Tune in to The Prosperity Podcast to learn more about Prosperity Thinkers thinking and strategies today! Do you have a question you would like answered on the show? Please send it to us at hello@prosperitythinkers.com and we may answer it in an upcoming episode. Show Notes Relation of property owner traits to finances What is the McDonald mentality? Tenant relationships in different lenses of property owners Why attention and focus is paramount in the personal financial space Hiring the best vendors Money movement creates a shift on everything The Kiva Movement Using a broker to list the property to sell? To learn is to share Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to https://prosperitythinkers.com/podcasts/ Make a loan, change a life - Kiva Special Listener Gift Free eBook: Activating Your Prosperity Guide. Kim Butler's groundbreaking eBook/ audiobook explains why typical financial advice may be sabotaging your wealth... and what to do instead! Review and Subscribe If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Subscribe on your favorite podcast player to get the latest episodes. iTunes Stitcher
17:05 04/26/2022
What Do You Do With a Chance - Bonus Episode
With every chance and opportunity that comes your way, what do you do with them? Today's bonus episode is the third and last episode of the podcast series on Kobi Yamada's three children's books. Kim, and her sister Tammi, continue their entrepreneurial conversation by discussing the third book, What Do You Do With a Chance. The final book has more color in its illustrations than the previous one. Kim and Tammi touch on the significance of believing in every opportunity and idea you deserve and that you need to be bold in claiming your chances in life. Best-selling author Kim Butler and Spencer Shaw show you how to take more control of your finances. Tune in to The Prosperity Podcast to learn more about Prosperity Thinkers thinking and strategies today! Do you have a question you would like answered on the show? Please send it to us at hello@prosperitythinkers.com and we may answer it in an upcoming episode. Show Notes Why we should not ignore chances Letting go of fears and hesitations What is meant for you will fuel you with enthusiasm and excitement Taking on chances will teach you the right way to go Avoidance of failure culture shuns opportunities away Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to https://prosperitythinkers.com/podcasts/ Wealth Renegade Podcast What Do You Do With a Problem by Kobi Yamada Special Listener Gift Free eBook: Activating Your Prosperity Guide. Kim Butler's groundbreaking eBook/ audiobook explains why typical financial advice may be sabotaging your wealth... and what to do instead! Review and Subscribe If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Subscribe on your favorite podcast player to get the latest episodes. iTunes Stitcher
13:25 04/21/2022
Financial Miscalculation Mistakes To Avoid - Episode 459
Do you want to attain a prosperous life? For today’s episode, Kim and Spencer discuss the three mistakes in handling finances. People want to have a life full of prosperity, yet little did they know that they should avoid financial miscalculations. As Kim and Spencer delve deeper into this topic, you will find out how essential attitude, people you spend time with, mindset, and perception are. They are the building blocks of financial success. Best-selling author Kim Butler and Spencer Shaw show you how to take more control of your finances. Tune in to The Prosperity Podcast to learn more about Prosperity Thinkers thinking and strategies today! Do you have a question you would like answered on the show? Please send it to us at hello@prosperitythinkers.com and we may answer it in an upcoming episode. Show Notes Present and future value of money: the usage of financial calculators How inflation can affect the value of money Series of payments and interest rate Wrong information from financial people Busting the interest rate lies Retirement programs Life insurance during emergencies Robert Kiyosaki's cashflow game Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to https://prosperitythinkers.com/podcasts/ Prosperity Thinkers Newsletter Sign Up Book - Busting the Interest Rate Lies: Discover the Whole Truth About Money and How You Can Keep Control of Yours Special Listener Gift Free eBook: Activating Your Prosperity Guide. Kim Butler's groundbreaking eBook/ audiobook explains why typical financial advice may be sabotaging your wealth... and what to do instead! Review and Subscribe If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Subscribe on your favorite podcast player to get the latest episodes. iTunes Stitcher
17:12 04/19/2022
What to Do With a Problem - Bonus Episode
