The Thought Card
The Thought Card
Danielle Desir
The Thought Card is an affordable travel and personal finance podcast empowering financially travelers with the tools and resources to travel the world, earn more money, pay off debt, and build wealth. Join Danielle Desir every other week as she explores creative ways to live life on your terms and obtain financial freedom and location independence. Also, hear inspiring stories from other financially savvy travelers traveling the world and crushing their financial goals. Starting November 2020 on The Thought Card, you can also tune in to 'Millennial Wealth Builders,' a 3x grant-funded 12-part audio docuseries highlighting the stories of Women of Color building wealth. New episodes air on the first of the month. To find out more, visit
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 years with the Army, Vicky visited many countries including Spain, England, Norway, and Luxembourg. Years later, tired of the 9-5 lifestyle, she then sold all of her stuff and started traveling full-time through house sitting.  In this episode, Vicky Sosa shares how being in the army made her a better traveler and prepared her for a location-independent lifestyle.
Oct 6
38 min
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, I want us to broaden our horizon and consider the many other cities and regions that make up The Empire State. In this episode, we explore Rochester, New York. I'll share some fun historical facts and five reasons why you should visit Rochester, NY.
Oct 5
29 min
[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 journey finding single-family homes for real estate investors and then started investing in them herself. After several years as a landlord, she took the leap and decided to specialize in mobile home investing. In this episode, Rachel Hernandez shares how to invest in mobile homes and what it takes to build a successful mobile home investing business.
Sep 30
20 min
The History of Remote Work and Digital Nomad Trends with Kristin Wilson
Being a digital nomad isn't only about traveling -- it's about having the freedom to live and work on your own terms. Kristin Wilson is a long-term digital nomad and expat who has been living and working across 60+ countries for nearly 20 years. She is also the founder of a remote relocation company, through which she has helped more than 1,000 people move to foreign countries.  In this episode, Kristin shares the history of remote work, digital nomad trends, and how to prosper as a remote worker.
Sep 22
56 min
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 shares his story of quitting his corporate job to work around the world as a freelance writer, and some of the important things to consider when choosing this lifestyle like what to look for when picking your next destination, and more.
Sep 9
28 min
Today was last day. It's hard to believe it, but I have officially quit my high-paying corporate job to pursue entrepreneurship full-time. Learn all about how I got here including -- how I started The Thought Card in 2014 and how I side-hustled my way to taking the leap to become a full-time content creator seven years later.
Sep 2
30 min
[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 her long commute and wanted to work for herself. Learn how Jamila became a homeowner at 22 and how she's achieving financial independence even after quitting her 9 to 5 job.
Aug 31
28 min
Paying Off $23,000 in 12 Months and Travel Debt-Free With Cinneah El-Amin
Cinneah El-Amin is the founder of Flynanced, an online personal finance platform that teaches Black women who are blowing money fast early in their careers how to manage their money NOW. Since paying off $23,000 of student loan and consumer debt, Cinneah has amassed a net worth of $85,000, and she aims to reach a $1 million net worth in the next ten years.  In this episode, we discuss what inspired Cinneah to begin her debt payoff journey and the strategies she used to pay off her loans in one year.
Aug 25
36 min
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 various ways students can receive a bachelor’s degree affordably in Europe. The best part is that no foreign language skills are required. In this episode, Jennifer Viemont shares how you can spend less by going to college in Europe while exploring the continent.
Aug 11
26 min
Why Consider Private Travel and Guided Group Tours With Sarah Wilson
Travel agent Sarah Wilson shares why financially savvy travelers should consider private travel, the benefits of hiring a travel agent, and why it is more affordable than you think. Due to current demand and health and safety concerns, more companies are offering unique tours and excursions for small groups that cost the same as, if not less than commercial travel experiences.
Jul 28
29 min
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