Freedom Lovin

FL052: Why Making $1 Online Is A Massive Improvement to Making Nothing

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In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I catch up on the past few weeks and discuss the blog post I recently wrote on earning $1 vs nothing online. Here’s what was discussed on the podcast: -My past 6 weeks -iTunes Reviews -A minimalist course to get someone from $0 to $1 (from the […]

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The monumental difference between earning $1 online vs nothing

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There are 10 billion courses out there on how to make money online. I know because I’ve counted all of them. If you spend much time at all in the world of internet marketing, you will start to get the feeling that almost everyone but you is making $20,000 a month or more. If you’re […]

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FL051: 48 Hours to Freedom- Starting a writing business with Ben Alvarado

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In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I chat with Ben Alvarado of WritingStartup.net. Here’s what was discussed on the podcast: -My big announcement Ben Alvarado -Starting a writing business -How much to charge -Transition to solo entrepreneurship -Running a business from a cell phone -How can you scale a writing business? -Multiple streams […]

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FL050: Creating Charisma on Command with Ben Altman

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In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I chat with Ben Altman of Charisma on Command. Here’s what was discussed on the podcast: -My SEO writing biz update -My travels -Curation podcast? Ben Altman: -Escaping corporate life for Brazil -Building a lifestyle business on the go -How to never run out of things to […]

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FL049: The 5 Ways to Grow a Lifestyle Business with Josh Denning

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In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I chat with the Tropical Entrepreneur Josh Denning. Here’s what was discussed on the podcast: -How to build a lifestyle business/Josh’s background -Freedom, change and corporate life vs. lifestyle business -The Tropical Entrepreneur -Riots in Bangkok? -The 5 Ways to Grow a Lifestyle Business: 1. Target market/niche […]

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FL048.5: Rethinking Independence Day

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In this short episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I discuss the meaning of Independence Day in 2014. Here’s what was discussed on the podcast: -Uncelebrating the 4th of July -What can you do to achieve real freedom? References: Article by Harry Browne: Uncelebrating the Fourth Quote: “You are the sovereign authority for your life. […]

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FL048: How to build a successful consulting business

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In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I chat with Dustin DeVries of Caffeine Consulting about building a successful consulting business. Here’s what was discussed on the podcast: -SEO writing update -Security deposits in San Diego -Toronto, Montreal, Panama -100 Must Reads audiobook summaries -Dustin DeVries intro -Bulletproof coffee -Solo consulting to building a […]

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5 Steps to Making $500 Online In A Month

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As I’m winding down my second month in my 12 month quest of starting 6 businesses, I’ve learned a few things on how to get started earning a few dollars online without experience. I’m going to skip past the part about setting up a website since I’ve already discussed that, and you can find instructions […]

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Week 4 of SEO Writing: How are the businesses going??

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I’ve been asked that several times now by friends and even strangers who subscribe to Freedom Lovin’! It’s true, I am running several businesses at once. I have my main two websites, Tri Swim Coach and 100 Must Reads, as well as the San Diego Internet Marketing Meetup, and this blog/podcast. Now I added to […]

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FL047: How To Get Paid For Your Pad

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In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I chat with Jasper Ribbers and Huzefa Kapadia about getting paid to rent out your apartment, condo, or house on AirBnB. Here’s what is discussed on the show: -SEO writing update -Going homeless -Top 10 Lifestyle Design Cities -Tim Ferriss’ Podcast -Get Paid for Your Pad Interview […]

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FL046: Creating a SaaS Business With TeamZen

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In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I chat with Dustin Overbeck and Jo Meenan of TeamZen about creating freedom in your business. Here’s what is discussed on the show: -Breaking free from the corporate world & becoming location independent -Building apps and software -Work the System & creating procedure lists -How the Team […]

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FL045: Creating Freedom in an Unfree World with Gregory Diehl

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In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I update my 6 businesses in 12 months project, and chat with Gregory Diehl from Bali about creating freedom in an unfree world. Here’s what is discussed on the show: -My 6 businesses update -Sitting at desks and shoulder issues -Education in school vs the real world […]

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FL044: Becoming a digital nomad with Jeff Bronson

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In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I update my 6 businesses in 12 months project, and chat with Jeff Bronson about the path to becoming a digital nomad. Here’s what is discussed on the show: -My 6 businesses update -Living in the present -Steve Jobs quote -Overnight successes/How to become a digital nomad […]

