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All the Hacks with Chris Hutchins

Chris Hutchins

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Learn all the hacks to upgrade your life, money and travel ā€“ all while spending less and saving more. Host Chris Hutchins is a life hacker who has saved millions by breaking down every aspect of life, looking to maximize happiness at the lowest cost. Chris and guests like Tim Ferriss, Tony Hawk, Codie Sanchez and Gary Vaynerchuk will help you learn the strategies and tactics they used to shape their success.

175 Episodes

Digital Wallet Security and Credit Score Myth Debunking with NerdWallet's SmartMoney

#173: Today Iā€™m sharing an episode of NerdWalletā€™s SmartMoney Podcast, where hosts Sean and Sara address the safety and privacy concerns of digital wallets and debunk common credit score myths. They highlight the importance of securing your digital wallet by leveraging phone security features, understanding privacy policies of digital wallet providers and implementing proactive measures to safeguard your information online. Sean Pyles is the executive producer and host of NerdWallet's Smart Money podcast. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, USA Today and more. Sara Rathner is a NerdWallet travel and credit cards expert. Her work has been featured on the ā€œTodayā€ show, Nasdaq and CNBCā€™s ā€œNightly Business Report.ā€ Link to Full Show Notes: https://allthehacks.com/digital-wallet-security-credit-score-myths Resources Mentioned NerdWallet's Smart Money Podcast Article: Companiesā€™ deceptive ā€˜dark patternsā€™ online cost you money. Hereā€™s how to fight back. Full Show Notes (00:00) Introduction (02:05) Credit Score Myth #1: Small Balance Equals Good Score (04:29) Credit Score Myth #2: Checking Your Score Will Hurt Your Credit (06:24) Credit Score Myth #3: Closing Old Credit Card Accounts (09:50) A Listener's Favorite Money Mistake (13:41) Are Digital Wallets the Safer Option? (15:42) Ways to Secure Your Digital Wallet (16:58) Challenges of Digital Wallets (18:06) Privacy Around Digital Wallets (21:12) Safeguarding Your Information Online & Offline (24:22) How to Fight Back Dark Patterns Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: X | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 18 May 2024

Is Renting Actually Better Than Buying a Home with Katie Gatti Tassin

#172: Today we go deep on the dilemma of renting vs. buying a home. Joined by Katie Gatti Tassin, we'll discuss current market dynamics, debunk misconceptions about homeownership, and provide insights to help you navigate this significant life decision. We'll also share personal finance strategies and insider tricks to help you secure the best deal. Katie Gatti Tassin is the creator of the Money with Katie podcast blog, and newsletter. Link to Full Show Notes: https://allthehacks.com/katie-gatti-tassin-rent-vs-buy Partner Deals Notion: Try Notion AI free to automate tedious tasks and streamline your work Daffy: Free $25 to give to the charity of your choice Indochino: 10% off my favorite bespoke suits and shirts (with code ALLTHEHACKS) Copilot: Free 2 months access to my favorite personal finance app with code HACKS2 DeleteMe: 20% off removing your personal info from the web For all the deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals Resources Mentioned Katie Gatti Tassin: Podcast | Website | Newsletter | Instagram Episode with Kathryn Valentine: Itā€™s Officially Negotiation Seasonā€”This is What Works Fractional Home Ownership: Pacaso Property Appraisal Appeal: Ownwell Rational Reminder Podcast The Fort - An Entrepreneurship Podcast by Chris Powers All the Hacks: Leave a review: Apple Podcasts | Spotify Email for questions, hacks, deals, and feedback: [email protected] Full Show Notes (00:00) Introduction (03:04) Reality vs. Expectations of Homeownership (07:50) The Forced Savings Argument for Ownership (12:33) Factors to Consider Before Buying a House (14:34) Current Status of Rental vs. Buyer's Market (16:50) Chris' Experience with Refinancing (23:53) Why Past Generations Invested in Homes to Build Wealth (27:16) A Questionable Rule of Thumb for Buying a House (29:29) Ways to Generate Income from Your House (31:08) A Big Mistake People Make When Buying a House (33:40) How Societal Standards Pressure People to Buy Homes They Can't Afford (41:20) Why You Should Care About What Matters to the Seller (49:32) Fixed vs. Adjustable Rate Mortgage (52:13) How to Appeal Your Property Tax (54:53) Why People Rent Even If They Can Afford to Own a House (57:20) The Hidden Costs of Owning a House (1:00:32) The Emotional Reasons for Buying a Home Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: X | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 15 May 2024

Secrets of Super Achievers: Learning the 10x Growth Mindset with Dr Benjamin Hardy

#171: Organizational psychologist Benjamin Hardy explores the power of a 10x growth mindset, highlighting how you can achieve more in one week than most people do in one year. He explores the core principles of 10x and the ā€˜Future Selfā€™ science to transform yourself, offers practical advice to achieve ambitious goals, addresses the challenges of adopting a 10x mindset and more. Dr. Benjamin Hardy is an organizational psychologist and best-selling author, whose books have sold millions of copies. His expertise stems from his PhD research on entrepreneurial courage and transformational leadership, and his work has been featured on Forbes, Fortune, CNBC, and many others. Link to Full Show Notes: https://allthehacks.com/benjamin-hardy-10x-growth-mindset Partner Deals NetSuite: Free KPI checklist to upgrade your business performance AG1: Free 1 year supply of Vitamin D and 5 free travel packs Gelt: Skip the waitlist on personalized tax guidance to maximize your wealth MasterClass: Learn from the world's best with 15% off Fabric: Affordable term life insurance for you and your family For all the deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals Resources Mentioned Benjamin Hardy: YouTube | Podcast | Website | LinkedIn 10x Is Easier Than 2x: How World-Class Entrepreneurs Achieve More by Doing Less The Gap and The Gain: The High Achievers' Guide to Happiness, Confidence, and Success Dan Gilbert TEDx Talk: The Psychology of Your Future Self Books: Good to Great by Jim Collins Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl Full Show Notes (00:00) Introduction (01:35) Why 10x Transformation Is Easier Than 2x (04:17) How to Reframe Your Past and Future with Psychological Flexibility (08:53) Imagining Your Future vs. Your Future Self (14:00) The Psychology Behind a 10x Philosophy (18:27) The 80-20 Principle in 10x (21:51) 80-20 Examples to Achieve 10x Performance (24:37) Non-Work Related 10x Goals (35:58) How to Use Your Past and Future to Increase Your Present (39:51) Where Would People Get Stuck in A 10x Mindset? (43:32) How to Get Rid of Things You Don't Need (46:35) Why We Hold Onto The 80% We Don't Need (49:34) Benā€™s Advice For People Struggling To Let Things Go (52:07) 10x As A Filtering System (55:24) Techniques Used to Build A 10x Mindset Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 8 May 2024

Cash Back vs. Points: Are We Playing the Wrong Credit Card Game?

#170: Chris makes a case for cash back in your credit card strategy based on some recent changes in the points and miles world. He goes deep on strategies for every spending category and shares his analysis of how to optimize points vs. cash back for the best ROI. Link to Full Show Notes: https://allthehacks.com/cash-back-vs-points-credit-cards Partner Deals Mint Mobile: $15/mo for unlimited wireless on the nation's largest 5G network Vuori: 20% off the most comfortable performance apparel I've ever worn Superhuman: Free month of the fastest and best email with code ALLTHEHACKS Bilt Rewards: Earn the most valuable points when you pay rent 1Password: Free 2-week trial of my favorite password manager For all the deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals All the Hacks Credit Card Optimization Tool v2 (w/ $10 Discount) All the Hacks Membership Credit Cards Page Credit Cards Mentioned Overall Spend Robinhood Gold Card Bank of AmericaĀ® Premium RewardsĀ® Credit Card Discover itĀ® Miles Chase Freedom UnlimitedĀ® Higher Cash Back in 1-2 Categories U.S. Bank Cash+Ā® Visa SignatureĀ® Card Citi Custom Cashā„  Card Bank of AmericaĀ® Customized Cash Rewards Credit Card Rotating Categories Discover itĀ® Cash Back Credit Card Chase Freedom Flexā„  Dining/Restaurants Capital OneĀ® SavorĀ® Cash Rewards Credit Card U.S. Bank AltitudeĀ® Go Visa SignatureĀ® Card American ExpressĀ® Gold Card Travel The Platinum CardĀ® by American Express U.S. Bank AltitudeĀ® Reserve Visa InfiniteĀ® Card Wells Fargo Autograph Journeyā„  Card Chase Sapphire ReserveĀ® Grocery/Supermarkets Blue Cash PreferredĀ® Card from American Express AAA Daily Advantage Visa Signature Ā® Credit Card American ExpressĀ® Gold Card Verizon VisaĀ® Card Internet/Cable/Phone Bills Chase Ink Business CashĀ® Credit Card BMO CashBackĀ® MastercardĀ® Gas Abound VisaĀ® Platinum Card Entertainment/Streaming Capital OneĀ® SavorĀ® Cash Rewards Credit Card Capital One SavorOne Cash Rewards Credit Card Drugstores Chase Freedom Chase Freedom UnlimitedĀ® Chase Freedom Flexā„  Rent Bilt MastercardĀ® Office Supplies Chase Ink Business CashĀ® Credit Card Amazon/Whole Foods Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Card Mobile Wallet: U.S. Bank AltitudeĀ® Reserve Visa InfiniteĀ® Card + Real Time Rewards Resources Mentioned Wealthfront: Get $5k managed free & get a 0.5% APY boost Copilot: Free 2 months access to my favorite personal finance app with code HACKS2 X (Twitter) post: Couple opened 26 credit cards in 2017 and earned 2M points Full Show Notes (00:00) Introduction (01:55) Chris' Personal Points & Miles History (02:48) 3 Big Changes to Chris' Credit Card Strategy (04:29) How to Take Advantage of Transfer Bonuses to Book Flights (11:49) The Basics of Cash Back (12:50) Best Cash Back Cards for Overall Spend (14:06) Cards for Higher Cash Back in Certain Categories (15:11) Other Category Spend (19:42) Best Cards for Dining (20:40) Travel Category (21:44) Uncapped Card for Gas (21:56) Cards for Groceries (22:26) Internet, Phone Bill, and Cable Category (22:35) Chris' Revamped Card Optimization Spreadsheet (26:35) Main Cards for Team Points Vs. Team Cash Back (27:44) Chris' Analysis & Category Run Through (33:42) The Biggest Takeaway on Cash Back (36:24) Cards for Spending Categories Like Rent, Entertainment, and Office Supplies (39:32) The Big Wrench: Welcome Bonuses (41:58) The Points & Miles Game With Player 2 (43:14) Credit Card Issuer Rules for Welcome Bonuses (48:03) Quick Summary and Chrisā€™ Final Takeaway Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 1 May 2024

Using Radical Candor to Strengthen Relationships at Work and Home with Kim Scott

#169: Bestselling author Kim Scott highlights the impact of using radical candor to maintain better relationships at work and home. She shares tactics to solicit feedback, overcome the discomfort of giving and receiving criticism, and navigate situations when others disagrees with your feedback. They also discuss the evolution of Radical Candor towards Radical Respect, which addresses the impact of unconscious biases. Kim Scott is the co-founder of Radical Candor, an executive education company based on her book, which has sold over 1 million copies and has been translated into 23 languages. Kim has a diverse background in leadership and management, having coached CEOs at top tech firms like Dropbox, Qualtrics and Twitter, as well as leading teams at Apple University and Google. Link to Full Show Notes: https://allthehacks.com/kim-scott-radical-candor Partners DeleteMe: 20% off removing your personal info from the web Tim Ferriss: The Tim Ferriss Show and Five Bullet Friday Newsletter Facet: Personalized Financial Planning + $250 enrollment fee waived Gelt: Skip the waitlist on personalized tax guidance to maximize your wealth Notion: Try Notion AI free to automate tedious tasks and streamline your work For all the deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals Resources Mentioned Kim Scott: Website | LinkedIn Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity Radical Respect: How to Work Together Better (Available for Pre-Order) Books: The No Asshole Rule by Robert I. Sutton Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman Full Show Notes (00:00) Introduction (02:13) What Is Radical Candor? (07:21) Importance of Radical Candor in Personal Relationships (16:39) How Do You Deliver Radically Candid Feedback? (19:33) Ways to Share Criticism as Feedback (25:42) 4 Steps for Soliciting Feedback (31:28) What to Do If Someone Disagrees with Your Feedback (34:17) The Differences in Radical Candor Across Different Cultures (36:47) The Negative Impact of Sharing Feedback on Text or Email (44:17) The Evolution from Radical Candor to Radical Respect (49:54) Examples of Unconscious Bias (54:01) Tactics to Handle Unconscious Bias (57:44) Applying Radical Candor and Respect with Family (1:00:41) Importance of Being Open to Criticism from Your Kids Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 24 April 2024

Building an Investment Portfolio to Grow and Protect Your Wealth with Chris Doyle

#168: Former portfolio manager Chris Doyle joins to discuss strategic ways to build and manage your investment portfolio. They do a deep dive on diversification, tax-award allocation, capacity and tolerance for risk, tax-loss harvesting, rebalancing and more. Chris Doyle is a Research Scientist at the Stanford Autonomous Agents Lab. He co-founded the technology startup Grove to make financial services accessible and affordable for everyone. Before that, he was an investor at a macro hedge fund and had a trading career at Barclays Capital. Link to Full Show Notes: https://allthehacks.com/investment-portfolios-chris-doyle Partner Deals Vuori: 20% off the most comfortable performance apparel I've ever worn Storyworth: Capture your Mom's stories and memories in a custom book ($10 off) Fabric: Affordable term life insurance for you and your family MasterClass: Learn from the world's best with 15% off Daffy: Free $25 to give to the charity of your choice For all our deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals Resources Mentioned Chris Doyle: LinkedIn | Website Wealthfront (Get $5k managed free and get a 0.5% APY boost) Triumph of the Optimists: 101 Years of Global Investment Returns Articles Mutual Funds That Consistently Beat the Market? Not One of 2,132. (Published 2022) Lump-sum investing versus cost averaging: Which is better? All the Hacks Episodes #19: Becoming a Better Investor with Andy Rachleff #59: Save Money, Build Wealth and Just Keep Buying with Nick Maggiulli Full Show Notes (00:00) Introduction (02:14) Important Factors to Consider Before Building a Financial Portfolio (05:54) One of the Major Mistakes Made by Retail Investors (07:50) How to Think About Financial Risk (08:33) Importance of Asset Class Diversification (13:47) How to Determine Which Asset Classes to Include (20:19) Why People Add Emerging Markets to Their Portfolio (21:15) The Argument for International Stocks (22:18) The Case For or Against Real Estate (23:41) Trading Commodity Futures (28:18) Investing in Crypto (30:52) Non-Traditional Investments (37:04) Bonds and Fixed Income Allocation (43:30) Cash Interest Rate vs. Long-Term Bond Interest Rate (46:11) How to Think About Investing (50:34) Ways to Migrate from One Portfolio to Another (54:06) The Role of Tax Rates (1:01:31) Rebalancing Portfolios (1:03:04) Tax Loss Harvesting (1:09:39) Direct Indexing (1:12:37) How Often Should You Change Your Portfolio? (1:14:50) Uninvested Cash (1:17:22) How to Pick the Right Perfect Portfolio (1:20:22) Financial Advisors: Humans vs. Software Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 17 April 2024

Best Tools for Booking Hotels with Points & Miles with Greg the Frequent Miler

#167: Points and miles experts Greg Davis-Kean and Chris discuss how you can optimize hotel award search tool features to save money and get the best deal for your next hotel booking. They also offer tips to get perks like complimentary breakfast, room upgrades, resort credits, early check-in, late checkout, and more. Greg Davis-Kean is the founder of Frequent Miler, a blog dedicated to helping people maximize their travel rewards and loyalty programs, mostly without flying. He is also the host of the Frequent Miler on the Air podcast. Link to Full Show Notes: https://allthehacks.com/greg-frequent-miler-hotel-award-tools/ Partner Deals Copilot: Free 2 months access to my favorite personal finance app with code HACKS2 Long Angle: Join a free private community for high net worth investors For all the deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals Resources Mentioned Greg Davis-Kean: Frequent Miler | Frequent Miler on the Air | Twitter Hotel Award Search Tools Awayz ($10 for All the Hacks listeners and 50% off for All the Hacks members) AwardTool Hotels ($20 off annual with code ALLTHEHACKS) Rooms.Aero MaxMyPoint StayWithPoints PointsYeah Hotels Hotel Perks and Upgrade Programs All the Hacks Hotel Upgrade Program American Express Fine Hotels + ResortsĀ® Luxury Hotel & Resort Collection Capital One Premier Collection Hotels & Resorts Hotels California: Alila Ventana Big Sur | Miraval Resorts and Spas Napa, California: Alila Napa Valley | The Westin Verasa Napa Bay Harbor, Michigan: Inn at Bay Harbor Queenstown, New Zealand: Eichardt's Private Hotel Bora Bora: St. Regis Bora Bora Resort | Conrad Bora Bora Nui All the Hacks Episodes #166: Best Tools for Booking Flights with Points & Miles with Greg the Frequent Miler #49: Bora Bora (Almost) for Free with Miles and Points Full Show Notes (Coming soon) (:) Things to Consider Before Booking Hotels (:) Awayz Features (:) Review of Rooms.Aero (:) Tools for Full Year Award Availability (:) How to Optimize Different Features on Hotel Award Tools (:) AwardTool's Hotel Tool (:) Use Case for a Stay at the Inn at Bay Harbor (:) Planning Trips Around Hotel Award Availability vs. Flight Award Availability (:) How to Get Perks in the Luxury Travel World (:) New Hotel Tool from PointsYeah Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 13 April 2024

