Making the most of your financial situation is not always easy. But many people have achieved financial success through surprising and inspiring means. Annuity.org highlights the stories of individuals who have overcome obstacles or found unique and effective ways to travel down the path to financial freedom.
Interviewee Mina Coleman Paid Off Debt To Move Her Family to a Life of Traveling
Their Take: Budget To Achieve Your DreamsWhen Mina Coleman’s husband first came to her with the idea of moving the family to a sailboat full-time and spending years traveling the world, she wasn’t convinced. But a sound financial plan and strict budget made their dream a reality. Read Their Take
Interviewee Kelan Kline Built Blog into a Six-Figure Business
Their Take: Create an Online BusinessKelan Kline’s career had not been everything he had hoped for. But he soon found his passion in something that initially started as a side hustle: building an online business. Before he knew it, The Savvy Couple was generating six figures within just three years.Read Their Take
Interviewee Greg Wilson Retired Decades Early
Their Take: Build a Plan and Stick to ItBy the time Greg Wilson was a teenager, he knew that his goal was to retire early. However, early retirement is often a goal that is easier said than done. But as of age 42, thanks to a strong plan and smart decision-making, Wilson is happily and successfully out of the workforce.Read Their Take
Interviewee Don Chambers Real Estate Investor
Their Take: Invest in Real EstateMore than 15 years ago, Don Chambers hoped to one day amass 20 properties. Today, he has nearly 70. Despite the risks and work required, Chambers remains motivated by the money and his goal to achieve financial freedom.Read Their Take
Interviewee Andrew Griffith CPA and accounting professor at Iona University
Their Take: Leverage AnnuitiesAndrew Griffith barely missed out on multiple military pensions and a state government pension. But that didn’t stop him from chasing financial freedom as he leveraged annuities to achieve security.Read Their Take
Interviewee Jeff Neal Business Owner
Their Take: Start a Side HustleJeff Neal found an unusual but lucrative way to reduce his debt. He built a side hustle off of the crickets his kids used to feed their pet reptiles, breeding the insects from a small additional food supply into a full-on business.Read Their Take
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Thoughts and opinions expressed in these stories are strictly anecdotal and should not be taken as financial advice. Views of the interviewee do not necessarily reflect those of the author, editor or Annuity.org.
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