What do you do with a problem you are currently facing? Kim, and her sister Tammi, continue the second part of a podcast series on Kobi Yamada's three children's books for today's bonus episode. Kim and Tammi want to talk about these books through the lens of an entrepreneur. However, though the book is as delightful as the first one in this particular episode, the illustration is a bit sadder. This is because it leans more towards solving a problem. Best-selling author Kim Butler and Spencer Shaw show you how to take more control of your finances. Tune in to The Prosperity Podcast to learn more about Prosperity Thinkers thinking and strategies today! Do you have a question you would like answered on the show? Please send it to us at hello@prosperitythinkers.com and we may answer it in an upcoming episode. Show Notes Reconstructing the negative perception on a problem Why most business owners run away from a problem What to do with a problem Why worry makes the problem bigger A positive focus Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to https://prosperitythinkers.com/podcasts/ Wealth Renegade Podcast What Do You Do With a Problem by Kobi Yamada Special Listener Gift Free eBook: Activating Your Prosperity Guide. Kim Butler's groundbreaking eBook/ audiobook explains why typical financial advice may be sabotaging your wealth... and what to do instead! Review and Subscribe If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Subscribe on your favorite podcast player to get the latest episodes. iTunes Stitcher
07:01 04/14/2022
Rich vs Really Rich - Episode 458
There is a gap between the rich and the ultra wealthy. For today’s episode, Kim and Spencer give their sentiments on the YouTube Channel called Rich versus Really Rich. This channel usually creates shorts, reels, and tech talks. In the video, a guy plays three roles: rich guy, manager of a business, and a really rich guy. As Kim and Spencer delve deeper into this topic, you will find out the difference between a rich and a really rich guy in terms of actions and how they talk. They will also discuss how mindset and self-identity play an essential role in this discourse. Best-selling author Kim Butler and Spencer Shaw show you how to take more control of your finances. Tune in to The Prosperity Podcast to learn more about Prosperity Thinkers thinking and strategies today! Do you have a question you would like answered on the show? Please send it to us at hello@prosperitythinkers.com and we may answer it in an upcoming episode. Show Notes Talk and act: knowing the difference between the rich and really rich Knowing who you really are Why is mindset important? Who always takes advantage of opportunities? Attitudes with the daily activities Collaboration, respect, and kindness: treating people equally Importance of focusing on the constraint Faith as an aspect of prosperity The value of paying someone in exchange for their expertise and service What happens when decisions are made out of fear? Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to https://prosperitythinkers.com/podcasts/ Rich vs Really Rich channel Special Listener Gift Free eBook: Activating Your Prosperity Guide. Kim Butler's groundbreaking eBook/ audiobook explains why typical financial advice may be sabotaging your wealth... and what to do instead! Review and Subscribe If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Subscribe on your favorite podcast player to get the latest episodes. iTunes Stitcher RSS
13:35 04/12/2022
What to Do With an Idea - Bonus Episode
What do you do with an idea you recently thought about? For today's bonus episode, Kim and her sister Tammi, start a series of podcasts based on three kids' books. Kim and Tammi want to talk about these books through the lens of an entrepreneur. They believe that children's books contain principles directly applicable to running a business. As they discuss, they tackle the first of the three books written by Kobi Yamada, What Do You Do With an Idea. Imagine how a 20-page book can contain a 200-page worth of business lessons. With its amazing pictures, kids can quickly grasp powerful messages with their young minds. Best-selling author Kim Butler and Spencer Shaw show you how to take more control of your finances. Tune in to The Prosperity Podcast to learn more about Prosperity Thinkers thinking and strategies today! Do you have a question you would like answered on the show? Please send it to us at hello@prosperitythinkers.com and we may answer it in an upcoming episode. Show Notes Books written by Kobi Yamada How kids books contain business-applicable principles What to do with an idea Why ideas seem to be fragile for us The idea has to have love with it Importance of commitment and time Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to https://prosperitythinkers.com/podcasts/ Wealth Renegade Podcast What Do You Do With an Idea by Kobi Yamada Special Listener Gift Free eBook: Activating Your Prosperity Guide. Kim Butler's groundbreaking eBook/ audiobook explains why typical financial advice may be sabotaging your wealth... and what to do instead! Review and Subscribe If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Subscribe on your favorite podcast player to get the latest episodes. iTunes Stitcher RSS
12:51 04/07/2022
Stop Planning and Start Preparing - Episode 457