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Week 2: SEO Writing

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It’s been 2 weeks since I started my first of 6 online businesses. I worked less than intended last week. Here’s what happened, day-by-day: SEO Writer, Week 2 Tuesday: -Fixed issues on blog, added a Contact page -Sent 6 emails to internet marketing firms in Austin -Contacted Mike Shannon about SEO work -Contacted Andrew Henderson […]

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FL043: Location Independence with Jason Van Orden

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In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I update my 6 businesses in 12 months project, and chat with Jason Van Orden of Internet Business Mastery on escaping the corporate world and becoming a location independent entrepreneur. Here’s what is discussed on the show: -SD to Austin -Border checkpoint madness -Carlsbad Caverns -Mishaps on […]

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Week 1: SEO Writing

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It’s been 1 week since I started my first of 6 online businesses. Here’s a recap of what has happened so far: Day 1 was a wash. I got the domain and hosting, but had to wait 48 hours for the DNS settings to populate. This week was successful. I got the website up and […]

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Business #1: SEO Writing (Progress Report)

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My plan to start the first business in my 12:6:3 project was delayed by a day due to the travel shenanigans I discussed here. But I’m rolling now. I decided to make the first business of six be SEO Writing. I was inspired by the blog posts: 10 Businesses You Can Run from Anywhere on […]

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Mishaps, mistakes, and victories

Keepin us safe, at home and abroad!

“BAM!” The mean looking man slammed a metal rod against my driver side car window. “STOP”, he screamed at me. I had pulled into a border control “checkpoint”, right outside of my destination for the night in Alamagordo, New Mexico, probably 100 miles from the border. I was kind of in shock. What happened was, […]

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FL042: 9 Ways to find cheap housing in amazing places (in the US)

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In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I discuss finding cheap places to stay in amazing places in the US. Here are the 9 ways I discuss: 1. Craigslist: Housing Wanted 2. Rent/sublease from individual people, not complexes 3. Negotiate 4. College areas 5. Last minute deals 6. End of the year 7. Couchsurfing.org>Airbnb.com […]

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Becoming an Entrepreneur Book Review

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“The real revolutionaries are the entrepreneurs. All economic and social progress comes from entrepreneurship“. -Jake Desyllas I was thrilled to see that my friend Jake Desyllas of The Voluntary Life podcast recently released his book, “Becoming an Entrepreneur: How to Find Freedom and Fulfillment as a Business Owner”. This is not your typical business book. […]

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FL041: Location Independent Blueprint

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In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I discuss my new plan to start 6 businesses over 12 months from 3 different locations. -Taken from my blog post: http://www.freedomlovin.com/12-months-6-businesses-3-locations/ -Objections to doing 6 businesses in a year Follow Freedom Lovin’: http://facebook.com/freedomlovinlife http://twitter.com/freedomlovinguy Music: Iron Maiden, “The Clansman” Please give us a rating & review […]

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12 Months, 6 Businesses, 3 Locations

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Change is in the air! There is a lot of talk on this blog and many other places about becoming “location independent”, meaning, you can live anywhere in the world and still make income. I lay out the case for a perfect business in this post called The 12 Essentials to Claiming Your Freedom. Many […]

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FL040: Freedom in Puerto Rico? And the benefits of change

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In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I discuss the idea of achieving more freedom in Puerto Rico, and the idea of change. -New Review -”Becoming an Entrepreneur” by Jake Desyllas -Puerto Rico: tax advantages and lifestyle -Southern California advantages -Change. Why change? -”Getting outside your comfort zone” -3 things to do to get […]

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11 ways to live outside the box

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Live outside the box? What can that mean?

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FL039: Obamacare, Peru, Utopia

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In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I discuss traveling to Peru with pneumonia, my thoughts on Obamacare, and the Utopia Trap.  -Pneumonia in Peru -Obamacare & my experience -The Utopia Trap -Is Bitcoin over? -Cargo Ship Diaries References: The Harry Browne Utopia Trap: http://www.ultimatefreedomquest.com/utopia-trap/ Niall Doherty’s book Cargo Ship Diaries: http://thecargoshipdiaries.com Follow Freedom Lovin’: […]

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Traveling in Peru and my 7 challenges

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Obviously, my trip to Peru came with a few challenges:  1. Getting pneumonia 2. Straying in the hospital a night 3. Flight itineraries from hell 4. Major loss of productivity in work 5. No working out and sub-par nutrition 6. Expecting warm weather and getting cold 7. Walking an hour to the Cusco airport Let’s […]

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Was it the flu in Peru?

