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Living Freely: Achieving Financial Independence

By The Pointer | September 7, 2019

Disclaimer: I am not a professional financial adviser, and this series in not meant to provide individualized financial advice.  I am just one guy who did well enough to become financially independent at age 35.  This series simply shares the lessons I learned for your entertainment. By The Pointer We’ve Read More

Living Freely: How To Invest Your Savings

By The Pointer | August 29, 2019

Disclaimer: I am not a professional financial adviser, and this series in not meant to provide individualized financial advice.  I am just one guy who did well enough to become financially independent at age 35.  This series simply shares the lessons I learned for your entertainment. By The Pointer In Read More

Living Freely: (Legally) Avoiding Taxes – Part 2

By The Pointer | August 8, 2019

Disclaimer: I am not a professional financial advisor, and this series in not meant to provide individualized financial advice.  I am just one guy who did well enough to become financially independent at age 35.  This series simply shares the lessons I learned for your entertainment. By The Pointer It’s Read More

Living Freely: (Legally) Avoiding Taxes – Part 1

By The Pointer | August 8, 2019

Disclaimer: I am not a professional financial advisor, and this series in not meant to provide individualized financial advice.  I am just one guy who did well enough to become financially independent at age 35.  This series simply shares the lessons I learned for your entertainment. By The Pointer Travis Read More

Living Freely: Increasing Income

By The Pointer | July 27, 2019

Disclaimer: I am not a professional financial advisor, and this series in not meant to provide individualized financial advice.  I am just one guy who did well enough to become financially independent at age 35.  This series simply shares the lessons I learned for your entertainment. By The Pointer Let’s Read More

Living Freely: Cutting Expenses

By The Pointer | May 22, 2019

Disclaimer: I am not a professional financial advisor, and this series in not meant to provide individualized financial advice.  I am just one guy who did well enough to become financially independent at age 35.  This series simply shares the lessons I learned for your entertainment. By The Pointer Poor Read More

Living Freely: Setting a Financial Independence Target

By The Pointer | May 11, 2019

Disclaimer: I am not a professional financial advisor, and this series in not meant to provide individualized financial advice.  I am just one guy who did well enough to become financially independent at age 35.  This series simply shares the lessons I learned for your entertainment. By The Pointer One Read More

Living Freely: Figuring Out What You Want & What’s Possible

By The Pointer | May 10, 2019

Disclaimer: I am not a professional financial advisor, and this series in not meant to provide individualized financial advice.  I am just one guy who did well enough to become financially independent at age 35.  This series simply shares the lessons I learned for your entertainment. By The Pointer I Read More

Flying for Free: Making the Booking

By The Pointer | December 29, 2018

By The Pointer After a lot of planning and preparation, Elena and Rob have met the minimum spending requirements on their credit cards, and they’re looking to lock down this trip!  Let’s walk through the final steps that they’ll need to take. Making sure the points are in their account Read More

Flying for Free: Earning Miles and Points with Credit Cards

By The Pointer | December 17, 2018

By The Pointer As we’ve discussed, credit cards offer the fastest, easiest and cheapest way to earn lots of miles and points.  How to pursue those points responsibility and effectively definitely deserves more than a couple of paragraphs so let’s talk a bit about the ins and outs. Making sure Read More

FLYING FOR FREE

I recommend that all new visitors start with this series.  It'll teach everything you need to know about flying with miles and points instead of dollars and cents...and it's free...which you know, doesn't hurt.

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