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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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3 Benefits of Entrepreneurship That Most Employees Never Get to Enjoy

03.14.2014
3 Benefits of Entrepreneurship That Most Employees Never Get to Enjoy

The following article is from Mike, our staff writer.  Not everyone is cut out to be an entrepreneur.  Many people don’t want the added responsibility of creating a business plan, keeping the books, hiring employees, dealing with vendors, finding new customers, and the myriad other details that business owners have to take care of on a daily basis. Some people would rather just get up in the morning, go to work, and punch out at five o’clock every day.  They are perfectly content being an employee and have no interest in starting their own business. And there’s nothing wrong with that.  […]

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