Sometimes life can be so hectic and overwhelming. We get so involved in planning and checking off goals that the WHY of why we do it all anyway can get drowned out. In today's episode, Wendy and Curtis will be sharing about their week at the FI Chautauqua in Portugal...read more
There is no one way to Financial Independence. However, if you want to speed up your timeline to Financial Independence and Early Retirement – one of the best ways to do that is to increase your income via a side-hustle or a small business.read more
Patrick Aime grew up in poverty and unrest in Rwanda but he had a dream of coming to the United States to make his own destiny.
His pathway to the United States was via sports. First, he finished high school in Belgium and then came to the United States to play basketball in college.
In this Encore Episode, you will hear how Patrick achieved made his way to America – achieved success, made a lot of money and then lost it all. It was devastating, but Patrick used the grit and determination that got him to the U.S. to rebuild himself a second time.read more
This week, we speak with Dan Shaw. In this encore episode, we will hear how Dan engineered his retirement in just five years. He was working 60-70 hours a week and was miserable. He decided he had had enough and after a particularly hard day at work began executing...read more
In today’s bonus episode, Wendy and Curtis discuss you can increase your savings rate. A good portion of the population has only a small percentage save for retirement. That is why, in this week’s episode, we discuss another important Tenet of the FIRE movement – increasing your savings rate.read more
Eleven years ago Dawn Holley found herself single after the unexpected death of her husband. As anyone can imagine, her world was turned upside down. In this episode, we have a candid discussion with Dawn about the challenges of parenting and picking up the pieces of her life financially unprepared.read more
Episode 58 – Real Estate Investing to Reach Financial Independence – Encore Episode with David Greene
In this encore episode, we discuss how to use real estate investing as a means to Financial Independence. As we dive into our first go at real estate investing (well, really our second – but that’s a whole notha’ story), we thought this was a perfect show to come back to as we update you on our progress.read more
In today’s show, we discuss the Second Tenet of FI which is Redefining Retirement. For some, that means retiring in the traditional sense and not working at all; for others, it simply means choice or freedom to do what you want. This may mean working on passion projects or just working less. It also means rejecting the traditional retirement age of between 65 and 75.read more