How to Go Carbon Neutral, Grow from Rejection, and Have the Pope Ask for Your Prayers with Jared Brock – SASM 076

This episode features Jared Brock on how living at an eco-resort or intentional community can change everything, what happens when a little kid loses a $20 bet (with money he doesn’t have), why you need to do a full life audit to become carbon neutral, and why Pope Francis asked Jared to pray for him.

The Missing Connection Between Money, People, and Wellness with Joan Sotkin – SASM 074

This episode features Joan Sotkin with a simple, instant mindset shift to control your money worries, how to become someone who doesn’t fear losing anything, why were not designed to have abundance (and why nothingness is so important), plus what happens when you eliminate sugar from your diet for 42 years.

How to Align Your Money, Values, and Dreams with Sophia Bera – SASM 067

This episode features Sophia Bera on how to remove the distractions costing you time and money, what to do about student debt, and how to use your money to match your values (and achieve your dreams).

How to Redefine Rich, Grow Gratitude, and Be Happily Humble with Matt Ham – SASM 063

Matt Ham joins Joel Zaslofsky and his special co-host, Andy Traub, to discuss the true meaning of being rich, replacing shattered dreams with better ones, why you need to plant gratitude early and often, and how 0.2 millimeters of skin might have saved Matt’s life.

How to Get the Big Tiny House Life with Dee Williams – SASM 057

This episode features Dee Williams discussing the “bigness” of tiny house life, the profound freedom she’s found by downsizing, what a “perfect storm of awakening” looks like, and how she reshaped her life by confronting death (over and over).

SASM 052 – Why Simple is So Complex with Duane Elgin, Vicki Robin, John de Graaf, Cecile Andrews, and Jerome Segal

This episode features Vicki Robin, Duane Elgin, John de Graaf, Cecile Andrews, and Jerome Segal discussing the nature of simple living and whether we should embrace simplicity … or complexity. It’s five former or current simple living all-stars at once, all lined up just for you.

SASM 050 – A Curated Recap of Episodes 1-49

This episode features Joel Zaslofsky giving a curated recap of the first 49 Smart and Simple Matters episodes. Hold on to your hats (and headphones)!

SASM 049 – How to Have Plenty of Anything (Including Wild Money) with Luna Jaffe

This episode features Luna Jaffe as we discuss Wild Money, the debate between “enough” and “plenty,” and what the voice of money sounds like (seriously).

SASM 044 – How to Find the Crossroads of Passion and Simplicity with Mohamed Tohami

This Smart and Simple Matters episode features Mohamed Tohami of Midway Simplicity as we discuss finding your passion, decluttering anything, how to stop your paycheck from controlling your life, and why simple-living is addictive.

SASM 043 – How to Slow Your Home, Be Simple Enough, and Enjoy Zero with Brooke McAlary

This Smart and Simple Matters episode features Brooke McAlary of Slow Your Home as we discuss how to be simple enough, making positive and intentional living the default, and learning to love nothing more than zero.

SASM 039 – How to Build Super Systems (and Be Like Batman) with Shanna Mann

This Smart and Simple Matters episode features Shanna Mann as we discuss how to build rockin’ systems, whether we should emulate Batman or Superman, why habits (even great ones) can be giant blind spots, and more.

SASM 036 – How to Turn Dreams into Reality with Warren and Betsy Talbot

This Smart and Simple Matters episode features Warren and Betsy Talbot. We talk about turning a vision into a lifestyle, making huge deadlines (and actually nailing them), unconventional simplicity, and how to get rid of “it.”

SASM 034 – How to Have a Million Dollar Lifestyle for Dirt Cheap with Ryan Avery

This Smart and Simple Matters episode features Ryan Avery as we discuss how to get a million dollar lifestyle for dirt cheap, finding opportunity during the rough times, showering children with love instead of money, and his four pillars to a good life.

SASM 030 – How Personal Capital Simplifies Your Personal Finances with CEO Bill Harris

This Smart and Simple Matters episode features CEO Bill Harris of Personal Capital. We talk about your biggest financial problem, investing in your investments, how Bill started a mutual fund when he was *thirteen*, and simplifying your finances.

SASM 027 – Risk-Taking, Rough and Ready Creativity, and Checklists with Corwin Hiebert

This Smart and Simple Matters episode features Corwin Hiebert. We talk about creative and financial risk-taking, the business side of simplicity, translating “rough and ready” cooking skills to business, and much more.