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Making Early Retirement a Possibility

On Monday, we talked about how to never retire early. Now that you know what not to do, I’d like to talk about what can get you out of the daily grind. As I’ve mentioned many times, I used to work crazy hours and drove all over to help the eyeballs of Southwest Colorado. While that might have been good for the eyeballs, it made me want to poke bamboo skewers into mine. I was becoming my worst fear, a burnout. Luckily we made some major changes to our financial lives and careers, and I don’t have to work full time anymore. However, this past week I did have to work five of seven days, and I was beginning to sharpen the skewers. It made me realize that we HAVE to become financially independent so I never have to go back to working full time again. If you are in the same boat and want to “retire” early, here are some ways to accomplish that. Make More Money   Delegate– For years, I made the mistake of trying to do everything by myself. I thought it would save money if I worked harder rather than paying someone else. I could ...

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