The Fat & Broke Podcast

The Fat & Broke Podcast

Helping ourselves and others achieve better physical, mental, and financial health.

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May 22, 2022 69 min

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How low can it go?  Is the market at the bottom?  Can and will it go any lower?  Should I sell?  Why I am losing so much money?  These are all questions I have heard a lot over the past few weeks and months.  In today’s episode of the Fat & Broke Podcast, we discuss the current market conditions and what we can all do now and in the future when this happens again.

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In today’s WIN, we discuss:

  • Semaglutide Injections
  • Fecal Transplants
  • Bitcoin in your 401K
  • Skin Cancer
  • HSA’s
  • I-Bonds at 9.62%
  • We Answer A Listeners Question About Insulin
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    Listener Paul sent us this email and we answer his question:

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    Back in episode 114, we discussed the health benefits of heat exposure.  Today, as promised, we take a deep dive into the health benefits of cold exposure.  Peter has been holding this one in for a while, so get ready for some learning!!

    We start the show by reviewing the benefits of heat exposure that we discussed in episode 114.  After that, we deep dive (no pun intended) into the positive effects of cold plunges.

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    Welcome to the Fat & Broke Win or Fail Mastermind Group.  In today’s session, we discuss

  • Gary is Running Thin
  • Sarah is Lacking Commitment
  • Peter’s Modeling Career
  • Exciting News:

    Sarah is an Auntie!  Sarah’s sister had a beautiful baby girl.  We start the show by celebrating this amazing news with her.

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    What does it mean to be a Healthy, Happy Human?  How can you achieve happiness and health in your own life?  As the pace of our lives accelerates, these are questions that many of us never stop to consider.  In today’s show, our guest and host of the Healthy Happy Human Podcast, Paul Levitin, help us explore these questions and much more.  Next, on the Fat & Broke Podcast!

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    In today’s WIN, we discuss:

  • Intermittent Fasting
  • Alpha-Gal Syndrome
  • Signs Of Alzheimer's Disease
  • The Big Mac Index
  • Sauna Workouts
  • Happy Cinco De Mayo!  We review Peter’s bizarre approach to holidays.

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  • Listener Brandon left us two voice memos, one fat and one broke.  We answer his questions about habit stacking and Coast FI at the end of toda...
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    Have you noticed that everyone else's vacations seem way better than yours?  Is your social media feed filled with perfectly posed sunset heart hand pics?  Does all of this make travel seem overly complicated, expensive, and not for you?  Our next guests are on a mission to spread the message about travel for REAL people.  In today's episode of the Fat & Broke Podcast, we welcome Maggie and Caren from the b...

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    Welcome to the Fat & Broke Win or Fail Mastermind Group.  In today’s session, we discuss

  • Gary wants to be a better leader.
  • Peter has a steroid meltdown.
  • Sarah is learning to let go.
  • Update From A Prior Show:

    Peter did a living wake for his mother’s birthday.  We talk about how this experience went, what was said, and if he will continue this in the future.

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    Have you ever thought about working for yourself?  Most of us have at least considered it at one time or another.  But, could you imagine “accidentally” starting a business?  Our guest today, Brett Scott, did just that.  In this episode of The Fat & Broke Podcast, we talk to Brett about how he went from graduating from Physical Therapy school with no plans of entrepreneurship to owning Barbell Therapy & Perform...

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    In today’s WIN, we discuss:

  • Are we nearing an expanding housing bubble?
  • Soaring egg prices
  • Training the muscles of the vascular system
  • Investing in Russia
  • 5 ways to lower your cholesterol
  • The downside of using coupons
  • Happy financial literacy and librarians week!  We have a quick discussion about the importance of financial literacy which also leads to a discussion about the importance of volunteering your time to help others...

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    Can you name something you pay for in your life and hope that you never have to use it?  Still thinking??? Let me help.  The one that comes to mind first is insurance.  We all need it.  Most of us have many forms of it.  BUT we all never hope actually to use it.  And when we do use it, we get charged more to keep owning it!!  Today, Stacey Taylor, A Farmers Insurance Agency Owner, helps us better understand the many ty...

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    Welcome to the Fat & Broke mastermind group.  In today’s session…

  • The Beginner’s Mind
  • Winning At The Grocery Store
  • A Money Win AND Fail?
  • The show starts by following up on Peter’s monthly grocery spending.  He has implemented many strategies that have proven to be successful. We discuss those strategies as well as what he plans to do going forward.

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    Do you know what your credit score is?  I mean right now, if I asked you, could you tell me your score?  For many, the answer to this question is no.  In a game that we have all been playing since we were teenagers, many of us or woefully ignorant of our score and the rules of the game.  Our goal is to help you understand the rules, win the game, and in the end, save you a LOT of money.  Today, we explore the nuance of...

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    In today’s WIN, we discuss:

  • Medical Debt Forgiveness
  • The Ups and Downs of Gas Prices
  • Getting Salty
  • Joy & Vitality
  • & Surgery Not Required
  • Update: Peter’s sauna has been installed and is running.  He is very excited!  We will revisit this in 3 months to see what physiologic changes have occurred in Peter after sustained sauna usage.

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    “If you don’t know where you’ve come from, you don't know where you are going.”  These are the words of Maya Angelou and the theme of our show today.  The Fat & Broke Podcast turns 1, so we are taking some time to reflect on our favorite moments, summarize what we and you should have learned over the past year, and look forward to what is coming next.  Welcome to the Fat & Broke Birthday Show!

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    Welcome to the Fat & Broke mastermind group.  In today’s session…

  • Gary has adopted a new credit card hack
  • Peter is a creep
  • Sarah Appreciates
  • The show starts by Peter calling out Gary for a horrible week.  His sleep has been disrupted this week which led to poor cognition, diet, exercise, decision making, and a decline in his overall well being.  

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    It is hard to maintain good physical and mental health.  It is even harder to do so in a world full of diet culture and body shaming.  And it is even harder to do when you are a pre- or post-menopausal woman.  Today, we welcome Kerry Madden to the show.  Kerry is the creator and owner of KAM Fitness and Nutrition.  After struggling with many of these same issues, she went on her own wellness journey to find some answer...

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    In today’s W.I.N., we discuss:

  • Stupid Fitness Headlines
  • Daylight Savings Time
  • Re-Pri or Re-Fi
  • Buy Now, Pay Later
  • Happy Hormones
  • Gas Vouchers
  • & Eye Lies
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    Sarah’s W.I.N.’s:

  • Want to learn how to trigger your happy hormones voluntarily?  Sarah walks us through some tips to be happier.
  • We take some time to debunk some common eye myths, such as: are c...
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    Some people like it hot and some like the cold.  But, did you know there are actual health benefits to both and it's not just a comfort thing?  Today, in episode 114 of The Fat & Broke Podcast, we explore the concept of heat exposure, what it is used for, and who can benefit from it.

    Is Peter trying to justify the purchase of his sauna? We discuss!

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    *Update*:  Gary survived his intuitive eating challenge for February.  He was able to lose weight over the course of the month.  However, he lost his challenge to Peter.

    In today's mastermind session, we explore the soundtracks in our heads, whether they serve us or not, and how and when to change them. 

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    We devi...

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