Starve the Doubts Interview with James Kinson

starve banner  Starve the Doubts host Jared Easley with Jim Munchbach of, interviewed the cash car convert James Kinson! James is the cash car convert of The Cash Car Convert Podcastjames kinson

James is a public speaker, a married guy for fifteen years and a proud father. James is an expert in buying good inexpensive used cars. His mission is to help others get their own quality cash cars without carrying loads of debt.



Here’s what you’ll learn from this episode:

  • The trials James faced when he was in his high school James’ turning point in life  
  • James’ story when their family got financially broke during his childhood.
  • How James rise up from all the troubles he encountered in life
  • James’ personal faith
  • What to do when people fail you 
    “People will make mistakes and let you down because they’re human. And that’s why we need a God who has grace.”
  • The advice from David Ramsey that motivated James Kinson to become a cash car convert“Sell the car and buy the beater” 


  • Want versus Needs: Look cool or get practical? man with shades
  • James answers the reason why he does what he does
  • What matters for James when it comes to life and money
  • James as an instrument of blessing
    “I am blessed to become a blessing.”
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  • How to manage your money budget dollar bag
  • Tip for buying an affordable truck 
  • How to start communicating your ideas to the world
    -   Create your own blog my blog
    -   Write your ideas
    -   Look and follow the people in the same niche as yours Join groups, engage and interact with the people your following
    -   Join groups, engage and interact with the people your following
    -   Build relationships online and offline



“Believe in yourself. Take the steps toward your dream. Get yourself in a financial position where you can go for your dream. Don’t believe it’s too far away… Start from where you are, start making better decisions.”     

Additional Tips:

  • “Find somebody that’s doing what you want to do and emulate them.”
  • Invest in yourself not on things
  • It’s expensive to be cool be practical.


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I Make Your Money Count EP35: Paula Pant Says “You Can Afford Anything”

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I Make Your Money Count Podcast hosted by Jim Munchbach is a weekly podcast about money, life, and relationships. The podcast is primarily dedicated for the students of finance at the University of Houston and for everyone who wants to learn more about personal finance.Paula Pant

Jim invited Paula Pant to be the guest for this episode. Paula Pant is an entrepreneur, writer, speaker, financial consultant and the person behind Paula is passionate about helping people grow their wealth and not just pennies.

The episode moved as Paula shares her principles around the idea that “You can’t afford everything but you can afford anything!”


This episode is about:

  • How Paula Pant viewed her future career while she was still in college
  • Paula Pant’s definition of Entrepreneurship: Anybody who wants to take risks in the interest of having a better life.
  • Paula Pant’s story of her first job after college as a Newspaper Reporter
  • The evolution of industries – The rise of new media Social medias
  • Paula talked about Financial Freedom 
    “Financial Freedom is having enough money from your investments to support your entire cost of living.”
  • Paula’s Investments coins aligned upward with leaf at the end
    - Designing a life that you would never have to work again.
  • Real Estate Investments
    “Your success or failure with a particular property happens before you buy it.”


  • Paula’s job description as a news reporter
  • The best story Paula has worked on as a news reporterPaula_Pant_on_MSNBC_Web
  • The skills that Paula learned from her job
    -  Developing sources
    -  Creating rapport
    -  Thinking one or two steps ahead
  • The importance of finding good mentors in your industry
  • Passing on the skills you learned
  • How to turn an idea into a compbooks on tableelling reading material
    1.   Be brief and concise.
    2.   Speak in present tense/active voice.
    3.   Be very specific with the details.


  • Paula talked about Fin Con

    Fin Con:  A show for financial bloggers conference; A collection of people who blog about personal finance; A collection of sharp minds who are enthusiastic about entrepreneurship, internet, and possibilities. 


  • Choosing your own path
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    “The only person that can limit your possibilities if you’re healthy and capable is you!”
  • Paula’s next steps in her career
  • Paula Pant says, “You can’t afford everything but you can afford anything… Financial Freedom is the most awesome goal ever.” 



“Financial Freedom is having enough money from your investments to support your entire cost of living.”


Additional Tips:

  • Don’t be resistant to industry changes or to where the industry is going.
  • There’s no business that can run without any overhead.