To Lima, or bust

6am flight out of San Francisco. I’m headed to Peru for a little adventure, going to visit Lima for a few days and head to Cusco and Machu Picchu, with my friend Niall from Disrupting the Rabblement. I hate early morning flights. 10am is about the earliest I like to fly out. That means I […]

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FL038: Freedom Lovin’ In Mexico

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In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I report from Mexico- Guadalajara & Puerto Vallarta. Part 1 is the intro and a bit about my experience in Guadalajara, and part 2 I chat with Jake Desyllas in Puerto Vallarta.  -Freedom Business Blueprint course: Internet Business Mastery Academy -Changes with Bitcoin -Booking with Bitcoin using Cheapair.com […]

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6 steps to creating a successful Facebook ad

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I’ve been using Facebook ads for years now to drive traffic to my websites, which results in opt-ins and sales.  Even though this ability to get lots of traffic cheaply has been around for a few years now, many information marketers I meet seem to be scared by Facebook. But it’s so simple to create […]

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The Value of Play

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“Stop the glorification of busy.” I read this quote on a friend’s Facebook status, and it could not apply more at this point in time. I think it’s ingrained in my head that being busy is necessary. In the world we live in, at least in the US, if you’re not busy, something is wrong. […]

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FL037: 6 Strategies for Building Freedom

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In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I’m on the podcast Choice Conversations with Chris Stefanick. We discuss the 6 strategies for freedom in an unfree world: 1. Emotional freedom. This is the first step before anything else. I recommend Nathaniel Branden’s work, Non-violent communication, and something I’ve been working on recently called Acceptance […]

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FL036: The 4 Habits of Happy Introvert Entrepreneurs With Beth Buelow

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In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I chat with Beth Buelow of The Introvert Entrepreneur. We discuss the 4 habits of happy introvert entrepreneurs (the REST formula): Restorative Time (down time, solitude, reduced stimulation, recharging) Energy Awareness (noticing energetic patterns, honoring them, knowing when to say when) Social Selectivity (saying “yes” and “no” […]

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FL035 7 Tips for Motivation (for lazy people)

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In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I talk about the 7 tips for motivation, if you are lazy like me. 1. You have to love the process. Finding and following your purpose is ideal, but until you get there, you need something that will keep you moving forward. 2. Get up early. (or…find […]

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FL034: 4 Ways to Live Free in an Unfree World With Andrew Henderson

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In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I talk to Andrew Henderson of the Nomad Capitalist Report about living free in an unfree world. We discuss: -Passport to Freedom Event -The 4 Ways To Live Free in an Unfree World -An open Mind -A passport and a plane ticket -Freeing up your time -Absence […]

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FL033: Living the Exile Lifestyle With Colin Wright

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In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I talk to Colin Wright about the freedom lifestyle. We discuss: -Warm Southern California -”How to” podcasts coming -Travel Plans -Colin Wright Intro -World travel/perpetual travel lifestyle -Different country every 4 months/voting process -One life, act accordingly -Minimalism: what do you love doing? -Packing for Iceland -Bizarre […]

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Expand your world with “other ways”

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The other day, my friend posted a video on Facebook that’s called “Other Ways/Redefining Family”. I thought it was a great video in many ways to show that what we’ve always thought to be a wonderful thing is also the cause of a lot of negative things in the world! Here’s the video: I don’t […]

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FL032: Four Hours a Week with Dr. George Smolinski

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In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I talk to Dr. George Smolinski about making life more efficient. We discuss: -Bitcoin plummets! -Becoming the Four Hour Physician -How do you find a virtual assistant? -Freeing up work and personal life with outsourcing -Finding virtual assistants (VA’s) -How to interview VA’s -How to manage VA’s […]

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9 reasons why it’s dumb to wait to invest in bitcoin

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Overstock.com just announced it would start accepting bitcoin in 2014. More people I know and meet randomly now have at least heard of bitcoin. But most are waiting to invest. I’ve heard many things from people who haven’t bought any yet: “It’s already so expensive!” “I don’t get it.” “I should buy some.” Here’s why […]

