From the founder and publisher of Dividend Mantra, this is a definitive guide on why you should aim to achieve financial independence early in life and how to actually get there. It includes information on my background, the strategies I’ve used to grow my wealth from below zero to well into the six figures, and practical, nuts-and-bolts advice. I’ve written over 650 articles, and this book includes some of my most useful, inspirational, and evergreen content I’ve ever put out there. If you’re looking for information on how to execute a a real-life journey to financial independence in real-time, this is the book for you.
I describe why you should aim for financial independence and I explore the idea of true sacrifice. I also discuss the 4% safe withdrawal rate, index funds, the power of dividends and dividend growth, living below your means, and how to analyze and value stocks.
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