Best Tools for Booking Flights with Points & Miles with Greg the Frequent Miler

#166: Award search pros Greg Davis-Kean and Chris share insider tips to save hundreds (or thousands) of dollars when utilizing points and miles to book flights. They showcase practical use cases to help evaluate the pros and cons of the best award flight tools out there, both free and paid versions. They also discuss the best tools for flight trip monitoring and seat alerts. Greg Davis-Kean is the founder of Frequent Miler, a blog dedicated to helping people maximize their travel rewards and loyalty programs, mostly without flying. He is also the host of the Frequent Miler on the Air podcast. Link to Full Show Notes: https://allthehacks.com/greg-frequent-miler-flight-award-tools Partner Deals Superhuman: Free month of the fastest and best email with code ALLTHEHACKS Bilt Rewards: Earn the most valuable points when you pay rent NetSuite: Get a one-of-a-kind flexible financing program Gelt: Skip the waitlist on personalized tax guidance to maximize your wealth DeleteMe: 20% off removing you and your family's personal info from the web For all the deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals Resources Mentioned Greg Davis-Kean: Frequent Miler | Frequent Miler on the Air | Twitter Flight Award Search Tools PointsYeah AwardTool ($20 off annual with code ALLTHEHACKS) point.me (20% off annual plans with code ALLTHEHACKS20) Roame.travel Seats.Aero Points Path Chrome Extension SeatSpy AwardLogic PointHound Reward Flight Finder ExpertFlyer (Free Seat Alerts) Other Travel Tools FlightConnections (Find direct flights) Flighty TripIt Google Flights Frequent Miler Blog Post: Which award search tool is best? Award Search Tools Comparison Spreadsheet Full Show Notes (02:30) Overall Episode Topic Breakdown (06:41) Important Info to Know Before Using Award Flight Search Tools (09:27) Essential Award Flight Search Tool Features (12:34) Why You Should Always Set Flight Alerts (14:59) The Best Award Search Tools (April 2024) (20:43) How to Find Which Airlines Fly Direct (22:45) Paid Features on PointsYeah & AwardTool (23:33) Review of point.me (32:48) The Impact of Award Flight Search Tools (39:11) Roame Travel (40:09) Flight Discovery for the Best Deals (44:39) Seats.Areo Review (53:46) How to get Free Access to point.me (55:29) More Flight Tools (59:23) ExpertFlyer for Seat Alerts (1:00:34) Tools for Trip Monitoring Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 10 April 2024

Reverse Aging and Live Longer with Bryan Johnson

#165: Bryan Johnson shares takeaways from his $2M longevity project, Blueprint. He and Chris discuss ways to utilize the power of sleep, food, supplements, and fitness to help reverse the aging process and achieve optimal health. They also discuss zeroth principle thinking and the future of medical interventions. Bryan Johnson is an entrepreneur, venture capitalist, writer and author. Heā€™s currently the Founder/CEO Blueprint, Kernel and OS Fund. In 2013, he sold his company Braintree Venmo to PayPal for $800 million. Link to Full Show Notes: https://allthehacks.com/bryan-johnson-blueprint-longevity Partner Deals 1Password: Free 14-day trial of my favorite password manager and secure digital wallet Mint Mobile: $15/mo for unlimited wireless on the nation's largest 5G network Notion: Try Notion AI free to automate tedious tasks and streamline your work AG1: Free 1 year supply of Vitamin D and 5 free travel packs Vuori: 20% off the most comfortable performance apparel I've ever worn For all the deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals Resources Mentioned Bryan Johnson: Website | YouTube | Twitter | Instagram | Newsletter Blueprint Protocol Blueprint Extra Virgin Olive Oil Oura Ring DunedinPACE Algorithm: TruAge PACE All the Hacks email for questions, hacks, deals, feedback: [email protected] Full Show Notes (02:50) Why ā€˜Don't Dieā€™? (05:38) Zeroth Principle Thinking (09:16) Structuring Life Around 'Don't Dieā€™ (13:30) Examples of Popular Zeroth Principle Discoveries (16:24) How Bryan Is Utilizing Super Intelligence (21:56) Bryan's Biggest Takeaway From Blueprint (25:25) Surprises That Came Out of Blueprint (26:02) Biological Age Vs. Chronological Age (28:34) Why Sleep Is the Most Important Factor in Life (30:40) The Role of Food in Longevity (33:28) Foods Worth The Nutritional & Caloric Value (34:53) The Power of Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil (41:10) Supplements in The Blueprint Protocol (42:51) Types of Biomarker Measurements (44:33) The Importance of Fitness & Types of Exercise (47:07) Everyday Actions to Increase Longevity (49:43) Does Bryan Ever Get Sick? (50:30) The Future of Medical Interventions Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 3 April 2024

Earn Points Paying Taxes with a Credit Card (+ Latest Deals/News)

#164: Chris shares a unique way to earn points: using your credit card to pay taxes. He outlines the various options available to help you evaluate whether itā€™s worth paying taxes on your credit card. Chris also shares the latest news in the world of points and miles, including transfer partners and bonuses, recent devaluations, card-linked offers, and more. Link to Full Show Notes: https://allthehacks.com/paying-taxes-on-credit-cards Partner Deals MasterClass: Learn from the world's best with 15% off Gelt: Skip the waitlist on personalized tax guidance to maximize your wealth DeleteMe: 20% off removing your personal info from the web Facet: Personalized Financial Planning + $250 enrollment fee waived Fabric: Affordable term life insurance for you and your family For all the deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals Resources Mentioned IRS Authorized Payment Providers: payUSAtax (1.82%) Pay1040 (1.87%) ACI Payments (1.98%) All the Hacks Cards Page 3% Cards: PayPal Cashback Mastercard Discover itĀ® Miles Chase Freedom UnlimitedĀ® New Robinhood 3% Card Cards with Big Welcome Offers: Hilton Honors American Express Aspire Card Marriott Bonvoy BoundlessĀ® Credit Card The Platinum CardĀ® from American Express Delta SkyMilesĀ® Platinum American Express Card Capital One Venture X Business Ink Business PreferredĀ® Credit Card 2% or 2x Cards: CitiĀ® Double Cash Card The Blue BusinessĀ® Plus Credit Card from American Express Capital One Venture Rewards Credit Card Capital One Venture X Business Capital One Venture X Rewards Credit Card Capital One Spark Cash Plus Bilt Rewards Card (2x on Rent Day) Wells Fargo Cards: Wells Fargo Active Cash Visa Ā® Card Wells Fargo Autographā„  Card Wells Fargo Autograph Journeyā„  VisaĀ® Card Bilt Rewards: Bilt Rewards Card Free point.me access Free Awayz access Bilt Rewards adds Alaska Airlines and end American point.me: Free access with Amex Membership RewardsĀ® Get your first month + free explore by point.me tool for $1 OR $5 with code HACKS at allthehacks.com/pointme CardPointers: 30% off the app that helps you earn more cash back, points, and miles 5% Cash Back in Q2 2024 for Amazon.com, Dining & Select Hotel Bookings: Chase Freedom Flexā„  (Register at chasebonus.com) The Frequent Miler Podcast: American Airlines vs. Alaska Miles ā€“ Which are Better? How To Use Wyndham Points To Book a Vacasa Chase Card-Linked Offers: Oura Ring: $20 Off Amazon Fresh: 5% Cash Back 10% Off: TurboTaxĀ® | DoorDash | The Home Depot | Southwest Airlines Amex Card-Linked Offers: Zeel In-Home Massages: $25 off $75 + $20 Off IHG Hotels & Resorts: $50 off $250 Paramount Plus: Free 3 Months Trust & Will: $55 off $150 + 15% Off Estate Plans for All the Hacks Listeners / 50% Off for All the Hacks Members Vuori: $25 Off $125 + 20% Off for All the Hacks Listeners Full Show Notes (01:53) Can You Pay Taxes on a Credit Card? (03:56) Making 3% Profit (06:58) Meeting Minimum Spend on Big Welcome Bonus (11:07) Buying Cheap Points with Cards (15:56) Earning Status (28:54) Bilt Rewards Adds Alaska Airlines & Loses American AAdvantage (31:06) News from Wells Fargo (37:27) Current Transfer Bonuses (March 2023) (39:42) News Around Devaluations (47:01) point.me for Amex Membership RewardsĀ® Points (47:36) Chase Freedom Q2 Bonus Categories (48:04) Current Card-Linked Offers Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 27 March 2024

My New Routine, Timeshare Pitches, and All the Hacks Plans for 2024

#163: Chris shares a new daily habit he's adopted and his experience with a timeshare pitch during a recent trip to Mexico. He also shares some results from the All the Hacks survey and some plans for the podcast in 2024. Link to Full Show Notes: https://allthehacks.com/routine-timeshares-2024-plans Partner Deals Copilot: Free 2 months access to my favorite personal finance app with code HACKS2 NetSuite: Free KPI checklist to upgrade your business performance DeleteMe: 20% off removing your personal info from the web For all the deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals Resources Mentioned Luxury Resorts in Mexico: Vidanta | Vidanta App Premiere Luxury Home Exchange: Third Home Timeshare Marketplace: RedWeek Grand Luxxe at Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta All the Hacks Newsletter Membership Iceland Trip Follow & Review on Apple Podcasts Email for questions, hacks, deals, feedback: [email protected] Episodes: #86: The Best Deals for a Vacation Rentals, Exchanges, Fractionals, Timeshares and More! #115: Iceland: Planning an Epic Adventure with Brandon Presser Full Show Notes (coming soon) (02:11) Chrisā€™ Life-Changing Daily Routine Experiment (05:00) Vidanta Stays & Timeshare Pitches (10:12) Review of The Grand Luxxe at Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta (12:45) Third Home Luxury Home Exchanges (15:01) 2023 All the Hacks Listener Survey Results (15:58) All the Hacks Newsletter Update (18:38) Demographics of the All the Hacks Community (19:12) Topic Breakdown for All the Hacks Content (23:05) Chris Responds to Listener Feedback (24:15) All the Hacks Partners & Sponsorships (26:02) All the Hacks Iceland Trip 2024 (27:07) All the Hacks Membership & Exclusive Deals Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 23 March 2024

The Science-Based Tactics of Persuasion with Daniel Pink

#162: Bestselling author Daniel Pink shares science-based tactics to become a better persuader, whether its to sell a product, motivate yourself, or write an email pitch. This episode also addresses the misconception of coercion as persuasion, the significance of information asymmetry, strategies for handling rejection, the surprising truth about extroverts in sales, and so much more. Daniel Pink is the author of several provocative, NYT bestselling books about business, work, creativity, and behavior. His books have won multiple awards, been translated into 44 languages, and sold millions of copies around the world. Link to Full Show Notes: https://allthehacks.com/daniel-pink-persuasion Partner Deals LMNT: Free sample pack of my favorite electrolyte drink mix NetSuite: Free KPI checklist to upgrade your business performance Vuori: 20% off the most comfortable performance apparel I've ever worn Indochino: 10% off my favorite bespoke suits and shirts (with code ALLTHEHACKS) Pique Tea: 15% off delicious teas + a free quiver with 12 tea samples MasterClass: Learn from the world's best with 15% off For all the deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals Resources Mentioned Daniel Pink: Website | LinkedIn | Twitter | Newsletter | Podcast Book: To Sell is Human The Washington Post Column: Why Not Masterclass: Daniel Pink Teaches Sales and Persuasion Amanda Ripley: High Conflict Robert B Cialdini: Influence, New and Expanded: The Psychology of Persuasion All the Hacks: Episode #40: The Power of Regret, Motivation and Good Timing with Daniel Pink Leave a review: Apple Podcasts | Spotify Full Show Notes (02:17) Persuasion vs. Coercion (03:49) The Definition of Persuasion (09:02) The Skills Needed to Become Better Persuaders (13:00) What Matters Most in Persuasion: Curating Information (14:46) Tactics to Refine Your Persuasion Skills (18:37) Persuasive Tool: Listen More and Talk Less (24:43) Dealing With Rejection (27:06) Techniques to Handle Rejection: 3Pā€™s & 10-10-10 (30:27) Tactics for Better Clarity (32:10) The Most Important Question in Sales and Persuasion (35:04) The Shift From Problem Solving to Problem Framing (36:43) Looping as a Technique to Mitigate Disagreements (41:40) How to Persuade Your Kids Using Motivational Interviewing (44:59) The Importance of Social Proof in Persuasive Encounters (47:48) Daniel's Favorite Decision-Making Heuristics (48:25) Persuasion Tactics for Self-Motivation (50:11) Online Pitching Tactics (51:24) How to Use Utility & Curiosity for Email Pitches (53:05) Daniel's New Column on The Washington Post Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 20 March 2024

Buying, Selling, Leasing and Trading In Cars with Car Dealership Guy

#161: Yossi Levi (Car Dealership Guy) shares how to get the best deal when buying or selling your car in the today's market. His insights on interest rates, dealerships, and online services will help you navigate buying new vs. used, financing options, trade-ins, negotiations and more. Entrepreneur Yossi Levi, best known as the internet's viral Car Dealership Guy, is dedicated to sharing transparent insights into the car market. He hosts the Car Dealership Guy Podcast to engage in conversations with prominent industry figures, innovators, and investors. He is also the Founder and CEO of the former online car sales platform Gettacar. Link to Full Show Notes: https://allthehacks.com/car-dealership-guy Partner Deals Mint Mobile: $15/mo for unlimited wireless on the nation's largest 5G network Anyday: 15% off non-toxic microwave cookware Daffy: Free $25 to give to the charity of your choice Shopify: $1/month trial for the easiest e-commerce platform Gelt: Skip the waitlist on personalized tax guidance to maximize your wealth For all the deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals Resources Mentioned Car Dealership Guy: Website | Twitter | Instagram | LinkedIn | Facebook | Podcast | Newsletter | YouTube Car Pricing Information: Car Dealership Guy | Cars.com | Leasehackr Online Buying & Selling Platforms: The Car Mom CarEdge PrivateAuto CarMax Carvana Vroom Dealership Ratings: DealerRater Vehicle Acquisition & Appraisals: Accu-Trade All the Hacks Episode #4: Getting the Best Deal on Your Next Car with LeeAnn Shattuck Full Show Notes (02:18) Current Status of the Car Market (Feb 2024) (04:44) Role of Interest Rates (06:27) The Evolution of the Dealership System (11:11) Where to Find Car Pricing Information (13:21) General Advice for Someone Looking to Buy a Car (19:01) Buying New vs. Used Cars (21:03) Insights on Electric Vehicles (24:00) Current Pricing Assessment of Tesla (26:25) Long-Term Value Additions (34:25) Evaluating Dealerships (36:12) Factors to Consider When Selling a Car (38:40) How to Sell a Car on Your Own (40:03) Online Buying & Selling Platforms (42:39) How to Get a Good Deal with the Right Language (43:51) 3 Key Tips to Secure the Best Deal Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 13 March 2024

Expert Advice on Medical Emergencies and Travel Illnesses with ER Dr. Benjamin Jack

