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The Thought Card
The Thought Card
Danielle Desir Corbett

The Thought Card is a personal finance and travel podcast empowering financially savvy travelers with the tools and resources to travel the... more

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Points Hacking: 7 Easy Ways to Earn Thousands of Points and Miles

The world of points and miles isn’t always straightforward, but this episode will teach you how to easily optimize your... more

02 Feb 2023 · 22 minutes
20 Examples of Short-Term Financial Goals You Can Set This Year

Whether you’re looking for inspiration or unsure which direction to take this year, this podcast episode offers lots of examples... more

26 Jan 2023 · 31 minutes
Must-Follow Travel Podcasts For 2023

Are you looking to listen to more travel podcasts? No matter your travel style, there’s a travel podcast that focuses... more

19 Jan 2023 · 16 minutes
[REPLAY] How To Plan a 12-Month Adult Gap Year With Stephanie Perry

What if you could take a year off from work to travel on your savings? Think its impossible, think again.... more

12 Jan 2023 · 38 minutes
[REPLAY] How Jannese Torres Created a Six-Figure Food Blog and Reached Coast FI

Could a food blog replace your salary? Since quitting her job to become a full-time entrepreneur in May 2021, Jannese Torres... more

05 Jan 2023 · 19 minutes
[REPLAY] Make Money Trading Stocks and Travel with Teri Ijeoma

What if you can earn consistent income in the stock market? Would you quit your job? Travel the world? How... more

29 Dec 2022 · 24 minutes
The Hottest 2023 Travel Trends

Travel trend reports spark inspiration, help us stay in the know, and empower us to make informed decisions. I am... more

22 Dec 2022 · 21 minutes
Christmas Things To Do in NYC With a Baby

The holidays are a magical time of year. Christmas trees and sparkly lights, meet and greets with Santa, hot chocolate,... more

12 Dec 2022 · 9 minutes
How to Earn Hundreds of Dollars With Rakuten Cash Back

Whether you want to save on everyday purchases or earn extra money, in this episode, I’m sharing how you can... more

08 Dec 2022 · 10 minutes
How to Prepare For a Recession: 15 Practical Recession Planning Tips

Feeling anxious about a recession? Between high gas prices, soaring inflation, a plummeting market, and food shortages, a lot is... more

24 Nov 2022 · 14 minutes
Financial Literacy Basics: You Don’t Have To Be Good at Math With Crystina Cardozo

Where did you learn about money? Did you learn how to manage your finances in school or from your parents?... more

10 Nov 2022 · 35 minutes
First Road Trip With Baby? 10 Tips For Road Tripping With A 6 Month Old

Planning a road trip with a newborn and wondering if it’s a good idea? Last summer, we planned our first... more

27 Oct 2022 · 15 minutes
Using Guidebooks For Inspiration and Travel Planning With Moon Travel Guides

Are travel guidebooks still worth it? I was first introduced to travel guidebooks a few years ago while traveling solo... more

13 Oct 2022 · 10 minutes
The Wild Center's Climate Solution Exhibit Inspires Taking Action & Making A Difference

Climate change is happening all around us. Droughts, flooding, shrinking glaciers, rising carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, and wildfires are... more

29 Sep 2022 · 25 minutes
Explore the Adirondacks and Get Closer To Nature at The Wild Center

Perfect for families and people of all ages, in this narrative-style episode, discover The Wild Center. At this natural history... more

15 Sep 2022 · 15 minutes
Creating A Pre-Trip Financial Checklist: Financial Tasks To Complete Before Vacations

Before a trip, there is a lot to do. In this episode, we’re focusing on the important but often overlooked... more

01 Sep 2022 · 20 minutes
Introducing Grants For Creators: How To Find Grants and Fund Your Business

Have you ever considered grants to support your dreams and ideas? Think grants are only for researchers and nonprofits? Think... more

18 Aug 2022 · 20 minutes
12 Ways To Save Money On Summer Travel

Has anyone else noticed how expensive summer travel is this year? With gas prices hitting digits we haven’t seen before,... more

04 Aug 2022 · 19 minutes
How To Find and Research Hotels Using Tripadvisor Hotel Reviews

How do you find and research hotels? I want to know, after this episode, reply to this tweet and let’s... more

