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Stacey St. John

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SEPTEMBER 19, 2023

#46: Eliminating Financial Stress As An Airbnb Investor with Amanda Neely

Are you looking for the secrets to harnessing Airbnb and short-term rentals as powerful avenues for wealth creation? Do you want to learn about common “stressors” when it comes to money and how to deal with complex financial challenges? And are you curious about the pivotal role that mindset plays in your investment endeavors and your pursuit of financial independence?

If so, then you don’t want to miss our latest podcast episode featuring Amanda Neely, a certified financial planner with a distinct talent for real estate. In this immersive conversation, we delve into all this and more!

Whether you’re an experienced Airbnb host or just taking your first steps into the world of short-term rentals, this episode is packed with actionable advice and inspiration that will help you illuminate your path to success.

Highlights and Key Points:


[02:43] Meet our guest, Amanda Neely

[03:59] What inspired Amanda to become a certified financial planner?

[05:49] Amanda’s journey towards becoming a certified financial planner

[10:10] When should you begin proactive financial planning?

[13:40] What does having a money mindset mean, and why does it matter?

[16:04] How to achieve a mindset of control and power

[18:40] The biggest source of financial stressors (C.H.A.O.S)

[23:58] Strategies for coping with financial stress

[26:02] The S.T.I.L.L. antidote for dealing with financial stress

[30:04] Is real estate a sound way to grow your wealth?

[33:35] The lightning round

[36:47] The upcoming ‘Journey to Financial Freedom’ mastermind workshop

Golden Nuggets


  • “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.”

  • We can’t go back in time to engage in financial planning, but we can start right now.

  • The best mindset to be in is the mindset of control and power.

  • “Naming something gives you a lot of power to overcome it.”

  • Invest in what interests you, and you’ll find that you’ll excel much more that way.


  1. Good Anxiety:
  2. Profit First:
  3. Profit First for Real Estate Investing:



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