Tag: building wealth

the pursuit of freedom

DIY Investor - picture of a bald eagle in flight symbolizing financial freedom

Freedom is a beautiful thing.  Live and let live.  No person or institution using force to impose it’s will on another human being. It’s a wonderful goal that we should all aspire to in our lives and in our dealings with others.  Unfortunately though, for most, personal freedom remains a starry-eyed fantasy, an elusive “if only”.  That’s unfortunate, because most of the shackles that enslave us are of our own making: self-limiting beliefs, a refusal to venture out of our “comfort zone”, and allowing fear of failure or fear of rejection by others control our actions. Futhermore, self-imposed financial shackles like suffocating debt and an uncomfortably high lifestyle burn-rate mean we often go to work each day […]