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Budget Bros Podcast

Budget Bros Podcast

By Joe Ryan
No self denial here, the word budget sounds like its a diet. We provide wallet relief without giving up what makes life great. Ryan and Joe bring you their expert money experience in a different way. Laugh with us and visit our website budgetbrospodcast.com Every episode features personal money experiences and a big money saving tip of the week.
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Food Prices are out of control - Let’s help you save money with a carrot that looks like Gary Busey
No coupons needed to save money on these fresh food buying tips. Does it seem like food prices have gone up in your area? Whether you’re cooking on a budget or are looking at some fresh local ingredients without the hefty price tag, we’re here with some out of the orange box ideas to help you save dollars. Joe Quits coffee and Ryan tries to understand this huge transformation. Ryan doesn’t want you to waste your food. Melted butter can ruin your car. Ryan and Joes discuss the following things in today’s podcast. 5:35 - Food Waste/Food Prep: Combating food waste with “Cook Once, Eat All Week” (https://www.amazon.com/dp/1628603437/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_UPf0Fb6V1C94Y) by Cassy Joy Garcia, NC 8:40 Batch Freezing: 10:15 Shop at a bigger version of Costco: Restaurant Depot (https://www.restaurantdepot.com/) 15:25 Imperfect Foods for A Potato that looks like Harry Winkler (https://www.imperfectfoods.com/) 18:00 Food Co-Ops: Bountiful Baskets :(http://bountifulbaskets.org/) 20:03 Food for Free when you need it Feeding America (https://www.feedingamerica.org/) Visit Our Website: BudgetBrosPodcast.com  You can also email us at budgetbrospodcast@gmail.com Follow on Instagram for Daily Tips: @BudgetBrosPodcast on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/budgetbrospodcast/ Follow Joe @joebudget on twitter https://twitter.com/joebudget TikTok https://www.tiktok.com/@budgetbrospodcast -& Youtube https://www.youtube.com/c/BudgetBrosPodcast/videos If you haven't listened to our other episodes, season 1 is now complete.  Now you can binge listen to the entire season right now.
24:43
December 9, 2020
Season 2 Premier, Save Money by Cord Cutting with Streaming Services, Ryan Borrows Chapstick
We're Back with Season 2, Episode 1 of the Budget Bros Podcast | Email us your ideas and questions and we'll address them on the show: budgetbrospodcast@gmail.com  Have you cut the cord yet?  People spend more on cable packages than they do on their other utility bills combined. But if you're not careful, you could end up spending just as much when you have too many streaming services.  Ryan and Joe break down the best deals. When to buy, when to cancel and tricks for multiple users.  We even share ways that you can get all of your entertainment for free. Ryan shares his high school experience.  Braces, Glasses, Zits and all. Can Ryan borrow your chapstick? You're just going to have to listen to understand. Paid for Streaming Services Mentioned in this Episode: Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, Disney+, ESPN+, CBS All Access, Peacock, Sling TV (Sling Blue and Sling Orange) Free Streaming Services: Canopy (Available with your local library), Roku TV, IMDB TV, Tubi TV, Pluto TV, Sling Free, Xumo TV, Crackle.  GET TV FREE with an Antenna, visit www.antennaweb.org
20:51
November 23, 2020
Season Finale Budget in 2020 Continues, Free Budgeting Gift, Mint vs. Personal Capital, Preview of Next Season
Budget Bros Season 1 Finale. We finish our conversation about budgeting in relationships with our wives Abby and Lucy.  We're reviewing our favorite episodes from this season, which one was your favorite? Our favorites were: Episode 6 The Get 100% Free Stuff Episode where Ryan and Joe broke down the best free things you can get from your library and Episode 3 (Our least listened to) The Real Price of a Tiny House where we introduced Lucy and has some great tips if your in the market for a tiny home. Today, we're covering: What do you do when you complete your budget and you find that you: Spend more than you make: What are some things you can do to get out of the hole? Spend Less Than You Make: Where should you put that money? Monitoring Your Money: It's easy for it to escape... Introducing the Ultimate Budget Tool 1.0 :Go to our website, budgetbrospodcast.com and Subscribe, we'll send you our ultimate budget tool 1.0 so that you can start tracking your money easier and better! It's free with no ads, just a great way to stay on top of your money. Mint vs. Personal Capital - Lucy and Joe discuss which online budgeting tool is their favorite and the best: Mint:https://www.mint.com/ Personal Capital: https://www.personalcapital.com/ Follow us on Instagram where we post our Super Quick Deal of the Day every day. We want your ideas for season 2, we're working on it right now: Email us at budgetbrospodcast@gmail.com Visit Our Website: BudgetBrosPodcast.com for all episodes and our Deal Of The Week breakdown.  Please send us a message while you're on our site. Tell us what you like, what you don't like and what we can do to get better.  If you have any money savings tips, let us know.  You can also email us at budgetbrospodcast@gmail.com Follow Joe @joebudget on twitter and @BudgetBrosPodcast on Instagram - Facebook - TikTok -& Youtube If you haven't listened to our other episodes, season 1 is now complete.  Now you can binge listen to the entire season right now.
