5 Ways to Financial Freedom

Live Life On Your Own Terms

Financial freedom can be defined as the ability to live your life on your own terms, and without having to worry about unexpected financial fallouts. Imagine not having to worry about when the next storm will destroy your roof, bringing an unexpected $20,000 bill into your life. Imagine controlling your finances, instead of being controlled by them and living paycheck to paycheck.

Financial freedom – or, put another way, financial independence – is not an elusive concept that only the ultra-rich have access to. There are guidelines that can be followed which can help propel you on the path toward achieving financial freedom. Here is a list of some of the ways you can start enjoying financial independence today.

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Set Financial Goals

If you’re not working toward something specific, then you probably won’t go anywhere. Setting specific, measurable goals and reasonable time frames for achieving them is a great way to remain motivated and consistent over the long term. Having something to work toward will inherently keep you working toward it.

Live Within Your Budget

Living within your means is crucial to achieving financial freedom. Debt is one of the most crippling situations one can be in, and it holds people back from achieving financial independence. It is important to have a written monthly or weekly budget and then stick to it. Over time as your wealth increases, your budget can be expanded to a more comfortable level – but never expand your budget until you are financially able to do so.

Don’t Touch Your Savings

Live under the assumption that periodically in life, there will be unexpected bills. Therefore, have a savings account and don’t touch that money except in case of emergency. It is important to always have a rainy day fund to help pay for that car repair, or the new roof your home might need. Savings accounts can act as a buffer between you and financial hardship.

Save For Your Retirement

It’s never too early to start saving for retirement. When you retire, you will lose access to a major income stream, so it is imperative to have enough money to live comfortably in your golden years without having to worry about impoverishment. Looking into 401(k)s or Roth IRAs.

Invest Wisely

Investing can be a great way to grow money over the long term. Whether those investments are in very volatile and high-risk crypto markets, or other lower risk markets, investing has the potential to grow your money. However, investing also has the potential to diminish your capital. New and emerging technologies in the area of artificial intelligence are making strides in the field of investing. Algorithmic bots, or algo bots, can help you potentially increase your returns on various markets.

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Jeff Sekinger

Jeff Sekinger Founder & CEO, 0 Percent Who is Jeff Sekinger? Visionary Trailblazer Sekinger has been in the financial industry for over a decade. Starting

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