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October 26, 2020

Semi-Retirement: Leaving California for More Time in Florida – with Joe DiSanto

Joe DiSanto

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In 2018, more than 86,000 people left California and moved to Texas. Joe DiSanto was one of them.

After he became a new Dad, his “9-to-9” work lifestyle was just too much to sustain. He wanted more time with his son, his wife and the appeal of his movie producing lifestyle started to fade.

Ultimately, Joe and his family ended up in Dunedin, Florida – a family-friendly seaside town off the gulf coast. He's now “semi-retired” and building a bond with his son that he's never had before.

Listen above or watch below to find out how Joe was able to leave California for a life of semi-retirement.

What are we covering?

Joe and I review the following:

  • Why he wanted to leave California
  • How they chose to live in Florida
  • What financial steps he took to make Semi-Retirement possible

If you're considering a life of semi-retirement, check out this interview with Joe DiSanto. His story is not only inspiring, but it can help you to get on the right financial track for the family life of your dreams.


Guest Bio – Joe DiSanto

Joe DiSanto built a multi-million dollar post-production company, produced critically-acclaimed films and an Emmy-winning TV show, invested millions of dollars in real estate, and semi-retired by the beach by age 43.

Now he’s sharing a lifetime of fiscal know-how via Play Louder, an invaluable resource that helps individuals and business owners increase their net worth and plan better for their future.

Joe DiSanto Resources

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Andy Hill

Andy Hill is the award-winning writer, speaker and podcaster behind Marriage, Kids and Money - a platform dedicated to helping young families build wealth and thrive. Andy's advice and personal finance experience has been featured in major media outlets like Business Insider, MarketWatch, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and NBC News. Trusted as a personal finance influencer and corporate financial wellness speaker by global brands like JLL, Andy’s message of family financial empowerment has resonated with listeners, readers and viewers across the world. When he's not "talking money", Andy enjoys wrestling with his two kids, singing karaoke with his wife and watching Marvel movies.

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