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Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus help over 20 million people live meaningful lives with less through their website, books, podcast, and documentary. The Minimalists have been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, Forbes, TIME, ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, BBC, and NPR.

Podcast 169 | Millionaires

In this episode of The Minimalists Podcast, Joshua & Ryan are joined by Chris Hogan, author of Everyday Millionaires, to talk about budgeting, wealth, and retirement, and they answer the following questions:

  • How do I ensure my purchases are always intentional without obsessing over them?
  • How many revenue streams are appropriate to ensure lifelong financial freedom?
  • How significant a role does positive thinking play in becoming successful in life?

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Minimal Maxims

Joshua & Ryan’s pithy, shareable, less-than-140-character responses. Find more quotes from The Minimalists at

  • “You can purchase ephemeral pleasure, but you cannot purchase financial freedom.” —Joshua Fields Millburn
  • “Being intentional and being consistent are the key ingredients for success in anything you do.” —Chris Hogan
  • “Interest that you pay is a penalty; interest that you earn is a reward.” —Chris Hogan
  • “Never be afraid to ask for help in life: don’t let your ego get in the way of your progress.” —Chris Hogan
  • “Don’t try to make money—try instead to make something that adds so much value that people want to pay for it.” —Joshua Fields Millburn
  • “What you do with your money matters more than where it comes from.” —Ryan Nicodemus
  • “If you believe in what you’re doing, it doesn’t feel like work—it feels like service.” —Chris Hogan
  • “It’s impossible to put negatives in and expect positives out.” —Chris Hogan
  • “Think carefully: your mind controls your actions and your actions shape your life.” —Joshua Fields Millburn
  • “It’s hard to be hateful when you’re grateful.” —Chris Hogan

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