The Shift To Freedom


Money Mindset: Rethinking Your Thoughts on Currency Part 2 with Paige Easter

Ep. 34

“There's so many people out there that have money mindset problems because they strongly believe that what they should be doing is giving away what they have for the sake of other people,” explains co-host Paige Easter. Also, the wife of host Ben Easter, Paige, returns for part two of the Money Mindset series. Today, they discuss changing your relationship with money to provide yourself with true financial freedom.

While analyzing the classic “Robin Hood” story, Paige and Ben find that it overemphasizes “need” as a higher value than creating. If we actually stole from the rich to give to the poor, then there would be less resources for those who create systems for societies to function. Instead, Paige and Ben encourage listeners to use their money to benefit themselves but also invest in the causes they care about. By taking care of ourselves, we can create the value to help the world.

Having a financial mindset shift can lead to great benefits. Learn more about value creation, the mistrust around sales tactics, and how investing can have positive outcomes.


  • “The only way that we can give to the needy is if we have first figured out a way to survive.” (7:09-7:14 | Ben)
  • “There's so many people out there that have money mindset problems because they strongly believe that what they should be doing is giving away what they have for the sake of other people.” (10:42-10:52 | Paige)
  • “There's this really big incentive to sell in a way that is emphasizing the generation of income for a person, and not the generation of positive relationships.” (14:58-15:08 | Paige)
  • “By keeping yourself from providing a service and having the experience of fulfillment that you want in your reality, you are also keeping other people from getting the beautiful benefit of the work that you do in the world.” (24:32-24:44 | Paige)
  • “One of the things that I really love spending my money on our money is investing in, like learning and education. And there's such a, an amount of gratitude that comes from one that I have the resources, and two, that I can exchange them in three, that the person who created that content is available for me to consume. And when I'm putting my money into that, then I'm creating more space for other people in the world to be creating that kind of value that I can then go and consume, and have kind of a reason for going out and creating value for other people so that I can have access to all these really exciting things. And I love this as kind of a framework for how freedom can work in a really concrete way.” (25:39-26:25 | Paige) 
  • “As we create abundance in the things that we really care about, we get more energy, more time, and more value to create those things in the world.” (28:28-28:37 | Ben)
  • “Asking people to invest in the service or product that you provide is actually in service to them. Because when you give it away for free, they don't value it as much. And then they might not actually extract the benefit of it.” (28:57-29:15 | Paige) 


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