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Juicy Details: Income, Expenses and Am I Going to Sink or Swim? Pt5

Juicy Details: Income, Expenses and Am I Going to Sink or Swim? Pt5

| July 1, 2014 | 29 Comments

This is the fifth edition of my income/expense report on my business so far. The first update can be found here, the second, here, the third, here, and the fourth here. Up until last June, I worked for a small internet marketing agency. I’d been a part of their team since graduating from college six […]

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CMI 18 – 8 Reasons to Quit Your Job and Start a Business

CMI 18 – 8 Reasons to Quit Your Job and Start a Business

| June 26, 2014 | 6 Comments

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Welcome to the eighteenth episode of the Create My Independence Podcast. This week’s episode was recorded at the park AND on video! Feel free to listen to the audio version above as usual or watch the video version below! In the seventeenth episode, I covered both what DOES […]

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How to Sell Your Summers for a Few Bucks and Never Get Them Back

How to Sell Your Summers for a Few Bucks and Never Get Them Back

| June 23, 2014 | 14 Comments

I woke up on Monday, July 19th, 1999 at 9:00 am. After 20 minutes of lying there half awake, I decided to get up and start my day. On my agenda for the day was to mow three lawns in the neighborhood: Mrs. Rubis’, Mrs. Palmer’s and Mrs. Schultz’s. I took a trip to the […]

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CMI 17 – Brutal Honesty: Things That Do/Don’t Work to Make Money

CMI 17 – Brutal Honesty: Things That Do/Don’t Work to Make Money

| June 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Welcome to the seventeenth episode of the Create My Independence Podcast. In the sixteenth episode, I first give an update on how things are coming with my business, both good and bad. The awesome news is that I covered over 75% of my expenses last month and my […]

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CMI 16 – The Quickest Way to Make an Extra $1,000 per Month

CMI 16 – The Quickest Way to Make an Extra $1,000 per Month

| June 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Welcome to the sixteenth episode of the Create My Independence Podcast. In the fifteenth episode, I covered some big questions I’ve struggled with that you may relate to, such as: Who am I to build a business? What will others think of me? If you missed that episode and […]

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7 Benefits of a Location Independent Business (That a Job Can’t Touch)

7 Benefits of a Location Independent Business (That a Job Can’t Touch)

| June 10, 2014 | 12 Comments

Six years ago, I was a recent college graduate and a broke entry level employee. I was making a whopping $30,000 per year as a salaried employee. For the first time, I had money to spend (although not a lot of it). That paycheck was coming in rain or shine every two weeks and I […]

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CMI 15 – Help, I Don’t Know What I’m Doing With My Life!

CMI 15 – Help, I Don’t Know What I’m Doing With My Life!

| June 5, 2014 | 6 Comments

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Welcome to the fifteenth episode of the Create My Independence Podcast. In the fourteenth episode, I shared with you 10 quick tips for making your first $1,000 with our business. If you missed that episode and want to hear what I’ve learned from experience over the past couple […]

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CMI 14 – 10 Quick Tips to Start Making Money With Your Business

CMI 14 – 10 Quick Tips to Start Making Money With Your Business

| May 29, 2014 | 5 Comments

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Welcome to the fourteenth episode of the Create My Independence Podcast. In the thirteenth episode, I shared with you the reasons why I believe you should consider starting a lifestyle business. If you missed that episode or just want to learn more about that way of thinking and […]

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Juicy Details: Income, Expenses and Am I Going to Sink or Swim? Pt4

Juicy Details: Income, Expenses and Am I Going to Sink or Swim? Pt4

| May 28, 2014 | 19 Comments

This is the fourth edition of my income/expense report on my business so far. The first update can be found here, the second, here and the third, here. Up until last June, I worked for a small internet marketing agency. I’d been a part of their team since graduating from college six years before. I […]

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CMI 13 – Why You Should Consider Starting a Lifestyle Business

CMI 13 – Why You Should Consider Starting a Lifestyle Business

| May 22, 2014 | 8 Comments

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Welcome to the thirteenth episode of the Create My Independence Podcast. In the twelfth episode, I dug into one of my favorite books of all time, The 4-Hour Work Week, by Tim Ferris on the topic of “The Deferred Life Plan versus Joining the New Rich”. If you missed […]

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