3 Things To Get You Through A Quarter Life Crisis

3 Things To Get You Through A Quarter-Life Crisis

3 Things To Get You Through A Quarter-Life Crisis “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did so. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” -Mark Twain […]

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How to start a freelance business

How to Overcome Your Mental Roadblocks When Starting a Business

How to Overcome Your Mental Roadblocks When Starting a Business “Fail often so you can succeed sooner.” —Tom Kelley Read Time: 3 Mins — Today’s post is an awesome guest post from Veronica who is the owner of AVO agency, a social and content marketing studio in Austin, Texas. I’m excited for her to share […]

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Best Investments For Millennials

Best Investments for Millennials

Best Investments for Millennials “Forecasts may tell you a great deal about the forecaster; they tell you nothing about the future.” – Warren Buffet Read Time: 6 Mins — Today’s post is an awesome guest post from Brian Weber over at milinvesting Instagram account. I’m excited for him to share some of his investing strategies. […]

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Stop Being Afraid of Doing Something That Matters

Stop Being Afraid of Doing Something That Matters

Stop Being Afraid of Doing Something That Matters “I find it fascinating that most people plan their vacations with better care than they plan their lives. Perhaps that is because escape is easier than change.” – Jim Rohn Read Time: 5 Mins Asking ourselves big questions can have a big impact on life. Many of […]

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Why Millennials Should Consider Investing in Real Estate

Why Millennials Should Consider Investing in Real Estate “Buy land, they’re not making it anymore.” – Mark Twain Read Time: 3 Mins One of the biggest differences between baby boomers and millennials is their contrasting views on money-related issues. As a generation, millennials are poorer than their parents and their grandparents, making decisions to adapt […]

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Don’t Let Auto Repair Costs Set You On the Road to Ruin

Don’t Let Auto Repair Costs Set You On the Road to Ruin “I couldn’t find the sports car of my dreams, so I built it myself.” -Ferdinand Porsche Read Time: 2 Mins This is a sponsored post. So you need to get your car fixed, but after meticulously researching all of your choices in an […]

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6 Lies About Budgeting Keeping You From Success

6 Lies About Budgeting Keeping You From Success

6 Lies About Budgeting Keeping You From Success “We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret.” Jim Rohn Read Time: 3 Mins Here’s the thing about budgeting: nobody wants to do it. We all know we should be doing it, yet few of us actually make […]

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How To Effectively Deal With Debt Collectors

How To Effectively Deal With Debt Collectors

How To Effectively Deal With Debt Collectors “Tis against some mens principle to pay interest, and seems against others interest to pay the principle.” -Benjamin Franklin Read Time: 3 Mins If you are like most Americans you likely have some sort of debt. You may even be behind on payments and be getting calls from […]

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How To Take Advantage of Your 401(k) Right Now

How To Take Advantage of Your 401(k) Right Now

How To Take Advantage of Your 401(k) Right Now “The question isn’t at what age I want to retire, it’s at what income.” George Foreman Read Time: 5 mins What is A Traditional 401(k)? The traditional 401(k) is a qualified employer sponsored investment account that employees make pre-tax contributions to each paycheck. Pre-tax means the contribution […]

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How To Become Debt Free

An Interview on How To Become Debt Free

An Interview on How To Become Debt Free “What can be added to the happiness of a man who is in health, out of debt, and has a clear conscience?” -Adam Smith Read Time: 4 mins This is the second post in our new series about how to be debt free. We’re seeking out the […]

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What You Can Learn About Greatness Through Failure

What You Can Learn About Greatness Through Failure  

What You Can Learn About Greatness Through Failure   “There is no greatness where there is no simplicity, goodness, and truth.”  -Leo Tolstoy Read Time: 5 Mins What exactly does it mean to be great? Have you ever wondered that? When I think about what it means to be “great” I can’t help but reflect […]

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What Would You Do If You Inherited $13 Million?

What Would You Do If You Inherited $13 Million? “Nothing awakens the conscience like a lot of money.” ― P. Sainath Read Time: 2 Mins Apparently, I have a relative that is leaving me some money that lives somewhere half way around the world.     Check out the offer below that I was presented with recently. […]

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$702.10 in June – Side Hustle Income Report

Side Hustle Income Report “You must either modify your dreams or magnify your skills.” – Jim Rohn Read Time – 5 Mins Hi, all! I can’t believe it’s already mid-July already. I wanted to update this report at the beginning of July, but it landed right around the time we were in Banff, Canada, and […]

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Keep Your Job and Live Abroad: 5 Easy Ways To Make It Happen

Keep Your Job and Live Abroad: 5 Easy Ways To Make It Happen

Keep Your Job and Live Abroad: 5 Easy Ways To Make It Happen Read Time: 5 Mins. Hey FreeUp readers. Today we have a guest post from a great finance and travel blogger out there – Alex at Fifty Week Vacation. He writes about using your finances to pursue a life of unlimited traveling opportunity. […]

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Why Giving Back Is Important

Why Giving Back Is Important

Why Giving Back Is Important “If you’re in the luckiest 1 percent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 percent.” – Warren Buffet Read  Time: 3 Mins We all know that financial freedom and financial independence are great goals. But, one of the best things we […]

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How To Start A Freelance Business Without Any Experience

6 Tips To Start Your Own Freelance Business

How To Start A Freelance Business Without Any Experience “The only thing worse than starting something and failing… is not starting something.” —Seth Godin Read Time: 5 mins – I’m always shocked when I wake up in the morning and don’t have to physically go to work. There’s no struggling to get both myself and […]

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Personal Capital Review 2017

The Secret Weapon You Need To Manage Your Money Better

Personal Capital Review 2017 “Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” – Warren Buffet Read Time: 4 mins   I can honestly say that Personal Capital comes in as one of the best tools that I have ever used. I am blown away that it’s free because I […]

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Experiences Make You Happy, Not Things

Experiences Make You Happy, Not Things

Experiences Make You Happy, Not Things “Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.” – Theodor Seuss Geisel Read Time: 5 Mins Many people plan to take a trip or have thought about taking a vacation now that summer is here. My wife and I have tried to […]

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Are Student Loan Interest Rates Killing Your Progress?

Are Student Loan Interest Rates Killing Your Progress? We’re kicking off a new interview series about debt, where we seek out the best stories and ask questions that will be insightful and inspiring to you. Why? Because when we hear others stories, we learn. We get inspired. And those stories challenge our thinking. Our first […]

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How to know if you are Ready To Start Your Business

Are You Ready To Start Your Own Business?

How To Know If You Are Ready To Start Your Business “The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.” – Confucius Read Time: 8 Mins. The minute I clicked “send” to launch the “opening” of my blog to my 100 closest friends and family, marked a new story for me. When […]

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