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The Money School Podcast shares the secrets of the wealthy, so you learn how money really works and take back control of your life!

You'll hear the inside story of wealthy entrepreneurs and investors... breaking down how they got started, how they think about money, how they put money to work for them, and how you can change your life simply by doing ONE thing differently with the money you already have.

Through the podcast, you'll become your own bank - mastering how money really works - so you can use it to gain the upper hand and take command of your finances. After all, building wealth isn't about resources, it's about being resourceful. 

Hosted by Chris Naugle, former pro snowboarder turned real estate investor, serial entrepreneur, and money mentor, this podcast has one mission - to show you how money really works so you can reclaim control of your life!

Nov 16, 2023

A long, highly lucrative NFL career or walking away from millions to live a longer, healthier life. That was the decision Dean Rogers had to make. After being trained to be a modern day gladiator, Dean walked away from football and started over.


From playing in arenas to sitting behind a desk. From a million dollar salary to earning a fraction of that, Dean was finally able to find a career that gave him high income without life-altering injuries - real estate.


What made him walk away from his childhood dream? How did real estate become his new passion? In this episode, Dean tells his story, from getting drafted and playing alongside legends in the NFL, to deciding to walk away and building a new dream.


I was trained for war, I was a modern day gladiator, I was prepared physically and mentally. Now, I was sitting at a desk job, slapping a keyboard around. -Dean Rogers 

Three Things You’ll Learn In This Episode 


-The extra 1% 

Can we beat out the most talented people by just being more consistent and persistent?


-No deal is better than a bad deal 

What are some of the big real estate mistakes investors make that set us back in terms of time and wealth?


-High income without the injuries

Most people wouldn’t walk away from a million dollar NFL career because they can’t replicate that wealth elsewhere. How did Dean find a way to build wealth without the hard hits of football?


Guest Bio:


Dean Rogers began his career in the NFL with the San Diego Chargers. Dean soon realized that if he kept playing his health would be at stake. After walking away from the NFL, he has been in the real estate industry since 2013 leading him to building a successful business in California. Since then, Dean has flipped and wholesaled 550+ houses and has a rental portfolio of eight figures. He is passionate about real estate and helping others learn how to build wealth and freedom. For more information, head to and follow @‌deanrogersrealestate on Instagram, or send a text to +1 559-786-9468.