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131 Chris Naugle | Changing Where Your Money Goes First
Episode 13115th September 2021 • The Success Finder Podcast • Brandon Straza
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Chris Naugle has dedicated his life to being America’s #1 Money Mentor. His success includes managing over 30 million dollars in assets in the financial services and advisory industry and tens of millions in real estate business, with over 200 transactions and an HGTV pilot show. In 20 years, Chris has built and owned 16 companies, with his businesses being featured in Forbes, ABC and House Hunters. He is currently the co-founder and CEO of FlipOut Academy™, founder of The Money School™, and Money Mentor for The Money Multiplier. Innovating what it takes to break the chains of financial slavery, Chris is driven to deliver the financial knowledge that fuels lasting freedom. To date, he has spoken to and taught over ten thousand Americans.


In today’s episode, Chris gets into how life changed when he put “we” in front of everything. He explains why you want to learn from people that have real freedom, and he also lets us know that we need to change where our money goes first, and what it will do for you. Check it out! 



[00:01 – 02:09] Opening Segment

  • I introduce our guest, Chris Naugle
  • Connect with our guest, see links below
  • Check out Greg Reed and Steve Sims on the website!
  • See links below

[02:10 – 24:51] Chris and His Experience with Self-Education

  • How learning has changed for Chris over the years
  • Always went through traditional knowledge
  • Learned to learn from the wealthy 
  • Learned to gain wisdom, not knowledge 
  • The best masterminds are about experiences 
  • Chris’s mentors and masterminds
  • Finding people who are living their perfect day
  • Being humble to not be the big guy in the room
  • Success is freedom and experiences, not material things
  • Reinvesting in yourself is the best investment
  • How masterminds has helped Chris get unstuck
  • It’s the people and network you are around with 
  • Knowing the right questions to ask 
  • Parallels between self education and standard 
  • Traditional education is important but it it skewed and archaic
  • Education will look very differently especially with COVID
  • Montessori method for kids

[24:50 – 32:38] What to Expect from Chris Naugle

  • What to expect when you invest in yourself and work with Chris
  • Being in control of your money
  • Being willing to change your mindset
  • A success story from people who worked with Chris
  • Teaching people how to solve their money problem by taking back control of their money
  • Changing where your money goes first 

[32:39 – 37:55] Closing Segment

  • Exciting things in store for Chris
  • Actionable Items/Tips from Chris
  • Change where your money goes first 
  • Watch the 90-minute video on my website!
  • See links below
  • Final words

Tweetable Quotes:

“We live in a very interesting time, a digital age where we know the price of everything, but the value of nothing.” - Chris Naugle

“It is about what we do for others, what we what problems we solve for other people, not what problems we solve for yourself.” - Chris Naugle

“And that's, that's the thing that most successful people are the most willing to share with others.” - Chris Naugle

“And all you had to do is stop, be quiet, and listen, and then ask for advice when you needed it.” - Chris Naugle

Connect with Chris on Facebook, Instagram, or send him an email at And don't forget to watch the life-changing 90 minute video on this website,

It’s time to Stand Up, Show Up, and Level Up! Download The Success Finder on Apple and Google Play Store.

You can connect with me, Brandon Straza, on LinkedIn, Instagram, or send me an email at I’d love to get in touch and talk more about personal development and how you can live past beyond your limits.