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FL031: The Art of Charm with Jordan Harbinger

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In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I talk to Jordan Harbinger about self improvement for men, escaping the rat race and hardcore travel. We discuss: -The art of interviewing -What is the art of charm? -How to pick up girls -Why men need help -Escaping the rat race -The mental side of building […]

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FL030: Sex 3.0 With JJ Roberts

In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I talk to JJ Roberts of Sex 3.0 about problems with today’s sexual relationships and how we can move to a world of mutual understanding between men and women. We discuss: -What is Sex 1.0 and how did things evolve -What’s the problem with marriage? -Natural vs. […]

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The Freedom of Doing Nothing

What do earning passive income, traveling the world, finding your purpose, achieving your dreams…and doing nothing have in common? They are all part of the freedom equation. On a recent podcast at The Voluntary Life, Jake talks about the idea of “how much is enough?” which is something I’ve been thinking about lately. Some people […]

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FL029: The Brazilian Gringo- Josh Plotkin

In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I talk to perpetual traveler/Brazilian Gringo Josh Plotkin about doing business on the road, freedom out of the USA, and life in Brazil. We discuss: -How Josh become the Brazilian Gringo at age 23 -The benefits and advantages of location independence -Living in Brazil -Teaching English in […]

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FL028: Introduction to Bitcoin With Steve Michaels

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In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I talk to Steve Michaels about the fundamentals of bitcoin, how to get started, and what you need to know. References: -What is Bitcoin? (Video) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Um63OQz3bjo -More about Bitcoin: http://bitcoin.org -Set up an account and wallet: http://coinbase.com -The gold standard in online wallets: http://blockchain.info -Other bitcoin wallet […]

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AUDIOblog: The 5 Stepping Stones to More Freedom

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FL027: Perpetual Travel

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In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I talk about perpetual travel as a guest on the Voluntary Life podcast with Jake Desyllas. Here are the highlights: 0:00 Perpetual Travel 2:00 Rents in San Diego 3:15 Jetlag 4:35 Bitcoin rising 9:55 Airbnb passive income 13:00 Freedom Lovin’ on The Voluntary Life 14:00 What is […]

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Keep your job or pursue your passion?

“I’d love to pursue one of my many business ideas but I can’t afford to quit my job!” This is by far the most common obstacle people present when it comes to the notion of pursuing something to break free and carve out some freedom in an unfree world. And the solution to this dilemma […]

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5 ways avoiding the “box trap” will make you more free

In Harry Browne’s “How I Found Freedom In An Unfree World”, he identifies a series of traps that can keep you from being free. One of them is the Box Trap: “Box Trap is the assumption that getting out of a bad situation is too great to consider.” This can mean a bad relationship, a […]

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FL026: Building Your First Website With Jozsef Kiss

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In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I have a chat with Jozsef Kiss of Website Builder Academy. 0:32 – Intro (iTunes reviews) 1:30 – Building freedom businesses 2:00 – Kevin’s travels 4:42 – Jozsef Kiss 6:01 – Getting started building freedom online 9:20 – Website building 10:40 – Finding a niche/not being technical […]

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FL025: Disrupting the Rabblement with Niall Doherty

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In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I have a chat with Niall Doherty of Disrupting the Rabblement at ndoherty.com. 0:32 – Intro (iTunes reviews) 3:02 – Motor-biking in Chiang Mai 5:16 – New friends in Chiang Mai 7:21 – Niall Doherty 7:49 – Trip around the world without flying 10:05 – Iran 12:45 […]

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The 5 stepping stones to more freedom

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Freedom comes in multiple stages. You can’t be free if you are a slave to your emotions. You can’t be free if you are “stuck” in a job you hate. You can’t be free if half the money you earn goes to a gang of thugs that don’t use it to benefit your life- or […]

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FL024: Thailand Vs. The USA

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In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I discuss freedom levels in Thailand vs. the “land of the free”. 1:12 New Rating and Review on iTunes! 2:30 DCBKK 5:20 Thailand vs. The U.S. 11:33 Chiang Mai addresses 16:35 Laos 16:58 Jake’s Series on Location Independence 17:39 Listener Feedback! References: The Dynamite Circle: http://dynamitecircle.com Nomad […]

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Chiang Mai: The city with no addresses