Focus on preparing instead of planning. For today’s episode, Kim and Spencer take a deep dive into the principle and value of preparing rather than planning for your future. As they contend on the topic of focus, Kim also shares the learnings she got with her training and experiences as an advisor and what it really looks like working with prosperity-minded people when it comes to preparing for what is yet to come. Kim and Spencer also discuss what real estate and life insurance have in common and why listeners should start listening to the Wealth Renegade Podcast. They also talk about what sustainable wealth is and why it is important to start building one. Sustainable wealth is having wealth that will sustain your family, sustain you both mentally and in times of emergency and opportunity. So instead of planning, start preparing for your sustainable wealth and foundational items. They’ll be there for more centuries in the future. Best-selling author Kim Butler and Spencer Shaw show you how to take more control of your finances. Tune in to The Prosperity Podcast to learn more about Prosperity Thinkers thinking and strategies today! Do you have a question you would like answered on the show? Please send it to us at hello@prosperitythinkers.com and we may answer it in an upcoming episode. Show Notes The value of preparation over planning What Kim learned with her training as an advisor How it looks for Kim as she works with prosperity-minded people How being single or not matters when it comes to deciding what your protection and preparation plans should be What sustainable wealth is and why is it important? What real estate and life insurance have in common The Wealth Renegade podcast Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to https://prosperitythinkers.com/podcasts/ Wealth Renegade Podcast Special Listener Gift Free eBook: Activating Your Prosperity Guide. Kim Butler's groundbreaking eBook/ audiobook explains why typical financial advice may be sabotaging your wealth... and what to do instead!   Review and Subscribe If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Subscribe on your favorite podcast player to get the latest episodes. iTunes Stitcher RSS
18:22 04/05/2022
How Prosperous People Take Action - Episode 456
People by nature always want fast results. In this episode, Kim and Spencer argue that taking a long-term approach to investment will yield a greater reward than short-term investments, despite their seeming convenience. Their conversation revolves around insurance as a place to store cash for the future and why it is essential to have confidence as an entrepreneur. They also share how to prospect with certainty and prosperity. In life, our desires are often motivated by fast results. We want to lose weight in 10 minutes at the gym and have a better body. But we learn that this isn't sustainable or healthy; if you want something bad enough, it will take time – just like your financial goals need time to mature into something lasting. You need to be ready for the long game. You don't have to be a millionaire to start investing. Best-selling author Kim Butler and Spencer Shaw show you how to take more control of your finances. Tune in to The Prosperity Podcast to learn more about Prosperity Thinkers thinking and strategies today! Do you have a question you would like answered on the show? Please send it to us at hello@prosperitythinkers.com and we may answer it in an upcoming episode. Highlights: The difference between a prospect and a client. Why investment and finance is a long-term journey. Insurance as a place to store cash. The importance of building relationships and helping people in prospecting confidently. Certainty and prosperity for both prospects and clients. Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to https://prosperitythinkers.com/podcasts/  Special Listener Gift Free eBook: Activating Your Prosperity Guide. Kim Butler's groundbreaking eBook/ audiobook explains why typical financial advice may be sabotaging your wealth... and what to do instead! Review and Subscribe If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Subscribe on your favorite podcast player to get the latest episodes. iTunes Stitcher RSS
17:46 03/29/2022
Personal Finance - Episode 455
Money is not everything, it affects everything. In this episode of Prosperity Thinkers, Spencer and Kim talk about the importance of paying attention to Economic Laws and how a business runs its personal finances. The said practice will lead you to success in terms of finance. According to them, personal finance is a capital flow that passes through the family to be preserved and controlled. Because of the misconceptions that exist, it is important to handle this space. Best-selling author Kim Butler and Spencer Shaw show you how to take more control of your finances. Tune in to The Prosperity Podcast to learn more about Prosperity Thinkers thinking and strategies today! Do you have a question you would like answered on the show? Please send it to us at hello@prosperitythinkers.com and we may answer it in an upcoming episode. Links and Resources from this Episode For resources and additional information of this episode go to https://prosperitythinkers.com/podcasts/ Live Your Life Insurance - A book by Kim Butler Show Notes What does personal finance mean? - 0:13 Definition of financial literacy - 3:23 Helping clients: protection, savings, retirement, debt, and investment - 5:00 People skipping the personal finance steps: failing to look at things holistically - 7:32 A relevant story on personal finance - 10:53 Looking at the car insurance deductible and prepaying mortgages - 12:29 Special Listener Gift Free eBook: Activating Your Prosperity Guide. Kim Butler's groundbreaking eBook/ audiobook explains why typical financial advice may be sabotaging your wealth... and what to do instead! Review and Subscribe If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here Subscribe on your favorite podcast player to get the latest episodes. iTunes Stitcher RSS
15:22 03/22/2022