Gold City Ventures Side Hustle Courses

Cody and Julie | Gold City Ventures Side Hustle Course

It’s been quite a while since I’ve written a post, but I have some really exciting news to share with you! For the past couple of months, I’ve been working on a course with my good friend and business partner, Julie. After countless 16+ hour workdays, multiple roadblocks, and a whole lot of grit, our … Read moreGold City Ventures Side Hustle Courses

How to Make Budgeting Fun

The Zero-Based Budget Side Hustle Game Featured Image

The word “budget” often has a negative connotation because it limits or restricts. But what if I told you that a budget didn’t have to be this way? For the past year or two, I have been playing what I call ‘The Zero-Based Budget Side Hustle Game’. This style of creative budgeting has allowed me … Read moreHow to Make Budgeting Fun

How to Prepare to Get FIREd

Fighting Fired with FIRE

In order to tell this story, I have to jump way back to my high school glory days. Long story short … I used to rap (a lot). In my defense, I didn’t just rap about nonsense. I was always into lyricism and wordplay. Anyway, someone at work found out about this fun fact and … Read moreHow to Prepare to Get FIREd

How to Start a Website and Make Money

A step-by-step guide to building your online business - Fly to FI

In recent years, the laptop lifestyle has enchanted entrepreneurs far and wide. Creative and ambitious individuals are making money online from anywhere they can get a WiFi signal. Everybody wants to invent the million-dollar app, build a profitable hands-free business, or make fortunes in a get-rich-quick venture. Although I can’t promise that any of those … Read moreHow to Start a Website and Make Money

How Long Does it Take to Retire from Real Estate?

Real Estate: From Zero to Financial Independence

DOWNLOAD THE EXCEL FILE HERE (CLICK ENABLE MACROS) Let me start by saying that real estate is not for everyone. Real estate is much more time-consuming than index fund investing. Additionally, properties need repairs, tenants aren’t always great, and leverage can be scary.  However, if you are strategic in your acquisitions, you can quickly build a … Read moreHow Long Does it Take to Retire from Real Estate?

How to Maximize Your Savings Gap

Mind The Gap - Income Matters

The only way to accumulate wealth is to create a gap between your income and your spending also known as the savings gap. The rate at which you accumulate wealth depends on the size of this gap. Much of traditional retirement guidance focuses on expense cutting and frugality. However, what happens when your expenses are cut … Read moreHow to Maximize Your Savings Gap

Is the 4% Rule Right for You?

Cracking the Nest Egg - Fly to FI

This content may contain affiliate links. See the Privacy Policy for more information. Get ready to go head to head with one of the most sacred tenets in the financial independence community: The 4% Rule. *Gasps* Find out why I disagree with the traditional nest egg, what the alternatives are, and how to build your … Read moreIs the 4% Rule Right for You?

UberEats on a Bicycle as a Side Hustle

Cody of Fly to FI delivering UberEats

This content may contain affiliate links. See the Privacy Policy for more information. “But Cody, you’re supposed to be cool and successful, not some UberEats delivery guy!” Don’t worry, I have a perfectly good explanation for this. Let me tell you the backstory as to why I currently deliver UberEats on a bicycle as a … Read moreUberEats on a Bicycle as a Side Hustle