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Mindset, Financial Independence, and Real Estate | The FI Couple | Ep 430

In this episode: early financial conversations, what you truly value, house hacking, and the psychology of FI.

It can be scary to have to acknowledge the reality of your financial situation, especially if you feel you do not have the financial literacy to proceed with confidence. However, setbacks and failures can often be blessings in disguise. This week, The FI Couple joins us to discuss the importance of perseverance and flexibility in the face of uncertainty, as well as the strength that can come from a united front. The journey to FI is profoundly nuanced and never perfect. While you may find yourself wanting to make your journey as optimal and expedited as you can, we know that life sometimes happens and your journey can be far from perfect. However, sometimes when we find ourselves at “rock bottom” it seems like everything in our world is against us. Rather than feel defeated, allow the setbacks to act as momentum to charge ahead as you re-align and re-adjust! 

The FI Couple:


  • 0:49 – Introduction/The Early Days
  • 2:05 – Early Financial Conversations
  • 11:03 – Discovering What You Truly Value
  • 21:28 – Bouncing Back After A Layoff
  • 26:06 – Entrepreneurship
  • 30:10 – House Hacking
  • 38:34 – The Off Market/Solving Problems
  • 43:13 – The Single Family Home/The Psychology Of FI
  • 48:29 – The Season Of Hustle
  • 51:56 – Conclusion

Resources Mentioned In Today’s Episode:

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