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Dec 4, 2019

In this episode, we will talk about the one thing that was crucial to me reaching FIRE in my financial journey!  

By God’s wonderful grace, I was able to reach FIRE--financial independence retire early--when I was 40 years old….And I did not starve/deprive myself to do it!

The tool that helped me to achieve this feat get’s a bad rap!  It’s not popular nor sexy, but it’s the B Word...BUDGET!

I achieved FIRE by using a budget!!!!!

I start out talking about this because none of the other tools, tips, or strategies that I mention will make a difference, if you do not or will not budget your money.   

 A budget is simply:  income minus expenses.  That’s it. And, in my opinion, it’s the best way to financial freedom.

I talk about how I used my budget in two separate instances as a forecasting tool to help me see where I wanted to be and how to get there!  

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