Today’s best from Rockstar Finance
Since leaving the corporate world behind 8 months ago, I’ve had a lot of time and space to think. While it’s pretty cool to wake up every morning and do what you want, reaching financial independence will inevitably cause you to go deeper into yourself.
We are taught it early and often in medical training: First, do no harm. The premise is that medical diagnostics and treatment can and do cause harm.
It’s undeniable that mega-stores like Walmart, Target, and Sam’s Club have lower prices. They can pressure suppliers to bring prices down from a volume perspective, then they pass those cost savings onto the customer. Simple economics.
I was fired almost 2-1/2 months ago. At first, I was somewhat gleeful as I realized all those years of savings gave me a fair amount of financial freedom. Then I began to feel discombobulated and just really “out of sorts.”
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Amanda is also the founder of WhyWeMoney.com – a site where she shares ideas, experiences, and tactics for finding a balance between enjoying life today, while still planning for a great tomorrow.