Episode 34 - Personal Finance is 80% Behavior and 20% Head Knowledge: Interview with Jay Zigmont

39m | Sep 16, 2023


In this episode, we discussed the fascinating journey of Jay, a financial expert, as he shares his personal and professional experiences. From starting with a million dollars at 21 to losing it all at 25, Jay's story is filled with valuable lessons. He discusses the importance of financial literacy and the challenges faced by those living a child-free lifestyle.

Jay's passion for helping others gain financial literacy led him to create a unique business model. He emphasizes the significance of coaching and education in managing personal finances. As Dave Ramsey famously stated - personal finance is 80% behavior and only 20% head knowledge. Jay believes that the best way to teach personal finances is through personalized coaching.

In this interview, Jay also sheds light on the challenges faced by child-free individuals in healthcare and government systems and his efforts to find solutions. He is the author of the book Portraits of Childfree Wealth.

⭐️About Jay Zigmont, Ph.D., CFP®:

Dr. Jay, and his wife are Childfree and live in Water Valley, MS. He has a Ph.D. in Adult Learning from the University of Connecticut and is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER and Childfree Wealth Specialist. He is the founder of Live, Learn, Plan, and Childfree Wealth, a life and financial planning firm specializing in helping Childfree Individuals. He has been featured in Fortune, Forbes, Business Insider, Woman's World, Investors Business Daily, FinancialPlanning, and many other publications.

💜 Where to find Jay:

► Website:

► LinkedIn:

► Instagram:

► Facebook:

Audio Player Image
Personal Finance Cat