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Reimagining home with Macy Miller


Oct 2021 | clock 16 min | Download transcript (PDF)

Finding joy in a tiny house

It's easy to get caught up chasing the things society says you’re “supposed” to want—whether that’s a big fancy house, a big fancy career, or other trappings of mid-life achievement.

In this podcast, we’ll hear from architect Macy Miller, who achieved it all only to realize that she didn't actually want what she was “supposed” to want. So she started from scratch, and built her own dream life—literally—plank by plank.

Today, she and her family share a tiny house, but also a slower, more contented, and more intentional lifestyle.

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of homebuyers in 2020 made an offer on a house without seeing it in person.

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Source: Ellis, Tim, “63% of 2020 Homebuyers Made an Offer Sight Unseen, Shattering Previous Record,” Redfin, January 14, 2021.

Our Podcast Host: Jamila Souffrant

Jamila Souffrant is an award-winning podcaster, blogger, and money educator. She is the founder of the "Journey to Launch" platform and hosts a podcast of the same name, where she shares her journey to reach financial freedom while helping others do the same. Along with being a passionate financial educator, Jamila is a mom of 3 and a first-generation immigrant to the US.

Host Jamila Souffrant

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