Paula Pant is the founder of AffordAnything.com, an award-winning personal finance website. In this conversation, we talk about how we went from struggling as a journalist to traveling the world to managing her portfolio of 8 properties.
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PAULA PANT | Paula Pant is the founder of award-winning website AffordAnything.com and a writer and speaker specializing in money, business and real estate investing.
She has been featured more than four dozen major publications, including Forbes, Fortune, Money.com, AOL DailyFinance, Marketplace Money, Kiplinger, Bloomberg Business, Inc. Magazine, Business Insider, and many more.
She is the owner of Catalyst, a content marketing firm tailored for financial services and real estate companies. It specializes in content marketing, email campaigns, marketing automation, search-engine optimization and social media management.
Pant began her career as a newspaper reporter in Colorado, quickly rising to the position of deputy news editor. She interviewed Vice President Joe Biden, presidential contender Dick Gephardt and film critic Roger Ebert. She left her post in 2008 to travel across the Middle East, Asia, Europe and Australia for two years.
She won a 2010 Society of Professional Journalists regional award for a two-minute videoshe filmed, produced and narrated from Kathmandu, Nepal.
She is a real estate investor, as the owner of seven rental property units in metropolitan Atlanta. She holds a real estate license in Georgia.She graduated magna cum laude from the Honors Program at the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Passive income, financial independence, and how Paula discovered them
How Paula built a real estate portfolio that created financial freedom for her
Paula’s early days and how she developed an appetite for travel
Paula’s morning routine
What Paula knows about money that most people don’t
Paula’s perspective on time management
How Paula and her husband make their marriage and working relationship fit together
STUFF MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE
Hoopla (Lisa Likes)
Kanopy (Lisa Likes)
Journey to the Interior (poetry book)
The Alchemist (Paula’s book pick)
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People (Paula’s book pick)
The Millionaire Next Door (Paula’s book pick)