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The Mid-life Crisis | Ep 222

Does living a FI lifestyle help to avoid experiencing a midlife crisis?

What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show

  • Use intentionality to balance tradeoffs and choose a life by design to escape the stereotypical midlife crisis.
  • Become comfortable being uncomfortable, build a resilient mindset, and get rid of the fear of failure.
  • The FIRE movement has a theme song! Check out the sneak peek on We Want Guac.
  • Inspired by Monday’s episode on 403(b)s with Nancy Bachety, Noemi plans to max out her 403(b), 457(b), and traditional IRAs.
  • Ruby paid off a $96,000 HELOC in one year by making small changes with her money.
  • M1 Borrow through M1 Finance is an alternative to HELOCs that both homeowners and renters can take advantage of when needing access to a line of credit for temporary cash flow.
  • Scott hit his FI number and gave his notice!

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