In this post I want to share with you the step-by-step process I used to go from broke (and almost bankrupt) to debt free and on the path of financial independence. In the “My Story” series I told you all about the mountain of debt that I created in my 20s. And in Part 4 I shared my moment of truth when I decided that I was going to turn my financial life around and not look back.
So how did I do it? My wife calls it “Self-Inflicted Poverty” and she uses that phrase every time I say we cannot afford a certain home remodeling project 🙂 I call it “Automated FI”. You see, I’m just not good [Read more…] about Self-Inflicted Poverty: My Path to FI