21 Jul 2022 · 20 minutes
Homeowners, Better Manage Your Money With These Bank Accounts

Are you ready to buy a house? I’ve teamed up with Citizens Bank for a two-part homeownership series. In Episode... more

07 Jul 2022 · 17 minutes
Buying a House? Here’s 5 Types of Mortgages To Know About

Are you ready to buy a house? June is National Homeownership Month, and to celebrate, I’ve teamed up with Citizens... more

23 Jun 2022 · 14 minutes
How To Define Your Travel Style

What is your travel style? Travel isn’t one-size-fits-all, and there isn’t one way to see the world, only what works... more

26 May 2022 · 12 minutes
What To Pack For Road Trips: 28+ Items You Shouldn't Leave Home Without

Before the pandemic, travel meant hopping on a plane and filling my passport with stamps. However, that all changed in... more

12 May 2022 · 18 minutes
When You're Doing Too Much: Reduce Income Streams Before Burnout

In Episode 83, I announced I was quitting my full-time job to pursue entrepreneurship. Since then, I have learned some... more

05 May 2022 · 11 minutes
Best Stock Research Tools and Websites

While some of you may have never purchased a stock before, I’ll admit that I have purchased a stock without... more

28 Apr 2022 · 12 minutes
How To Pick Good Companies to Invest In

Do you have the funds to start investing in the stock market, but you’re unsure how to pick good companies... more

14 Apr 2022 · 12 minutes
Are You a Short-term Investor or Long-term Investor?

Before investing in the stock market, it’s important to determine your investing goals and match them with the appropriate investing... more

17 Mar 2022 · 13 minutes
How Investing in the Stock Market Can Improve Your Financial Outlook

This episode kicks off a 4-part investing series sponsored by Motley Fool. Throughout this series, we’re going to talk about... more

10 Feb 2022 · 17 minutes
Pregnancy Announcement + Maternity Leave Checklist For Entrepreneurs

I have big news to share. We are expecting our first child! Over the last few months, so much has... more

27 Jan 2022 · 22 minutes
6 Travel Hacking Mistakes To Avoid

Since I started travel hacking around 2015, I’ve traveled all across the world either cheaply or for free. However, I... more

12 Jan 2022 · 22 minutes
Ways To Earn Points and Miles Without Traveling

Are you unable to travel right now? Perhaps it's a busy season at work, you are taking care of a... more

16 Dec 2021 · 18 minutes
How To Organize Your Finances To Pursue Multiple Financial Goals

As we head into the new year, I wanted to share a conversation I had with Sasha Huff, a podcast... more

02 Dec 2021 · 36 minutes
Where To Experience Culture and Art in Tempe, Arizona

Located in the heart of Metropolitan Phoenix, Tempe, Arizona, is a college town with a personality all its own. With... more

18 Nov 2021 · 33 minutes
Planning Your First Solo Backpacking Trip and Best Places For Solo Female Travel With Gemma Thompson

Gemma Thompson hosts A Girl's Guide To Travelling Alone, a top travel podcast dedicated to solo female travelers. Growing up in... more

04 Nov 2021 · 41 minutes
[MWB Series Finale] How We're Building Wealth One Year Later in 2021

It's hard to believe that Acquania and I started Millennial Wealth Builders one year ago in 2020. We started this... more

01 Nov 2021 · 13 minutes
Visit Over the Charles Rooftop Bar For Dreamy Views of Boston's Skyline

During a recent trip to Boston, Massachusetts, I discovered one of Boston's best-kept secrets, a rooftop bar with stunning views... more

22 Oct 2021 · 17 minutes
How Dtravel is Innovating the Home-Sharing Economy With Luke Kim

Dtravel is a community-governed home-sharing platform where you can find and book accommodations. Compared to other home-sharing platforms, guests can... more

21 Oct 2021 · 30 minutes
[MWB Series] How Jannese Torres-Rodriguez Created A Six-Figure Blog

Jannese Torres-Rodriguez is a nationally-acclaimed Latina money educator, writer, business coach, and host of Yo Quiero Dinero Podcast. She became... more

15 Oct 2021 · 19 minutes
From Army To Digital Nomad: How Being in the Army Made Vicky Sosa A Better Traveler

Vicky Sosa is a Florida-based blogger traveling around the world with her stuffed monkey Buddy. Stationed in Europe for three... more

