JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast Lesson #17 The Four Week Financial Turnaround with guest Derek Olsen


Highlights of today’s show:

  • Derek Olsen joins us on the show today
  • Derek just released his book The Four Week Financial Turnaround
  • Derek and his wife went through a short sale at the beginning of their marriage
  • It taught them that they had to communicate about finances early on
  • Learn how you can win a free copy!

Derek Olsen joins us on today’s show to discuss his new book The Four Week Financial Turnaround*. We also discuss how he and his wife went through a tough financial storm early on in their marriage when they were forced to do a short sale. Derek shares how stressful that process was in addition to sharing why it took four hours for he and his wife to do their first budget. By reading the book and applying the principals into your life Derek believes that you will be able to save more money at the end of the four weeks.

For more information on the book you can visit the website at FourWeekFinancialTurnaround.com. There you can download a free chapter of the book in addition to learning how you can receive some bonus gifts for purchasing the book during its official launch week.

Derek also blogs about personal finance at beatnikbudget.com. In addition,  he and his wife just started a website at HisPlusHersEqualsOurs.com dedicated to helping other married couples support each other in life’s most fundamental areas.

You can also enter to win a free copy of the Four Week Financial Turnaround that I will be giving away later on in the month. There are three ways to enter: 1) Leave a comment below saying that you listened to the podcast. 2) Leave a review of the podcast in iTunes. Just leave an honest review in iTunes, it doesn’t have to be 5 stars, and you will be entered. 3) Like us on our Facebook page at Facebook.com/JWFinancialCoaching You have until December 9th to enter and you can enter all three ways. On December 10th I’ll draw a winner and Derek will send you your free copy.

Finally, I need your help for the final podcast of 2012. I’m trying to collect testimonials from you, the listener, on what you have done to improve your finances in 2012 as well as finding out what your goals are for 2013. Please take 2 minutes and fill out the contact form with your answers. I plan on reading all of them on the final edition of the podcast this year. My goal is to read off 100 of these so thank you in advance for your participation.

You can subscribe to future Podcasts through FeedburnerStitcher SmartRadio, or iTunes. Or you may listen to the podcast on the JW’s Financial Coaching Facebook Fan page. In addition, if you have enjoyed the show for awhile now, please leave a review of the podcast on iTunes. For a step by step video of how that works, please watch this video on how to leave a review in iTunes. Big thanks to my friend Glen Steinson for helping me create the video.

If you have any comments, questions, or ideas for future shows you can send them to me and I will integrate them into a future show. There are two ways to get in touch with me:

1.) Email me at JWFinancialcoaching@gmail.com – Please put “podcast” in the subject line and keep your questions brief so they are readable on air.

2.) Simply fill out the form on the contact page. Please fill out your name, email, and your question/comment/suggestion and we will read it on air.

You can find prior editions of the podcast at the podcast archive page.

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11 Responses to JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast Lesson #17 The Four Week Financial Turnaround with guest Derek Olsen

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  2. Joshua Brown says:

    I listened to podcast lesson #17 today and loved hearing the personal story.  

  3. Kim Anstaett says:

    Great podcast! Loved hearing more of your story!

    • Jon White says:

       Thanks for stopping by Kim. Derek and his wife do have an incredible story and I’m glad they’ve decided to share what they’ve gone through to help encourage others!

    • Derek Olsen says:

      Thanks Kim. Our story is fun to tell, wasn’t so fun to live. I hope our story helps others avoid or get through a tough time.

  4. Rickyshipe says:

    Great job Derek

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