Episodes

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Hack Your Health (While Still Enjoying Life)

April 13, 2022

#52: Writer and cookbook author Liz Moody joins Chris to discuss health and wellness hacks, including what kind of foods you need to be adding in, supplements, vitamins, cold showers, circadian walks, hydroxyapatite, taping …

Guest: Liz Moody
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Travel Hacking the Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous

April 6, 2022

#51: Travel Pro Leigh Rowan joins Chris for a second time to discuss luxurious travel hacks, including getting the best prices on private jet travel, first-class experiences flying commercial, a look into high-end luxury re…

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The Power (and Tax Savings) of Charitable Giving

March 30, 2022

#50: Entrepreneur and investor Adam Nash joins Chris to discuss the biggest misconceptions of philanthropy, the hurdles of giving, tax benefits for charitable donations, real estate investing, why Daffy was created, everythi…

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Travel Hacking Bora Bora on Miles and Points

March 23, 2022

#49: This episode breaks down exactly how I booked a $20,000+ trip Bora Bora for less than $1,500 with points and miles. I'll break down finding flights, transferring the points, booking the hotels, my own recommendations f…

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Using an Investing Checklist to Improve your Portfolio

March 16, 2022

#48: Investing expert Brian Feroldi joins Chris to discuss the current market, Brian’s counterintuitive investing philosophy, making an investor checklist, evaluating risk, investor policy statements, understanding market ca…

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Finding Happiness, Success and Deep Purpose

March 9, 2022

#47: Behavioral social scientist Arthur Brooks joins Chris to explore happiness and the different types of intelligence. They also explore the hustle culture, the science of satisfaction, the reverse bucket list, the four go…

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Mastering the Secret Language of Charismatic Communication

March 2, 2022

#46: Vanessa Van Edwards, a master of communication, joins Chris to explore the language of human social cues and what it takes to be charismatic. They also cover the impact that the four primary forms of communication (voca…

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Travel, Hotel, and Credit Card Points Strategies for 2022

Feb. 23, 2022

#45: Points expert Richard Kerr joins Chris to discuss airline, hotel, and credit card loyalty points, including changes/expectations for 2022, which credit cards and loyalty programs you should avoid, how to assess whether …

Latest News: Southwest Companion Pass, Hyatt/Marriott Devaluation, BlockFi's SEC Settlement

Feb. 18, 2022

#44: This episode is a recap of some of the latest news, including: a new quick and easy way to earn Southwest Companion Pass for a whole year, the points devaluations from Hyatt and Marriott, a big BlockFi settlement with t…

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Why 50/50 Doesn't Work: A New Model for Happier Relationships

Feb. 16, 2022

#43: Relationship experts Kaley and Nate Klemp, Ph.D., join Chris and his wife Amy to discuss how to create balance in a relationship. They explore why perfect equality is unrealistic, why you shouldn’t aim for fairness, ho…

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Beating Inflation, Alternative Assets, and Simplifying Your Finances

Feb. 9, 2022

#42: Author and financial advisor Ben Carlson joins Chris to share investing, saving, and giving hacks. They discuss what you can do instead of picking stocks, the differences between how institutions invest and how individu…

All the Hacks Update and Plans for 2022

Feb. 8, 2022

#41: This short episode is all about the podcast itself and a look the plans for the show in 2022 and beyond. It's also a recap of some takeaways from the recent listener survey. Listener Asks Share the show (or your favorit…

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The Power of Regret, Motivation and Good Timing

Feb. 2, 2022

#40: Bestselling Author Daniel Pink joins Chris to discuss how regret works and how it can help us make smarter decisions, perform better at work and bring greater meaning to our lives. They also talk about Dan’s best hacks,…

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The Language and Actions of Great Leaders

Jan. 26, 2022

#39: Retired Navy Captain and leadership expert David Marquet joins Chris to share the moment in the Navy that completely flipped his understanding of leadership. They discuss why the secret to leadership lies in giving up c…

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Leveraging Performance Psychology with a 3-time Gold Medalist

Jan. 19, 2022

#38: Gold medal olympian and entrepreneur Kerri Walsh Jennings joins Chris to discuss how she's optimized performance in her life and career. Specifically, she explains how she nurtures her body, mind, and spirit. They talk …

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The Surprising Habits of Backable People

Jan. 12, 2022

#37: Bestselling author Suneel Gupta joins Chris to discuss how to make your ideas sound so appealing to others that they not only adopt them but advocate for them. They talk about how to make failure work in your favor, why…

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Bucket Lists, Audacious Goals and Living the Life You Want

Jan. 5, 2022

#36: Bucket list master and NYT #1 bestselling author Ben Nemtin joins Chris to discuss how to live a fulfilling life rather than a life dictated by the expectations of others. They talk about how to create a meaningful buck…

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Stacking Benjamins and Modern Money Management

Dec. 29, 2021

#35: Former financial advisor turned podcast host Joe Saul-Sehy joins Chris to discuss modern money management. They talk about why you should abandon trendy investment opportunities and what you should replace them with, wh…

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Hacking Healthcare, Prescriptions and Medical Bills

Dec. 22, 2021

#34: Healthcare journalist Marshall Allen joins Chris to discuss why you should never pay the first medical bill you receive. He also shares hacks that can help you prevent big medical bills before you get care, remove unrea…

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Optimizing Points, Miles and More Listener Q&A

Dec. 15, 2021

#33: All the Hacks host Chris Hutchins answers all the recent points, miles and travel questions he's received from listeners. That includes using points, comparing cards, managing multiple cards, finding the best cards for …

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Health Hacks, Crypto and NFTs

Dec. 8, 2021

#32: Entrepreneur and VC, Kevin Rose, joins Chris to talk about the best and latest in everything from wellness to digital currency. They dive into all Kevin's health hacks, what led him to be such a successful investor, and…

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Using Creativity to Reshape Your Life and Regain Freedom

Dec. 1, 2021

#31: World-renowned photographer Chase Jarvis joins Chris to discuss how to unlock your full potential by embedding creativity in your daily life. They talk about how you are creative even if you think you aren’t, 4 simple s…

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Memory Hacks with World Champion Johannes Mallow

Nov. 24, 2021

#30: World memory champion Johannes Mallow joins Chris to share techniques you can use to boost your memory. They discuss how he became a memory champion despite his struggles with a muscle disease, the timeless techniques h…

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The Science Behind Lasting Relationships

Nov. 17, 2021

#29: Bestselling author and relationship expert Logan Ury joins Chris to discuss the science behind successful relationships. They discuss how to build relationships that last a lifetime, how to apply relationship science to…