Financial Independence

Set for Life

Just about a month ago, I had the opportunity to meet Scott Trench and Mindy Jensen at Camp FI Southeast. This was great for one because they’re awesome, friendly people, but also because it was a nice opportunity to pick their (expert) brains a little bit about the real estate world.

I’ve never owned real estate (always the renter, never the bride), but these two work for a company that is dedicated to real estate investment: Bigger Pockets.

This was also the first time I had heard of Scott’s book: Set for Life. He gave a presentation about how he believes “House Hacking” is the best strategy for people in the early stages of wealth building and made the generous offer to send a copy of his book to anyone that was interested. Well, being both frugal and a personal finance nerd, there’s no way I was passing that offer up.

So, over the course of the last month I’ve covered the whole book, mostly with the audio version, and thought I’d share my thoughts with you fine readers. Continue reading Book Report: Set For Life by Scott Trench

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For some reason I always find myself wanting to start off articles or speeches with a disclaimer, so here’s a quick one, since I can’t help myself: This is an article I’ve meant to write for a while, but have mainly held off because most of my readers are already familiar with the topic. Nevertheless, I think it’s foundational for this blog and worth exploring. FI enthusiasts may not find anything new and exciting, though. So read on, or don’t, as you please.

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What’s Financial Independence?

Continue reading Financial Independence- The Best Thing Money Can Buy

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