This community is for you if you want to crush your financial future!

This isn't for you if you want to:

  • Do the 9 to 5 till you're 65 grind
  • Trade your time for money
  • Follow the status quo
  • Climb the corporate ladder
  • Work to make someone else wealthy
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A SheeksFreak (also known as a FI Freak) is a young person who is OBSESSED with making intelligent financial decisions, allowing themself to reach early financial independence and live their best life.


  • Having a place to get the answers to your money questions
  • Not having to stress about your financial future
  • Not feeling alone in your pursuit of financial freedom
  • Belonging to a community of like-minded young people who share your enthusiasm and passion for early FI
  • Setting up passive income streams, side hustles, and smart investments

The SheeksFreaks App!

Once you have joined the SheeksFreaks Community, you can download our FREE app to easily interact and engage with your fellow FI Freaks.









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"SheeksFreaks has taught me not only the strategies and foundations to start my journey to financial independence, but primarily the extremely adaptive mindset that it takes to get there. I am glad to say I am part of this community!"

- Leo C.

1 million+ TikTok followers

Live Your Best Life

Inside the SheeksFreaks community, you will be connected to hundreds of other young FI Freaks! We focus on building your growth mindset in a supportive, energetic, and respectful community.

Would it surprise you that you already have the tools to achieve your goals and you just need to know how to use them? We help you learn how to use these tools while collaborating in a community full of people just like you.

Inside the SheeksFreaks community, we explore all aspects of 
The Four Mechanisms of Early FI:

1. Earn more

2. Spend less

3. Save the difference

4. Invest your savings wisely

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Here are just some of the "Groups" in the SheeksFreaks Community!

(A "Group" is a topic you can join based on your specific interests. You can post, share, DM and connect within each Group.)

  • House Hacking
  • Entrepreneruship
  • Mindset
  • Stock Market Investing
  • Real Estate Investing
  • Networking
  • Girls' Group
  • Crypto / Bitcoin
  • Short-Term Rentals
  • Rehabbing & Flipping
  • Landlording
  • Book Club
  • Post Your Goals
  • Social Media Engagement
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Past SheeksFreaks Guests

We meet virtually a few times a month. Sometimes we discuss specific topics and sometimes we have special guests. We have had over 25 guests in the last year.

Here are a few highlights:

Brandon Turner

Brandon Turner

Real estate investor, author, and podcast host

Ryan Pineda

Ryan Pineda

Social media influencer, entrepreneur, and real estate investor

Ryan Harris

Ryan Harris

Former NFL player, Super Bowl champion, and financial literary advocate

Rachel Richards

Rachel Richards

Author, influencer, and early FI achiever

Scott Trench

Mindy Jensen & Scott Trench

Authors, podcast hosts, and early financial independence achievers

Craig Curelop

Craig Curelop

Author, podcast host, entrepreneur, and early FI achiever

What the SheeksFreaks Members are Doing

  • Finding life-long friends
  • Starting side hustles
  • House hacking
  • Investing in short-term rentals
  • Starting businesses
  • Buying their first property
  • Holding each other accountable
  • Starting podcasts
  • Growing their social media accounts
  • Sharing resources


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Dan Sheeks & First to a Million

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The Story of SheeksFreaks

Dan Sheeks is the newest author from Biggest Pockets Publishing with his new book First to a Million: A Teenager's Guide to Achieving Early Financial Independence and the accompanying workbook. The book introduces teenagers to the strategies, concepts, and mindset needed to achieve early financial freedom.

Dan is a high school Business/Marketing teacher, real estate investor, and personal finance advocate in Denver, CO. In his 19 years of teaching high school, he has taught a variety of business subjects including personal finance, entrepreneurship, and marketing. Dan’s passions include working with teenagers, advocating for personal finance education, investing in real estate, and promoting the FIRE movement. His students have competed at the national level in entrepreneurship, personal finance, marketing, and hospitality services with much success over the years.


Dan launched SheeksFreaks in late 2019. Today it is an online community dedicated to helping young people learn money management skills, start investing in real estate, and pursue early financial independence. The SheeksFreaks community aims to help those between 15- and 25-years old use specific methods of saving, earning extra income, and investing to set them on a track to achieve financial independence at a young age.

Community Guidelines

We have these guidelines to provide a safe and supportive environment.

  • Kindness and respect form the foundation of the SheeksFreaks community.
  • Members MUST be 14 or older.
  • If you are a minor (14-17), you MUST have a parent/guardian sign the Terms and Conditions acknowledge on the Registration Page.
  • If you are a minor, you MUST have a parent/guardian make the payment.
  • Always share your viewpoints respectfully.
  • NO negativity or inappropriate behavior such as vulgar language, bullying, defamation, shaming, intolerance, or personal attacks will be tolerated.
  • No trolling: leaving intentionally provocative or offensive messages, comments, or posts to get attention, cause trouble or upset someone.
  • No sales pitches or promoting your business/product. For example, you cannot link to your business or website in forums or blog posts.
  • No spam or solicitations.
  • This is NOT a place for political or religious debates or promotion.
  • Only post accurate information. Those who repeatedly post inaccurate or misleading information, whether intentional or accidental, will be removed.
  • Members who violate these guidelines can be "reported" and "blocked" by other members.
  • Members who violate these guidelines could lose membership privileges without refund of any amount.
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