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Crushing Debt Podcast

The Crushing Debt Podcast is for people who want to eliminate the financial bullies in their lives. It is for listeners who want more money at the end of the month, rather than more month at the end of the money. The podcast provides answers around such topics as real estate litigation, partition, quiet title, chapter 7 liquidation, chapter 13 reorganization, and Chapter 11 business bankruptcies, short sales, loan modifications, creditor harassment and other related topics.
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Sep 30, 2021

Bankruptcy can be a great tool to help give someone a fresh start and relief from overwhelming debt. However, it is very often misunderstood - I have numerous shows dealing with the topic, including debunking myths surrounding bankruptcy.

Today's show is an interview I did with Credit Kristi, who you can hear on my previous episode 247. Kristi started her own podcast called Credit Coaching by Kristi, and you can find it wherever you are listening to this show.  Kristi interviews me for her show about the basics of bankruptcy and was so generous to allow me to use the audio for this episode of The Crushing Debt Podcast.

If you have questions about credit, definitely check out Kristi's show - Credit Coaching by Kristi.

Please also support our sponsor, Sam Cohen and Attorneys First Insurance, by introducing Sam to an attorney or title company in Florida or Texas that needs a quote for their malpractice or professional liability insurance.  Sam@AttorneysFirst.com or www.AttorneysFirst.com

Finally, we're still trying to get our second book in as many hands as we can, and the book is FREE at www.ShawnMYesner.com/BecomeDebtFree

Sep 23, 2021

You added someone to the deed of your house - maybe years ago, maybe months ago - and now you want them off of the deed.  How do you do that?

That is the topic of today's Crushing Debt Podcast episode, and the answer is both simple and complex.

I also take some time to update you on what Yesner Law is up to in the coming months, specifically:

  • The Great Westchase - a great 10k, 5k, 1-mile race through my home neighborhood of Westchase on October 23, 2021, starting at 7 AM.  You can find more information at: https://greatwestchase.wixsite.com/website/ or https://www.facebook.com/thegreatwestchase.
  • Westchase Krewe of Freebooters Golf Tournament - a golf tournament by the Westchase Gasparilla Krewe benefitting the Westchase Charitable Foundation, also on October 23, 2021, starting at 11:30 AM.  You can find more information at: www.WestchaseKrewe.com
  • Podfest Origins Tampa - a great seminar if you are a podcaster, YouTuber, or produce any type of content on or for social media. You'll learn things like: How to get guests, how to be a guest, how to monetize your show, how to produce your show, and other helpful topics for content creators and fans of episodic content!  There are three ways to participate: (1) virtual session 1 on 10/28 & 10/29/2021, (2) virtual session 2 from 11/1 to 11/3/2021, or (3) LIVE on 11/4 and 11/5/2021 in Tampa, Florida.  You can find more information at www.podfestexpo.com.

Please remember to support our sponsor, Sam Cohen, at Attorneys First Insurance by introducing him to an attorney or title company you know anywhere in the Country, but particularly in Florida or Texas.  You can contact Sam at Sam@AttorneysFirst.com or www.AttorneysFirst.com

Did you know that you can also create money in your budget by eliminating unnecessary expenses? Find more tips like this in my second book, Become Debt Free in Less Than One Hour at www.ShawnMYesner.com/BecomeDebtFree.

Sep 16, 2021

Do you have a student loan owned by the Department of Education (rather than a private student loan) AND a finding of disability by the Social Security Administration?  There's been a change in the law to link those two things to provide a disability discharge of your student loan!

On this week's episode of The Crushing Debt Podcast, we are happy to have returning guest Christie Arkovich to talk about discharging student loans for people with disabilities. Under the new law, a finding of total permanent disability (TPD) by the Social Security Administration or the Department of Education can lead to a discharge of your student loan debt.

Christie has been helping people eliminate or negotiate student loans for years and has become one of the top attorneys in this area.  You can hear Christie on previous Crushing Debt episodes:

  • 50 - Student Loan Debt
  • 93 - Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
  • 99 - Parents Plus Loans
  • 106 - Stopping the Robocalls
  • 234 - Discharging Student Loans in Bankruptcy

You can find out more by contacting Christie at her email address - info@christiearkovich.com, or finding her YouTube Channel by searching "Christie Arkovich."

Some other topics we discuss:

  • Tax impact of settling private student loans between now and 2025;
  • Suspension of the 3-year monitoring requirement with a TPD application
  • Extensions to Student Loan repayment under COVID

Please remember to visit or refer an attorney or title company to our sponsor, Sam Cohen at Attorneys First Insurance at Sam@AttorneysFirst or www.AttorneysFirst.com.

Please remember to check out my second book, Become Debt Free in Less Than One Hour at www.ShawnMYesner.com/BecomeDebtFree.

Sep 9, 2021

How do your emotions impact your financial decision-making?

How can you create a healthy relationship with money?

These are topics we've covered before on the show, but never from the unique perspective of this week's guest, Bob Wheeler.

Bob is a CPA and has cross-pollinated his accounting practice with his desire to help people understand how their emotions impact their financial decision making.  Bob is also a world-traveler, comedian, and CFO for The World Famous Comedy Store.

Bob and I talk about:

  • How emotions impact financial decision-making.
  • A healthy relationship with money.
  • What happened to him in Africa that changed his beliefs around money.
  • What happened to him in Nepal while trekking to Base Camp Everest and how that relates to "baby steps."
  • How he became the CFO for The World Famous Comedy Store.

You can find out more about Bob in his book, The Money Nerve: Navigating The Emotions of Money, his online course Mastering the Emotions of Money, his podcast, Money You Should Ask, and his website, www.TheMoneyNerve.com 

Please also refer a Florida or Texas attorney or title company you know to our sponsor, Sam Cohen at Sam@AttorneysFirst.com or www.AttorneysFirst.com.

To learn even more about money and your relationship with money, download my book for free - Become Debt Free in Less Than One Hour at www.ShawnMYesner.com/BecomeDebtFree.

Sep 2, 2021

How would you react if you were car-jacked and kidnapped for three hours?

What lessons can you take from such an extremely stressful situation? And how can you apply those lessons to other stressful situations, especially financial stress?

How do you react when someone is suing you for money? When you are fearful of eviction, foreclosure or bankruptcy?

Today's guest on the Crushing Debt Podcast is Lee Roebeck from Johannesburg, South Africa. Lee is a mindset coach who focuses on human potential and success.

You'll hear Lee tell his story and how he used his training and knowledge to help himself, and how he helps his clients, to deal with amazing stress events in their lives.

Lee and I talk about:

  • The Law of Polarity
  • We Become What we Think About
  • As a Man Thinketh
  • Michael Bernard Beckwith's three steps
  • Painting a Positive Picture on the Screen of Your Mind

Certainly a carjacking or kidnapping is more life threatening than a foreclosure or eviction, but both are high-stress events that will impact you and your family.  Lee provides some great information on dealing with high-stress situations, in the moment, to help you overcome any obstacle that you might face.

You can get an audio recording of the Serenity Chapter of As a Man Thinketh by going to bit.ly/SerenityRecording

Please also visit our sponsor, Sam Cohen, to eliminate any stress you might have as an attorney or title company by purchasing malpractice coverage.  Sam can be reached at Sam@AttorneysFirst.com or www.AttorneysFirst.com

FInally, to help eliminate the stress of money, download my book for free at www.ShawnMYesner.com/BecomeDebtFree, to learn ways to have more money at the end of the month, rather than more month at the end of the money.

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