07 Oct 2021 · 38 minutes
5 Reasons To Visit Rochester, New York

When most people think of New York state, they think of New York City. While New York City is iconic,... more

06 Oct 2021 · 29 minutes
[MWB Series] How To Build A Mobile Home Investing Business With Rachel Hernandez

With over a decade of experience investing in real estate, Rachel Hernandez (a.k.a. Mobile Home Girl) started her wealth building... more

01 Oct 2021 · 20 minutes
The History of Remote Work and Digital Nomad Trends with Kristin Wilson

The remote work revolution is here. Being a digital nomad isn't only about traveling -- it's about having the freedom... more

23 Sep 2021 · 56 minutes
Digital Nomad Lifestyle Pros and Cons With Tom Blake

Is being a digital nomad legit? What are the pros and cons of this lifestyle? In this episode, Tom Blake... more

09 Sep 2021 · 28 minutes

Today was last day. It's hard to believe it, but I have officially quit my high-paying corporate job to pursue... more

03 Sep 2021 · 30 minutes
[MWB Series] How To Achieve Financial Freedom With Jamila Souffrant

Jamila Souffrant was on her way to retiring early by age 40 when she realized she was fed up with... more

01 Sep 2021 · 28 minutes
Paying Off $23,000 in 12 Months and Travel Debt-Free With Cinneah El-Amin

Cinneah El-Amin (pronounced: sin-ee-AH el-AH-meen) is the founder of Flynanced, an online personal finance platform that teaches Black women who... more

26 Aug 2021 · 36 minutes
Going To College In Europe Is More Affordable Than U.S. With Jennifer Viemont

Did you know attending college in Europe is more affordable than attending university in the United States? Jennifer Viemont discovered... more

12 Aug 2021 · 26 minutes
Why Consider Private Travel and Guided Group Tours With Sarah Wilson

Sarah Wilson is an enthusiastic travel agent who specializes in private travel and guided group tours. Sarah believes that travel... more

29 Jul 2021 · 29 minutes
Free Hotel Upgrades and Other Travel Hacking Secrets With Julia Menez

Julia Menez is a travel hacking coach, speaker, and host of Geobreeze Travel Podcast, a travel hacking podcast. After traveling... more

15 Jul 2021 · 43 minutes
How Flight and Hotel Pricing Works With Expedia’s Out Travel The System

Have you ever wondered how flight and hotel pricing works? Or why does flight pricing change so often? In this... more

01 Jul 2021 · 21 minutes
Investing Your Way To Financial Indepedence with Jay From FIers

After creating two venture-backed startups and working in high-tech, Jay wanted a more indie balance to life. He started by... more

24 Jun 2021 · 35 minutes
How To Manage Your Money While Traveling Abroad and Domestically

After saving for months, you are finally ready to set sail and go on that well deserved vacation. Hooray! However,... more

17 Jun 2021 · 17 minutes
Welcome to Cape Cod: Live From Bad Martha Brewery

Recorded live at Bad Martha Brewery in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, join Kyle and me as we share details about our... more

03 Jun 2021 · 15 minutes
Meryanne Loum-Martin: Building The First Black Woman-Owned Boutique Hotel in Marrakech

Born in Cote d'Ivoire (a country in West Africa), to a Senegalese diplomat father, and West Indian lawyer mother, Meryanne... more

01 Jun 2021 · 22 minutes
Announcement: Introducing My Secret Members-Only Podcast - The Thought Card Club

I just launched a secret podcast called The Thought Card Club for those who love the show and want to access extended... more

30 May 2021 · 15 minutes
An Intro to Coast FI with Jessica from The Fioneers

Want to retire early but don't want to totally deprive yourself along the way? It's possible to take a balanced... more

20 May 2021 · 44 minutes
Creating Lucrative Side Hustles With Daniella Flores

A software engineer by day, Daniella Flores is a serial side hustler, entrepreneur, and the creator of the award-winning side... more

06 May 2021 · 32 minutes
[MWB Series] How To Advance In Your Career and Become a Founder with Shivani Berry

Shivani Berry is the CEO and Founder of Ascend, a 6-week leadership development program for women. As a career coach,... more

01 May 2021 · 22 minutes
How To Become Location Independent With Debbie Arcangeles

Debbie Arcangeles is the host of The Offbeat Life, a podcast where she interviews travelers who ditched their 9... more

