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Ruthie Slingerland

Don’t Get Lost in the Marketing Madness

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In this episode, Jamie and Ruthie discuss the messages sent through marketing, the meaning behind the advertisements during the most magical time of the year. What’s Christmas really about? It’s definitely not about retail therapy. Gain insight and encouragement to do Christmas differently this year.    Check out this episode!

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The Antidote to a Victim Mentality

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Jamie and Ruthie talk about the importance of thanksgiving and share insights on practicing an attitude of gratitude. Resources mentioned in this podcast: Brene Brown “The Gifts of Imperfection”   Check out this episode!

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Moving Out of a Poverty Mindset

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Is money evil? Is the topic of money something you struggle with? Would you like to change the way you think about money?    In this episode, Jamie and Ruthie uncover the reasons why money is a resource and a tool and how you can start creating a positive perspective around money.    Recommended resources:  The Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki The Millionaire Next Door by Stanley…

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Are you Watching your life away?

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TV Therapy: How screen time is stealing life out of your years   Jamie and Ruthie Slingerland share insights on the opportunities missed by filling our life with unlimited screen time, identify if this is a sickness and if you want to change it where to start.    The Nielson Research Group says the average American watches an average of 4.5 hours of tv a day. A couple could be spending over 60 hours a…

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The Value of Travel

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Why Travel: In this episode. we talk about the value of travel.    Why is travel a part of a freedom-filled life?    Travel is important to us as a couple and as a top value for our family.   Before we were married, travel was an important thing for us as individuals. Once we were married travel was more difficult but we cleaned up our consumer debt and slowly started to travel.   We…

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Intro Episode To The Freedom Life Journey Podcast

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In this episode, we’re introducing ourselves and sharing what values anchor the Freedom Life Journey Podcast, who we are for and what topics to expect in upcoming episodes. This show is about helping you discover what freedom looks like for your family. Are you looking to build more financial freedom into your life? Maybe you want to work from home so you can spend more time with your family. How about adding more margin into…

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Running on fumes.

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I can tell you what freedom isn’t… No options, no money, feeling stuck and wondering if you’re getting any traction in life. It’s like running on fumes. I remember my first car… It was a white, leather interiors, 4-door, stick shift (4 speed) Toyota Corolla. I was the second owner and it was like new! I’ve never been a ‘car’ person but when I drove this car, it made me smile. New car, new season,…

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