The Fat & Broke Podcast

The Fat & Broke Podcast

Helping ourselves and others achieve better physical, mental, and financial health.

Recent Episodes

145 | Doug Donia | Real Estate For Dummies...Like Us :)

Aug. 1, 2022

Show Summary: Have you considered getting into rental real estate but don’t know where to start? Or maybe you are just thinking about making a change and trying a new career path? Either way, our show today is for you! Our…

Guest: Doug Donia

144 | Summer Sessions | The "O" Challenge (No, Not That "O")

July 25, 2022

Show Summary: Welcome to the Fat & Broke Summer Sessions… In today’s show, we revisit episode 140 , discussing the dirty dozen and clean fifteen by doing a taste test challenge. Does organic produce taste better? Is it wor…

143 | No Vacation Nation | Learning To Take Time Off...Guilt-Free

July 18, 2022

Show Summary: If you are like most Americans, you are not using all of your vacation days each year. America has become the No-Vacation Nation. Why is that? In many cases, it's guilt. Guilt about work, guilt about money, and…

142 | Summer Sessions | Extreme Frugality

July 11, 2022

Show Summary: Welcome to the Fat & Broke Summer Sessions… In today’s show, we discuss extreme frugality. How far are you willing to go to save money right now! Leave A Voice Memo | Review The Show | Follow | Subscribe | New…

141 | Joyce Marter | The Financial Mindset Fix: A Mental Fitness Program for an Abundant Life

July 4, 2022

Show Summary: Do you want to live an abundant life? Are you constantly stressed about money? Do you believe that wealth is for someone else? If you are ready to learn how to Build Your Mental Wealth, then you will love ou…

Guest: Joyce Marter

140 | Summer Sessions | The Dirty Dozen & The Clean Fifteen

June 27, 2022

Show Summary: Welcome to the Fat & Broke Summer Sessions… In today’s show, we discuss the Dirty Dozen & The Clean Fifteen. Is the food you are eating safe? Stay tuned to find out! Headline Of The Week: According to an arti…

139 | The Final Countdown | Live Like You Were Dying

June 20, 2022

Show Summary: If you knew how long you had left to live, would it change how you live each day? In many cases of illness, this is true. But what about otherwise healthy people? Would knowing your possible life expectancy …

Recent Blog Posts

What To Do With Your Child Tax Credit?

The 15th Of The Month Get up, get up, get up, it’s the 15th of the month. That is my tribute to Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. Sorry, I couldn’t …

My Parenting Dilemma

To Overprotect or Neglect Every new parent has a decision to make. How much risk will they allow their child to take as they grow? There is a scale of…

Stories From the Fat & Broke Tribe | Jasmin Keramaty | Bei…

The V Word The food we eat says a lot about us. It can tie us to our country of origin or people from our past. Food is social and a part of many trad…

About the Hosts

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Gary Donia


Gary has been a physical therapist for 20 years. He is the Vice President of TAYBS (Townsend Ashby Youth Baseball & Softball), and the Director of Macintosh River Rats Baseball.

Gary also is a loving husband, an amazing father to his two boys, an ideal coworker, and a one-of-a-kind friend.

In his free time, you can find Gary on the baseball field coaching 2-4 teams a season, or at the ice rink, cheering on his boys. When not writing blog posts or podcasting, he enjoys reading a new book, learning something new, meditating, geeking out on all things money, or hitting the gym.

Fun Facts:
Favorite Color: Blue
Favorite Event: Family Pizza Night
Favorite Song: True Colors by Cyndi Lauper
Favorite Book: 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

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Peter Brouillard


Peter has his Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy. He is a Strength & Conditioning Coach, as well as, a Lifestyle & Nutritional Coach

Peter is also a loving husband, a fantastic father, and a wonderful friend.

In Peter's free time, he enjoys Brazilian Jujitsu, Spike-ball, Playtime with his children, and Pool Parties with his friends and family.

Fun Facts:
Favorite Color: Yellow
Favorite Food: Salad
Favorite Exercise: Barbell Squats

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Sarah Newell


Prior to working With Gary and Peter for the last three years, Sarah spent seven years working as a medical assistant before Gary finally convinced her to come work with them.

Sarah loves spending time with her family and close friends as much as possible. She is a lover of all animals and prefers dogs over people most of the time.

In her free time, Sarah likes to hike and is currently working on the NH 48, 4000 footers. Sarah is also a bit of a sun worshipper and loves being at the beach. She enjoys baking, cooking, and trying out new recipes. She is a bit of a workaholic but loves to travel when she does occasionally take time off.

Sarah’s useless skills include being able to use movie quotes in normal conversation, hand gestures, and breaking into random song mid-sentence.

Fun Facts:
Favorite Color: Green
Favorite Movie: The Dark Knight
Favorite Song: Someone You Loved by Lewis Capaldi
Favorite Place: Cody, Wyoming & Yellowstone National Park

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Jessica Donia

Host (Sometimes!)