At the beginning of 2019, I will quit my job as a cybersecurity operations director.
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I’m not financially independent, and I won’t be retiring early, at least not for a while, even with a healthy net worth. Call me spoiled, but I can’t stand the traditional work routine. I’m going to escape it through the use of multiple income streams, some passive, some flexible.
If you’re confused, seriously, I explain everything in my first post.
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Continue reading “September 2017 Flexible and Passive Income Update: $213.81”
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It’s time to review that number that never seems to go quite high enough, but it sure is fun to watch it climb, isn’t it?
I hope you find something useful in my report, whether you are looking for new ways to build your own wealth, or just looking for some inspiration while paying off your debt.
I did the latter many times while I was on my debt payoff journey. For me, it was extremely encouraging to see someone else’s success (with a similar mindset/approach), and to think and dream about how I might have success as well.
And I did. I paid off over $150,000 in debt (including my home), and life has never been the same.
Continue reading “September 2017 Net Worth Update: $477,185 (+$8,891)”
I will celebrate the new year in 2019 by quitting my job. That’s not a typo. That’s 15.5 months from now. By doing so, I’ll forego my salary as a cybersecurity director. Not to mention the annual bonus I would receive in March. That’s gonna hurt.
Continue reading “I QUIT! Announcement and Flex Income Update for August 2017”
I run a cybersecurity operation for a multi-billion dollar financial institution. So, as you can guess, I spent a good portion of the last 24 hours researching and understanding the impact this breach had on our customers. I want to share (what I can) the results of that research with you. Most of which was confidential, and not pertinent to you, has been removed.
With that, please take a look and make sure to follow the instructions to check if you are impacted and to sign up for identity theft protection.
As a side note, if you are looking to protect yourself from a popular form of cyber-attack, please check out my other article on ransomware:
Continue reading “Everything You Need to Know About the Equifax Data Breach”
This week, I am sharing a more relatable debt payoff story with you. Not everyone goes pedal to the metal or has an exceedingly high income in a city with low costs of living (elements of my story).
Jane from Cash Fasting paid off $35,000 in debt over a period of three years, most of which was paid while living in New York City. Not only did she accomplish this on a single income, but she did it while still taking some time to enjoy life.
If you have a debt payoff story you’d like to tell, awesome! Please shoot me an email at email@example.com.
Continue reading “Debt Free Geeks – Interview With Jane at Cash Fasting”