100 – James Kinson – Cash Car Convert (@cashcarconvert & @jimmunchbach)


In this episode, Jared Easley with co-host Jim Munchbach from SocialBusinessAuthority.com interviewed the guest for the day, James Kinson!

James lives in Dallas Texas, married for fifteen years, the proud father of two grown sons and a beautiful three-year old daughter, a public speaker and the host of The Cash Car Convert Podcast. James has owned twenty vehicles over the last forty years. James knows how to find good inexpensive used cars and is passionate in helping others do the same!

In this episode, you’ll learn:

Which is better ATR 2100 or PR 40?

Smart Conference or Start Conference?

Leasing a Tesla Model S

James favourite podcast shows

James presentation in The Dallas Podcast Meet Up

James struggles in High School and his turning point
“I had someone who believed in me and helped me get by.”

James story of childhood when they financially lost everything

How James overcome self-doubt during the toughest season of his life
“There was a piece in me that I felt like it was goanna work out for the best.”
“I took it as an opportunity to turn my life around.”

James talked about his personal faith

James encouragement for people who had bad church experiences and faith crisis
“People will make mistakes and let you down because they’re human. And that’s why we need a God who has grace.”

Pieces of advice from different authors that helped James in becoming the Cash Car Convert
“Sell the car and buy the beater” – Dave Ramsey

Meet your ego to look cool or get a practical car? –Want versus Need

James answered: “Why do you do what you do?”, “What matters to you when it comes to money or your life?”

Why is James blessed? –Blessing others financially and by sharing knowledge
“I am blessed to become a blessing.”

James advice for listeners who want to learn managing their money
“Invest in yourself, not on things.”

What about buying a new truck?
– Buy a new one that you can afford
“It’s expensive to be cool!”

Cash Car Convert with James Kinson

Cash Car Convert with James Kinson

James favourite FREE resources for personal finance and/or buying a vehicle:
– Edmonds.com
– Carfax
– Auto Trader
– Craig’s List
– Kelly Blue Book
– Dan Miller’s 48Days Online
– Thomas Stanley’s website and blog

James advice for passionate people who wants to communicate their ideas to the world but currently has no audience
“Find somebody that’s doing what you want to do and emulate them.” -Anthony Robbins
– Start a blog
– Write your content
– Search for people online who are in the same niche that you are and follow them
– Engage and interact with the people your following – Join groups
– Build online and offline relationships

Whose doing something that interests James Kinson?

James message for every listener
“Believe in yourself. Take the steps toward your dream. Get yourself in a financial position where you can go for your dream. Don’t believe it’s too far away… Start from where you are, start making better decisions.”

Connect with James on his:
Twitter: @cashcarconvert
Email: [email protected]

James Kinson with Ellory Wells and Cynthia Sanchez

James Kinson with Ellory Wells and Cynthia Sanchez

Items mentioned:

Dave Ramsey
Rachel Cruze
Michael Hyatt –This is Your Life Podcast
Podcast Answer Man
48 Days with Dan Miller
Mitch Todd
Pat Flynn
John Lee Dumas
The Millionaire Next Door
Power of Habit  by Charles Duhigg
Cliff Ravenscraft
Ray Edwards


  1. Steve MoneyPlanSOS Stewart on April 21, 2014 at 7:57 am

    Jared, congrats on 100 episodes! I know when I reached 100 I felt like I finally was worthy to call myself a real Podcaster. You certainly have obtained that right yourself!

  2. James Konson on April 21, 2014 at 6:03 pm

    Jared, thank you for allowing me to tell my story and especially on your episode 100. It is quite an honor. Best of luck with all you are doing!

    • Jared Easley on April 22, 2014 at 10:47 pm

      Great job James. Well done sir :)

  3. Crystal~Fine Art Mom on April 22, 2014 at 11:40 am

    Congrats on 100!!! Great episode Jared!!

    • Jared Easley on April 22, 2014 at 10:47 pm

      You rock Crystal!

  4. Bruce Cross on April 24, 2014 at 1:13 pm

    James – I know we connected briefly on Twitter a few weeks back. Have been wanting to tune into this podcast on Jared’s show for a few days and finally made the time. I will be checking out your website…..what you shared on the show is so down to earth and the way in which you shared it was relaxed and inviting…thanks…Bruce

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