I’m not that intrigued by Chiang Mai, Thailand. I was here for a few days in May 2012, and really enjoyed it for its slow pace. Coming from Bangkok, it’s the most mellow place on earth. But the reason I came here again was that, I don’t see myself having a ton of distractions, and […]

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Escape to Bangkok

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After a 26 hour day of travel, I made it to Bangkok Thursday morning, arriving at my hotel at 1:45 am. Everything went more or less as planned. Asiana is an okay airline, which got me from LA to Seoul (13 hours), but nothing beats Thai Airways which I took from Seoul to Bangkok (6 […]

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My top 9 favorite freedom books

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Lately, my reading of books has slowed to a grinding halt. I’m getting most of my info from podcasts these days. Nothing like a 24 hour travel day to Thailand coming up to kick start my reading again! I’ve got two on the list for the flight that I got from Dan Andrews, who seems […]

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FL023: Becoming a Digital Nomad With Dan Andrews

In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I chat with Dan Andrews of tropicalmba.com about becoming a digital nomad. Here’s what we discuss: 1:12 Thailand trip for DCBKK 3:00 Interview with Dan Andrews 5:09 Going to the Philippines 6:45 Outsourcing 7:32 Dan’s start/freedom lovin 9:08 Becoming a digital nomad 13:47 Dan’s businesses 18:08 Tropical […]

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FL022: Authenticity & Dating with Hans Comyn of Ars Amorata

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In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I chat with Hans Comyn about authentic relating and dating. Here’s what we discuss: 1:38 Background of how I connected with Hans 2:47 Ars Amorata Background 4:20 Interview with Hans 6:15 Hans’ background 8:00 Love & seduction 8:41 The Ars Amorata 10:03 Pick up artistry vs. this […]

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FL021: Republic of Freedom with Heather Thorkelson

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In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I chat with Heather Thorkelson about creating your own personal “republic of freedom”. Here’s what we discuss: 0:34 – iTunes review / travel gear 5:15 – Personal shoppers 7:24 – Nonconformity and world travel 13:12 – Being a pilot’s daughter 16:47 – Republic of Freedom 19:34 – […]

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FL020: The Freedom App with Pete Sisco

In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I chat with Pete Sisco, author of the book The Freedom App and of http://petesisco.com. We discuss his solution to how society would work in a post-governmental world: 2:08 – Pete Sisco 3:00 – What is freedom? 6:22 – Immigrants and US airports 8:00 – Digital nomad […]

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FL019: School Sucks with Brett Veinotte

In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I chat with Brett Veinotte of The School Sucks Project. Here’s what we discussed: 0:52 – Freedom Lovin’ iTunes review 4:23 – School Sucks beginnings 8:24 – Brett’s school experience 9:49 – Wes Bertrand and Logical Learning 11:42 – The problem with school 15:18 – Let’s get […]

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Focus For Freedom

Maybe she's searching for me online!

Some days my focus is all over the map. I need to respond to 20 emails… But I’d rather read Facebook profiles for 20 minutes first. I’ve got to do this blog post… But I have new exciting Youtube videos that just came up in my subscriptions page. I must create this new campaign… But […]

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FL018: Coffee Shop Entrepreneurs With Richard Patey

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In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I chat with Richard Patey of http://richardpatey.com. Here’s what was discussed: 0:31 – Boulder flooding 1:42 – The Coffee Shop Entrepreneur 3:02 – Co-working spaces 5:00 – Independent online business 12:35 – Richard’s US interrogation 17:35 – Start-ups in Boulder, Colorado 23:30 – Blogging, products, and making […]

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FL017: Travel Hacking 101 with Erik Paquet

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In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I chat with Erik Paquet of abroaders.com about travel hacking and traveling the world. Here’s what was discussed: 0:00 – New intro 1:15 – Rate & review on iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-freedom-lovin-podcast/id633364602 1:47 – The joys of driving long distances 3:59 – Freedom & dating 4:29 – Perpetual travel […]

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4 Reasons Why the 40 Hour Work Week Is Bullsh*t

I heard a statistic the other day. 77% of Americans HATE their job. Hate? Wow, that seems pretty strong for something most people spend the majority of their days doing. Typically, the reason is that their “Why” isn’t very strong. In other words, most people are just working for money…so they can afford their lifestyle. […]

