Dave Bochichio The Journey to Financial Independence
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Obtaining Financial Freedom

The dream of financial freedom is one most of us share. It is when work is optional, and we have the ability to do whatever we want with our free time. Some people even have a name for this: FIRE, or Financial Independence Retire Early. In this post, we’ll discuss FIRE, and the book Financial Freedom: A Proven Path to All the Money You Will Ever Need, by Grant Sabatier.

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Side Gigs and Saving Money To Retire Younger

Many of us, myself included, crave free time to do whatever we want. But many of us live paycheck to paycheck and can’t get out of our 9-5 rut. The thing about free time is, it can be utilized to “buy” more free time at a later date. Did you know that even saving $5/day, every day, could potentially allow you to retire a year earlier than anticipated? That’s the cost of your overpriced coffee, or a beer at your local bar. Let’s dive right in to where we can make more money in our spare time, and aim for an earlier retirement.

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Save Money by Tracking Your Expenses

Do you find yourself coming up with an empty wallet at the end of the month and wonder where all of your money’s going? Perhaps you pay all of your bills on time, but you can’t figure out why you’re broke. If you’re like many people, you probably haven’t thought about – or feel you are too busy for – tracking your expenses and making a personal budget to save money.

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Make Passive Income – Work Smarter, Not Harder

When I was younger, it frustrated me that I considered myself a hard worker, and that I wasn’t making nearly as much money as people doing much less. Know the feeling? You’re putting in 40+ hours a week scraping by and you’re reading about some guy on social media who’s advertising their latest eBook while standing in their garage full of luxury cars (it was a clever ad). He said “work smarter, not harder” and discussed his approach to making passive income.

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How I Approached Blogging the Wrong Way

It’s natural to get excited when we’re thinking of starting a blog. We think up one or more broad topics, brainstorm, and perhaps we go gungho, with the dreams of making it big as a blogger. But, in the giant world that is the internet, with the massive social media subset, it’s easy to approach blogging the wrong way.

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