Self Employment fears

“I’m scared to start”. No, you’re not. Starting is very simple; you’ve done simple tasks your entire life. You fear what others might think..

"I'm scared to start". No, you're not. Starting is very simple; you've done simple tasks your entire life. You fear what others might think. I had three huge fears when I left healthcare for self employment. 2 turned out ok, and I'm still working through the third. Read more about my journey! via @moneygremlin

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what is enough

Can we change what we view to be enough in a society that is so obsessed with “more”? Try this exercise in recognizing enough; it might shock you.

What is enough? Can we change what we view to be enough in a society that is so obsessed with more? Try this exercise in recognizing enough; it might shock you. 
#findingenough #minimalism via @moneygremlin

What is Enough?

Personal Development

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6 money mistakes to avoid

We aren’t machines that will always choose the mathematically correct option. The great news is we don’t need to be!

We aren't machines that will always choose the mathematically correct option. The great news is we don't need to be. Here are 6 money mistakes you should avoid.
#moneymistakes #personalfinance #debtfreedom via @moneygremlin

6 Money Mistakes to Avoid

Budgeting

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Wealth is the opposite of abs.

When you workout, you expect a positive visual effect. Wealth is the opposite of abs: the more you see it, the less you have.

When you workout, you expect a positive visual effect. Wealth is the opposite of abs: the more you see it, the less you have. via @moneygremlin

Wealth Is The Opposite Of Abs

Personal Development

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Part of my identity was tied to my work title, so quitting my job wasn’t easy. The dress no longer fit: three lessons on making a change.

Part of my identity was tied to my work title, so quitting my job wasn't easy. The dress no longer fit: three lessons on making a change. via @moneygremlin

The Dress No Longer Fit

Personal Development

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I made a huge decision yesterday: I’m leaving my career. I hope this article and my thoughts can help someone who might be questioning their own path.

A massive decision was made: I'm leaving my career. I hope this article can help someone who might be questioning their own path. via @moneygremlin

I Am Leaving My Career.

Personal Development

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The debate: are the benefits of pursuing financial independence worth the sacrifices? Let's explore both sides and what we ultimately chose.

The debate: are the benefits of pursuing financial independence worth the sacrifices? Let’s explore both sides and what we ultimately chose.

The debate: are the benefits of pursuing financial independence worth the sacrifices? Let's explore both sides and what we ultimately chose for ourselves.
#financialindependence #FI #financialfreedom via @moneygremlin

Benefits of Pursuing Financial Independence

Financial Independence

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Increasing Your Financial Runway

There’s a frustrating aspect to getting out of debt: it takes time. The concept of increasing your financial runway helps me stay positive and motivated on the journey.

There's a frustrating aspect to getting out of debt: it takes time. The concept of increasing your financial runway helps me stay positive and motivated on the journey. via @moneygremlin

Increasing Your Financial Runway

Pay off debt

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Ask yourself this simple question before spending money

Want to save thousands of dollars and also be happier? Ask yourself this simple question before spending money!

What if there was a 5 second question you could ask yourself  that would save you thousands of dollars and also make you happier? Here's the question I always ask myself before spending money.
#savemoney #intentionalliving via @moneygremlin

Ask Yourself This Simple Question Before Spending Money

Personal Development

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We see gorgeous homes on social media and television everyday. It's easy to get caught up in wanting one. How much house do you really need though?

We see gorgeous homes on social media and television everyday. It’s easy to get caught up in wanting one. How much house do you really need though?

We see gorgeous homes on social media and television everyday. It's easy to get caught up in wanting one. How much house do you really need though? via @moneygremlin

How Much House Do You Really Need?

Spending

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