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Leaving Colorado, and the rat race

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I drove from Boulder, Colorado to San Diego last week, and witnessed tons of beauty along the way, swinging by Vail, Glenwood Springs, Arches National Park, and Vegas! I didn’t plan much of anything. I just knew I wanted to be back in San Diego on September 3rd to settle in to my new apartment […]

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FL016: Privacy and your freedom with Paul Rosenberg

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In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I chat with Paul Rosenberg of The Free-Man’s Perspective about privacy and your freedom. Here’s what we discussed: 0:00 – “Just doing my job” 2:47 – Current events (Miley Cyrus, Syria) 6:03 – Cryptohippie 10:59 – Lavabit 13:21 – What does freedom mean? 15:34 – Entrepreneurship 20:38 […]

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Intro to Travel Hacking

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Traveling has been on my mind a lot lately. I’m in my final days in Boulder, heading back to San Diego on Sunday. I’m a little mixed, there are so many things I love about Colorado, and Boulder, but I’m also really looking forward to getting back to the coast. And on October 15th, I’ll […]

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FL015: Earning affiliate income with Steve Michaels

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In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I chat with Steve Michaels about an opportunity to make affiliate income. Here’s what we discussed: -What it’s like to travel in North Korea (Wandering Earl): http://www.wanderingearl.com/what-its-like-to-travel-to-north-korea/ -iRecommendit -Affiliate marketing -Affiliate Star Network -To Register: freedomlovin.irecommendit.com -Getting paid on 10 levels -Product #1: Britesmart -Product #2: The […]

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FL014: Let’s Talk Freedom with Dr. Stephanie Murphy

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In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, Dr. Stephanie Murphy is a guest on the show. We cover: 0:00 – Intro/Selling my house 6:41 – Medical school and being a Multipotentialite 12:56 – Self-employment for a freer lifestyle 19:07 – Physical/mental health and personal freedom 23:40 – Obamacare and changes to the health care […]

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How to change your universe with empathy

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I go through many days thinking terrible things about random people I see out and about. There’s no rhyme or reason for this. I don’t know these people. It’s the old guy walking slowly right in front of me and holding me up. What’s his problem? It’s the woman who’s yelling at her kids. Can’t […]

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Why you should work 5 hours a day

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Tim Ferriss’ book the Four Hour Workweek is like the bible for perpetual travelers, digital nomads, and mobile business owners everywhere. The cynics will say, “It’s bullshit, nobody works 4 hours a week and makes any money!” Not true! I know people like this. It happens. It sounds impossible, but it’s not, you can put […]

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6 Steps To Overcoming The Government

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Whether we like it or not, government is part of life, and will be here for the foreseeable future. Let’s look at two examples of how people have tried to shrink government or outright get rid of it in recent times: -The Libertarian Party (LP) was formed in 1971 with the goal of educating the […]

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FL013: Escaping the U.S. Collapse With Jeff Berwick

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In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, Jeff Berwick is a guest on the show. We cover: 0:00 – Intro 3:04 – Jeff’s path to freedom 6:54 – Philosophical influence of international travel 8:29 – Drug legality in Mexico 9:30 – Perpetual Traveler Theory (Living as a tourist) 12:57 – Why live outside the […]

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FL012: Interview on the Nomad Capitalist Report

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In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I’m a guest on the Nomad Capitalist Report. We cover: -Being an overseas entrepreneur -Living in Vietnam -The importance of travel -Dating as a Perpetual Traveler References: Nomad Capitalist website: http://nomadcapitalist.com How I Found Freedom In An Unfree World (Amazon) Ulysses de la Torre http://www.divergingmarkets.com/ The Art […]

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5 Business ideas you can start today to become location independent

The city of Detroit just went bankrupt. Government agencies have been exposed as spying on citizens, using a blanket approach of “sorting through the hay to find the needle”. Privacy is dead and so is the Constitution. Freedom is decaying in the so-called Land of the Free. This is the current state of affairs in […]

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FL011: Avoiding the Group Trap with Jeremy Frandsen

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In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I have a chat with Jeremy Frandsen. We cover: – The Group Trap – Sharing Single Motivating Purpose – Outsourcing internet business – Compromise – Free State Project – Individual incentives in groups – Joint efforts – Kolbe Test – Working in the corporate environment – Unemployment […]

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How to Maximize Personal Freedom: Harry Browne

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This is an inspiring talk to me and is something I’ve been thinking about lately. Striving for perfection vs. living in the world that is right now. In this talk, Harry says that while he feels like he was able to achieve 80-90% freedom, while most people muddle around 10-30% freedom levels. He says that […]

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Is there a right and wrong way to travel?

