How to Semi-Retire and Travel The World On $200,000

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Today I was reviewing historical returns on my Fundrise investments and realized they have done pretty well since I first started in 2016. For those that don’t know, Fundrise is a leading real estate crowdfunding platform for non-accredited and accredited investors. Founded in 2012, Fundrise pioneered the eREIT asset, a private diversified real estate investment …

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Hiatus back off, again

Well, a solid five and a half month hiatus from corporate life is back off once again. I’d like to think I made the most of what felt like another mini-retirement. If I had my way, I’d have packed my bags and went overseas where living is cheaper but I made the best of life …

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Essential Advice for Making Money Remotely

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Image via Unsplash Today’s guest post comes to us from Cherie Mclaughlin who blogs over at  Thanks for your contribution Cherie. If you’d like to check out more from her head over to If you are currently out of work or need to boost your income, there’s good news: The internet makes finding work more accessible …

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7 Things to DO After a Covid Layoff

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Well, you’re one of the many that were layed off due to COVID19. That means free time. But you’ll want to spend it wisely. Here are 7 things you should consider doing after a COVID19 layoff. 1. File for UnEmployment There’s no shame in filing for unemployment. As an employee you paid into this insurance …

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Well…I’ve been Canned. Again.

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The inspiration behind this site is my story of what happened to me in the 2008 financial collapse. The long version is here. The “Reader’s Digest” version is below: In 2008, I lost my job during what was the biggest economic downturn since the Great Depression of the 1930s. Despite all my efforts to re-enter …

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