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What #LearntoCode really means: get a high paying gig with Upwork and other freelance places.

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I know: your mother never told you that she loved you. The online bully told you bad words and your feelings got hurt. The shame, the Dorito covered shirt is more painfully shameful than writing covfefe to 30 million Twitter followers. Yet, not all is lost! You can learn to code quite easily if you have a brain and know your way around a keyword. No, you do not need a fancy Mac to start: most top-notch coders I know swear by something they like to call Linux (don’t ask) and 10-year-old IBM laptops bought for 200 bucks. Guess how … Read more

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The side hustle: how to do it without draining away your energy

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Set Your Life on Fire Series The side hustle: how to do it without draining away your energy Of the many theories being promoted on the internet by getting rich quick schemes promising  — at much fanfare in the form of clicks — that you can get rich by gambling online or by buying the latest cryptocurrency dream coin, the good old side hustle is still the only tried and trusted way of your average Joe or Mary or Jerry to earn his or her or their way to extra side cash. What you do with it, is another matter. Some … Read more

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LeanFIRE vs FatFIRE

By | Bitcoin, Financial independence

Ok, so FIRE is Financially Independent Retire Early. You can retire early in different ways. If you know how to live off of $500 per month you can easily achieve LeanFIRE. When thinking about FIRE it’s good to realize what the goal is. In my view this means to never have to work for someone else. It doesn’t mean that you will never work. Most people enjoy doing things they find meaningful, and this work may or may not have monetary rewards. If it has, all the better, it’ll give you a good opportunity to work yourself up from LeanFIRE … Read more

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Permanent Portfolio

By | Bitcoin, Financial independence, Smart investments

Permanent Portfolio is a portfolio strategy I came across through The Voluntary Life, one of my favorite podcasts. The core tenet is that you put your wealth in different asset classes. The Permanent Portfolio strategy was conceived by Harry Browne, who wanted a strategy that works regardless of which specific economic cycle we’re in: Prosperity Inflation Deflation Recession Browne (and Jake from The Voluntary Life) put their money in these asset classes, equally divided: 25% stocks, great during prosperity or declining inflation. 25% gold, good during bad inflation and general global insecurity 25% long term bonds, profit while interest is … Read more

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Recommended podcasts

By | Bitcoin, Financial independence, Life stories

We don’t do any podcast ourselves, but we have some podcasts we can warmly recommend: stephanlivera.com – especially the episode with Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter and Square whatbitcoindid.com Peter started off as a shitcoin trader, is a great interviewer and through his journey became a Bitcoin maximalist. thevoluntarylife Jake built his own company, sold it, talks about becoming an entrepreneur, the school system, travelling, minimalism

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How to FIRE with Satoshis?

By | Bitcoin, Financial independence, Smart investments

FIRE is Financially Independent Retire Early. Many people want this, not many people understand yet how. We’ve noticed an absence of awareness of the opportunities of Bitcoin in the FIRE community. And and absence of awareness of FIRE in the Bitcoin community. A Satoshi is 100 millionth of a Bitcoin. We believe that saving up to 100 million Satoshis will get you leanFIRE by 2022. Here are the steps: 1. First of all, save up for a buffer of 3 months. You want to be able to HODL properly. This is also your first level Fuck You Money. You want … Read more

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