41:40
September 15, 2020
Budget Bros... Budget, Season Finale, Pt. 1 of 2:We’re Finally Covering the Topic Within Our Name, Bald Tires, Budgeting in a Marriage, Money Saving Tip From Lucy
It's here, part 1 of 2 of our season finale. We're tearing apart the budget and like a green juice, we're making it easy to digest.  We're sharing how to create your own budget, what to include and why. We're also bringing our wives in because budgeting in a relationship brings a whole new element to the mix.  We're sharing how we started to work together on this important task and the twists and turns that happened along the way. Perhaps this show will help you to broach the subject in your family. Bald tires, our favorite ice cream and refried beans too... Listen to the end because Lucy is going to share her money saving tip of the week which is a great way to save on your grocery shopping without really having to do much, it also helps you to track and complete your rebates. Make sure to subscribe at Budgetbrospodcast.com because next week, we are going to be sending out a free gif to all of our subscribers.  Just scroll to the bottom of our website and enter your email and you will get it next week. Visit Our Website: BudgetBrosPodcast.com for all episodes and our Deal Of The Week breakdown.  Please send us a message while you're on our site. Tell us what you like, what you don't like and what we can do to get better.  If you have any money savings tips, let us know.  You can also email us at budgetbrospodcast@gmail.com Follow Joe @joebudget on twitter and @BudgetBrosPodcast on Instagram - Facebook - TikTok -& Youtube Websites mentioned in this podcast: ibotta.com Remember, this is episode 1 of 2 on this subject of budgeting. See you next week for the Finale.
39:54
September 4, 2020
Save Money Right Now with our 6 Money Mindset Principles, Rubik's Cube's, F.I.R.E. Movement, Maximizing Credit Card Rewards with Andrew (He Saved over 100k), Money Saving Tip:Get Best Rates Fast
You can save more money and have peace of mind with our 6 Money Saving Mindset Principles that we are laying out for Episode 9 of the Budget Bros Podcast.  We're not just sharing what they are, we're explaining how you can implement them right now to make the rest of 2020 a little more frugal; while not feeling like you're giving anything up. Also, Joe Bought a Rubik's cube, Ryan shares how he can solve it the fastest. Ryan waited in line for weeks at target, Joe was ripped off using Craigslist, cars with no automatic windows, Ryan moved his life into 2 suitcases...and much more. Our interview with Andrew is all about his mindset and how he has been able to retire before he was 50 by utilizing some amazing strategies.  Even though he never made hundreds of thousands of dollars, he has been able to utilize some unique strategies that enabled him to save over $100,000, possibly double that, by using credit card promotions, rewards points, cash back, credit card churning and utilizing all the opportunities that credit card companies presented to him. Listen closely because he has some great tips that you can use and he recommends his favorite credit cards. Then in our Money Saving Tip of the Week, Joe is sharing a website that is not only easy to use, but can provide a lot of great information on rates for loans, CD's and savings accounts and also detailed information on credit cards, mortgage rates and interesting bank offers. All of this comes without sharing your personal information to get these great deals... they have a cool logo too... Episode 10 is coming up and for that we have some special things lined up... that's right, we're finally going to talk about budgeting and so much more.  Since budgeting involves everyone in the home, we're including our wives in this discussion.  We're going to talk about what's working, what doesn't and how you can easily implement a budget into your lifestyle and still enjoy it. Visit Our Website: BudgetBrosPodcast.com for all episodes and our Deal Of The Week breakdown.  Please send us a message while you're on our site. Tell us what you like, what you don't like and what we can do to get better.  If you have any money savings tips, let us know.  You can also email us at budgetbrospodcast@gmail.com Follow us for tips tricks and ideas using the following Social Media Sites: -Instagram: @BudgetBrosPodcast https://www.instagram.com/budgetbrospodcast/ -TikTok:https://www.tiktok.com/@budgetbrospodcast -Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8P5OJ46E8hfvmtR2BSNDDA/videos -twitter @joebudget https://twitter.com/joebudget -Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/budgetbrospodcast In this episode, we discuss the following: 6 Money Saving Mindset Principles for 2020: 1. Don't spend more than you make, 2. Regularly Review Your Budget, 3. Don't increase your spending with increased income, 4. The 48-3 Rule, 5. Splurge a little, 6. Don't overspend your windfalls
