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Dating as a Divorced Dad, Climbing Out of Debt & Being Twitter Famous with Mark Allan Bovair

I’ve gotten to know Mark Allan Bovair on Twitter, where he’s built a huge following consistently sharing his thoughts & ideas.

Mark is the author of the Finance and Fatherhood Newsletter. He’s also a single dad of three teenagers who has a full-time job in Accounting and three (3) profitable side-businesses — all while studying for the Life Insurance & Series 6 exams to be a financial advisor.

In this episode, we discuss Mark’s best days on Twitter. Recently, he says the controversial and chaotic revolt of “Redditors” against a prominent Wall Street hedge fund was one of those best…


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Creating Raving Fans, Becoming a Better Man & Having Lasting Impact with Brent McDonald

My guest is Brent McDonald. He is the Principal at Summer Creek High School in Houston, Texas, and former Head Baseball Coach at Cypress Falls High School. He & wife, Angie, have two kids, BreAnna, 17 & Dominick, 15.

“Coach Mac,” or “Mac,” as his number is saved in my phone, is someone I’ve always respected & admired. For over 25 years, he’s been a real-life influencer — not to be confused with wannabe modern-day social media “influencers.

As a former baseball coach at Cy-Falls High School, Mac greatly impacted my life’s journey. …


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Poker, Politics & Parenting with Jerrard Parfait

My guest is Jerrard Parfait. He’s a friend of fifteen years who has a strong aptitude for risk-taking. In fact, we spend the first hour of this episode talking about poker, decision-making and emotional intelligence.

We also discuss politics & parenting. Parfait, as I call him, lives with his wife, Carolyn, and son, Luke, in South Louisiana. We reminisce on our college days here — playing poker & blackjack at “Grandma Harrah’s” in New Orleans. He believes poker sharpens your skills because of its competitive nature. …


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5 Years of Early Retirement with Brad Dantonio on THE JOSEPH WELLS PODCAST

This week, I, Brad Dantonio aka Man Overseas, guest on The Joseph Wells Podcast. I’m forty years old and have been retired for five years. I took a year off just prior to my 35th birthday to travel the world and never returned to the workforce.

In normal times, you can find Lady Overseas & I traveling the world, living off passive income from rental properties and other investments in the US. In COVID times, Lady O & I have temporarily settled in New Orleans while we await the birth of Baby Overseas!

Joseph and I became fast-friends two years…


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Blue-Collars Build Empires with Seth Thibodeaux

Seth Thibodeaux is the Head Baseball Coach at Nicholls State University. After starting his coaching career at Pearl River CC in 2003, “Coach Thib,” as his players know him, is now headed into his 18th year of coaching college baseball. This season will be his 11th year as Head Coach at NSU — he’s the second-winningest coach in program history.

Also through the years, Coach has implemented his vision for what he knew Ray E. Didier Field could be — one of the most fan-friendly ballparks in the Southland Conference. …


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The Early Returns of a Disciplined Life with Nick Conley

Nick Conley is a former Division I athlete at Nicholls State University, now working in Sales. We first met when I was a guest speaker for their football team in 2018. Nick has since become part of my one-on-one coaching program, which he says has added structure to his life.

Nick is one of my best ‘students.’ He’s done everything I’ve asked him to do, and now he’s getting the early returns of a disciplined life.

At just 23 years old, Nick moved to Houston after landing a high-paying sales job. …


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Loving to Read is a Superpower with Alex and Books

My guest is Alex Wieckowski. He’s the man behind the Alex & Books Instagram & website, where he shares book recommendations, summaries, and tips from reading 130+ books.

Alex is also the host of The Reader’s Journey podcast. As host of the show, he interviews amazing authors, discusses brilliant books, and learns valuable lessons along the way. He says his end goal in life is to make a full-time living just reading and writing books.

In this episode, we discuss how reading is a superpower. Alex says there’s more access to knowledge than ever before on the Internet. And if…


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Retiring by 40, Wealth-Building & Power of Leverage with Byron Hutcheson

Byron Hutcheson recently achieved his goal of retiring by 40 years old. He had worked in corporate finance for a commercial real estate company since 2005 before deciding to “hang ’em up.”

Now he’s a full-time investor — primarily in commercial real estate. He also does some angel investing with your not-so-humble host. And was the best man at my wedding.

In this episode, we discuss his investment in Visiting Angels — a non-medical staffing company for seniors and others who need in-home assistance. Byron shares how he got started in franchise-investing and how lucrative it’s been.

We also discuss…


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An Intense Pursuit of a Wife, Wealth & Wisdom Rewarded with Charley Donaldson

Charley Donaldson is my guest. He’s a long-time friend and serial entrepreneur who has founded or co-founded five companies over the last six years. Today, he spends most of his time at the helm of two early-stage technology startups: CaringBand and DonationScout.

Charley describes himself as a fearless, yet paranoid entrepreneur. He says that he’s abandoned the easier road to career & financial success in search of his true calling.

I’ve known Charlie since we graduated from Cy-Falls High School together in 1998 — Charley was our class’ quarterback. After high school, he poll vaulted at LSU before transferring to…


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Invest Like a Shark with Robert Leonard

Robert Leonard is an Accounting & Finance professional with a great passion for investing (stocks & real estate). At just 25 years old, he has one of the sharpest young investing minds in the country.

Robert is also a great interviewer. He’s currently the host of two podcasts on The Investor’s Podcast Network: Millennial Investing and Real Estate Investing. As host of these shows, he speaks with other brilliant investors who share what they’ve learned about stocks, real estate and personal finance.

In this episode, we discuss how Robert found his passion for investing at an early age. He recalls…

Man Overseas

FIRE. Also write about self-development and culture. Visited 54 countries since 2015. Podcast + Blog + Pictures at ManOverseas.com

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