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Being Frugal Might Not Be A Good Idea

11.14.2014
Being Frugal might not be a good idea if  you are an entrepreneur

Oh no, two frugal centric articles in one week! Sorry about that. I didn’t coordinate with Melanie enough so that’s why we ended up with two frugal articles this week. Don’t leave yet, though. I’m going to tell you why being frugal might not be a good idea after all. Frugal lifestyle I have always been pretty frugal since I can remember. Our family immigrated to the US when I was 12 and my parents struggled financially for many years. We didn’t make much money, but we never built up any debt either. We lived within our means and we […]

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Interview with an Urban Nomad

10.06.2014
interview urban nomad lifestyle

The following article is from Melanie, our staff writer. Melanie is in the beginning phase of her journey to Financial Freedom and she’ll offer a refreshing point of view for us. I’m very excited to interview one of my best friends, Brittany Hassell! I met her, along with Joe, at our local bloggers meet-up over a year ago.  We instantly bonded over our love of travel, languages, side hustling, frugality, and cats.  She quickly became one of my main inspirations, as she lives her life completely in her own way, often doing things a bit differently. In the past year, Brittany […]

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Can Entrepreneurs Take Time Off?

04.28.2014
Can Entrepreneurs Take Time Off?

One of the downsides to being an entrepreneur is finding the time to get away on a vacation and recharge. When you’re working for yourself, it can be hard to set boundaries. Most entrepreneurs I know are working pretty much all the time. Working from home can be a detriment in this case because you don’t even have to take your work home, it’s already there. My parents owned a small Thai restaurant and they worked 7 days/week for years. They rarely took a day off and I don’t remember them taking a weeklong vacation at all. Before they had a […]

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