Category Archives for "Financial Independence"

How to Become a Millionaire Next Door Money in Rubber Band

How to Become a Millionaire Next Door

Over the last 20 years of my financial life I have learned valuable lessons about debt, spending, investing, and so much more.  It didn’t start that way, we all have moments that change our lives financially.  One of my life changing financial moments was reading The Millionaire Next Door.  As I started reading The Next […]

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Financial Independence Journey

Financial Independence Journey Update

When I first started this website in 2014 it was to share my financial journey.  I wanted to be held accountable for paying off my debt.  Each post I made was a debt free scream and each debt paid off a moment of rejoicing.  I shared when I made mistakes, tried new strategies, and reached […]

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What Financial Freedom Means to You

What Financial Freedom Means to You

Every now and then I get the opportunity to share my story with a blog, podcast, or video channel.  It truly makes me happy to be able to share my story with a new audience.  One of the biggest reasons I was able to succeed in my financial journey was because of the motivational stories […]

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Hot Doug Retired Early Hot Dog

How a Guy Selling Hot Dogs Retired Early

A few years back a man who’s most famous quote is “There are no two finer words in the English language than ‘encased meats,’ my friend” retired early.  He sold hot dogs and then closed up his famous restaurant and retired early.  Doug Sohn owner of Hot Doug’s retired early.  Let that sink in.  Hot […]

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Playing with FIRE documentary Even Steven Money

Playing with FIRE

The last couple of weeks have been eye opening for me.  I’ll save my big dramatic announcements for another day.  Today I want to talk about the FIRE movement.  That’s right it’s a whole movement, not just a couple spreadsheet nerds talking numbers and drinking craft beers.  The big excitement has moved to a documentary.  […]

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Financial Independence Day Even Steven Money

My Financial Independence Day

Financial Independence means you have enough wealth to live on without working.  This means during some point in the future you will reach a number that allows financial independence to take place.  Because this is an event, there is a day in time that you hit your financial number. Let’s call this Financial Independence Day. […]

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Early Retirement Blueprint Even Steven Money

Early Retirement Blueprint

I don’t think a single day goes by that I don’t think how I can invest and get to financial independence and the option to retire early faster.  The reason I think about my investments so much is I always think there might be another option out there.  Because I do not see a blueprint […]

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