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Thought I'd add something new to the blog to spice it up a bit!
I read and listen to a fair amount of articles and podcasts throughout the week; and seeing as how impactful they are to me - thought that it may be best to share 'em with my 9 faithful readers lol
1. How I Went From $100,000 in Debt With No Job to Debt-Free in 5 Years
I found this article on BiggerPockets.com, which is sort of like the Facebook/LinkedIn/Blogger community of the real estate investing world. Anyway in the article, Steven from EvenStevenMoney.com tells us just what the title says - How he paid off $100k in debt in 5 years. Goes over the financial independence basics... spend less and make more, but his story definitely offers a bit of inspiration and some motivation that this can actually be done!
2. How Being Lazy Can Help You Save Money
Self discipline and I have been struggling to get along for a while now.. so you know the title of this article caught my attention! In this piece, Spencer Tierney over at NerdWallet.com shares some pretty helpful savings tips for the lazy/undisciplined (me)! Gonna put some of his suggestions to work today.
3. 4 Steps to Revers Engineer Your Goals and Make Them Easier to Reach
This is an awesome post on goal setting written by Tim over at AtypicalFinance.com. If you have yet to set your goals for the last quarter (slackers) or even if you have; check this post out! 10/10
4. SPI 286: How To Build A Brand That Stands Out From The Crowd
This is my first dive into Pat Flyn's SmartPassiveIncome podcast and I love it. Like easily one of my favorite podcast shows. Well anyway, in this episode, Pat teaches us "The Five C's" to brand building. Don't wanna spoil so definitely check it out for yourself!
5. How I Slowly Grew My Blog My Own Way
Lately, I've been feeling kinda insecure in comparing myself to other blogs/bloggers and overwhelmed with my goals. If you've been having the same feelings , definitely check out this post by Cait Flanders from Caitflanders.com . Here she talks about growing her blog slowly - her way and remaining true to who she really is. Gave me the kick I needed to move forward. Someone out there is wanting to read whatever I can write.
6. 7 Daily Habits of Real Estate Investors Who Seek Financial Freedom
Even though the title is geared towards real estate investors, the tips in this article are definitely beneficial to anyone striving towards their goals. Check out this post written by John Fedro on his Biggerpockets.com blog.
7. SPI 122: From Teachers to Totally Rocking it Online
Soooo I jumped around a bit more on the SmartPassiveIncome.com podcast and came across this episode. Definitely one of the most inspiring podcasts I've listened to. This one showcases the journey of two teachers and their journey to online business success. Pat does it again! I guess you can say I saved the best for last. Check it out!
And there you have it...this weeks 7 Wonders of the Week!