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Pathfinders | JL Collins | Ep 462

In this episode: the power of pursuit, FU money, index investing, investing the difference, and the simple path to wealth.

This week we are joined by the godfather of the FI movement himself, JL Collins, to discuss the themes of his new book “Pathfinders: Extraordinary Stories of People Like You on the Quest for Financial Independence―And How to Join Them” While there is no perfect blueprint to mastering your money, there can be confidence and motivation to be found in the stories of others who have been in your position regardless of what part of the path to FI you are on! Though this journey requires you to take action and make necessary financial changes, it is never about complexity and deprivation. Instead, this journey is about recognizing the freedoms gained while pursuing FI, not just when you reach your FI goal! The moment you begin to simplify your path to wealth is the moment you will begin the transformation into a stronger, happier individual!

JL Collins:


  • 1:25 – Introduction
  • 4:27 – The Power Of Pursuit And FI
  • 13:48 – Buying Your Freedom
  • 22:34 – There’s No Secret To Money
  • 30:35 – The Power Of Index Investing
  • 43:29 – Spend Less, Avoid Debt, And Invest The Difference
  • 51:27 – Following The Simple Path To Wealth
  • 56:26 – Conclusion

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