Taxes…inflation…devaluation of currency…hidden fees…these days financial security is practically nonexistent for the majority of the world, and following the “norm” means being in debt, in chains, digging yourself deeper and deeper into the pit of economic slavery.
Whether you’re trying to ignore millions of ads encouraging you to buy more and save less or just trying to keep the federal government from ravaging your paycheck, financial freedom is tricky. Being financially independent in the modern world means learning to avoid numerous pitfalls and traps set up by disingenuous institutions like banks and creditors, while embracing the future potential of digital, decentralized currencies.
To us, financial freedom means being able to escape the rat race and the stress of living paycheck to paycheck. It’s a process that begins by reducing costs through smart thinking and by knowing where to look.
It’s not always easy. How can we expect anyone to escape personal debt while debt still drives our economy and forms the basis for our monetary system? The institutions we shell out thousands to every month don’t want us to know there are cheaper ways of living life, and they’ll do everything in their power to keep us from finding out. Don’t let them keep you in the dark. There IS a better way.
During the last conversation I had with my grandmother – a few months before she died – I asked if she had any advice about how people like myself can de-clutter our lives and get back to a...
You are middle-aged. Your net worth is meager. Your income is barely sufficient to meet expenses...and those expenses are going up. The War on Cash is looming. Economists are predicting things...
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