Imagine we were in a room full of small business owners and we asked them all one simple question....
What does financial freedom mean? In short, it describes a lifestyle that is organized in such a way that...
Have you always dreamed of living a millionaire lifestyle? If you ask any millionaire, they’ll tell you money management is a matter of mindset. The goal of achieving financial freedom is to get unstuck from your day-to-day reality by adding additional options to your life. I don’t recommend anyone... Read more
Looking to save some money to go towards a goal you’ve set for yourself? Being Dutch, people naturally believe I’m cheap. In North America, “Going Dutch” means you’ll split the bill at a restaurant – something that’s actually fairly uncommon in the Netherlands in my experience. We like taking... Read more
Imagine we were in a room full of small business owners and we asked them all one simple question. “What is the one thing your business needs the most to survive and grow?” You’d get a variety of answers. “A product or service people want.” “A large number of... Read more
Work life balance is not always about the hustle and constantly working hard versus “binging” on vacation and days off. It’s about having the choice to work hard on the days you want, but also to do absolutely nothing on those days where you’re tired of it all. Without... Read more
Reflecting on our circumstances in life often brings us to a point where we are forced to describe our goals. We want something better, something new. For many of us, becoming financially free is a goal that’s somewhere on the list. It has been for me, for a long,... Read more
Credit cards get a bad rap these days. Insane interest rates keep many North Americans in debt forever. Paying anywhere between 20-35% is no exception. We use one credit card to pay off the other, making just the minimum payments as we go along. For every $100 in balance,... Read more
Ok so Freshbooks kicked me out. For 8+ years I’ve been a “loyal” customer, using their app to send an invoice-and-a-half a month. Most of my income comes from book sales and people signing up for my online classes – not much comes in via the good-old-invoice. I like... Read more
How much is the service you provide worth? What do you charge people for your time, or for your work? It’s not about some finite equation, such as labor plus price of materials minus discounts and coupons. It’s not just about the time that it takes for you to... Read more
Ever wondered how to gain financial freedom so you can worry less about money? You might even have some money left at the end of the month. It’s better than the other way around: spending more than you make and going deeper in debt. Contrary to popular belief, you... Read more