Live Richer Podcast, Episode 7: F.I.R.E. Movement Expert Dr. Lakisha Simmons Gives Tips on How To Retire On Your Own Terms – GOBankingRates

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This Episode

Retiring in today’s world seems like a difficult task at hand. When it comes to planning for retirement, many people see little to no hope for retiring early. In this episode of the “Live Richer Podcast with Jaime Catmull,” personal finance expert and F.I.R.E. (Financial Independence, Retire Early) coach Dr. Lakisha Simmons gives tips with our host on how to live a life of freedom by retiring on your own terms.

Simmons, who retired at the early age of 41, says that even if you make less than six figures, have debt and start at zero savings, you can still find a way to retire with a substantial amount of money for retirement.

It all starts with just one step and using tools like Personal Capital. That one step? Well, listen to her conversation with our host Jaime Catmull to get vital tips for your retirement future.

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About the Show

The Live Richer podcast is a space created for people to challenge and manage their ideas of wealth, culture, and money across the world. By exploring money concepts from diverse voices, listeners will be inspired to build better personal money decisions. Bringing you the best personal finance advice to make more, save more, and Live Richer.

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Jaime Catmull is here to help listeners like you cut through the clutter of personal finance advice that exists today to find the right information to improve your finances. Catmull is an advocate who empowers everyone to tackle the financial questions and obstacles they encounter throughout life. With eight years of experience working in the personal finance space at GOBankingRates, Catmull has amassed an extensive network of financial influencers and experts. Now, she’s tapping that network to get the real scoop on how you can live your best financial life and increase your wealth.

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About the Author

Amen joined the content team in January 2019 and brings a diverse background of digital, broadcast and print journalism to the team.She currently serves as the Executive Producer for our podcast Live Richer Podcast with Jaime Catmull. Before she joined the GBR family, Amen was a film writer at, where she explored the cinematic portrayals about people of color. She formerly was a host on Dr. J The Counselor Show on LA’s 102.3 KJLH. She has also had her work featured on NPR’s/KCRW, Fox Entertainment News, Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper, Blavity and PilatesStyle Magazine.