I recently read an article on Tim Ferriss’ Four Hour Workweek blog that I’m taking some issues with: How to Travel – 21 Contrarian Rules by Ryan Holiday. He starts of by saying that most people travel because they are “Fleeing themselves and the lives they’ve created.” Ok, no problem, perhaps this is true. And I […]

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FL010: Living The Voluntary Life With Jake Desyllas

In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I chat with Jake from The Voluntary Life about finding freedom in an unfree world. Here’s what we covered:    -What does freedom mean -Why entrepreneurship is important -Living in Mexico -Importance of surroundings -Minimalism/going paperless -Tips on becoming more free in your life Jake’s Website: http://thevoluntarylife.com […]

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Publish A Book on Kindle in 5 Easy Steps

It’s a great time to be alive. Traditional publishing is dying out, and the gatekeepers have lost their grip on the industry. Now, you can be anyone and write a book, and have it published on the Amazon Kindle market in a matter of days. Writing a book doesn’t have to be a long, arduous […]

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FL009: Happiness And The Identity Trap

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In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I discuss happiness and the “identity trap” from Harry Browne’s book. Here’s what I covered:  -World Domination Summit in Portland -Happiness and the Identity Trap -Can you be rich & happy? -Minimalism References: World Domination Summit Harry Browne’s Identity Trap: http://www.ultimatefreedomquest.com/are-you-stuck-in-the-identity-trap-part-2 Minimalism with Ryan Nicodemus: http://www.freedomlovin.com/fl006-freedom-through-minimalism-with-ryan-nicodemus/ Follow Freedom Lovin’: […]

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Interview with Nomad Capitalist

I’ve had a busy weekend between celebrating the “Land of the Free” on the 4th (just kidding!) and attending the World Domination Summit Friday-Sunday in Portland, OR, that I have fallen behind Freedom Lovin’ updates.  Here is an interview I did with Andrew Henderson of Nomad Capitalist on freedom in Vietnam, travel hacks, dating as a […]

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FL008: Wandering Earl – Permanent Traveler

In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I have an exciting interview with permanent traveler Wander Earl of http://wanderingearl.com. Here’s what we covered:  -Why travel? -Learning experiences while traveling -How to make a living while traveling the world -Amazing, horrifying, and dangerous times traveling -Dating as a permanent traveler -Settling down vs. keep going […]

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The 12 Essentials to Claiming Your Freedom

When people talk about fighting for freedom, often it conjures up images of wars and battle cries. They think of what history books and Hollywood movies tell us. “You’ve gotta fight to be free!” “Freedom isn’t free!” And lately, with all the realizations around America that we live in a surveillance state, there’s the talk […]

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Boulder: Week 3 update

Almost 3 weeks in Boudler down! Minus 3 days in the bay area and 3 days in San Diego. I’m finally settling in….enough to have opinions and taken on a few hikes! I’ve gone to some meetups and met some cool people already, and went on a bike cruise around town with my neighbors which […]

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FL007: Making It Anywhere With Mish & Rob

In this episode of the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast, I’m thrilled to have a chat with digital nomad/perpetual traveler couple Mish & Rob from http://makingitanywhere.com Here’s what we covered:  -Quitting jobs and hitting the road -How to make income from anywhere -Traveling as a couple -Wonderful things about location independent entrepreneurship -How to stay focused and […]

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FL006: Freedom Through Minimalism with Ryan Nicodemus

In this episode, we discuss: -How can minimalism give you freedom? -Can getting rid of stuff make you happy? -Tips on becoming a minimalist -Answering the “what do you do” question -Defining happiness Sponsored by: 100mustreads.com: Speed up your business knowledge and download summaries of over 120 of the top business books starting at just $25 […]

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Why the USA is still okay (for business and for living)

It’s trendy these days to talk about all the places around the world that are more free, cheaper, more business friendly, less regulated, lower taxed…than the US. There are examples of places that have one or even all of the qualities listed above. And therefore, we Americans, especially those with location-independent businesses, should be looking […]

