Bright Side of 2020

Just like everyone, the pandemic has been weighing on me. I’m ready to see friends and travel again. While life has stalled in some ways, we’ve pushed through and adapted. We’re creative and resilient. As a species, we’ve survived a lot worse than this. As we enter into an increasingly uncertain future, I’m bullish on…

Millennial Money Acquired by The Motley Fool

This is the most exciting and bittersweet post I’ve ever written. You know I’m always open with you. Even though I don’t know many of you I feel like I do, I’ve always felt close to you. It’s a beautiful fall day here. I’m sitting on my front porch watching the leaves fall and listening…

15 Best Money Lessons

It’s been exactly 5 years since I reached financial independence. I want to share 15 lessons that would have made my own FI journey more effective, efficient, and enjoyable. I also think they’ll be useful in preparing for an increasingly uncertain future. 1. Making more money is more important than cutting back more While both…

Are You Free In This Moment?

There are moments in our lives that we look back and realize we were at an inflection point. Now is one of those moments. A few months ago my wife and I made the decision to leave New York City and move to Ohio so she can pursue her dream. I’ve had the opportunity to…

7 Steps to Financial Freedom

In this 1 hour masterclass, I walk through the 7 steps to Financial Freedom. Taken from both the book and my life, these are the steps that will really help you accelerate your own financial independence journey.

Are You Alive?

I’ve always felt the weight of passing time. Every moment fleeting. When I was 8 years I old I wrote in my journal about how fast the past year had gone. How can I be 8 already? This week I turned 34 and realized I’m as close to 50, as I am to 18. In…

Success Isn’t About Money, It’s About Peace

Since leaving the corporate world behind 8 months ago, I’ve had a lot of time and space to think. While it’s pretty cool to wake up every morning and do what you want, reaching financial independence will inevitably cause you to go deeper into yourself. This can feel both freeing and jarring, but if you ride…