44:50
August 24, 2020
Best Credit Cards for 2020, Hacks, Budget Wives Round Table, Joe Gets His 3rd Pool, Churning, Points & Cash Back
Credit card hacking requires that you understand how they work and how you can maximize every dollar you are already spending.  The masters do things like credit card churning & point combining.  In this; episode 8, Ryan and Joe show you how you can make the most of every dollar you spend while getting the most points, cash back and the lowest credit card interest rates. This episode introduces Abby and re-introduces Lucy for our round table discussion about credit cards in relationships. We go over the most popular credit cards in 2020 and then dive into the ones that we use ourselves.  Learn how to use your existing credit cards as a tool and not an anchor to weigh you down. Listen for this weeks Money Saving Tip of the Week which will help you double and then triple the bonus' that you can get with just a few simple credit card hacks that help you save money on gas, gift cards and more... and you thought episode seven would be our last... Visit Our Website: BudgetBrosPodcast.com for all episodes and our Deal Of The Week breakdown.  Please send us a message while you're on our site. Tell us what you like, what you don't like and what we can do to get better.  If you have any money savings tips, let us know.  You can also email us at budgetbrospodcast@gmail.com Follow Joe @joebudget on twitter and @BudgetBrosPodcast on Instagram - Facebook - TikTok -& Youtube Websites mentioned in this podcast: Chase.com Amazon.com AmericanExpress.com Cardcash.com We are not recommending that anyone use credit in the traditional sense where you make a monthly payment for years and slowly pay it off over time.  We don't advocate holding a balance at all unless it is totally needed.  May individual views differ and ours is just our own experience and opinions. We do not recommend any one product, credit card, bank or financial institution to any one person. Everyone is different and so is each situation. Enjoy!
39:23
August 18, 2020
We’ll be back on 7 days with our Credit Card Episode, take care
We want our Credit Card episode to be great, so we are taking an extra week to do further research and bring our best tips, tricks and deals. If you aren’t already, check out our Instagram page for daily money saving deals. Check out the one we just posted. See you in 7 days, take care. If you have questions or suggestions, send us an email to BudgetBrosPodcast@gmail.com or visit our website BudgetBrosPodcast.com. -The Budget Bro’s
01:19
August 10, 2020
Four Top Money Making Freelance Gigs You Can Do Right Now, Interview with Gig Economy Worker Doug. Great Backgrounds and Solid Financial Help with A Money Saving Tip for Eating Out.
The Gig Economy is here and if you are looking for a side gig to test out your freelance skills, we have information to help you make some money on your time.  Both Ryan and Joe have both worked in this field; Ryan as an English Teacher overseas and Joe as a wedding and stock Photographer. If you are looking to get some work right now, it can be hard to get a W2 job, but with the new gig economy, you choose when to work and how much. This new way of doing things is growing and hundreds of companies are looking for people to do any of the following and more: Our Top Four Gig Economy Jobs That You Can Do Right Now Instacart https://shoppers.instacart.com/ Task Rabbit https://www.taskrabbit.com/become-a-tasker Fiverr https://www.fiverr.com/start_selling Amazon Flex https://flex.amazon.com/lets-drive Mentioned Upwork https://www.upwork.com/ From our guest Doug: Veyo https://veyo.com/drivers Postmates https://fleet.postmates.com/drive/phoenix/ DoorDash https://www.doordash.com/dasher/signup/ge/ Plus stick around for our Money Saving Tips of the Week,Ryan is writing a blog all about how you can save on Door Dash Deliveries. See how. (https://budgetbrospodcast.com/) How many times did we say "gig economy" in this episode, be the first to email us for a $25.00 Amazon Gift Card. Visit Our Website: BudgetBrosPodcast.com for all episodes and our deal of the week breakdown.  Please send us a message while you're on our site. Tell us what you like, what you don't like and what we can do to get better.  If you have any money savings tips, let us know.  You can also email us at budgetbrospodcast@gmail.com Follow Joe @joebudget on twitter - Instagram - Facebook - TikTok - Youtube
36:14
August 4, 2020
Get 100% Free Stuff, Ryan’s favorite word, Government Cheese, Free Streaming Movies, Free Audio Books, Free Consumer Reports, All From Your Library.. did we mention its all FREE?
