If money problems keep popping up no matter how airtight the budget is, there’s an underlying issue that needs to be addressed. Once we identify the real problem, we can get to work on becoming truly wealthy.
When it comes down to whether or not YOU should hire an assistant, your uncle or sister or real estate agent or whoever else might have good advice, but they don’t know the answer. You’ve worked hard to get to the point where a little paid help might be useful, and you have to make the final decision on that.
If you lost your job or are a recent college grad looking to start your career, you have no choice but to shake things up and reconsider how you hunt for a job. If you get creative and stay determined, there’s no reason why you can’t make lemonade out of all these 2020 lemons.
In this post, I’m going to start with the basics, from the definition of consolidation, and then covering some of the greyer areas that have people struggling with debt management. By the end, you should have a clear idea of how to handle those outstanding balances, if they indeed need to be handled.
An important step in understanding and engaging in the FIRE movement is to acknowledge that there isn’t a silver bullet. You won’t sniff around, learn a secret password and suddenly have all the money you need to live job-free forever. Instead, you’ll learn of aggressive strategies for turning the money you have now into the income for your future.