22 Apr 2021 · 30 minutes
How To Find Cheap Flights With Thrifty Traveler Premium

Finding cheap flights is one way to travel more for less (and it’s a personal favorite). So how do I... more

08 Apr 2021 · 25 minutes
[MWB Series] Surviving a Coup and Improving Your Finances With Sophal Pettit

Sophal Pettit was a young child when the Pol Pot Revolution happened in Cambodia. Sophal and her family are survivors... more

01 Apr 2021 · 41 minutes
How I Became A Financially Savvy Traveler

Welcome back financially savvy travelers! It feels good to be back with new episodes every other Thursday for Season 6... more

25 Mar 2021 · 31 minutes
Author Series Day 7 Finale: Benefits of Hiring an Editor

This is the final episode of the author series - thank you for tuning in and I encourage you to... more

05 Mar 2021 · 10 minutes
Author Series Day 6: Dealing With Rejection

Rejection comes in so many shapes and sizes for indie authors — maybe you get a bad review, your book... more

04 Mar 2021 · 15 minutes
Author Series Day 5: Ideas For Promoting Your Book

On Day 5 of the Author Series, I share some of my favorite ideas for promoting books.  Want to be... more

03 Mar 2021 · 12 minutes
Author Series 4: How To Find Beta Readers For Non-Fiction Books

On Day 4 of the Author Series, I detail why you should recruit beta readers and how to find potential... more

01 Mar 2021 · 12 minutes
How Women of Color Advance In the Workplace with Minda Harts

Minda Harts is the award-winning and best-selling author of The Memo: What Women of Color Need To Know To Secure... more

01 Mar 2021 · 11 minutes
Author Series Day 3: How To Outline Non-Fiction Books

On Day 3 of the Author Series, I detail how to outline your book and why it's so important. Here's... more

28 Feb 2021 · 10 minutes
Author Series Day 2: How To Set Writing Expectations

Before you start writing your next book, set writing expectations that will help you cross the finish line. On Day... more

27 Feb 2021 · 17 minutes
[MWB Series] Investing In Hotels Collectively with Epiq Collective

Less than 2% of hotel owners are People of Color and even fewer are women. Davonne Reaves and Jessica Myers... more

01 Feb 2021 · 21 minutes
[MWB Series] Latina Equal Pay and How To Negotiate A Raise With Athena Valentine Lent

Athena Valentine Lent is fighting the good fight to bring financial education to people who look like her. Her family... more

25 Jan 2021 · 27 minutes
2020 Year End Review + New Episodes April 1st

As we wrap up 2020 and start a new year, I wanted to share some of my favorite highlights including... more

12 Jan 2021 · 22 minutes
How Black Travel Alliance Supports Black Travel Content Creators Worldwide

Although Black travelers spend over $109 Billion on travel annually, we are grossly underrepresented in travel marketing. Black travel... more

27 Dec 2020 · 20 minutes
Writing and Marketing Books During the Pandemic With Michelle Jackson & Gertrud Nonterah

How has the pandemic affected self-published authors? In this episode, we chat with Michelle Jackson and Gertrude Nonterah about the... more

03 Dec 2020 · 45 minutes
[MWB Series] Investing In Real Estate With No Money Down With Sadhana Sabharwal

Did you know that investing in real estate can create a new source of income for you and your family?... more

01 Dec 2020 · 17 minutes
Saving $110,000 In Travel Costs Through Points and Miles With Lisette Austin

Lisette Austin a.k.a. Jet Set Lisette is an award-winning travel expert who has saved over $110,000 in travel costs. She's the... more

19 Nov 2020 · 30 minutes
Excerpts From My New Book Traveling With A Full-Time Job

With the release of every new book, I share an excerpt on the podcast. In this episode, I read... more

05 Nov 2020 · 13 minutes
[MWB Series] Our Wealth Building Stories

Co-hosted by Danielle Desir and Acquania Escarne, Millennial Wealth Builders (MWB) is a 12-part audio docuseries sharing how Women of... more

01 Nov 2020 · 22 minutes
Introducing Millennial Wealth Builders Series

I'm excited to introduce a brand new series on The Thought Card Podcast!  Millennial Wealth Builders (MWB) Series by Danielle... more

30 Oct 2020 ·
Embracing A Wealthy Mindset With Shazia Imam

Shazia Imam is a life coach who helps women unlock their deepest desires and power so they feel worthy, see... more

