When Andy and I decided to become debt free I got excited, then depressed, then excited again. You see, I was excited about the fact that we were going to change our family tree, vacation a lot and do all these things we were dreaming up. However, I also knew that if we were going to realize these dreams, we had some very tight years ahead. Ultimately, I decided the short term-loss would be worth the long-term gain and I started figuring out ways to start spending less.
How would you like to retire at the age of 35? Sounds impossible, right? Well, our guest today, Steve Adcock, figured out how to do it.
We work hard. We earn money. We buy stuff.
Then, that stuff requires repair, maintenance and software updates. Before you know it, your stuff is out of style. You’re on version 3 when the rest of the world is on version 7.
We work harder. We earn more money. We buy more stuff.
Are we in control of our things or are our things in control of us?