How This Couple Regained Focus and Motivation During the Most Trying Times [055 | Julien and Kiersten Saunders]

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How This Couple Regained Focus and Motivation During the Most Trying Times

Show notes

How do you manage during the difficult times in life? Through this past year, it has been hard to balance the realities of everyday life with the arduous situations that are impacting our society.

Julien and Kiersten Saunders from rich & REGULAR speak with our host, Sarah Li Cain, about their coping mechanisms at the beginning of the pandemic. They share the different tools they utilized to create better strategies, boundaries, and systems so they can flourish in business and family.

Episode highlights

  • How they moved from unhealthy to healthy coping mechanisms
  • The importance of bringing in help when pressure is building up
  • Their goals of using their brand to impact their community and drive social change
  • The creative ways they set systems and boundaries in how they communicate

About Julien and Kiersten Saunders

Julien and Kiersten are the couple behind the award-winning blog and forthcoming book, rich & REGULAR®. They are also producers of the original series, Money on the Table which blends their passion for food with conversations about money. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, their mission is to inspire the African American community to consider and adopt the FIRE lifestyle as a path to building generational wealth.

The couple has used frugal living, real estate, index fund investing and their online business to set themselves on a path to achieving financial independence by 2021. They’ve paid off $200,000 in five years and their story has been featured in The NY Times, Forbes, CBS This Morning, Marketwatch and more. When they’re not sharing stories about their experiences with money, they are parents to their son Beau, traveling the world or searching for their next great meal.

You can follow rich & REGULAR on YouTube, Instagram, and Facebook.

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About Sarah Li Cain, Podcast Host

Sarah Li-Cain is a finance writer, the founder of Beyond the Dollar, and an AFC (Accredited Financial Counselor) candidate whose work has appeared in places like Bankrate, Business Insider, Redbook, Financial Planning Association, Stacking Benjamins and Her Money podcast with Jean Chatzky (of NBC Today). Her work blends practical tips and mindset strategies so that those trying to change their financial life can see themselves in the starring role. She also integrates physical, spiritual and mental wellness so that money becomes a tool to enhance people’s lives.

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