22 Oct 2020 · 29 minutes
Breaking Into Freelance Writing With Laura Gariepy

Laura Gariepy is the founder of Every Day By The Lake, a written content creation company that serves busy... more

08 Oct 2020 · 18 minutes
Tips For Traveling With A Full-Time Job

Can you travel the world with a 9 to 5 job? While I certainly think it’s possible, don’t take my... more

24 Sep 2020 · 29 minutes
How Our Travels Have Changed Since the Pandemic

The way we travel has changed dramatically since the Coronavirus outbreak. In this bonus episode, Kyle and I candidly... more

10 Sep 2020 · 16 minutes
Visiting Vermont During the Pandemic

While Kyle and I have written-off international travel for the rest of the year due to the pandemic, it hasn't... more

10 Sep 2020 · 24 minutes
Season 4: What You Can Expect and Life Updates

Hi there, financially savvy travelers! I'm back from a seasonal break. I hope you had an enjoyable summer. To kick... more

27 Aug 2020 · 9 minutes
#PodcastersForJustice: A Strong Stance Against Racism and Police Brutality

With so much happening in the world, it’s easy to feel helpless, especially if you’re not out protesting. However, as... more

05 Jun 2020 · 2 minutes
How To Become a House Sitter: Saving $60,000 in Travel Costs with Brittnay Sharman

Brittnay Sharman is a professional house sitter from Australia. She is one half of The Travelling House Sitters, a travel... more

28 May 2020 · 21 minutes
Leveraging Travel to Build Wealth and Becoming a Content Creator With Christopher Mitchell

Christopher Mitchell is a Canadian travel writer, photographer and podcaster who has traveled to over 80 countries and five continents.... more

14 May 2020 · 58 minutes
How to Manage Your Time As a Content Creator With a Full-Time Job

Do you have a full-time job and a side hustle where you create content online as a blogger, podcaster or... more

07 May 2020 · 18 minutes
My Top Tips For New Authors

Do you dream of writing a book? In this episode, I share the behind-the-scenes of my book writing process and... more

30 Apr 2020 · 19 minutes
My Reaction To Losing 20% of My Investments Last Quarter

While a lot of people have been freaking out about the market declining, for the most part, I've kept calm,... more

27 Apr 2020 · 13 minutes
Staying Consistent in Your Investment Strategy Despite Stock Market Decline

In this episode, Acquania Escarne and I discuss Vanguard's coronavirus market volatility research report which found that although trading among... more

20 Apr 2020 · 21 minutes
Announcing My New Book "Affording Travel"

In this episode, I share the behind the scenes of writing my new book "Affording Travel: Saving Strategies For Financially... more

16 Apr 2020 · 15 minutes
Tips for Downsizing Your Spending During Times of Uncertainty

If you're like me, during these uncertain times you may be thinking about downsizing your spending. In addition to learning... more

12 Apr 2020 · 13 minutes
How To Plan an Adult Gap Year With Stephanie Perry

At the age of 41, Stephanie Perry quit her job as a hospital pharmacy technician to take a one-year trip... more

02 Apr 2020 · 38 minutes
Our China Trip Recap + How To Plan Your Epic Adventure

In this episode, Kyle and I share tips for planning a trip to China. We booked our ten-day China tour... more

19 Mar 2020 · 43 minutes
Live from The Great Wall of China

Back in December, Kyle and I spent an incredible ten days exploring five cities in China. Climbing the Great Wall... more

05 Mar 2020 · 9 minutes
[REPLAY] How to Set Yourself Up for Financial Success by Setting Goals

Be on the lookout for Season 3 of The Thought Card Podcast with brand new episodes starting Thursday, March 5th.... more

02 Jan 2020 · 21 minutes
Exploring the Racial Wealth Gap with Delina and Erika of Broke-ish

In this episode we’re joined by Delina and Erika, the co-hosts of Broke-ish, a podcast which discusses how systems, laws... more

19 Dec 2019 · 23 minutes
How to Get Back Into Your Routine After a Trip with Tangia Renee

This is Part III of the Travel and Wellness Series with Tangia Renee, the host of Skin You're In Podcast.... more

19 Dec 2019 · 18 minutes
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At the age of 41, Stephanie Perry quit her job as a hospital pharmacy technician to take a one-year trip to travel... more