#160: ER physician Dr. Benjamin Jack helps you plan for the most common medical emergencies. He covers what to do and how to decide if it makes sense to go to an ER, urgent care or regular doctor. He also provides expert advice on proactive measures for managing illnesses and emergencies while traveling. Dr. Benjamin Jack is the founder of Duration Health, the doctor-prescribed medical kit with emergency Rx. He completed his pre-med at John Hopkins University and his MD at Cornell University. Link to Full Show Notes: https://allthehacks.com/benjamin-jack-medical-emergencies Partner Deals Fabric: Affordable term life insurance for you and your family Trade Coffee: Free bag of the best coffee to upgrade your morning routine AG1: Free 1 year supply of Vitamin D and 5 free travel packs MasterClass: Learn from the world's best with 15% off Vuori: 20% off the most comfortable performance apparel I've ever worn For all the deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals Resources Mentioned Dr. Benjamin Jack: LinkedIn | Duration Health Free Duration Health Field Guide Duration Health Med Kits: Save up to $200 with code ALLTHEHACKS Evidence-based Clinical Resource: UpToDate Red Cross: CPR Training | AED Training Full Show Notes (02:10) How to Evaluate the Type of Care You Need (03:35) How Do You Know If You're Having an Emergency? (06:55) Common Medical Emergency Conditions (07:46) Symptoms of a Stroke (12:21) How to Use a Thermometer Correctly (13:49) Pediatric Emergency Symptoms (14:54) Getting to the ER: Drive or Call an Ambulance? (15:36) Conditions That Require Quick Treatment But Not ER (16:36) Testing for Strep (20:24) What Actually Happens Inside an ER (23:44) ER Hacks: Do's & Don'ts (26:15) Chris' Shingles Experience (28:33) Primary Care vs. Urgent Care vs. ER Care vs. Telehealth (34:05) The Role of Self Diagnosis (40:00) Online Sources for Self Diagnosing (41:47) Handling Medical Emergencies During Travel (43:55) How Do You Select a Clinic or Type of Care Abroad? (46:58) Common Travel Sicknesses (49:03) Treatment for Traveler's Diarrhea (51:31) Difference Between Primary Care Doctors & Travel Medicine Doctors (52:04) Vaccine Preventable Diseases (53:52) The Dangers of Malaria (59:52) Treating Altitude Illnesses (1:02:17) Skin Related Infections & Inflammations (1:05:37) Travel Medical Kits & Shelf Life of Medication (1:09:36) CPR & Basic First Aid Training (1:11:17) The Purpose of Duration Health Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 6 March 2024

Masterclass on Habits and Becoming a Super Communicator with Charles Duhigg

#159: Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Charles Duhigg explores the impact of building habits on our lives and relationships. The episode covers the elements of a habit loop, effective strategies for creating, changing, and redirecting habits, the significance of setting realistic goals and much more. It also dive into ways to utilize the science of conversation and connection to build habits that transform you into a supercommunicator. Charles Duhigg is the author of The Power of Habit, which spent over three years on New York Times bestseller lists, Smarter Faster Better and most recently Supercommunicators. He currently writes for The New Yorker magazine and is a former columnist and senior editor at The New York Times. Link to Full Show Notes: https://allthehacks.com/charles-duhigg-habits-supercommunicators Partner Deals Facet: Personalized Financial Planning + $250 enrollment fee waived Pique Tea: 15% off delicious teas + a free quiver with 12 tea samples Notion: Try Notion AI free to automate tedious tasks and streamline your work Gelt: Skip the waitlist on personalized tax guidance to maximize your wealth DeleteMe: 20% off removing your personal info from the web For all the deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals Resources Mentioned Charles Duhigg: Website | Email | LinkedIn The Power of Habit Supercommunicators Full Show Notes (02:41) Elements of a Habit Loop (06:23) Ways to Create a Habit (09:01) The Timeline to Build a Habit (11:02) Ways to Change or Redirect Habits (18:08) The Cookie Habit (23:34) Importance of Setting Realistic Habits (26:43) The Role of Keystone Habits (31:26) How to Make Rewards Feel More Rewarding (37:35) Create an Environment to Make the Habit Easier (39:40) How to Create Effective To-Do Lists (43:47) The Connection Between Communication & Habits (47:11) Why There's No Gender Difference in Communication (48:37) The Best Communication Habit (53:51) An Example of a Social Conversation (58:54) Listening During Conflict: Looping for Better Understanding (1:00:59) Habits of a Good Conversationalist (1:03:55) The Benefits and Value of Being a Supercommunicator (1:05:28) Tactics to Become a Supercommunicator Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 28 February 2024

10+ Hacks to Upgrade Your Brain, Learn Faster and Become Limitless with Jim Kwik

#158: World-renowned brain coach Jim Kwik shares a wealth of hacks to unlock your brainā€™s full potential. They discuss optimizing your brain diet, identifying your cognitive type, improving retention, mastering stress management, and so much more. Jim Kwik is an international acclaimed authority & NYT bestselling author in the realm of brain optimization. With more than 30 years of experience, Jim has dedicated his life to helping people tap into their brainā€™s full potential through various platforms, including Kwik Learning and the Kwik Brain podcast. Link to Full Show Notes: https://allthehacks.com/jim-kwik-brain-hacks Partner Deals Indochino: 10% off my favorite bespoke suits and shirts (with code ALLTHEHACKS) LMNT: Free sample pack of my favorite electrolyte drink mix Daffy: Free $25 to give to the charity of your choice Netsuite: Free KPI checklist to upgrade your business performance AG1: Free 1 year supply of Vitamin D and 5 free travel packs For all the deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals Resources Mentioned Jim Kwik: Website | Podcast | YouTube | Instagram | Kwik Learning Books: Limitless | Limitless Expanded Edition Kwik Brain: Free Brain C.O.D.E. Quiz Free Brain Nutrition Guide Episode #14: How To Remember Your DREAMS Episode #75: Understanding Habit Triggers with James Clear Episode #88: Eating for Your Brain with Dr. Lisa Mosconi Episode #182: Tiny Habit to Change Your Life with Dr. BJ Fogg Episode #303: The Whole Brain Method for Taking Notes The Motivation Manifesto: 9 Declarations to Claim Your Personal Power All the Hacks: Follow on Apple Podcasts Email for questions, hacks, deals, feedback: [email protected] Full Show Notes (coming soon) (02:11) The Bad Memory Myth (04:15) Two-Pronged Approach to Train Your Brain (07:47) 4 Cognitive Types (C.O.D.E) To Strengthen Your Brain (14:49) Techniques Used For Different Cognitive Types (22:11) Tips For Listeners To Better Comprehend This Episode (23:24) Ways To Upgrade Your Brain (26:04) Importance Of A Good Brain Diet (Neuro Nutrition) (31:19) Killing ANTs (Automatic Negative Thoughts) (37:43) The Impact of Exercise On Your Brain (40:34) Brain Nutrients (41:44) Why You Should Have A Positive Peer Group (44:37) Why Having A Clean Environment Matters (45:29) Importance of Optimizing Your Sleep (49:17) Brain Protection (49:34) Novelty: Key to Neuroplasticity (50:44) Managing Your Stress (52:30) Neurogenerative Diseases (54:40) Impact of Technology On Brain Health (1:00:48) Utilizing Technology To Improve Brain Function (1:05:20) How To Focus on 6 Most Important Things Daily (1:09:34) Jim's Simple Challenge for All the Hacks Listeners Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 21 February 2024

Costa Rica: A Top Travel Destination for Adventure, Rainforests and Relaxation with Javier Echecopar

#157: Costa Rica expert Javier Echecopar shares the amazing experiences the country has to offer. He provides insider tips for the ideal times to visit, where to find the best beaches, mountains and wildlife, and different adventurous activities like visiting the Arenal volcano. He also offers recommendations for food, unique lodging, the best ways to get around the country, and much more. Javier Echecopar is a co-founder of Journey Costa Rica, a travel company dedicated to creating high-end travel experiences in Costa Rica. He has over 15 years of experience in luxury adventure travel, including founding his own photography-focused travel company in Chile and 11 years working in multiple positions for Abercrombie & Kent. Link to Full Show Notes: https://allthehacks.com/javier-echecopar-costa-rica Partner Deals Vuori: 20% off the most comfortable performance apparel I've ever worn Gelt: Skip the waitlist on personalized tax guidance to maximize your wealth For all the deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals Resources Mentioned Javier Echecopar: Journey Costa Rica | Instagram | LinkedIn Things to do in San Jose: Coffee Tours Sikwa Restaurante Museo del Oro (Gold Museum) Museo Nacional de Costa Rica (National Museum) Costa Rica Domestic Airline: SANSA Volcano: Arenal Volcano Tidal Pools: Santa Teresa Best Wildlife: Osa Peninsula Sloth Tour: La Perica Tallest Mountain in Costa Rica: Cerro ChirripĆ³ Hiking Trail: Camino de Costa Rica Loding: Unique Experiences: Pacuare | TabacĆ³n Coffee Farm and Inn + Coffee Tours: Finca Rosa Blanca Best Eco Lodges: El Remanso | Lapa Rios FundaciĆ³n Bosque Vivo Full Show Notes (coming soon) (:) How to Structure Your Trip to Costa Rica (:) Unique Lodging in Costa Rica (:) Best Times to Visit Costa Rica (:) The Food in Costa Rica (:) Traveling to Costa Rica with Kids (:) Getting Around Costa Rica: Transport & Guides (:) Flights to Costa Rica (:) Things to Do in San Jose (:) Types of Adventures in Costa Rica (:) How to Spend Time Around the Volcano (:) Beach Lodging (:) Using Taxis in Costa Rica (:) Wildlife in Costa Rica & Osa Peninsula (:) Hiking, Mountains & Waterfalls in Costa Rica (:) Journey Costa Rica Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 17 February 2024

Finding the Best Deal on Flights with Zach Resnick

#156: Flight deals expert Zach Resnick and Chris share every way they know to save money booking flights, including hidden city ticketing, VPN arbitrage, travel agents, buddy passes, and more. They also cover their favorite award search tools and share insights into the secret world of buying and selling points and miles. Zach Resnick is the founder of FlyFlat, a luxury concierge platform that offers great deals on long-haul, international, business and first class tickets. Link to Full Show Notes: https://allthehacks.com/zach-resnick-flight-deals Partner Deals Fabric: Affordable term life insurance for you and your family Trade Coffee: Free bag of the best coffee to upgrade your morning routine Copilot: Free 2 months access to my favorite personal finance app with code HACKS2 MasterClass: Learn from the world's best with 15% off DeleteMe: 20% off removing your personal info from the web For all the deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals Resources Mentioned Zach Resnick: Email | Twitter FlyFlat: $250 off your first ticket | Deals Page | Example Points Optimization Plan The Points Guy: Battle of the credit card travel portals Flight Award Search Tools: seats.aero PointsYeah AwardLogic Point.me AwardCat 10xTravel Acquired Podcast: Costco: The Complete History and Strategy Hidden City Ticketing: Skiplagged Credit Cards: The Platinum CardĀ® by American Express | Chase Sapphire ReserveĀ® CardPointers: 30% off the app that helps you earn more cash back, points, and miles (50% off for ATH Members) All the Hacks: All the Hacks Membership Follow or Subscribe on Apple Podcasts Email for questions, hacks, deals, feedback: [email protected] Full Show Notes (02:28) Biggest Mistakes People Make with Flight Deals (05:48) Where to Start Your Flight Search (08:30) Best Timeline to Book Flights (09:30) Travel Portals (16:37) The Waterfall Approach to Save Money on Travel (19:08) Flight Award Search Tools (26:22) FlyFlat Services (29:05) Brokering Points (41:52) What If You Donā€™t Have Points/Miles but Find Great Deals? (42:46) Using Gift Cards & Travel Credits (44:00) Hidden City Ticketing (53:04) Why You Should Read the Contract of Carriage (54:10) VPN Arbitrage (58:13) Consolidators (1:01:47) Travel Agents & IATA Numbers (1:04:42) Airline Business Programs (1:08:24) Buddy Passes (1:16:13) Utilizing Credit Cards Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 14 February 2024

Scale Yourself though Delegation, Assistants and Automation with Sam Corcos

#155: Entrepreneur Sam Corcos shares the benefits of mastering delegation by leveraging virtual assistants (VAs), and automating tasks. They cover the process of assessing the need for a VA, where to hire them, how to delegate tasks, and ways to overcome challenges associated with working with one. They also discuss the different tools used for optimal communication and productivity. Sam Corcos is the CEO and co-founder of Levels, an a16z-backed startup that shows you how food affects your health using continuous glucose monitors and other biosensors. Link to Full Show Notes: https://www.allthehacks.com/sam-corcos-delegation Partner Deals Anyday: 15% off non-toxic microwave cookware Mint Mobile: $15/mo for unlimited wireless on the nation's largest 5G network AG1: Free 1 year supply of Vitamin D and 5 free travel packs Vuori: 20% off the most comfortable performance apparel I've ever worn Notion: Try Notion AI free to automate tedious tasks and streamline your work Oceans: Amazing Exec Assistants to Scale Yourself (+ $1,000 Off) For all the deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals Resources Mentioned Sam Corcos: Levels | Twitter Virtual Assistant Agencies: Oceans XYZ | Athena | Shepherd All the Hacks: 10-Step Guide to Finding, Onboarding, and Empowering Your Assistant Green Chef: 50% off + free shipping for healthy and delicious meal kits All the Hacks #98: Buy Back Your Time: Get Unstuck, Increase Productivity and Live the Life You Want Peter Boyce is a People Person Tools For Optimal Communication & Productivity: Communication: Loom | Signal Voice | Whisper Memos ChatGPT with Voice Notion Airtable Slack Keyboard shortcuts: TextExpander | Alfred | Raycast GitHub Copilot Email: Superhuman | Mailman HQ Zapier Full Show Notes (coming soon) (03:29) The Importance & Benefits of Delegation (07:06) Managing Your Energy: One of the Major Benefits of Delegation (09:14) Reasons Why Most People Aren't Delegating (17:10) How to Assess If You Need an Assistant & Find Value (22:00) Examples of Delegating Tasks (25:34) How and Where to Hire a VA (31:44) Working with Assistants in Different Time Zones (36:04) Hiring a VA for Both Work & Personal Tasks (44:10) How Much Access Do You Give Your VA (53:48) Onboarding Assistants (1:04:34) 80/20 for Optimal Outcome (1:09:58) Sam's Gratitude Test (1:16:21) Eigenvector Centrality & Sam's Second Degree Dinners (1:18:30) Tools for Optimal Communication & Productivity (1:29:54) Managing & Leveraging Calendars (1:41:06) Role of AI in Delegation (1:47:28) Levels & Tracking Your Health Data (1:51:52) Sam's Alarm Clock Hack Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 7 February 2024

Start a Million Dollar Business in a Weekend with Noah Kagan

#154: Entrepreneur Noah Kagan shares tips for launching a 7-figure business in 48 hours. The conversation wealth creation, achieving your freedom number, the importance of pre-selling, lessons from millionaires, the do's and don'ts for effective follow-ups and more. Noah Kagan is the founder of 7 million-dollar business and is currently the CEO of AppSumo, a company that teaches lessons on how to start a business, grow a business, and improve your marketing. He also has a popular YouTube Channel and was an early employee at Facebook and Mint. Link to Full Show Notes: https://www.allthehacks.com/noah-kagan-million-dollar-weekend Partner Deals Pique Tea: 15% off delicious teas + a free quiver with 12 tea samples Facet: Personalized Financial Planning + $250 enrollment fee waived DeleteMe: 20% off removing your personal info from the web Gelt: Skip the waitlist on personalized tax guidance to maximize your wealth Netsuite: Free KPI checklist to upgrade your business performance For all the deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals Resources Mentioned Noah Kagan: YouTube | AppSumo Million Dollar Weekend: Book | Website Merry Makery Greeting Cards Stern Pinball The Artist's Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity My Body Tutor All the Hacks Episodes: #19: Becoming a Better Investor with Andy Rachleff #40: The Power of Regret, Motivation and Good Timing with Daniel Pink #118: Unleashing the Power of Kindness, Self-Awareness, and Passion with Gary Vaynerchuk #151: Master the Skill of Sleep with Mollie Eastman #130: The Art of Confidence: Find It, Grow It and Use It to Your Advantage with Aziz Gazipura Full Show Notes (02:45) Ways to Create Unlimited Wealth (08:25) Achieving Your Freedom Number (14:32) The Million Dollar Weekend Business Process (20:24) Three Ways to Get Business (23:55) How Pre-Selling Works (27:36) Why You Need to Find Work You Love (35:54) Lessons Learned from Millionaires (39:40) Noah's Daily Routine (43:38) Entrepreneurship vs. Employment (48:28) Learning the Skill to Get Going (58:10) Following Up: Do's & Don'ts (1:07:14) Learning To Spend (1:11:02) Goal Setting Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 31 January 2024