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From the beach to the mountains in 3 days

I’ve been touting the benefits of minimalism for years, even before I read the blog and books from theminimalists.com (who, I will have one of them on the podcast tomorrow!) As it turned out, I was a fraud. Even after dropping off my bike and a file cabinet at a friend’s, giving a pile of […]

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FL005: Becoming Stateless with Fergus Hodgson

In this episode, we discuss: -Freedom & how to live it in an unfree world -Are countries and borders compatible with freedom -Can one be “stateless” in today’s world? -The ups and downs of perpetual travel Sponsored by: 100mustreads.com: Speed up your business knowledge and download summaries of over 120 of the top business books […]

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FL004: Perpetual Travel (PT) And Entrepreneurial Anonymity With Steve Michaels

In this episode, we discuss: -Freedom & how to live it in an unfree world -Perpetual Travel (PT) and what that means -How to anonymize yourself with a New Mexico LLC -Bitcoin & what it can do for entrepreneurs -Staying positive in an uncertain world “The Perpetual Traveler” Steve Michaels joins me in an in-depth […]

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FL003: Intrinsic Motivation with Jeremy Frandsen

In this episode, we discuss: -Autonomy, rebellion, and self understanding -Freedom of choice -The Freedom “Traps” -Intrinsic Motivation & Single Motivating Purpose (SMP) -Attaining Freedom with an internet business -The importance of freedom & autonomy -Can we be “free in an unfree world”? Internet Business Mastery’s Jeremy Frandsen joins me on the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast […]

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And then I turned 30…and then I stopped growing

I was reading this article today about how it’s hard to make friends after you leave school. Well yeah, in school you are surrounded by people around your age, going through the same challenges at the same time. Friends and dates are being handed to you on a silver platter. But that’s not the real […]

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FL 002: Freedom Lovin Podcast #2: Breaking Free with Wes Bertrand of Complete Liberty

In this episode, I discuss: What is freedom and why is it important? Why do people think they’re free when they’re not?   What does it take to get more free in your own life? Complete Liberty’s Wes Bertrand joins me on the Freedom Lovin’ Podcast as we delve into philosophical underpinnings of freedom. Wes […]

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9 lessons from the road

My trip started out kind of crazy, with a bizarre event that occurred right as I approached the first TSA agent to get my ID and license checked. I oddly had it going through my mind what a disaster it would be if I didn’t have my license. Then I opened my wallet and…there it […]

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Praise be to 2013

I’m in Austin this week and I’m excited. Yesterday I landed at the airport and took a short cab ride to my friend Erica‘s co-working space on the East Side. Perfect place to get a ton of work done! An old house in a cool part of town. I had Mexican food at Chapala’s (found […]

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7 Ways To Simplify And Free Up Your Life

Minimalism is the buzz word people are throwing around these days when talking about simplification. To some it means losing all their toys and things they have grown attached to, and that’s terrifying! To others, it means getting rid of the unnecessary stuff and putting more value on what really matters to them. Here are […]

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FL 001: Freedom Lovin Podcast #1: Finding Freedom in an Unfree World

Introduction to Freedom Lovin, and how I am finding freedom in an unfree world. Links: http://freedomlovin.com http://facebook.com/freedomlovinlife http://twitter.com/freedomlovinguy In this episode, I discuss: -Why freedom is important -Why most people struggle to bring freedom into their lives -A preview of what the show is about Resource: Book: How I Found Freedom in an Unfree World […]

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Easy for you!

I live a very different lifestyle from many people I know, especially those who are around my age. Most friends and family are very supportive of what could easily be seen as craziness, flakiness, or a hippied-out lifestyle, and most are happy to see me bounce around the planet and the country (although I’m no […]

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Why I just bought bitcoins at their all time high today

Bitcoin is a digital currency that’s been around since 2009, and has exploded in value in the past few months. Here’s a quick video of what exactly bitcoin is: In December last year, I met up with my friend Steve of keepyourassets.net and freemarketincome.com and had a long discussion about Bitcoin. I had known about it […]

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Travel hacking and other shortcuts

“We have to leave now and you don’t even have your shoes on!” said my Mom many times in my youth. “No problem” I said. “I’ll put them on in the car”. Ever since I can remember, I always had a burning desire to be efficient with my time. If there was ever extra time, […]

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