Free sandwich? Yes please. On this weeks episode (6), everything we’re talking about is free, including this podcast episode. We’re covering everything from free tool rentals to free access to websites that most everyone else is paying for. Sometimes, you just need the right Budget Bro to point you in the right direction. Out of the “200 Things You Can Check Out from the Library, Besides Books” (https://money.com/library-of-things-check-out-free/) we pull out the very best things that you’re likely going to want to take advantage of right away. Do you want to learn how to get free movies, seeds for your gardens, tool rentals, electronic rentals, tickets to local events, audio books, music, and cardboard boxes? Joe’s lack of show notes won’t hold us back from sharing the best freeness available. We’re covering everything that we got for free: Government cheese, Milk and Cereal, Subway Sandwiches, Beds, Super Chipotle Gift Cards, moving boxes and more. We want to hear from you this week, so visit our website and tell us the best "Free Thing" that you have every received. Plus stick around for our Money Saving Tips of the Week, Lucy wrote a blog all about how you can save 90% on clothing that looks brand new with this one easy website.  Check out the blog here: Lucy's 2 Cents. (https://budgetbrospodcast.com/category/practical-tips/) Visit Our Website: BudgetBrosPodcast.com for all episodes and our deal of the week breakdown.  Please send us a message while you're on our site. Tell us what you like, what you don't like and what we can do to get better.  If you have any money savings tips, let us know.  You can also email us at budgetbrospodcast@gmail.com Follow Joe @joebudget on twitter - Instagram - Facebook - TikTok
40:31
July 28, 2020
Best Cell Phone Plans, Even as Low as $7 Bucks a Month - Pagers, Brick Phones, Home Phones and Smoke Signals. Humorous Smart Humor About Smart Phone
You remember that sound, it's coming from a block on your belt loop. This is long before cell phones made it main stream, it's your beeper going off.  You see 911 before the number. It's your mom, looking for the pickles. We're covering the history of communication in our lifetime.  From 4.4 pound brick phones to having to remember all the phone number of your friends and family.  How did we do it? Most barely know their own. Pop Quiz: Do you remember the phone number you had growing up? All about cell phones: We're showing you how to save money on a big expense that you pay for every month.  What are you really paying for? What are your options?  The more people you have in your family, the more you are going to save. We're breaking down our favorite 3 smart phone carriers in 3 different categories: Super Cheap:  Plans from a carrier for as low as $7 - Really?  Yeah, and they are actually good. Unlimited Data:  We don't think you need it, but if you really do, we're going to show you where to look first. All Around Best: We share our favorite carrier, why they are the best and how you can get a deep discount for your monthly cell phone plan by treating your cell phone plan like that toilet paper that you have been hoarding. Money Saving Tip of the week:This one is different, it's less of a tip and more of a gift... for our tens of listeners! Use this to calculate how much you could save by making the cell phone switch. Show Links: Budget Bros Podcast
35:13
July 21, 2020
Five Things to Always Buy at Costco, Side Hustle Bounty Hunting Interview with Chris, Get Paid to Drink Beer, Deal of the week: Big Savings on Glasses
Costco is a destination.  Designed to draw you in with deep discounts and play on our treasure hunting mentality, Costco makes the majority of its money on one thing, find out on today's podcast. We break down the top things that you should always buy at Costco, you may be surprised at number five. What part of the store holds the biggest discounts? Treasure hunting for bargains has never been so good. If you are shopping online at Costco.com, how do you make sure that you get the best deals? We tell you how much Instacart is charging you to do the Costco shopping for you. Make sure to listen because we are sharing how you could lose out by shopping directly on the Instacart.com website. Interview with Chris: Side Business Extraordinaire.  He has started every business from crypto currency mining and trading of Bitcoin to being a bounty hunter for cars. Have you ever been paid to drink beer? He has and he's going to share how you can too. Chris also shares his favorite find at Costco... not what we expected. This weeks Podcast is brought to you by... no one, just us and we think you like it that way... for now. Each episode comes with a blog from Lucy "Lucy's 2 Cents".  