Episode Number: 131

Episode 131- From Broke & Living In A Car to Traveling the World With Kierra Asnauskas

listen to the Podcast on your favorite platform

Show notes

Listen & Subscribe: on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Soundcloud, Google Podcasts, Android Device

(This post may include some affiliate links)

This week’s Journey to Launch podcast episode features, Kierra Asnauskas, who shares her amazing story on how she went from broke and homeless to a six-figure salary and living abroad. On her journey, Kierra taught English overseas, boosted her salary from $31,000 to $182,000 a year, and received free housing and healthcare. With fewer expenses, Kierra knocked out $49,000 in debt and started investing.

Today, Kierra and her husband are living overseas while she takes her first mini-retirement. Listen to the full episode to learn how you can live your best life abroad and build wealth too. 

In this episode you will learn:

  • How Kierra went from broke and homeless to a six-figure salary
  • Opportunities overseas where you can get free rent, healthcare, and more
  • All about mini-retirements and how you can take one now
  • How to minimize taxes when living and working overseas 
  • What is geoarbitrage and how you can use it to get an affordable degree
  • The difference between lazy investing and value investing, and much more 
I'm listening to Episode 131 of the #journeytolaunch podcast, From Broke & Living In A Car to Traveling the World With Kierra Asnauskas) Share on X

Other related blog posts/links mentioned in this episode:

Check out Kierra’s book The Millennial’s Unconventional Guide to Retiring Every Other Year: The Key to Designing the Life You Dream About Find it here.

Kierra mentioned so many good reads in her interview. Check out the list below.

The 4-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferriss

The Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod

How to Build Wealth Teaching English Overseas by Ben Stout

The Simple Path to Wealth by JL Collins

Want to take your own mini-retirement and enjoy life now? Hear how it’s done in episode 54 with Carl Seidman. Carl took his first mini-retirement at age 32. 

Check out the Journey To Launch Podcast index here which categorizes all of the Journey To Launch podcast episodes by subject. Now you can binge on your favorite topics or type of episode.

Join The Weekly Newsletter List

Leave me a voicemail– Leave me a question on the Journey To Launch voicemail and have it answered on the podcast!

Watch me on News12  Watch my latest segments on News12

YNAB –  Start managing your money and budgeting so that you can reach your financial dreams. Sign up for a free 34 days trial of YNAB, my go-to budgeting app by using my referral link.

Connect with Kierra:



Facebook: @MissUnconventional 


Connect with me:

Instagram: @journeytolaunch

Twitter: @JourneyToLaunch

Facebook: Journey To Launch

Join the private Facebook Group

Get on the Money Launch Club Waitlist

Love this episode? Share it!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

free assessment

Unlock your future financial path.

Take the quiz to get a shockingly accurate description of where you are and where to go on your journey to Financial Independence.