The Most Powerful Paradoxes of Life with Sahil Bloom

#153: Investor and entrepreneur Sahil Bloom returns to discuss how a few powerful Paradoxes, which may seem contradictory or complex at first, can be harnessed to live a more optimized and fulfilling life. Sahil Bloom is a renowned writer, investor, and advocate for personal growth and financial well-being. His popular weekly newsletter The Curiosity Chronicle provides actionable ideas that help people build a high-performing, healthy, and wealthy life. He is also the founder of SRB Ventures, a curiosity-driven venture fund. Link to Full Show Notes: https://www.allthehacks.com/sahil-bloom-paradoxes Partner Deals Notion: Try Notion AI free to automate tedious tasks and streamline your work Fabric: Affordable term life insurance for you and your family Vuori: 20% off the most comfortable performance apparel I've ever worn MasterClass: Learn from the world's best with 15% off AG1: Free 1 year supply of Vitamin D and 5 free travel packs For all the deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals Resources Mentioned Sahil Bloom: Website | Newsletter | Twitter The Platinum CardĀ® by American Express: 150,000pt Welcome Bonus The Most Powerful Paradoxes of Life Tweet Books: The Book of the Courtier by Baldassare Castiglione Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management for Mortals by Oliver Burkeman Pelagic Shark Diving The Tim Ferriss Show Episode #694: Sam Corcos, Co-Founder of Levels ā€” The Ultimate Guide to Virtual Assistants, 10x Delegation, and Winning Freedom by Letting Go News from Axios Haven Saunas All the Hacks: Membership Newsletter #91: Die With Zero: Net Fulfillment Over Net Worth with Bill Perkins #139: Think Faster, Talk Smarter and Excel at Spontaneous Conversation with Matt Abrahams Full Show Notes (03:24) Sahilā€™s Viral Twitter Thread About Paradoxes (08:53) The Advice Paradox (16:28) The Opportunity Paradox (25:25) The Talking Paradox (36:10) The Productivity Paradox (39:46) The Speed Paradox (48:40) The Social Media Paradox (51:33) The News Paradox (58:03) The Death Paradox Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 24 January 2024

Credit Cards: What's in My Wallet for 2024

#152: Chris reviews his credit card lineup, sharing insights on what he currently uses, what's on the back burner, and some new additions for 2024. He also shares the best card strategies to optimize points across major spending categories such as dining, groceries, travel, and more. Link to Full Show Notes: https://www.allthehacks.com/whats-in-my-wallet-2024 Partner Deals Copilot: Free 2 months access to my favorite personal finance app with code HACKS2 Netsuite: Free KPI checklist to upgrade your business performance Shopify: $1/month trial for the easiest e-commerce platform Trade Coffee: Free bag of the best coffee to upgrade your morning routine Daffy: Free $25 to give to the charity of your choice For all the deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals Resources Mentioned All the Hacks All the Hacks Credit Card Page Card Optimization Tool Transfer Partner Spreadsheet Newsletter Credit Cards Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Card (5x Amazon) American ExpressĀ® Gold Card (4x Dining/Grocery, 3x Flights) American ExpressĀ® Green Card (3x Travel) Bilt MastercardĀ® (1x Rent, 3x Dining, 2x Travel) Capital OneĀ® SavorĀ® Cash Rewards Credit Card (4x Dining/Entertainment/Streaming, 3x Groceries, 10x Uber) Capital OneĀ® SparkĀ® Cash Plus (2x Everything) Capital OneĀ® Venture X Rewards Credit Card: (2x Everything) Chase Freedom Flexā„  (5x Rotating Category) Chase Freedom UnlimitedĀ® (3x Dining, 1.5x Everything) Chase Ink Business CashĀ® Credit Card (5x Cell Phone/Office Supply) Chase Ink Business PreferredĀ® Credit Card (3x Travel/Phone/Internet/Cable) Chase Ink Business UnlimitedĀ® Credit Card (1.5x Everything) Chase Sapphire PreferredĀ® Card (3x Dining, 2x Travel) Chase Sapphire ReserveĀ® (3x Travel/Dining) Citi Custom Cashā„  Card (5x on Top Spend Category) Citi PremierĀ® Card (3x Gas/Dining/Groceries/Hotels/Airfare) CitiĀ® Double Cash Card (2x Everything) Delta SkyMilesĀ® Platinum American Express Card (Free Bags, Companion Cert, 15% Off Awards) Hilton Honors American Express Aspire Card (Free Night, Resort Credit, Diamond Status) Marriott Bonvoy BrilliantĀ® American ExpressĀ® Card (15 Elite Nights) Marriott Bonvoy BusinessĀ® American ExpressĀ® Card (15 Elite Nights) Target RedCardā„¢ (5x Target) The Platinum CardĀ® by American Express (5x Flights) U.S. Bank AltitudeĀ® Reserve Visa InfiniteĀ® Card (3x Mobile Wallet/Travel) Wells Fargo Autographā„  Card (3x Dining/Travel/Gas/Transit/Steaming/Cell Phone) Wyndham Business EarnerĀ® Card (8x Gas) Other Links Frequent Miler Premium Card Worksheet The Points Guy: Travel portals and Online travel agencies Full Show Notes (01:02) Listener Win (03:21) 3 Reasons To Have Credit Cards (05:54) Ways to Review Credit Cards (07:06) Cards for Dining (07:56) Cards for Groceries (08:21) Cards for Travel & Booking on Travel Portals (11:21) Best Card for Amazon.com (11:36) Cards for Cell Phone Services (12:20) Best Card for Costco (15:31) Cards for the 'Other' Category (16:54) Cards for Gas (17:37) Business Cards (18:32) Two Ways to Determine If a Credit Card Is Worth It (21:31) Key Takeaways for Chris' Credit Cards (27:43) What to Do With Cards You Don't Need (34:42) Evaluating Cards for The Future (35:19) The Bilt MastercardĀ® (39:14) The Delta SkyMilesĀ® Platinum American Express Card (40:12) The Capital OneĀ® SavorĀ® Cash Rewards Credit Card (41:11) The Marriott Bonvoy BrilliantĀ® American ExpressĀ® Card (41:51) Citi Cards (43:37) The Wells Fargo Autographā„  Card (45:10) The U.S. Bank AltitudeĀ® Reserve Visa InfiniteĀ® Card (47:26) 0% APR Cards Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 17 January 2024

Master the Skill of Sleep with Mollie Eastman

#151: Sleep expert Mollie Eastman shares practical tips to optimize and transform your sleep. She delves into the fundamentals and benefits of quality sleep and explores factors that impact sleep including lighting, temperature, dietary habits, exercise routines and more. She also highlights the importance of sleep technology, including wearable trackers and mattresses. Mollie Eastman is the creator of Sleep Is A Skill, a company that optimizes peopleā€™s sleep through a unique blend of technology, accountability, and behavioral change. She is also the host of The Sleep Is A Skill Podcast. Link to Full Show Notes: https://www.allthehacks.com/optimizing-sleep-mollie-eastman Partner Deals DeleteMe: 20% off removing your personal info from the web Mint Mobile: $15/mo for unlimited wireless on the nation's largest 5G network Vuori: 20% off the most comfortable performance apparel I've ever worn LMNT: Free sample pack of my favorite electrolyte drink mix Anyday: 15% off non-toxic microwave cookware Oura Ring: My favorite wearable tracker for sleep, fitness, stress & health Eight Sleep: $150 off the Eight Sleep Pod to cool, heat, track, & sleep better For all the deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals Resources Mentioned Mollie Eastman: Website | Podcast | Newsletter | Instagram Episode #073: Dr. Wendy Troxel, Ph.D., Author of Sharing the Covers: Going Beyond A "Sleep Divorce"; Explore How To Get Better Quality Sleep As A Couple - Together Or Separate Episode #116: Dr. Satchin Panda, Groundbreaking Author, Professor, & Researcher: Top Circadian Rhythms Expert Answers WHEN You Should Eat, Move, & MORE For Great Sleep! 10 Signs Of Unoptimized Sleep Wearable Sleep Trackers: Oura Ring | WHOOP | Garmin | Biostrap | Muse At Home Sleep Tests: Lofta | Empower Sleep Mattresses: Eight Sleep | Chilipad by Sleepme | SleepNumber Dr. Wendy Troxelā€™s Book: Sharing the Covers: Every Couple's Guide to Better Sleep All the Hacks Episode #97: Optimizing Your Health: Diagnostic Tests, Choosing a Doctor, Sleep, Longevity, Inflammation and More with Jordan Shlain MD Full Show Notes (02:30) The Fundamentals of Sleep (08:32) Ways to Estimate the Quality of Your Sleep (17:10) Why Sleep Is So Important (18:13) How Many Hours of Sleep Do We Need & How Frequently Do We Need It? (25:49) Ways to Get the Benefits of Sleeping Without Sleep (29:19) Learning Sleep as a Skill to Optimize Sleep (35:44) The Impact of Lighting (44:07) The Impact of Your Environment: Temperature, Mattress & Pillows (49:29) Best Sleeping Positions (52:29) Getting At-Home Sleep Tests (55:06) The Impact of Screen Time Before Sleep (58:14) The Impact of Food & Drinks (1:06:51) The Impact of Exercise (1:08:08) Tips to Fall Asleep Well (1:14:52) Sleeping With a Partner (1:17:25) Using Sleep Trackers & Sleep Technology Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 10 January 2024

Top 10 Takeaways from All the Hacks in 2023

#150: Chris shares his top 10 learnings from the last year of All the Hacks, which include key takeaways for building confidence, valuing your time, learning the skill of spending, being responsible for your health, and much more. Link to Full Show Notes: https://www.allthehacks.com/2023-takeaways Partner Deals Athletic Greens: Free 1 year supply of Vitamin D and 5 free travel packs Fabric: Affordable term life insurance for you and your family MasterClass: Learn from the world's best with 15% off Gelt: Skip the waitlist on personalized tax guidance to maximize your wealth Long Angle: Join a free private community for high net worth investors For all the deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals Resources Mentioned Outsource Assistants: Oceans XYZ Copilot: Free 2 months access to my favorite personal finance app with code HACKS2 Books: Peter Attia: Outlive: The Science and Art of Longevity Matt Higgins: Burn the Boats: Toss Plan B Overboard and Unleash Your Full Potential Recipe Manager: Paprika Green Chef: 60% off + free shipping for healthy and delicious meal kits Anyday: 15% off non-toxic microwave cookware (use HACKS15 for 15% off at checkout) Sahil Bloomā€™s The Personal Annual Review Template Full Show Notes (02:26) Takeaway #1: Everyone Can Build More Confidence (06:49) Takeaway #2: Kindness Is So Important (10:38) Takeaway #3: Value Your Time (15:03) Takeaway #4: Learn the Skill of Spending (17:55) Takeaway #5: There Are So Many Paths to Happiness and Success (19:53) Takeaway #6: We Are Responsible for Our Health (26:02) Takeaway #7: Eating Well Can Be Much Easier (29:41) Takeaway #8: You Control Your Life (33:53) Takeaway #9: Ditch Plan B (35:53) Takeaway #10: Take Time to Reflect Episodes Mentioned #97: Optimizing Your Health: Diagnostic Tests, Choosing a Doctor, Sleep, Longevity, Inflammation and More with Jordan Shlain #98: Buy Back Your Time: Get Unstuck, Increase Productivity and Live the Life You Want with Dan Martell #99: Top Ways to Make This Year Amazing and Seven Simple Questions for Your Annual Review with Sahil Bloom #105: Overcoming Fear, Processing Failure, and Why Having a Plan B Holds You Back with Matt Higgins #109: Living a Happier Life, Saying No, and Prioritizing Goals with Derek Sivers #116: Simplify Decision Making, Reduce Stress and Improve Your Life with Sahil Bloom #118: Unleashing the Power of Kindness, Self-Awareness, and Passion with Gary Vaynerchuk #119: Building Wealth Through Boring Businesses and Other Contrarian Ways To Live and Invest with Codie Sanchez #122: Cooking at Home: Delicious Food Made Easy with David Chang #123: Traveling to Save Money, Betting on Yourself, and Streamlining Life Decisions with Nuseir Yassin #126: Reduce Stress, Relax Your Mind and Succeed in Meditation Without Really Trying with Light Watkins #130: The Art of Confidence: Find It, Grow It and Use It to Your Advantage with Aziz Gazipura #133: Mastering Cash Flow: Tracking Spending to Boost Savings and 10+ Hacks to Spend Less #139: Think Faster, Talk Smarter and Excel at Spontaneous Conversation with Matt Abrahams #141: The Spectrum of Financial Independence and Tools to Track Your Progress with Brad Barrett #145: Fitness and Mental Strength with Robin ArzĆ³n Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 3 January 2024

Unlocking Disney Magic: An Insider Guide with Leslie Harvey

#149: Disney expert Leslie Harvey shares insider tips for a magical Disney vacation with strategies designed to save time, money, and stress. She offers insights on the best times to visit the Disney parks, top accommodation, best dining spots, and must-see attractions. Leslie also shares tactics to optimize the in-park experience through services like Genie+ and Skyliner, and so much more. Leslie Harvey is the co-host of the Disney Deciphered Podcast and the founder of Trips With Tykes, a family travel blog dedicated to streamlining the intricacies of journeys with children of all ages. She is also a freelance travel writer whose work has appeared in numerous digital travel publications, including The Points Guy and Lonely Planet. Link to Full Show Notes: https://allthehacks.com/disney-leslie-harvey Partner Deals DeleteMe: 20% off removing your personal info from the web Copilot: Free 2 months access to my favorite personal finance app with code HACKS2 Masterworks: VIP access to skip the waitlist Notion: Try Notion AI free to automate tedious tasks and streamline your work Mint Mobile: $15/mo for unlimited wireless on the nation's largest 5G network For all the deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals Resources Mentioned Leslie Harvey: Podcast | Blog | YouTube | Disneyland with Kids Facebook Group Disney Deciphered Episode #256 - Genie+ 101: How to Use Genie+ at Walt Disney World Discount Disney Gift Cards: Expert Tips & Tricks for the Best Deals Transportation: Disney Skyliner Disney Monorail Minnie Vanā„¢ Service Connected by Lyft Park Hopper Tickets Disney Genie+ Historical Information: Disney Crowd Calendar | Thrill Data Restaurant Reservations: Mouse Dining Places to Stay: Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin | Walt Disney World Swan Reserve (Marriot) Disney Springs Resort Area Hotels Polynesian Village Resort Caribbean Beach Resort Pop Century Resort Art of Animation Resort (Family Suites) Restaurants with the Best Meals: Jungle Skipper Canteen (Magic Kingdom Park) Ohana (Polynesian Village Resort) Chef Mickey's | Cinderella's Royal Table (Disney World) Sanaa | Boma Flavors of Africa (Animal Kingdom Lodge) Restaurants for Adults without Kids: Napa Rose (Grand Californian Hotel) Lamplight Lounge At Pixar Pier (California Adventure) The Dining Room at Victoria & Albert's (Grand Floridian) Blue Bayou (Disneyland) Full Show Notes (02:18) Overview: Disney Parks & Resorts (06:53) The Pre-Planning Process & Things To Consider (12:30) Selecting The Best Times To Visit (15:17) Major Planning Milestones (19:14) How To Budget For Disney (23:20) Where to Stay: On Property or Off Property (29:30) Picking A Disney Park (36:21) Disney Genie+ (42:26) Ways To Optimize The Disney Experience (50:39) Under Appreciated & Overhyped Rides (55:06) Food At Disney (1:02:29) The VIP Experiences At Disney (1:07:01) The Epcot Experience (1:08:27) Disney With Kids (1:11:27) Things To Pack and Not To Pack For Disney (1:12:29) Tips For Traveling With Large Groups (1:15:43) Saving on Disney Souvenirs (1:19:44) International Disney Parks (1:21:36) Big Changes Coming To Disney Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 27 December 2023

