Financial Freedom Book Tour: Week 6

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What a crazy week we’ve had. The beginning of the week was filled with extraordinary nature — driving along Highway 1 and camping in the Redwood forest. By the middle of the week, we had made it Portland and started to catch up with friends and host some fun meetup events. Unfortunately, toward the end of the week, Grant was forced to fly home for a family emergency while I hung out in Seattle.… Read More

Financial Freedom Book Tour: Week 5

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Another week in the books and I’m starting to really get accustomed to the van life. Since last week’s breakdown, Tom (the van) is holding up great. We were lucky to spend the entire week in California and enjoy beautiful weather and gorgeous views. Now it’s time to make our way up toward Portland for the next event.… Read More

Financial Freedom Book Tour: Week 3

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Another week on the road and we’re still having a great time. This community has made so many amazing events possible and we could not be more grateful. It’s crazy to think we made it all the way from Montgomery to Albuquerque this week! The weather has been great as we move westward through the South — definitely better than home in the Northeast!… Read More

Financial Freedom Book Tour: Week 1

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As many of you know, I left my corporate job back in January 2019 to pursue my entrepreneurial ventures and also to join Grant Sabatier on the Financial Freedom Book Tour. On March 4th, we kicked off the tour and will be traveling together around the country for the next three months. I want to post these weekly reviews to reflect on our experiences and remember the trip in its entirety.… Read More

Frugality Buys Freedom: How and Why I Quit my Corporate Banking Job

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This post was first published on RockStar Finance. Some minor edits have been made to accurately reflect the timeline.


I was 7 months into my first corporate job and I just couldn’t take it anymore — the long commute, the unfulfilling work, the lack of autonomy. This couldn’t be what the next 40 years look like, could it?Read More

Financial Freedom Book Tour – The Next Chapter in My Life

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First of all, pun intended.

This is the biggest news I’ve shared with you all to date and I’m SO PUMPED for what’s in store over these next couple of months! Long story short, I have teamed with up Grant Sabatier, creator of Millennial Money and author of Financial Freedom to promote the launch of his new book and to join him on a 3-month book tour around the country.… Read More

How to Use The Capital One Venture for Travel Rewards

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The Capital One Venture card is a fantastic option for anyone looking to get started with travel rewards. This post will serve as your step-by-step guide to signing up for the first card, earning your points, and spending them.

I have personally saved thousands of dollars using travel rewards and the Capital One Venture card is one of my absolute favorites.… Read More

Credit Card Basics: Credit Scores & Compound Interest

Credit Card Basics: Credit Score & Compound Interest

I felt obligated to write this post because I know too many people who don’t understand how credit cards work. My aim is to clear up any confusion regarding credit cards, credit scores, and credit in general. Misunderstanding and misusing credit can have detrimental impacts on your financial future. Do you know anyone who could benefit from this article?… Read More

From Unemployment to Geoarbitrage | Rob from “Getting Canned”

Today’s guest post comes from Rob at “Getting Canned”. He’s had quite the FI journey so far and I really think you’ll enjoy reading his story. From unemployment to geoarbitrage, Rob’s been through it all. Nobody can tell his story better than he can though. Enjoy the read!


First of all, thanks to Cody for allowing me to tell my story here.… Read More