Meet Derek Spartz, the newest member of Invest Like a Boss. Derek has been a member of ILAB since March 2020, mostly behind the scenes, but will be taking on a larger role going forward. So, we decided to have him on the show to learn more about his career background and investment portfolio. Johnny speaks with Derek to learn how he went from a corporate job in the music/radio industry with near zero savings and buried in debt to becoming self-employed, debt-free and achieving a 50% savings rate in less than 2 years. Derek has done all this while continuing to live in one of the most expensive places in the United States – Venice Beach, California. Learn why he continues to live there, what his plan is going forward, and how he was inspired by ILAB and eventually came to work on the show.
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- Sam Marks – South Carolina / IG @imsammarks
- Derek Spartz – Los Angeles / IG @DerekRadio
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- 12:32 – Derek’s Background
- 22:35 – Derek’s employment after radio
- 32:27 – “I’m at a 50% savings rate” – Derek Spartz
- 37:57 – Is there a city or country you would consider moving to?
- 39:19 – How did you start working with Invest Like A Boss?
- 40:19 – Is there a plan for an Invest Like A Boss meet up in 2021?
- 41:49 – When is the Tony Robbins interview?
- 43:56 – What is the most impactful book you read?
- 46:16 – Where do you invest your money?
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