3 Crucial Steps to Millennial Money Mastery

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Congratulations, you’ve found your way back into the Surrounded by Idiots Radio Podcast…this show is all about exposing the 3 Crucial Steps to Millennial Money Mastery. Money Expert in the House This week, it was my privilege to welcome to the show, a legit Millennial Money Expert, Amanda Abella. Amanda is an online business coach, speaker and author of the Amazon bestselling book Make Money Your Honey: A Spirited Entrepreneur’s Guide to Having a Love Affair with Work and Money. She is committed to helping millennials (and anyone who wants to join us) have a better relationship with work and money by …

Win Over Your SO’s Family

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This week, author and mentor, Bob Marsocci joined Tony to share his tips on how to successfully win over your SO’s family. Bob’s upcoming book is titled, “You Exhaust Me: A Clueless Guy’s Guide to Marriage”. Tony gets Bob to share some of his most successful strategies for navigating the minefield of creating a workable relationship with your significant other’s family.  Because, once you are in a committed relationship, you become an extended part of the family. That’s when the fun begins because, even though you and your sweetie are solid, doesn’t mean the family will give their stamp of …

Why is Unplugging From Social Media A Thing?

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This week, my buddy Josh joins me to discuss the new social movement that is gaining steam…Why is Unplugging From Social Media A Thing? When I first heard of unplugging, or shutting off my social media contact for a period of time, I thought…Great!, because that makes sense. Let’s face it, basic common sense would lead anyone to the conclusion that having your face buried in your phone 24/7 might not be the best choice for a rounded, fulfilled life. There’s even a National Day of Unplugging that will happen from sundown on March 3rd to sundown of March 4th. …

Why We Really Don’t Need to Fear the World According to Trump

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This week, I feel it’s my responsibility as your relatively aware and more experienced Uncle Gen X’er to help you though a very interesting time in history where you may be feeling a little, well, freaked out. Even if you, specifically, aren’t in the midst of a full on panic mode about where the world is heading with Trump’s election, the Brexit vote, global terrorism, a shirtless Putin’s shenanigans, China’s inability to admit that they are actually more capitalistic than communist and, let’s not forget batshit crazy Kim Jun North Korea boy and his massive insecurities being played out on …

Making Your Own Millennial Christmas Traditions

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Hey!  You’re an independent, strong-minded, confident, take no prisoners Millennial…don’t you think it’s time to take a good look at all those Christmas traditions and make your own Millennial Christmas Traditions? This week on the Surrounded by Idiots Radio Podcast, Tony and Lexi talk about: Where some of the most common Christmas traditions came from How Your Christmas experience changes as you get older…and… How to effective put your Millennial mark on your family’s Christmas Traditions If you haven’t researched it already, the Christmas traditions we are so accustomed to actually come from rather strange beginnings. Some of the interesting …

Election 2016: Now What, Millennials?

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There was no way we weren’t going to talk about the election and how the Millennials impacted the election and how you will be impacted by the election. Here are some very interesting statistics from The New York Times, CNN and research from a Tufts University Study: 24 million under 30 voted, which is around half of the eligible voters, which is less than the 58% that voted in the last election 55% supported Clinton (60% supported Obama) with 37% supporting Trump Millennials favored Democrats by 18 points, but was 5 points lower than 2012 (CNN) If just Millennial votes …

Stop Treading Water and Make the Right Decision

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Treading Water Comes From Indecision Treading water can come from a place where you’re up against a very difficult decision and instead of making your choice, you just tread water, waiting for a sign…waiting for your true self voice to come out and give you a sense of direction. Lexi is back to talk about Millennial life transition and how to effectively tread water until you can get your bearings and decide which direction to swim. Lexi brings up the term Millennial is being thrown around in a bad way instead of being proud of being a part of the …

Why Feeling Frustrated Is Actually A Good Thing

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With special guest, Rachel (Tony’s daughter), the Surrounded by Idiots Radio Podcast digs deep into Millennial life transitions and why feeling frustrated is actually a good thing. Millennial Life Transitions, Growth and Frustration Tony was finally able to convince Rachel to come on the show.  She is the perfect Voice of Millennial, being 25, with student loan debt, still questioning what she wants to do with her life, and a survivor of multiple Millennial life transitions (including getting pregnant in college, graduating, getting married, having her baby, going back to grad school, graduating, getting a job AND getting pregnant again…all …

How to Achieve the Perfect Millennial Work/Life Balance

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This week on the Surrounded by Idiots Radio Podcast, my special guest, Amanda Ventura and I share our solutions on how to achieve the perfect Millennial work/life balance. From Millennial to Millennial Amanda is a “Senior” Account Manager with Evolve PR and Marketing, here in Phoenix. She is a successful 27 year old Millennial that has going through all the Millennial work/life balance stuff including the constant judgment of loving a job versus chasing the money versus being unemployed by choice. Amanda is a perfect guest to have on because she is a Millennial that has gone through all of …

Millennial Sauce : Being Right versus Being Righteous

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This is the first blog in a series I’m calling: Millennial Sauce (subtext…it’s great on everything).  I’m starting this in response to some of my Millennial clients wanting a place to post thoughts or concerns that they would like to give, as a gift, to you.  Our first contestant submitted four really good blogs…this is the first…enjoy!   Being Right versus Being Righteous by Ashlyn (24, Millennial Mom) Having an opinion and respecting someone else’s opinion are two very different things. I have been struggling with the fact that most people are closed off to others opinions and only value …