This week, she explains what each price tag means for your wallet in store and online.  You are going to want to use this cheat sheet every time you shop there, especially when Costco decides to discontinue an item. check out the blog here: Lucy's 2 Cents. Visit Our Website: BudgetBrosPodcast.com for all episodes and our deal of the week breakdown.  Please send us a message while you're on our site.  Tell us what you like, what you don't like and what we can do to get better.  If you have any money savings tips, let us know.  You can also email us at budgetbrospodcast@gmail.com Follow Joe @joebudget on twitter - Instagram - Facebook
01:00:00
July 13, 2020
The Real Price of a Tiny House, Tiny Bathroom Situations,Lawn Flamingoes, Crazy Cheap RV Roof Repair
Thinking that a tiny house is going to allow you to get away from it all and enjoy life as a digital nomad?  Let's bring some reality to the situation and help your wallet in the process. If you think tiny home living might be for you, listen to this; episode 3 before you make a big purchase on a small place.   Our First Interview: Joe interviews Lucy, Ryan's wife, to learn what living in a tiny home together for over a year was like. What were the pitfalls? How much did they really spend?  What would they have done differently? What was the toilet situation like? Learn from their experiences in today's episode. All about tiny home expenses:How are you going to pay for your tiny home? Is financing worth it? Do banks like to lend on them? What is your tiny home exit strategy?  Will you be able to sell it if you need or have to? Where will you park? Real examples from buyers of small houses. Don't forget...Witty Banter. Ryan's Money Saving Tip of the Week: Did you know that a roof replacement for an RV is thousands of dollars? Ryan's money saving tip of the week accomplishes the same thing for a fraction of the price *ding! Check out the blog for this weeks episode. “Lucy's 2 Cents” Blog Post for this episode will help you save even more money and you get her valuable insights. Send us a message on our website: https://budgetbrospodcast.com/ Tell us what you like, what you didn't and share any money saving tips that you have and we'll share them with our community.  Email us: budgetbrospodcast@gmail.com Follow Joe on Twitter @joebudget EPDM Coatings Dicor
47:31
July 6, 2020
Secretly Smart Amazon shopping, How to buy dog bowls and blow up pools
The price that Amazon gives you is not always the best price.  Do you want to learn how to get that best price easily? We're breaking down each step you need to take when making every purchase on everyone's favorite home shopping destination, Amazon.com. We share an amazing website that helps you to avoid products on Amazon with fake reviews. We start our episode with a look back to our childhood shopping days, dogs that can't stop eating and pools that are overpriced. With so many new ones available, we are having a battle of the web browser extensions.  When it comes to features, extras and settings, which online shopping browser extension rains supreme?  You'll find out if its Wikibuy or Honey. Listen for Ryan's money saving tip of the week too!   Every episode includes a blog with more tips and money saving guidance.  This weeks adds an additional browser extension that we are sure you will love. Check out our website budgetbrospodcast.com send us an email to budgetbrospodcast@gmail.com or follow Joe on Twitter @joebudget Reebok Pumps Commercial:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTZ6bKMROzA Dog Bowl for Fast Eaters: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00L3O2956/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_U_BKx-EbER6YBCC
36:26
June 29, 2020
The First Episode - Introducing the Budget Bros - Joe and Ryan: Homeless dumpster divers TO world travelers
Joe and Ryan explain their backgrounds.  Ryan was a dumpster diver, Joe lived in a car.  How did they go from these humble backgrounds to having rich and full life experiences. You'll hear new strategies to live better lives while spending less money In this first episode, we will share: Joe and Ryan's background Topics we will be covering in the future. What are the VERY BEST ways to save money and budget correctly?  Money Saving Tip of the Week: Slickdeals.net - How you can use this community based website to save money on everything from electronics to underwear. Visit our website budgetbrospodcast.com or send us an email to budgetbrospodcast@gmail.com
35:31
June 22, 2020