I am writing from sunny Myrtle Beach, South Carolina where I am attending a legal conference. While sitting on the white sand soaking up the sun today, I was thinking about some of the things that inspired me to move from broke (and almost bankrupt) to the double comma club.
And I’m not talking about the standard big picture motivations like freedom, getting out of the rat race, spending more time with family, and achieving financial independence. No, I’m talking about the personal (and in some cases odd) inspirations that I found in literature and popular movies that motivated me as I started down the path of financial independence.
[Cue Eye of the Tiger music … kidding]
Obviously, this post is a major departure from my typical instructional article. That’s okay. It’s Friday and I’m on the beach.
Before I list some of my personal inspirations, let me remind of you of where I was in life when I decided to turn things around. I had about $200,000 in unsecured consumer debt in addition to a typical starter-home mortgage. I was in really bad shape and I needed to find the restart button.
Without further ado, here are a few of my top financial independence inspirations: [Read more…] about Millionaire Inspiration