Building a More Meaningful and Impactful Life with Scott Harrison

#148: charity: water founder Scott Harrison shares how he went from a life of partying in NYC to refocusing everything on building a life and legacy around making a meaningful impact on the world. Scott discusses his ambitions to provide clean water to 100 million people (he's already at 17 million) and shares his advice for evaluating charities. He and Chris also discuss the transformative power of storytelling and other aspects of living a meaningful life. Scott Harrison is the founder and CEO of charity: water, a global nonprofit organization working to end the water crisis by bringing clean and safe water to people around the world. He is currently a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader and the author of the New York Times Bestselling book Thirst. Link to Full Show Notes: https://www.allthehacks.com/scott-harrison-charity-water Partner Deals Trade Coffee: Free bag of the best coffee to upgrade your morning routine Athletic Greens: Free 1 year supply of Vitamin D and 5 free travel packs Daffy: Free $25 to give to the charity of your choice Vuori: 20% off the most comfortable performance apparel I've ever worn Gelt: Skip the waitlist on personalized tax guidance to maximize your wealth For all the deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals Resources Mentioned All the Hacks charity: water Campaign on Daffy Scott Harrison: charity: water | Instagram | Twitter charity: water: The Spring Rachel Beckwith's Legacy Story Dan Pallotta: TED Talk on Overhead Myth | Uncharitable Full Show Notes (01:33) Chris & Amy's charity: water Campaign (04:40) Scott's Childhood & Background (12:37) The Transitioning Point for Scott (21:27) The Formula for a More Fulfilling Life (25:22) Balancing Selflessness & Selfishness (28:12) Scott's Outlook on Wealth (30:55) Charity: Waterā€™s Unique 100% Model (41:09) Lessons to Build Resilience (48:45) The Power of Storytelling (1:01:27) The Financial Impact of Storytelling (1:08:09) Advice for People Looking for a Cause to Support (1:16:52) Tips to Track Impact (1:19:05) Creating a Meaningful Legacy (1:21:31) The Spring: Monthly Donation Subscription Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 20 December 2023

How to Save on Taxes with Ankur Nagpal

#147: Chris and Ankur Nagpal (co-founder of Carry) discuss strategies to save money on taxes. They explore offsetting W2 income, limiting capital gains, some unique investments that help optimize your taxes and more! They also cover tax strategies for current and future business owners. Ankur Nagpal is the founder and CEO of Carry, which helps empower business owners to build their wealth. He also founded Teachable, an e-learning platform that was acquired for ~$250 million. Link to Full Show Notes: https://www.allthehacks.com/save-on-taxes-2023 Partner Deals Daffy: Free $25 to give to the charity of your choice DeleteMe: 20% off removing your personal info from the web Henson Shaving: Plastic-Free, Precision-Built Razors + $100 free Blades LMNT: Free sample pack of my favorite electrolyte drink mix Shopify: $1/month trial for the easiest e-commerce platform Carry: $400 off Pro Plan and free access to premium wealth building course For all the deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals Resources Mentioned Ankur Nagpal: Twitter | Carry (+ Carry's Free Resources) Side Hustles For Experts: GLG | Guidepoint Professional CPAs: Gelt (Skip the waitlist with this link) Tax Decoding Site: Decode.tax Interest Tracing Guidelines Tactics: Deloitte Guide | SVB Mortgage Example Tax Advantaged Solar: Valur Exchange Funds: Cache ATH Episodes: #144: Leveraging Tax-Advantaged Accounts to Maximize Your Wealth with Katie Gatti Tassin #92: Year End Checklist for Your Money, Taxes, Points and Miles #62: Protect Your Family, Mitigate Taxes and Preserve Your Wealth Full Show Notes (03:30) Why It's Important to Pay Taxes (05:00) Basic Context on Taxes (08:33) Capital Gains for General W2 Income Earners (14:00) Itemizing Deductions (20:09) Charitable Deductions (25:14) Home Energy: Inflation Reduction Act (27:49) Tax Strategies for Parents (31:39) Non-Qualified Deferred Compensation Plans (NQDC) (39:29) Side Hustles for W2 Income Earners (40:47) Hiring a CPA vs. Doing Taxes on Your Own (45:39) Using AI to Help with Taxes (47:05) Tax Code for Personal Real Estate (53:36) Real Estate Investments (1:02:17) Tax Incentives for Solar (1:09:38) Other Investment Tax Strategies (1:12:29) Qualified Business Income Deduction (1:22:28) Health Insurance Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 13 December 2023

This Episode Changed My Perspective on Cruises with Emma La Teace

#146: Cruise expert Emma Le Teace shares insider tips to optimize your cruising experience. She shares an overview of cruise operators, must-visit regions, practical advice on booking, packing, and making the most of the onboard facilities. She also offers tips on how to book the best deals and avoid hidden costs in cruise travel. Emma Le Teace is an award-winning cruise blogger, YouTuber and the founder of Emma Cruises. She's been on 60+ cruises, ranging from luxury yachts to mega-ships, and loves sharing cruise tips to help others master the ability to cruise in style on a budget. Link to Full Show Notes: https://allthehacks.com/emma-cruises Partner Deals Gelt: Skip the waitlist on personalized tax guidance to maximize your wealth MasterClass: Learn from the world's best with a 2-for-1 membership Fabric: Affordable term life insurance for you and your family Vuori: 20% off the most comfortable performance apparel I've ever worn Green Chef: 60% off + 20% off for two months of healthy and delicious meals For all the deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals Resources Mentioned Emma Le Teace: Website | YouTube | Instagram Floating Hotel in Japan: Guntu Website to Search Cruises: Vacations To Go Founder's Card Program Frequent Miler Article: How to Get Free Cruises by Gaming Casino Status Matches Full Show Notes (02:13) Why You Should Opt for Traveling in Cruises (03:21) Emmaā€™s Cruising Journey (04:13) The Cruising Landscape (09:00) Major Cruise Regions (13:05) Evaluation Criteria to Consider When Selecting a Cruise (15:46) Websites to Search for Cruises (18:34) Best Times to Book Deals (20:54) Getting Casino Status without Gambling (23:58) Hidden Costs on Cruises (29:23) Meeting People on Cruises (35:35) Cruises to Steer Away From (38:11) Choosing a Cabin (40:53) Other Things to Consider When Booking a Cruise (42:19) Importance of Travel Insurance (45:29) Visas for Cruises (48:11) Things to Pack (50:07) The Food Onboard (54:06) Onboard Activities & Entertainment (55:49) Things to Avoid on a Cruise (56:45) Traveling with Kids (58:36) Dealing with Seasickness (1:00:50) Emerging Trends in the Cruise Industry (1:02:37) Disney Cruises Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 6 December 2023

This Episode Changed My Perspective on Cruises with Emma Le Teace

#146: Cruise expert Emma Le Teace shares insider tips to optimize your cruising experience. She shares an overview of cruise operators, must-visit regions, practical advice on booking, packing, and making the most of the onboard facilities. She also offers tips on how to book the best deals and avoid hidden costs in cruise travel. Emma Le Teace is an award-winning cruise blogger, YouTuber and the founder of Emma Cruises. She's been on 60+ cruises, ranging from luxury yachts to mega-ships, and loves sharing cruise tips to help others master the ability to cruise in style on a budget. Link to Full Show Notes: https://allthehacks.com/emma-cruises Partner Deals Gelt: Skip the waitlist on personalized tax guidance to maximize your wealth MasterClass: Learn from the world's best with a 2-for-1 membership Fabric: Affordable term life insurance for you and your family Vuori: 20% off the most comfortable performance apparel I've ever worn Green Chef: 60% off + 20% off for two months of healthy and delicious meals For all the deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals Resources Mentioned Emma Le Teace: Website | YouTube | Instagram Floating Hotel in Japan: Guntu Website to Search Cruises: Vacations To Go Founder's Card Program Frequent Miler Article: How to Get Free Cruises by Gaming Casino Status Matches Full Show Notes (02:13) Why You Should Opt for Traveling in Cruises (03:21) Emmaā€™s Cruising Journey (04:13) The Cruising Landscape (09:00) Major Cruise Regions (13:05) Evaluation Criteria to Consider When Selecting a Cruise (15:46) Websites to Search for Cruises (18:34) Best Times to Book Deals (20:54) Getting Casino Status without Gambling (23:58) Hidden Costs on Cruises (29:23) Meeting People on Cruises (35:35) Cruises to Steer Away From (38:11) Choosing a Cabin (40:53) Other Things to Consider When Booking a Cruise (42:19) Importance of Travel Insurance (45:29) Visas for Cruises (48:11) Things to Pack (50:07) The Food Onboard (54:06) Onboard Activities & Entertainment (55:49) Things to Avoid on a Cruise (56:45) Traveling with Kids (58:36) Dealing with Seasickness (1:00:50) Emerging Trends in the Cruise Industry (1:02:37) Disney Cruises Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 6 December 2023

Fitness and Mental Strength with Robin ArzĆ³n

#145: Renowned fitness instructor Robin ArzĆ³n shares ways to achieve your fitness goals, master your motivation and live the life you want. She covers the fundamentals of fitness training, the importance of recovery, the role of nutrition, and also highlights the importance of building mental strength to stay motivated and committed to your life goals. Robin ArzĆ³n is a former lawyer turned Head Instructor and VP of Fitness Programming at Peloton. Sheā€™s an RRCA-certified running coach and ultramarathoner, who has made it her mission to redefine and rethink possibility through movement. Robin is also a two-time New York Times bestseller. Link to Full Show Notes: https://www.allthehacks.com/fitness-robin-arzon Partner Deals Daffy: Free $25 to give to the charity of your choice (stock vs. cash calculator) Athletic Greens: Free 1 year supply of Vitamin D and 5 free travel packs Mint Mobile: 3 months free of unlimited wireless on the nation's largest 5G network Gelt: Skip the waitlist on personalized tax guidance to maximize your wealth Masterworks: VIP access to skip the waitlist For all the deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals Resources Mentioned Robin ArzĆ³n: Website | Instagram | Welcome, Hustler: An Empowerment Journal December Challenge: #3For31 Challenge Kelly Starrett: Built to Move: The Ten Essential Habits to Help You Move Freely and Live Fully James Clear: Atomic Habits Full Show Notes (02:12) Robin's Biggest Transformation Lessons (04:48) Approach to Cardio vs. Strength Training (09:10) Best Way to Start Strength Training (10:20) How Important Is Variety in Exercises? (16:37) Setting Personal Fitness Goals (18:05) Rest & Recovery (18:35) Importance of Nutrition (20:22) Best Timings for Workouts (21:31) Ways to Self-Motivate (25:06) #3For31 Challenge (26:02) Mental Toughness (31:57) Adapting to Movement When You Have Kids (34:17) Tactics to Build Mental Toughness (39:31) How to Enjoy the Process (41:44) Being in a State of Flow (44:05) Robin's Journaling Evolution (45:09) Striking a Balance When There's So Much Going On (46:26) Robin's Learning Resources Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 29 November 2023

Leveraging Tax-Advantaged Accounts to Maximize Your Wealth with Katie Gatti Tassin

#144: Katie Gatti Tassin shares her expertise on leveraging tax-advantaged accounts to maximize your income. This crash course covers investment strategies using different types of 401(k)s, IRAs, Roth Conversion Ladders, HSAs, Donor Advised Funds, and much more. Katie Gatti Tassin is the creator of the Money with Katie blog, podcast, and newsletter, which was acquired by Business Insiderā€™s Morning Brew in 2022. The Money with Katie Show is one of the top finance-related podcasts, boasting 140,000+ listeners per month and 6 million+ lifetime downloads. Link to Full Show Notes: https://www.allthehacks.com/tax-advantaged-accounts Partner Deals Storyworth: Share your family stories in a custom book (+ $10 off) Daffy: Free $25 to give to the charity of your choice Notion: Try Notion AI free to automate tedious tasks and streamline your work Vuori: 20% off the most comfortable performance apparel I've ever worn Gelt: Skip the waitlist on personalized tax guidance to maximize your wealth DeleteMe: 20% off removing your personal info from the web For all the deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals Resources Mentioned Katie Gatti Tassin: Podcast | Newsletter | Instagram Solo 401(k): Carry (ā† $500 off Pro) Bogleheads Article: Tax-efficient Fund Placement All the Hacks Episodes Covering Donor Advised Funds: #50: The Power (and Tax Savings) of Charitable Giving #62: Protect Your Family, Mitigate Taxes and Preserve Your Wealth Full Show Notes (05:31) Fundamentals of Tax-Advantaged Investing Accounts (09:55) Employer Plans: 401(k) (12:21) Katie's Bread and Butter 401(k) Strategy (18:07) Employer Account Trade-Offs (20:29) Misconceptions About 401(k)s (24:36) Employer Account Fees (27:26) 401(k) Plan Rollover to New Employer (28:15) Employer Traditional vs. Roth 401(k) (36:39) Contribution Limit for a 401(k): Mega Backdoor (42:30) Retirement Plans: IRAs (46:57) Backdoor Roth IRA (50:05) General Strategy for Traditional IRA (51:43) Roth Conversion Ladder Tactics (53:08) Dividend Income & Capital Gains (56:57) Small Business Plans (1:01:19) Solo 401(k) (1:09:04) 529s (1:11:00) Donor Advised Funds Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 22 November 2023

2023 Holiday Gift Guide (Bonus Episode)

#143: In this bonus episode, I'll share 50+ of my favorite products, gifts, past purchases and more. Hopefully some of them might make good ideas for gifts this holiday season. Hope you enjoy! For all the products, links, deals and more, check out the full version of the 2023 Gift Guide here: https://allthehacks.com/gifts Resources Mentioned 2023 Holiday Gift Guide All the Hacks Listener Survey Full Show Notes (5:54:) Home & Food (9:47) Tech & Gear (13:47) Clothing & Bags (15:44) Health & Fitness (18:07) Family & Kids (26:32) Saving Money When You Shop Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 21 November 2023

When Travel Goes Wrong: Pro Tips for Flight Cancelations, Delays, Lost Luggage, and More

#142: Discover essential tips for handling travel mishaps, like flight delays and cancellations, lost luggage, or sold-out hotels and rental cars. This episode covers a range of preventative measures and compensation strategies to use when travel goes awry. Link to Full Show Notes: https://www.allthehacks.com/when-travel-goes-wrong Partner Deals LMNT: Free sample pack of my favorite electrolyte drink mix Athletic Greens: Free 1 year supply of Vitamin D and 5 free travel packs Fabric: Affordable term life insurance for you and your family Shopify: $1/month trial for the easiest e-commerce platform Trade Coffee: Free bag of the best coffee to upgrade your morning routine For all the deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals Resources Mentioned All the Hacks Annual Listener Survey Credit Cards Episodes Mentioned 122: Cooking at Home: Delicious Food Made Easy with David Chang 113: Unlocking the Power of Plastic: Maximizing Your Hidden Credit Card Benefits 110: Travel Smarter, Cheaper and Longer with Nomadic Matt 104: Optimizing Your Insurance Policies (Auto, Home/Renters, Umbrella, Life, Disability, Pet, and Travel) 66: Rental Cars: Saving Money, Avoiding Fees and All the Secret Tricks with Jonathan Weinberg Vuori: 20% off the most comfortable performance apparel I've ever worn Anyday: 15% off non-toxic microwave cookware (use HACKS15 for 15% off at checkout) Dumb Money Movie: Free Download Codes Airline: Flight Monitoring Tools: Flighty | TripIt Pro Mobile Passport Control (for US) Global Entry Appointments: Appointment Scanner Baggage Trackers: Apple AirTags Chase 25% transfer bonus to Air France/KLM Flying Blue Air France-KLM Flying Blue Reduce Award Pricing Delta Rolls Back Some Changes to SkyMiles Southwest Companion Pass Credit Cards Chase Freedom UnlimitedĀ® Hilton Honors American Express AspireĀ® Card Bilt Rewards Card Disk Space Analysis: DaisyDisk Property Appraisal Appeal: Ownwell Full Show Notes (02:18) All the Hacks Annual Listener Survey (04:40) General Tips for When Travel Goes Awry (06:59) Air Travel: Cancellations & Delays (11:05) Compensation for Canceled Flights (13:08) Using Points & Miles to Book Last-Minute Flights (16:56) Hidden Credit Card Benefits: Flight Delay or Cancellation Insurance (18:23) How to Handle Checked Baggage When Flights Get Canceled (20:27) Booking Flights on Same Airline vs. Different Airlines (23:19) Tips for Lost, Delayed, or Damaged Luggage (28:16) Hack for When Travel Goes Awry with Kids (29:02) Canceled Hotel Reservations (31:07) How to Avoid Being Walked Out of a Hotel (33:25) All the Hacks Luxury Hotel Upgrade Program (38:53) Car Rental Cancellations (40:38) Tips for When Your Car Rental Is Sold Out in Advance (43:17) Car Rentals Hacks (44:02) Getting Lost (44:48) General Travel Tips for the Holiday Season (47:04) Tips to Get Global Entry Appointments Faster (47:44) Listener Wins (49:51) Hack: 0% APR (52:19) Airline News (59:44) Bilt (1:02:41) Random Hacks and Tips Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 15 November 2023

The Spectrum of Financial Independence and Tools to Track Your Progress with Brad Barrett

