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How I Plan to Side Hustle $14K This Year (Without Much Effort)

By The Pointer | May 6, 2020

Over the next year, I’m planning to earn over $14K through a combination of bank account bonuses, credit card cash bonuses, manufactured spending and credit card piggybacking. Let me explain how.

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My First Year of Financial Independence: How Was It?

By The Pointer | May 5, 2020

I wrote this post one year after achieving financial independence to share my real life experience including my actual spending and withdrawal rate.

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Living Freely: Achieving Financial Independence

By The Pointer | September 7, 2019

Last updated on September 10th, 2019 at 04:02 pm 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 Read More

Living Freely: How To Invest Your Savings

By The Pointer | August 29, 2019

Last updated on September 10th, 2019 at 03:56 pm 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 Read More

Living Freely: (Legally) Avoiding Taxes – Part 2

By The Pointer | August 8, 2019

Last updated on September 10th, 2019 at 03:51 pm 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 Read More

Living Freely: (Legally) Avoiding Taxes – Part 1

By The Pointer | August 8, 2019

Last updated on September 10th, 2019 at 03:50 pm 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 Read More

Living Freely: Increasing Income

By The Pointer | July 27, 2019

Last updated on September 10th, 2019 at 03:48 pm 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 Read More

Living Freely: Cutting Expenses

By The Pointer | May 22, 2019

Last updated on September 10th, 2019 at 03:48 pm 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 Read More

Living Freely: Setting a Financial Independence Target

By The Pointer | May 11, 2019

Last updated on September 10th, 2019 at 03:47 pm 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 Read More

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

By The Pointer | May 10, 2019

Last updated on September 10th, 2019 at 02:47 pm 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 Read More

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