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.

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 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 024 – Reinventing Yourself and Rapidly Reframing Misfortune with Adam Shepard

This Smart and Simple Matters episode features Adam Shepard. We discuss reinventing yourself, reframing misfortune, why budgeting is sexy, life-changing $10 purchases, living in a homeless shelter, and much more.

SASM 022 – Minimalism, Intentional Living, and Being the Best You with Joshua Becker

This Smart and Simple Matters episode features Joshua Becker and his perspective on practical minimalism. We discuss the limits of minimalism, how to live intentionally, the pros and cons of competition, and being the best you that you can be.

SASM 013 – Better Financial Decisions and Building Mindfulness with Todd Tresidder

This edition of Smart and Simple Matters features Todd Tresidder of We talk about his “next step” in personal finance, how to build mindfulness, healthy relationships with your money, and insightful quotes.

SASM 011 – Becoming an Accidental Daily Money Manager with Jen Koontz

This episode Smart and Simple Matters features Jen Koontz. Join us to learn how to avoid financial and organizational time bombs, what it’s like having your house condemned by the Fire Marshall with no notice, how to break down needs vs. wants, and much more.

SASM 002 – Super Skills for Rocking Daily Money Management with Carole Evenchik

This edition of the Smart and Simple Matters show features a professional Daily Money Manager, Carole Evenchik. We talk about why money works for some people and against others, the story of joy and loss behind a $185,000.00 life insurance check, being empowered up to your capacity…and beyond, as well as other great topics.