#141: Financial independence expert Brad Barrett and Chris deep dives into the FI/RE movement. They cover various forms of FI/RE, share effective strategies for investments and retirement planning, and discuss tools to track and manage finances. They also explore the psychological aspects of financial decision making, including the skill of mindful spending. Brad Barrett (@bradchoosefi) is the co-host of ChooseFI, the number one podcast on financial independence with more than a million monthly listeners. After years in public accounting as a CPA, Brad reached financial independence at the age of 35, without ever earning a six-figure salary. Link to Full Show Notes: https://www.allthehacks.com/FIRE-spectrum Partner Deals Green Chef: $250 off healthy and delicious meal kits Gelt: Skip the waitlist on personalized tax guidance to maximize your wealth Daffy: Free $25 to give to the charity of your choice Vuori: 20% off the most comfortable performance apparel I've ever worn DeleteMe: 20% off removing your personal info from the web For all the deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals Resources Mentioned All the Hacks: Membership Episodes: #2: Financial Independence Without a Six Figure Salary with Brad Barrett #91: Die With Zero: Net Fulfillment Over Net Worth with Bill Perkins #100: Reflecting on All the Hacks, Valuing Time and Focusing on the Year Ahead with Brad Barrett Brad Barrett: Podcast | Twitter | Website ChooseFI Episode #71: Silicon Valley FI | Chris Hutchins | Grove Early Retirement Now: The Safe Withdrawal Rate Series Wealthfront: Cash Account Bonus 0.5% APY | Automated Investing $5k Free Tools To Track Your FI Journey: Free tool: Karsten Jeskeā€™s **[EarlyRetirementNow SWR Toolbox v2.0](https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1QGrMm6XSGWBVLI8I_DOAeJV5whoCnSdmaR8toQB2Jz8/copy?)** To Track Spending: Copilot (Free 2 months access with code HACKS2) To Track Net Worth: Kubera (All the Hacks Members Get First Year for $1) To Go Deep: Projection Lab Bill Perkinsā€™s Book: Die With Zero: Getting All You Can from Your Money and Your Life Dean Turner: Online Training + Coaching Full Show Notes (not final) (02:47) Chris & Brad's FI Journey (04:18) Difference Between Financial Independence & FI/RE (07:17) Why You Shouldn't Only Focus On The RE (09:32) The Different Types of Financial Independence (12:07) Lean & Fat FI/RE (17:51) Coast FI/RE (22:44) Tackling The 4% Rule (28:42) Tools To Track Your Fi Journey (41:19) Taxable Brokerage Accounts (46:22) Learning The Skill of Spending (51:24) Embodying the Die With Zero Mentality (56:42) Health & Longevity: Hiring A Remote Personal Trainer (1:02:51) Cold Plunges & Saunas Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 8 November 2023

Navigating Open Enrollment: Choosing the Best Health Insurance and Other Benefits in 2024

#140: A deep dive into health insurance and other benefits youā€™ll need to make decisions about during your upcoming open enrollment. Weā€™ll cover health plans in depth, but also dental, vision, HSAs, FSAs, employer life insurance and more. Link to Full Show Notes: https://www.allthehacks.com/open-enrollment-2024 Partner Deals Notion: Try Notion AI free to automate tedious tasks and streamline your work Athletic Greens: Free 1 year supply of Vitamin D and 5 free travel packs MasterClass: Learn from the world's best with 15% off Copilot: Free 2 months access to my favorite personal finance app with code HACKS2 Henson Shaving: Plastic-Free, Precision-Built Razors + $100 free Blades For all the deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals Resources Mentioned All the Hacks: #34: Hacking Healthcare, Prescriptions and Medical Bills with Marshall Allen Email for questions, hacks, deals, feedback: [email protected] Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Health Care Sharing Ministries Online Direct Primary Care For Pediatrics: Summer Health | Blueberry Marshal Allenā€™s Book: Never Pay the First Bill Online Sites for Prescriptions: GoodRx | RxSaver Oura Ring DNA Genetic Testing: 23andMe Online HSAs: Lively | Starship HSA Hawaii Recommendations: Restaurants (Kid-Friendly): Lava Lava Beach Club | CanoeHouse at Mauna Lani Water Activities: Ocean Sports | Snorkel Bob's Full Show Notes (02:27) HMOs, PPOs & EPOs (03:47) Deductible (04:44) Coinsurance (05:40) Out of Pocket Maximum (06:20) High Deductible Health Plan (07:35) Coverage: In-Network & Out of Network (09:16) Insurance Brokers (14:55) Selecting a Carrier (17:55) Premiums (20:39) First Dollar Coverage (21:50) HSA Hack: Use Your Cash Flow For Expenses (25:10) Why The Platinum Plan Doesn't Make Sense (29:55) Health Insurance Hacks (31:13) Medical Sharing Plans (33:36) Ways To Save (36:16) Dental & Vision Insurance (37:56) FSA for Health (40:47) Using HSA (41:41) Pre Tax Transit (41:56) Life & Disability Insurance (43:18) Tips from Chris's Trip to Hawaii Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 1 November 2023

Think Faster, Talk Smarter and Excel at Spontaneous Conversation with Matt Abrahams

#139: Stanford professor Matt Abrahams is an expert in spontaneous conversations and shares six steps to help polish your speaking skills. He covers tips and tricks to help you think faster, techniques for managing anxiety, ways to structure small talk to make it more engaging, and a formula for delivering an exceptional wedding toast. Matt Abrahams is a leading expert in communication with decades of experience as an educator, author, podcast host, and coach. As a Lecturer in Organizational Behavior at Stanford Universityā€™s Graduate School of Business, he teaches popular classes in strategic communication and effective virtual presenting. He hosts the award-winning podcast Think Fast, Talk Smart and is also the author of two books: Think Faster, Talk Smarter and Speaking Up Without Freaking Out. Link to Full Show Notes: https://www.allthehacks.com/think-fast-talk-smarter Partner Deals DeleteMe: 20% off removing your personal info from the web Fabric: Affordable term life insurance for you and your family Gelt: Skip the waitlist on personalized tax guidance to maximize your wealth Masterworks: VIP access to skip the waitlist Vuori: 20% off the most comfortable performance apparel I've ever worn For all the deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals Resources Mentioned Matt Abrahams: Website | Podcast | LinkedIn Books: Think Faster, Talk Smarter | Speaking Up Without Freaking Out Humour, Seriously: Why Humour Is A Superpower At Work And In Life Web Browser: Arc AI Powered Personal Communication Tools: LikeSo | Poised Email for questions, hacks, deals, feedback: [email protected] Full Show Notes (02:13) Handling Spontaneous Conversations (04:09) Overview: 6-step Process to Think Faster, Talk Smarter (07:49) A 2-Pronged Approach to Manage Your Anxiety (16:41) Changing the Way We Strive for Perfection (18:33) Small Talk & Chit Chat (21:30) Tactics to End Small Talk (23:18) Types of Conversational Turns (25:30) Practicing & Preparing to Be Spontaneous (27:05) Reframing the Circumstances (35:03) How to Become Better Listeners (38:37) Creating Structure for Communication (43:37) Toasts & Tributes (45:36) Humor in Conversations (47:08) Why Having Structure Will Set You Free (49:30) Being Clear & Concise (52:42) Using Generative AI for Communication Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 25 October 2023

Optimizing Cell Phone Plans: The Best Carriers, Deals, Plans, Insider Pricing, Insurance and More!

#138: An exhaustive exploration of cell phone plans to help you make the right choice and get the best deal possible. Chris breaks down the best plans across different tiers from basic data to unlimited with international roaming. He also covers ways to get extra deals/discounts, as well as picking the best cell phone insurance. Link to Full Show Notes: https://www.allthehacks.com/cell-phone-plans Partner Deals Trade Coffee: $30 off the best coffees that you can brew at home Anyday: 15% off non-toxic microwave cookware (use HACKS15 for 15% off at checkout) Shopify: $1/month trial for the easiest e-commerce platform Athletic Greens: Free 1 year supply of Vitamin D and 5 free travel packs LMNT: Free sample pack of my favorite electrolyte drink mix For all the deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals Resources Mentioned All the Hacks: Membership Email for questions, hacks, deals, feedback: [email protected] Best Phone Plans: Website | YouTube Mint Mobile: $15/mo for unlimited wireless on the nation's largest 5G network US Mobile: Light, Kosher, Sharable and Unlimited Plans Boost: Boost Infinite (Postpaid) | Boost Mobile (Prepaid) T-Mobile: Magenta Max | Go 5G PlusGo 5G Next Google Fi: The Unlimited Plus | The Simply Unlimited Visible: Unlimited | Visible+ eSIMs: Airalo | Nomad eSIM Crowd-Sourced Coverage Maps: CoverageMap.com How To Use T-Mobile's Unlimited Phone Data On Your Computer Full Show Notes (03:47) Background Context from Chris (05:25) The Research That Went into the Episode (08:17) Types of Quality of Service Class Identifiers (QCIs) (14:07) Leveraging eSIMs (18:11) Top 3 Carriers (20:55) Tier ā€“ Basic (19:45) Tier ā€“ Not Unlimited But More Data (28:36) Factoring in Taxes (29:29) Tier ā€“ Unlimited Data (36:38) International Roaming (37:39) Features That Arenā€™t Supported by MVNOs (40:40) Tier ā€“ Can Go International and Its Included (44:18) T-Mobile Insider Pricing (46:22) Hack: How to Use T-Mobileā€™s Unlimited Phone Data on Your Computer (47:35) Chrisā€™s Recommendations in Summary (48:58) International Coverage for Canada & Mexico (50:25) Countries Covered under Plans (52:36) Deals, Discounts & Credits (58:25) Free Trials (58:57) Cell Phone Insurance Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 18 October 2023

Science-Backed Tactics to Level Up Your Health, Happiness, Relationships & Success with Liz Moody

#137: Health and wellness expert Liz Moody shares her top science-backed tactics to upgrade your life. They focus on actionable steps to achieve greater success, hacks to enhance gut health, methods to cultivate deeper relationships, and techniques to rewire your mindset to increase happiness. Liz Moody (@lizmoody) is a best selling author of two healthy cookbooks and the host of The Liz Moody Podcast: a research-backed wellness podcast that helps people live their healthiest and happiest life. Her latest book 100 Ways to Change Your Life comes out next week. Link to Full Show Notes: https://www.allthehacks.com/change-your-life-liz-moody Partner Deals Vuori: 20% off the most comfortable performance apparel I've ever worn Daffy: Free $25 to give to the charity of your choice DeleteMe: 20% off removing your personal info from the web Mint Mobile: $15/mo for unlimited wireless on the nation's largest 5G network Notion: Try Notion AI free to automate tedious tasks and streamline your work For all the deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals Resources Mentioned Liz Moody: Instagram | Podcast | Website Lizā€™s Books: 100 Ways to Change Your Life: The Science of Leveling Up Health, Happiness, Relationships & Success (Preorder) Healthier Together: Recipes for Twoā€“Nourish Your Body, Nourish Your Relationships Glow Pops: Super-Easy Superfood Recipes to Help You Look and Feel Your Best All the Hacks Episodes: #46 - Mastering the Secret Language of Charismatic Communication with Vanessa Van Edwards ATR2100x-USB Cardioid Dynamic Creator Microphone Rewind AI Full Show Notes (not final) (03:02) The Fresh Start Effect (05:24) Tips for Procrastination (09:36) Why You Should Never Say No to Yourself (14:35) The Importance of Gut Health (18:58) Tip to Upgrade the Foods Youā€™re Already Eating (19:50) Ways to Increase Your Energy Levels & Have Better Metabolic Health (22:16) How to Rewire Yourself to Be Happier (26:10) How to Make Better Decisions with Cognitive Off-Loading (30:35) Thoughts on Rewind AI (33:18) Ways to Deepen Your Relationships (36:17) How to Become a Winning Conversationalist (40:13) How to Have More Fun (41:14) Match Theory for Friendships & Dating (43:58) Why Itā€™s Important to Let People You Love Change Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 11 October 2023

Current State of Credit Cards Points and Predictions for 2024 with Sebastian Fung

#136: Credit card expert Sebastian Fung joins Chris to discuss the current state of credit cards including recent changes to reward programs, and predictions for 2024. They also dive into topics such as misconceptions about opening multiple cards, whether its still worth chasing status, how to approach sign-up bonuses versus multipliers, credit cards with the most bonuses and more! Sebastian Fung is a personal finance expert who runs AskSebby, one of the largest YouTube channels focused on credit cards and travel points. He is also the co-founder of Roadrunner Ventures and Cardonomics, a startup that helps creators automate compliance and make affiliate income from credit cards and bank accounts. Link to Full Show Notes: https://www.allthehacks.com/state-of-credit-cards-2023 Partner Deals Henson Shaving: Plastic-Free, Precision-Built Razors + $100 free Blades Athletic Greens: Free 1 year supply of Vitamin D and 5 free travel packs Fabric: Affordable term life insurance for you and your family MasterClass: Learn from the world's best with 15% off Copilot: Free 2 months access to my favorite personal finance app with code HACKS2 For all the deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals Resources Mentioned Sebastian Fung: Website | YouTube | Instagram | Ask Sebby Business Citi Bank Cards Calculators for Expected Credit Card Value All the Hacks: Credit Card Site Card Optimizer Spreadsheet Rewards Cards CapitalOne Venture X Business: 150K Welcome Bonus Miles (spend $30,000 in 3 months) CitiĀ® Double Cash Card: Earn 2X Citi PremierĀ® Card: Earn 3X across many categories The Platinum CardĀ® from American Express: 150K Bonus with CardMatch Marriott Bonvoy BrilliantĀ® American ExpressĀ® Card Cashback Cards Bank of AmericaĀ® Cash Reward Cards American Express Platinum CardĀ® for Schwab Capital One Cash Back Cards Full Show Notes (02:08) How Sebastian Got into the Points Game (04:15) The Current State of the World of Points & Miles (05:37) Is Chasing Airline Status Worth It? (09:03) Thoughts on Hotel Status (11:46) Status Program Changes to Expect in 2024 (13:20) Biggest Changes to the Credit Card Game (19:54) American Express Pulling Out of Delta Lounges (20:51) Credit Card Changes to Expect in 2024 (21:44) Sebastianā€™s Equinox Hack (22:53) Earning Limitations Due to Legislation Changes (24:55) Do Credit Card Companies Like Power Users? (26:03) Chasing Welcome Bonuses vs. Multipliers and Bonuses (28:41) Misconception about Opening Up Multiple Cards (29:39) The Unpublished 524 Rule (32:34) Cards with the Most Bonuses (34:37) Cashback Cards (36:20) Amex Membership Strategy (44:20) Playing the Points Game vs. Cashback Cards (46:11) Ways to Increase Spend to Hit Bonuses (47:51) Different Ways to Use Points (50:24) Best Airline Cabin Experience (52:40) Using Delta Points to Get Good Value Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 4 October 2023

Save Money and Time with a Smarter and More Energy Efficient Home with Matt Ferrell

#135: Tech enthusiast, Matt Ferrell discusses making your home smarter and more energy-efficient, ultimately saving you money and time in the process. They explore home improvements modifications, energy monitoring systems, energy-saving hacks, and solar. They also delve into home automation, including smart lighting, security, blinds, WiFi, and more. Matt Ferrell has over 1 million subscribers on his renowned YouTube channel Undecided, where he explores how renewable and sustainable technologies can impact peopleā€™s lives for the better. He is also the host of the podcast Still To Be Determined. Link to Full Show Notes: https://www.allthehacks.com/home-energy Partner Deals Gelt: Skip the waitlist on personalized tax guidance to maximize your wealth Masterworks: VIP access to skip the waitlist DeleteMe: 20% off removing your personal info from the web Vuori: 20% off the most comfortable performance apparel I've ever worn Facet: Personalized Financial Planning + $250 enrollment fee waived For all the deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals Resources Mentioned Matt Ferrell: Website | YouTube | Podcast All the Hacks: Free ticket to Nas Summit - LA Leave a review: Apple Podcasts | Spotify Email for questions, hacks, deals, feedback: [email protected] Free Energy Assessments and Audits in Massachusetts: Mass SaveĀ® Home Energy Monitoring Tools: Sense SPANĀ® Home (Circuit Level Monitoring) Kilowatt Meter Tesla: Powerwall & Solar Roof Enphase: Solar Energy & Solar Backup Batteries Water Heaters: Sunamp (Instant) Rheem Water Heaters with Smart App EV Charging: Vehicle to Load (V2L) Smart Home Systems: Matter Apple HomeKit Google Home Home Assistant Homey Homebridge Light Automation: Lutron Security Cameras, Wifi and Home Networks: Ubiquiti UniFi Door Locks (compatible with Apple HomeKit): Schlage Home Security: Abode Ring Deep Sentinel (with Live Monitoring) Smart Shades: Lutron Serena Smart Shades IKEA Motorized Shades Eve MotionBlinds Full Show Notes (03:44) Principles & Importance of Building an Energy Efficient Home (06:20) Ways to Identify Areas That Make Your Home Less Airtight (07:03) 80ā€“20 Principle Things to Do to Affect Your Home Energy (10:37) Hacks to Have an Efficient HVAC System (12:56) Heat Pumps (19:14) Tools for Energy Monitoring (22:08) The Sense Home Energy Monitor (24:24) Rule of Thumb: Gas vs. Electric (26:50) Using a Desuperheater Tank (27:57) Why You Should Replace Your Filters (28:55) Water Heater Hacks (31:17) Circuit Level Monitoring (33:02) How to Decide on Solar Investments (38:10) Financing for Solar: Programs, Rebates & Incentives (42:21) Home Batteries (45:20) The Future of Home Energy Tech (48:31) Strategies for Home Automation (50:10) Smart Lights (51:20) Home Networks & WiFi (52:58) Smart Home Platforms (57:02) Smart Home Sensors (58:59) Home Security (1:00:03) Smart Blinds (1:02:17) Rechargeable Batteries (1:03:23) The KISS (Keep It Simple, Stupid) Rule Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 27 September 2023

