Lisa is a lawyer living in DC. She is the author of the blog The Give and Get, it is here that she talks about everything from personal finance to food and relationships.
[3:9] Did you go to see the Cherry Blossoms?
· Avid biker
· Cherry season is the worst season for biking
[4:19] Where did the idea for your blog come from?
· Writes a lot
· Reads PF blogs all the time
· Has an interesting debt payoff story
[8:35] You write on all sorts of topics- which is your favorite and why?
· Achieving financial independence as a single person
[12:28] You paid off a ton of student loan debt- can you tell us about it?
· Impressive headline but boring story
· Paid off loans by using bonuses and tax refunds
[18:17] You have a post about retiring early on a low income. What advice do you tell people?
· Reading blogs where people weren’t writing blogs on realistic numbers
· The PF blog wants to appear to people with low income but wants to help
· The post was gratifying
[26:50] If you could go back and tell your younger self one thing, what would it be?
· Believe the average amount of people
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Value Link Round
[30:50] Why do you think people fail at achieving their dreams?
· I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do
· Never make the effort
[31:52] What other books or podcasts do you recommend?
· Books: Thanks for the feedback
· Podcast: The Fire drill podcast, the art of manliness
[33:35] What is your favorite quote?
· All you need sometimes is 20 seconds of intense bravery or courage and something amazing will happen.
[35:37] Any last advice?
· Work on self-love