Not Born to Pay Bills and Die: 15 Powerful Steps You Can Take to Reach Financial Independence Faster

Mr. Enchumbao

I work for a large investment management company helping people save for traditional retirement. During my spare time, I help others save for financial independence and early retirement by writing for Enchumbao. My journey to FI began in 2012. I was in a lot of debt back then, but I turned things around and became debt free a few years later. My wife and I reached financial independence in 2017 and are preparing to retire by 2020.

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4 Responses

  1. Choosing the right parter is really #1 in my opinion. I married at 21 to a frugal guy, and that alone has set us up to be in a really good spot as we enter our 30s in a few months.

    • I have to agree with you 100% on this one. As Mrs. Enchumbao was editing this article she pointed this one out and I added it at the end. How could I have forgotten this one?!?
      So yes, if you marry the right person you’ll set yourself up for financial success. Thanks for reading!

  2. Love this article! So much good advice outlined in a succinct way. And thanks for including my house hacking article! Glad that idea made it as part of the core advice.

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