Mexico: Insider Secrets and Travel Hacks for Your Next Trip

#134: Mexico travel pro, Zach Rabinor shares all the secrets to planning incredible trips to Mexico and seeing the country like youā€™ve never done before, including top cities/regions for different experiences, local insider tips for activities and restaurants and so much more. Chris wraps it up by sharing tips and tricks to best utilize your miles and points when booking your trip to Mexico. Zach Rabinor founded the award-winning travel company, Journey Mexico, with a vision to share his deep love for Mexico, unveiling its unexpected cultural, natural, adventure, and luxury travel experiences to the world. Link to Full Show Notes: https://allthehacks.com/mexico Partner Deals Daffy: Free $25 to give to the charity of your choice Long Angle: Join a free private community for high net worth investors DoorDash: 50% off a convenience, grocery or retail store order with code ALLTHEHACKS Athletic Greens: Free 1 year supply of Vitamin D and 5 free travel packs Shopify: $1/month trial for the easiest e-commerce platform For all the deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals Resources Mentioned Journey Mexico Website All the Hacks Episodes: #127: Language Hacking: Become Fluent in 3 Months with Benny Lewis Hotel Upgrade Program | [email protected] Email for questions, hacks, deals, feedback: [email protected] Lesser-known, must-visit towns in Mexico: Overall: Pueblos MĆ”gicos Oaxaca Todos Santos Wine Region: Valle de Guadalupe Copper Canyon: Chepe Express Los Ɓlamos (El Fuerte, Sinaloa) San Pancho The Mother Mountain Range: Sierra Madre Volcanoes in Paso de CortĆ©s: PopocatĆ©petl and Iztaccihuatl Chiapas: San CristĆ³bal de las Casas Diving and Cruise Capital: Cozumel Sun & Beach: Sea of Cortez YucatĆ”n Peninsula Punta Mita Puerto Morelos Puerto Escondido Ixtapa Zihuatanejo Bacalar Isla Mujeres Playa Del Carmen Things to Do in Riviera Maya Valladolid Archaeological Site: Chichen Itza Things to Do in Puerto Vallarta: Surfing: Sayulita Beachside Promenade: The Malecon Beach acos: Centro Pitillal Restaurants: El Barracuda (Kid Friendly) | Ocean Grill (Non Kid Friendly) Things to Do in Los Cabos Colonial Village & Surf Town: Todos Santos Surfing lessons: Los Cerritos Beach Snorkeling & Seafood Restaurants: Cabo Pulmo Things to Do in Mexico City: The Metropolitan Cathedral 3rd Largest Central Square in the World: Zocalo The National Palace / New Houses of Moctezuma Saturday Market in San Angel: El Bazar Sabado Aztec-Era Floating Gardens: Xochimilco Neighborhoods: La Condesa & Roma Museums: Palacio de Bellas Artes: Palace of Fine Arts National Museum of Anthropology Casa Azul (Frida Kahlo) Dolores Olmedo Zona Maco Restaurants: Contramar | Guzina | Pujol | Rosetta Historical Non-Fiction Book: Mexico: A Novel by James A. Michener Redeem Wyndham Rewards Points on Vacasa Vacation Full Show Notes (02:11) Mexico as a Travel Destination (04:33) Planning a One Week Trip to Mexico (05:32) Hidden Treasures in Mexico (08:15) Mexicoā€™s Hospitable Culture (12:18) Transportation in Mexico (13:12) Best Times to Visit Mexico (18:42) Mexican Food Explained (20:13) Tips to Find the Best Food in Mexico (26:03) The Sun & Sand Spots in Mexico (34:48) Things to Do in Riviera Maya (35:52) Things to Do in Puerto Vallarta (36:45) Things to Do in Los Cabos (40:46) Mexico City Must-Dos & Must-Sees (53:38) Lesser-Known Must Visit Towns/Regions in Mexico (56:49) The Story of Paso De CortĆ©s (58:25) The Oaxaca Experience (1:01:11) The Safety Levels in Mexico (1:04:16) Ways to Optimize Your Trip to Mexico (1:06:55) Using Miles & Points to Get to Mexico (1:13:49) Flight Hack for People Who Live in San Diego (1:14:36) Hotels with Points in Mexico (1:17:49) All the Hacks Hotel Upgrade Program Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 20 September 2023

Mastering Cash Flow: Tracking Spending to Boost Savings and 10+ Hacks to Spend Less

#133: Chris does a deep dive on tracking your spending, covering why to do it in the first place, as well as top apps/services, setting up budgets, managing recurring expenses, picking categories and more. He also shares practical tips and hacks to save money across 20+ different categories of spend (without having to make big sacrifices). Link to Full Show Notes: https://allthehacks.com/spending-tracking Partner Deals DeleteMe: 20% off removing your personal info from the web Fabric: Affordable term life insurance for you and your family Vuori: 20% off the most comfortable performance apparel I've ever worn Mint Mobile: $15/mo for unlimited wireless on the nation's largest 5G network Gelt: Skip the waitlist on personalized tax guidance to maximize your wealth Copilot: Free 2 months access to my favorite personal finance app with code HACKS2 For all the deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals Resources Mentioned All the Hacks Episodes: #14: House Hacking To Build Your Wealth #16: Do You Really Need a Budget #34: Hacking Healthcare, Prescriptions and Medical Bills #50: The Power (and Tax Savings) of Charitable Giving #104: Optimizing Your Insurance Policies (Auto, Home/Renters, Umbrella, Life, Disability, Pet, and Travel) #113: Unlocking the Power of Plastic: Maximizing Your Hidden Credit Card Benefits #131: Maximize Earnings on Cash, CD Ladders, Bank Bonuses, Bulk Buying, and Automating Returns Tools to Track Your Spending: Copilot: Free 2 months access to my favorite personal finance app with code HACKS2 Mint Rocket Money Tiller HQ YNAB: 34 day free trial Simplifi Monarch Money Bilt Card: Earn Points on Rent Pacaso: Free early access to listings and $2,500+ in closing credits Mint Mobile: $15/mo for unlimited wireless on the nation's largest 5G network Daffy: Free $25 to give to the charity of your choice Henson: Plastic-Free, Precision-Built Razors + $100 free Blades Paprika Recipe Manager: Organize your recipes, make meal plans, and create grocery lists Green Chef: 50% off + free shipping for healthy and delicious meal kits DoorDash: 50% off a convenience, grocery or retail store order with code ALLTHEHACKS inKind: Get $25 off to dine at top restaurants Cashback Monitor: Rebates & Mileage/Points Reward Comparison for Online Shopping CamelCamelCamel: Free Amazon Price Tracker Keepa: Amazon Price Charts (not sure why I called this Wistia) Library Extension: Free eBooks from your local library CardPointers: 30% off the app that helps you earn more cash back, points, and miles Email for questions, hacks, deals, feedback: [email protected] Full Show Notes (02:13) Budgeting & Tracking Cash Flow (06:24) Tools to Monitor Your Spending (09:00) Free Tools to Track Your Spending (17:00) Paid Tools on Android to Track Your Spending (18:00) Review of Simplifi (20:07) Review of YNAB (23:36) Review of Copilot (24:12) Categorizing Your Spending (29:58) Hidden Expenses Categories (31:55) Carryover Budgets (33:19) Setting Up Recurring Expenses (34:55) Copilot Intelligence (35:50) Solving Cash Flow (39:08) Refunds (43:45) Benefits of Budgeting (48:03) Ways to Save Money on Household Items (53:50) Saving on Utilities (56:10) Savings Related to Children (57:27) Saving on Health & Fitness (58:39) Saving Money on Personal Care (1:00:29) Hacks to Save Money on Entertainment (1:02:19) Saving on Food & Drink (1:05:14) Coupons, Price Trackers & Other Hacks to Save (1:06:57) Gifting & Donating Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 13 September 2023

Essential Practices for Finding Success and Joy in Everything You Do with Suneel Gupta

#132: Bestselling author Suneel Gupta joins Chris to share simple and effective daily habits you can use to find success and joy in everything you do, without sacrificing your professional ambition. He sheds light on the ancient wisdom of Dharma, reimagining some of itā€™s practices for modern times, and offers practical tools and techniques to put these practices into action. Suneel Gupta (@suneelgupta) is a tech entrepreneur, visiting scholar at Harvard Medical School, and bestselling author, who has been featured in the NYT, CNBC and TED. He has made significant contributions to society, having founded RISE - a breakthrough wellness company, run for Congress, and co-founded the Gross National Happiness Center in the United States. Link to Full Show Notes: https://www.allthehacks.com/everyday-dharma-suneel Partner Deals Athletic Greens: Free 1 year supply of Vitamin D and 5 free travel packs MasterClass: Learn from the world's best with 15% off Green Chef: 50% off + free shipping for healthy and delicious meal kits DoorDash: 50% off your first order with code ATHFALL Copilot: Free 2 months access to my favorite personal finance app with code HACKS2 For all the deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals Resources Mentioned Suneel Gupta: Website | Instagram | LinkedIn Suneelā€™s Books: Everyday Dharma: 8 Essential Practices for Finding Success and Joy in Everything You Do Backable: The Surprising Truth Behind What Makes People Take a Chance on You All the Hacks: Leave a review: Apple Podcasts | Spotify Email for questions, hacks, deals, feedback: [email protected] Full Show Notes (02:14) The Relevance of Dharma in Todayā€™s World (05:58) Uncovering Your Essence with Sukha (09:17) The Four Chisels (10:02) The Bright Spots Chisel (15:08) The Dharma Deck Chisel (25:37) The Magazine Out Walk (27:37) Prana: Energy over Time (30:25) The 55:5 Model for Rhythmic Renewals (37:45) The Worry Break (43:54) Leela for Blurring the Lines between Work and Play (46:36) How to Build High Quality Habits (50:11) How Leela Fits into a Traditional Workplace (52:29) Kriya: Putting Purpose into Action (53:30) The Two-Way Door (57:36) To-Learn Instead of To-Do Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 6 September 2023

Maximize Earnings on Cash, CD Ladders, Bank Bonuses, Bulk Buying, and Automating Returns

#131: Chris discusses the best places to earn interest on cash, including high yield savings, US Treasuries, CDs and bank bonuses. He also covers other listener questions/hacks, like when to sell I-Bonds, saving money on meat, protecting your identity online, automating returns and a lot more. Link to Full Show Notes: https://www.allthehacks.com/mailbag-11 Partner Deals DeleteMe: 20% off removing your personal info from the web Notion: Try Notion AI free to automate tedious tasks and streamline your work Vuori: 20% off the most comfortable performance apparel I've ever worn Masterworks: VIP access to skip the waitlist Gelt: Skip the waitlist on personalized tax guidance to maximize your wealth For all the deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals Resources Mentioned All the Hacks: Membership Credit Card Site Bank Bonus Site Leave a review: Apple Podcasts | Spotify Email for questions, hacks, deals, feedback: [email protected] Episodes: #129: Latest Deals for Points and Miles, Recent Trip Takeaways, Parent Hacks & More #104: Optimizing Your Insurance Policies (Auto, Home/Renters, Umbrella, Life, Disability, Pet, and Travel) #78: Action List: Everything You Can Do To Protect Your Identity, Accounts, Credit and Family Bilt Credit Card List of High Yield Savings Options Wealthfront: Cash Account Referral Link | Automated Bond Portfolio Bask Bank: Earn 2.5 American Airlines AAdvantageĀ® miles for every $1 saved When to Sell I Bonds Blog Posts: Doctor of Credit | Keil Financial Partners TeslaFi Web Dashboard: Free One Month Access Maxineā€™s Book: There's a Cow in My Freezer: The Complete Guide to Buying, Storing, and Enjoying Pasture-Raised Meat in Bulk Maxineā€™s Website Len's Bench Scraper Recommendation Gmail Add On Productivity Tool: Ready to Send Automating Returns: Return Queen Redeem Gift Cards with Evidation App: Jamieā€™s Referral Link Chase Marriott Bonvoy BoundlessĀ® Credit Card Deal: Five Free Night Certificates (Up To 50,000 Points Each) Article: Lounge Access Fee Change in The Platinum CardĀ® from American Express Full Show Notes (02:33) Listener Wins (05:19) High Yield Savings (08:02) CDs and Treasuries (09:52) CD Laddering Explained (12:29) Wealthfrontā€™s New Bond Portfolio (18:41) Bank Bonuses (20:34) Earning Interest in American Airlines Miles with Bask Bank (22:05) Selling I Bonds (24:02) Negotiating Your Mortgage Rate Directly with Your Broker (24:33) Auto Insurance (25:58) TeslaFi: Web Dashboard for Your Car (27:14) Electric Rental Car Hack: Correction (28:34) Removing Your Personal Information Online (30:26) Cooking Hacks (32:38) Productivity Tool: Ready to Send (33:18) Automating Returns with Return Queen (33:44) Redeem Gift Cards with Evidation App (34:22) Lounge Access Fee Change in the Platinum CardĀ® from American Express (36:51) Reminder to Check Apps & Websites for Promotions before Booking Flights (37:31) Chase Marriott Bonvoy BoundlessĀ® Credit Card Deal (38:30) Spotify Programmatic Ads for Old Episodes Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 30 August 2023

The Art of Confidence: Find It, Grow It and Use It to Your Advantage with Dr. Aziz Gazipura

#130: Confidence expert Dr. Aziz Gazipura joins Chris to talk about ways to cultivate, nurture, and grow your confidence. Dr. Aziz shares tips on dealing with your inner critic, practicing rejection and instilling confidence in your children. They also explore the concepts of social freedom, personal bill of rights, and maximizer vs. satisficer decision-making and more. Dr. Aziz Gazipura (@drazizconfidencecoach) is one of the worldā€™s leading confidence experts who has combined academic training in clinical psychology with real-world experiences to help people break free from the grip of social anxiety and unlock their true potential. He is also an author, podcast host, and founder of The Center For Social Confidence. Link to Full Show Notes: https://www.allthehacks.com/confidence Partner Deals Fabric: Affordable term life insurance for you and your family LMNT: Free sample pack of my favorite electrolyte drink mix Long Angle: Join a free private community for high net worth investors Athletic Greens: Free 1 year supply of Vitamin D and 5 free travel packs Copilot: Free 2 months access to my favorite personal finance app with code HACKS2 For all the deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals Resources Mentioned Aziz Gazipura: Website | Podcast | YouTube Azisā€™s Free Mini Course Azizā€™s Books: Not Nice: Stop People Pleasing, Staying Silent, & Feeling Guilty... And Start Speaking Up, Saying No, Asking Boldly, And Unapologetically Being Yourself On My Own Side: Transform Self-Criticism and Doubt Into Permanent Self-Worth and Confidence Full Show Notes (02:25) The Definition of Confidence (05:58) What Most People Are Getting Wrong about Confidence (06:49) How We Can Cultivate, Nurture & Grow Confidence (11:54) Identifying Your Inner Critic (12:57) Tactics to Deal with Your Inner Critic (16:21) How People Can Calibrate Their Own Level of Confidence (18:28) Habits to Build and Sustain Confidence (21:26) How to Become a Powerful Force of Leadership at Work Meetings (24:14) Planning: Preparing for the Worst vs. Feeling the Worst Will Happen (29:28) The Underpinning of Confidence (30:49) The Benefits of the Cold Plunge Hack (32:30) Rejection Practice to Feel Liberated (35:21) Social Freedom & How It Can Benefit Your Life (37:09) How to Utilize Social Freedom & Confidence to Improve Your Life (42:07) Why You Should Be Bold Enough to Ask for What You Want (43:52) Using Confidence for Decision Making: Maximizer vs. Satisficer (47:33) The Bold Action for the Maximizing Habit (50:45) Social Obligations & Being Not Nice (55:02) Personal Bill of Rights (56:43) Benefits of Having a Bill of Rights (1:00:50) How to Instill Confidence in Children Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post.

