A common piece of wisdom is to never put all of your eggs in one basket. This makes a lot of sense. None of us knows what the future holds, so the only way to deal with the unknown is to give ourselves a lot of outs. If one thing doesn’t work out, maybe something […]
Too often, we wait for people to pick us. But screw that. In this world, you should always pick yourself. If you don’t, no one else will.
I’m not financially independent – not even close. To support my lifestyle, I have to actively earn income, whether that’s by writing, side hustling, or doing whatever else it is I do for a living. Here’s the interesting thing though. Even though I’m definitely not financially independent, some people seem to think that I am. […]
An assumption a lot of people make when thinking about their income is that it’ll have a sort of linear, upward trajectory. It’s a logical assumption to make. Each year, you gain more experience, get promotions, earn raises, and move to higher-paying jobs. It’s natural to think that as you progress in your career, your […]
If you spend too much time listening to what most people tell you, it can often feel like we don’t have much room to make mistakes. I know that’s how I’ve often felt. For most of my life, I was taught that you needed to do things a certain way – go to a good […]