Posts tagged financial independence
Five Ancient Principles for Building Massive Wealth

Whether you've known it or not, we've secretly been chatting about an ancient philosophy since The Hidden Green's first article.

It was followed by Marcus Aurelius, Seneca, Epictetus, and many other badass Greek and Roman leaders and scholars. 

And now, unknowingly, it's being followed by you. 

This ancient philosophy is called...

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How to Be 100% Stoked When Quitting Your Day Job

When I quit my job I knew I was going to be just fine. But as my life is, there is always a grandma, a friend's mom or a football watching uncle who—because they care—worry deeply about my decisions.

For me this time, that person was both my mom and dad.

They thought I was crazy. Taking their view, they were right. By society's standard I was the luckiest 26 year old on the planet. Why was I leaving?

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The Awesomeness That Happens When You Focus on Money for Three Years

The last time we talked I told you I was going to take a leap of faith and try out something new. Well a lot has happened since then. I'm going to take these next few posts to get you back up to speed.

This post is about the biggest change that has come about. I quit my job! Here's how it went down.

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If You're Doing This For Money, You're Doing It Wrong

Going after financial freedom has little to do with finance really. What the pursuit is really about is personal freedom. The financial focus is simply a tool we use to unlock the personal freedom.

I've become super interested in Todd Tressider's blog as of late. Especially his take on happiness. Here's one of his quote's that just totally struck a cord with me this week. 

"Suffering today in an effort to earn greater success and income for tomorrow so that I can relax and feel secure at some future date is insane. I can embrace the adventure that is my work. I do what I can each day without stress but with creativity and joy, and trust the results will be meaningful."
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Looking Back at Three Years Focused On Financial Freedom

I've been on the financial independence fix since I started my job in June of 2013, 2 years and 10 months ago. Let's get a mile-high view of how those years went, from my first day of "real" work till now, and see what it tells me moving forward.

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