It’s been a few months since I did this. The “Last Week’s Awesome” series is a list of the best articles I’ve come across recently. Some are old (but still gold) while others are more recent. The topics are generally related to personal finance/investing, real estate, family/kids, happiness or just leaving the world better than we found it. Enjoy!
It’s not the journal or the budget, but the mindset! Follow along Ryland’s journey as he overcomes a few struggles and transitions to what he loves doing. He’s focused on his finances AND his life and doing an awesome job balancing, which is very very tough to do. Ask me how I know…
Today I believe I can have a financially independent life as soon as I have enough money to have the confidence to walk away from any situation that doesn’t benefit me
It’s funny how powerful our brain is, and yet how easily it can be ‘fooled’. Convince yourself you can do something and imagine yourself doing it. You’ll find that you are actually able to step up and get it done. If you never try, you will never succeed. Oh, and don’t miss the 10 keys to success at the end.
Success is internal. It is derived from our lives, our thoughts, and our fortunes. We make ourselves successful, not some arbitrary external force or governing body. It comes down to us.
As an aspiring ‘early’ retiree (by ‘regular ‘ and not FIRE standards – its funny how I have to explain that), this was interesting to read. Where will I be in with respect to these respondents when I step back from the daily grind?
The approach we used demonstrated a unique way that those of us in or near retirement can use new means and technology to build relationships in non-traditional ways.
Great advice, and easy to read – wish I had read this when I was 20 (or even 25!).
Whether it’s running a marathon, negotiating with your 3-year old to eat their breakfast or reaching financial independence … these major feats all take time and a whole lot of determination.
That’s all for this week folks! If you came across any great articles, feel free to leave a link to them in the comments below!