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Featured Freak: Young Real Estate Investor Ethan

79 cents. That’s all I had left after a year in a very unhealthy relationship. That’s when I knew things had to change. I was truly “broke” for the first time in my life. You hear about it all the time in high school. You hear the “I can’t afford this because I’m broke” and… Read more »

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Post #27: Why You Should Pursue Financial Independence

As I’m sure you already know, a person reaches financial independence (or FI, for short) when they no longer need to work for money. It takes dedication and sacrifice to become financially independent. So why would someone want to get to FI in the first place?

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Featured Freak: Aaron Finds FI

There was nothing wrong with my life. I wasn’t miserable in some horrible job, and I wasn’t racking up debt. But I also wasn’t particularly fulfilled. I had never wanted to work a corporate job for my entire career. I just thought that was what I should do for now.

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Featured Freak: Sam and His Real Estate Plan

My name is Sam Tecun. I’m a 20-year-old college student currently living in the Greater Boston area and am happy to be a part of the SheeksFreaks Mastermind group. Let’s begin!

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Post #24: Cayla’s Car Conundrum: New, Used, or None? (Part 3 of 3)

In Post 22 and Post 23, we were introduced to Cayla, who is a 22 year old young professional. She just moved to a new city and is thinking about buying a car. She has $3,000 saved up and ready to go. But before she started test driving different options, she decided to do a little research on the costs of owning a car.

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Post #23: Cayla’s Car Conundrum: New, Used, or None? (Part 2 of 3)

In the previous post, we were introduced to Cayla, who is a 22 year old young professional. She is actively pursuing financial independence, so she knows that a car isn’t a real asset. But, she just moved to a new city and is thinking about buying a car. She has $3,000 saved up and ready to go. But before she started test driving different options, she decided to do a little research on the costs of owning a car.

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Featured Freak: Young Real Estate Investor Ben

I’m Benjamin, a college sophomore, real estate investor, and current member of the SheeksFreaks Mastermind group. A year ago, I was pretty much destined for the same unwelcoming future as everyone else my age. My entire future was dependent on college – family, my career, my retirement, and my life goals. If I couldn’t afford an education, it was game over for me.

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Post #21: Jordan Knows How Vital His Credit Score Is – Do You?

One of the crucial pieces to pursuing FI early in life is your credit score, and Jordan knows it. He knows that his credit score plays a vital role in his future in numerous ways. Jordan understands the variety of ways his credit score can affect his life, and the same is true for you.

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Post #20: Reflection on 6 Months, 20 Blog Posts & 10,000 IG Followers

It has been six months since I started this project, and it’s incredible to see how much this community has grown in that amount of time. We have recently hit a few milestones which is very exciting. But, before we look at the milestones and glance into the future, I want to reiterate the main mission of SheeksFreaks.