Transcribed - Published: 23 August 2023

Latest Deals for Points and Miles, Recent Trip Takeaways, Parent Hacks & More

#129: Today Chris shares the latest hacks, news, stories and deals related to travel, points and miles. He also shares a few kid related tips for parents, answers questions from listeners and shares an incredible story of how episode 104 saved a listener over $15,000. Link to Full Show Notes: https://www.allthehacks.com/mailbag-10 Partner Deals Facet: Personalized Financial Planning + $250 enrollment fee waived Shopify: $1/month trial for the easiest e-commerce platform DoorDash: 50% off a convenience, grocery or retail store order with code ALLTHEHACKS Mint Mobile: $15/mo for unlimited wireless on the nation's largest 5G network Masterworks: VIP access to skip the waitlist For all the deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals Resources Mentioned All the Hacks: Membership Newsletter Credit Card Site Card Optimization Spreadsheet Leave a review: Apple Podcasts | Spotify Episodes #104: Optimizing Your Insurance Policies #124: Card Optimization, Last Minute Travel, Health Insurance Woes and AI Bedtime Stories #49: Travel Hacking Bora Bora on Miles and Points Ways To Donate To Maui: World Central Kitchen | Maui United Way | Hawaii Community Foundation CardPointers: 30% off the app that helps you earn more cash back, points, and miles (50% off for ATH Members) Athletic Greens: Free 1 year supply of Vitamin D and 5 free travel packs (plus $25 off $125 with Amex Deal) Credit Card Links: Hilton Honors American Express Aspire Card BILT Credit Card Capital OneĀ® SparkĀ® Cash Plus Chase AeroplanĀ® Credit Card Rental Car Companies: Liigu | Zipcar Things to do in Minneapolis: Activities: Minnesota Children's Museum | The Como Zoo and Conservatory Food: Moscow on the Hill The Read & Return Books Airport Program Southwest Airlines Same-day Standby Free for All Customers Delta SkyMiles and Starbucks Rewards Marriott Bonvoy Points with Uber Traveling with Kids: Free Car Seat on Hertz with AAA RideSafer Travel Vest Cosco Scenera NEXT Convertible Car Seat Bags for Parents: Fifty Fifty Gear (10% off with allthehacks) Free e-books: Library Extension Read Aloud Books: Novel Effect Apps for Pediatrician Telehealth: Summer Health | Blueberry Amex Offers (need to be added on Amex site/app): Get 20% Back on Google One Statement Credits From Retailers in the UK, Italy and France Home & Villas by Marriott Hilton Brand Hotels in Canada Wyndham Hyatt Centric Full Show Notes (02:10) Listener Wins (05:55) Chris & Amy's Trips to Bora Bora (09:40) Ways to Donate to Maui (10:09) Booking a Last Minute Trip To Bora Bora on Points (14:47) Hotel Service Experiences (18:08) Hang Up, Call Again (23:18) Rental Car Hacks: U.S & International (25:22) Things to Do in Minneapolis (26:47) The Read & Return Books Airport Program (27:33) Travel News & Deals (28:35) Traveling With Kids (31:06) Book Reading For Kids: Library Extension & Novel Effect (32:31) Pediatrician Telehealth Apps (34:15) Credit Card Competition Act (38:32) Switching From Capital One Credit Card to Charge Card (40:36) Sales Tax on Amex Points Transfer to United or Delta (41:27) Transfer Bonuses for Amex/Chase (42:44) Bilt Credit Card Rewards (46:13) Air Canada Aeroplan Credit Card (46:59) Capital One Spark Cash Plus Card (49:17) CardPointers App for Managing Credit Cards (51:16) American Express Offers (52:30) Hotel Offers (53:07) All the Hacks Newsletter Update Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post.

Transcribed - Published: 16 August 2023

The Psychology of Money w/ Morgan Housel

#128: Renowned financial columnist, Morgan Housel joins for a deep dive into the psychology of money. We discuss the mindset of winning investors, new ways to deal with risk and strategies to achieve financial independence, including tips to build up cash, the most essential financial hack that everyone needs to know and more. (This episode originally aired in June 2021, but I really enjoyed re-listening to it and thought you would too). Morgan Housel (@morganhousel) is the bestselling author of The Psychology of Money: Timeless Lessons on Wealth, Greed, and Happiness. He's also a partner at Collaborative Fund and a former columnist at The Motley Fool and The Wall Street Journal. Link to Full Show Notes: https://www.allthehacks.com/psychology-of-money-replay Partner Deals Pacaso: Free early access to listings and $2,500+ in closing credits DeleteMe: 20% off removing your personal info from the web Notion: Try Notion AI free to automate tedious tasks and streamline your work Vuori: 20% off the most comfortable performance apparel I've ever worn LMNT: Free sample pack of my favorite electrolyte drink mix For all the deals, discounts and promo codes from our partners, go to: allthehacks.com/deals Resources Mentioned Morgan Housel: Twitter | Blog | Website | LinkedIn Morganā€™s Book: The Psychology of Money: Timeless Lessons on Wealth, Greed, and Happiness FIRE Movement Documentary: Playing With FIRE Benjamin Graham's Books: The Intelligent Investor | Security Analysis Eric Johnson's Book on Nazi Germany: What We Knew Jason Zweigā€™s Column on WSJ Full Show Notes (03:21) What Drove Morgan to Write ā€˜The Psychology of Moneyā€™ (04:28) Finance on Paper vs. Finance in the Real World (07:35) The Ultimate Goal of Learning and Mastering Money (09:55) Financial Independence as a Spectrum (15:07) Building Up Cash: To Save More or to Earn More (18:11) Tactics to Stop Wanting More (21:56) The Extremities of the FIRE Movement (24:07) Why People Become Irrational with Money (30:23) The Impact of the 29-Year Recession Gap in Australia (33:45) The Best Way to Learn from History for Risk Tolerance (43:43) An Analysis of the Best Performing Mutual Funds (48:52) How Overconfidence Can Lead to Trouble (51:39) Ways to Educate People about the Basics of Finance (55:18) The Volatility of Cryptocurrency (56:20) The Most Overlooked Aspect of Behavioral Finance (57:42) The Only Financial Hack You Need in Your Life Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Membership | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post.

Transcribed - Published: 9 August 2023

Language Hacking: Become Fluent in 3 Months with Benny Lewis

#127: Language hacker and polyglot Benny Lewis joins Chris to debunk misconceptions about language learning and share insights into his dynamic approach to fast-track fluency. He breaks down the different levels of language fluency and offers tips for learners including the importance of embracing mistakes, using flashcards for vocabulary retention, learning the local language before traveling abroad, and more. Benny Lewis (@irishpolyglot) runs the worldā€™s largest language-learning blog called Fluent In 3 Months and is the bestselling author of 6 language learning books. He speaks a dozen languages and is on a mission to empower individuals to learn and speak new languages with confidence through practical strategies, resources, and inspiration. Link to Full Show Notes: https://www.allthehacks.com/language-hacking Partner Deals MasterClass: Learn from the world's best with 15% off Athletic Greens: Free 1 year supply of Vitamin D and 5 free travel packs Fabric: Affordable term life insurance for you and your family Green Chef: 50% off + free shipping for healthy and delicious meal kits Gelt: Skip the waitlist on personalized tax guidance to maximize your wealth Resources Mentioned Benny Lewis: Website | Podcast | Instagram | Twitter Bennyā€™s Podcast Episode: #107: Paul Jorgenson on How to Make Difficult Languages Easy Online Language Learning Resources: Language Teachers: Italki Flashcard App: Anki Steve Kaufmann's Platform: LinkQ Professor Steven Krashenā€™s Philosophy Website Haifa University Study: The Effect of Unit Size on Language Learning in Children and Adults Full Show Notes (02:44) Common Misconceptions about Learning Languages (04:38) The Inception of Bennyā€™s Approach to Language Learning (07:03) Embracing Mistakes When Communicating in a New Language (11:21) Why Perfectionism Is the Worst Enemy of All in Language Learning (15:31) The Age Limit to Learning a New Language (20:38) Hacks to Get over the Need to Be a Perfectionist (25:22) The Process of Becoming Fluent in Three Months (30:07) Bennyā€™s Coaching Program (30:55) The Minimum Daily Time Commitment Required to Become Fluent (34:44) Core Elements of Language Learning (39:53) Using Flashcards to Remember Vocabulary (41:24) Benny's Dynamic Learning Approach (43:06) How Important Reading & Writing Is in Language Learning (47:29) The Hardest and Easiest Languages to Learn (51:50) Categorizing Levels of Language Fluency (57:12) How Quickly Can You Learn a Language before Traveling Abroad (59:59) Hacks & Tips for Language Learning (1:01:31) Different Languages Benny Has Learned and Their Language Categories (1:02:40) Why You Should Visit the Second City vs. the Capital City When Traveling (1:03:53) Final Parting Wisdom Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Facebook | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post.

Transcribed - Published: 2 August 2023

Reduce Stress, Relax Your Mind and Succeed in Meditation Without Really Trying with Light Watkins

#126: Light Watkins joins Chris to delve into the world of meditation, unraveling common misconceptions, while exploring various methods to integrate meditation into your daily routine and stay consistent without trying too hard. They share insightful hacks to stay present, prioritize actions and find your purpose. They also dive into topics such as happiness, accountability and minimalism, in addition to revealing must-visit spots in Mexico City. Light Watkins (@lightwatkins) is a meditation coach and thought leader who has spoken and consulted at Fortune 500 companies around the world on the topics of wellness, purpose, and enlightened leadership. He has written many books about meditation and developed the concept of ā€˜Spiritual Minimalismā€™, which he discusses in his newly released book 'Travel Light: Spiritual Minimalism to Live a More Fulfilled Life'. Light is also the host of The Light Watkins Show. Link to Full Show Notes: https://www.allthehacks.com/effortless-meditation Partner Deals Eight Sleep: $150 off the Eight Sleep Pod to cool, heat, track, & sleep better Masterworks: VIP access to skip the waitlist DeleteMe: 20% off removing your personal info from the web Vuori: 20% off the most comfortable performance apparel I've ever worn LMNT: Free sample pack of my favorite electrolyte drink mix Resources Mentioned Light Watkins: Website | Instagram | Podcast Lightā€™s Books: Travel Light: Spiritual Minimalism to Live a More Fulfilled Life Knowing Where to Look: 108 Daily Doses of Inspiration Bliss More: How to Succeed in Meditation Without Really Trying The Inner Gym - The My Intent Edition: A 30-Day Workout For Strengthening Happiness Dr. Herbert Bensonā€™s book: The Relaxation Response Mexico City Recommendations: Airbnb in La Condesa Parks, Cafes & Restaurants near Parque MĆ©xico Churros from ChurrerĆ­a El Moro Cafe: Canopia Full Show Notes (01:30) What People Are Getting Wrong about Starting Meditation (04:15) The Scientific Impact of the Minimalistic Approach (06:33) The Relaxation Response Explained (09:31) How to Meditate Consistently without Trying Too Hard (15:55) The Process to Get Started on Meditation (18:46) How to Navigate Your Thoughts during Meditation (21:11) Using Your Heart Voice As Your Internal GPS (21:50) Tips for Paying Attention or Prioritizing (24:41) Hacks for Being More Present (29:02) Happiness: Looking for Happiness vs. Feeling It (33:49) Transitioning to Doing Something You Love (42:42) How to Prioritize Actions to Make Your Life Better (46:09) The Minimum Commitment to Make Meditation a Habit (47:37) Different Ways to Stay Accountable (49:21) Benefits of Being a Minimalist (56:15) The Minimalist Approach to Working Out (01:00:13) Light's Mexico City Recommendations Connect with All the Hacks All the Hacks: Newsletter | Website | Facebook | Email Chris Hutchins: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn Editorā€™s Note: The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of our partner offers may have expired. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post.

Transcribed - Published: 26 July 2023

France: Experience the Worldā€™s Most Popular Destination Like a Local with Lindsey Tramuta

#125: Travel journalist, Lindsey Tramuta shares insider tips to help you discover the magic of the worldā€™s most popular tourist destination: France. She discusses how to navigate Paris like a pro and reveals the country's must-visit regions. Chris also covers the best ways to utilize your miles and points to get there. Lindsey Tramuta (@lindseytramuta) is a journalist who's lived in Paris since 2006. She's written for The New York Times, Eater, Food & Wine and Conde Nast Traveler and is the author of The New Paris, The New Parisienne, and The New Paris Restaurant Guide. Link to Full Show Notes: https://allthehacks.com/france-travel-guide Partner Deals Long Angle: Join a free private community for high net worth investors Athletic Greens: Free 1 year supply of Vitamin D and 5 free travel packs Pacaso: Free early access to listings and $2,500+ in closing credits Shopify: $1/month trial for the easiest e-commerce platform Notion: Try Notion AI free to automate tedious tasks and streamline your work Awayz: The best cash and points search tool for hotel stays Resources Mentioned Lindsey Tramuta: Website | Newsletter | Podcast | Instagram | Twitter The New Paris The New Parisienne The New Paris Restaurant Guide ATH Travel Episodes: #101: Planning the Best Japan Trip Ever #107: Italy Unlocked: Insider Tips, Must-See Destinations and Booking Flights/Hotels on Points #115: Iceland: Planning an Epic Adventure Must-Visit Regions Centre-Val de Loire Burgundy Alsace: Strasbourg Normandy Cote d'Azur: Marseille | Saint-Tropez Basque Country: Biarritz Brittany French Alps Provence Paris Deep Dive: Neighborhoods: Charonne | Belleville | Luxembourg Gardens Museums: MusĆ©e de Montmartre | Gustave Moreau Museum | MusĆ©e Carnavalet Museums (Kids): CitĆ© Des Sciences | Museum of Hunting and Nature | National Museum of Natural History Contemporary Art: Pinault Collection Unique Things To Do: Catacombs | Women of Paris Tour Wine Tastings: Caves du Louvre | Cavewoman Wines Day Trips: Versailles | Fontainebleau | Bouldering in Fontainebleau Restaurants: Paris: Lā€™Ami Jean | MarchĆ© des Enfants Rouges | Les Enfants Du MarchĆ© | Septime Baked Goods: Pierre HermĆ© | Boulangerie Utopie | Mamiche Bars: Bar Hemingway At The Ritz | Bar Les Ambassadeurs At The HĆ“tel de Crillon Chrisā€™s Recommendations: Fromagerie Laurent Dubois Philharmonie de Paris Flash Invadors Puy du Fou Online Sources For Recommendations: Food: Le Fooding | Eater.com | The New Paris Restaurant Guide Experiences & Tours: Context Travel Tours | Paris by Mouth Bars: 52 Martinis - Forest Collins Rolf Pottsā€™s book: Vagabonding Air Canada: 20-30% Transfer Bonus Flying Blue: 20% Transfer Bonus Air France/KLM: Promo Rewards Full Show Notes (02:37) Why France Is The Most Popular Tourist Destination (04:32) Experiencing France Like A Local (07:05) What Sets France Apart (09:33) French Culture (11:34) Ideal Itinerary For A Short Trip To France (15:29) Must-Visit Regions (19:00) Is Paris a Must See? (24:05) Highlights For A First Trip To France (26:39) Overhyped and Underrated Spots (28:02) Common Trip Planning Mistakes (30:39) The People And The Culture In France (34:02) Personal Interactions To Expect In France (36:08) Taboo Conversation Starters To Avoid In France (40:01) Traveling To France With Kids (42:17) Must-Have Culinary Experiences In France (46:01) Logistical Guidelines For Dining In France (48:52) Tips For Planning A Trip In Paris (53:26) Underrated Spots In Paris (55:26) Kid Friendly Museums In Paris (56:23) Unique Spots Off The Beaten Path In Paris (58:59) Lindseyā€™s Paris Restaurant Recommendations (1:02:20) Recommendations For Baked Goods (1:03:24) Transportation In Paris (1:04:42) The Nightlife In Paris (1:06:19) Planning A Picnic At The Park (1:07:28) Chris's Recommendations (1:09:15) Day Trips From Paris (1:11:30) The Right Modes Of Transport (1:13:41) Parting Advice (1:14:15) Using Miles & Points

Transcribed - Published: 19 July 2023

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