Episode 269: The Biggest Risk Is Not Taking Any with Chad Hufford

In this empowering episode, hosts Mike Stromsoe and Chad Hufford delve into the transformative power of intentional planning and decision-making. They explore how having a vision and reverse engineering your future goals into present actions is crucial for success.

Chad, a financial expert and author of “Forging Financial Freedom,” discuss how consistency, discipline, and calculated risks lead to high performance and impactful lives. Emphasizing the importance of personal growth, the power of habits, and learning from failures.

As Mike reminds us, the biggest risk is not taking any. This conversation sheds light on making bold decisions today for a better tomorrow, viewing failure as a stepping stone to greater heights. Whether you’re aiming to improve your financial future, achieve personal goals, or need motivation, this episode is filled with valuable insights and actionable steps.


  • Planning helps us prepare for making informed decisions even when obstacles arise.
  • Avoid reactive decisions by aligning today’s actions with your future vision.
  • Reverse engineering goals, break down long-term goals into immediate, actionable steps.
  • To be consistent in goals start small, and consistent efforts drive significant progress over time.
  • Cultivating a mindset focused on purpose and high achievement is essential.
  • View failures as experiments that provide learning opportunities.
  • Focus on what you can control and take charge of your life.
  • Gradually implement new habits for lasting personal change.
  • Use a roadmap to hold yourself accountable, ensure progress, and embrace the value of discipline.

About Chad Hufford:

Born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska, Chad grew up in the financial industry, but also developed a strong background in athletics, nutrition and performance psychology. He is a Best-Selling author, a Top Ranked Financial Planner and Dave Ramsey’s SmartVestor Pro. Chad brings a coaching mindset and the heart of a teacher to financial planning and investing as he strives to both empower and educate his audience to not only become better investors, but to live more intentionally and create an abundant life.Chad owns a boutique financial planning firm, Veritas Wealth Management, that manages $500 million dollars and serves several hundred families across the US. In addition to finance, he regularly teaches and speaks on fitness and faith, seeing these as all important aspects of living purposefully and in abundance.
Chad and his wife, Tiffany (also a life-long Alaskan), have been blessed with six wonderful children. Tiffany stays busy homeschooling the kids, and the whole family is very involved in their church and local community.
Believing that to whom much is given, much is expected, Chad strives to employ his knowledge and experience to serve and enrich the lives of those around him.

Until next time, get out there and make a difference, be unstoppable, and leave no regrets!

Mike Stromsoe
The Unstoppable Profit Producer
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