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Max Your Freedom

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Name:
Max Your Freedom
Category:
General Finance
Tags:
Early Retirement, Travel
Start Year:
2016

Blogger Bio

Net worth:
Location:
Dallas, Texas, United States
Age:
40s
Race:
White
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
Profession:
Executive

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Latest Blog Posts

As some of you may already know, we plan on traveling for 2 months each summer for the next few years, as our way of satisfying our travel bug while still keeping a home base in Texas. There are many logistical considerations when you decide to travel for an extended period.  Since most people will only travel for 1-2 weeks at a time during vacation, the majority of those considerations would ...
Posted: Jul 18 2017 @ 6:00 AM
**Updated So would I be able to retire if I had $1 Million? You might think the answer to this question is pretty straight forward.  After all, there’s no shortage of mainstream articles claiming that millionaire status leads to retirement nirvana. Unfortunately the answer is “it depends”…like many other annoying answers to vague questions such as this one. Not All Million Dollars Are Created Equal In order to retire early or reach financial independence, you ...
Posted: Jul 11 2017 @ 6:00 AM
If you have aspirations of turning some of your working years into freedom years like I do, you’ll be hard pressed achieving that goal without paying attention to your lifestyle expenses. I’ve worked very hard over the past 10 years or so to ensure that my yearly expenses stay as flat as possible.  What I spend each year will largely dictate how quickly I can reach financial independence, and since my ...
Posted: Jul 04 2017 @ 6:00 AM
Like most things in life, nothing comes for free, and hardly ever easily.  In order to earn that precious freedom we all seek, some deliberate actions must be taken. Since my ultimate goal is to increase the number of Freedom Years I get to enjoy, I have to make sure that my working years are as efficient as possible.  This requires laser like focus and determination around the following key areas: Income / Maximize Money ...
Posted: Jun 27 2017 @ 6:00 AM
We’re getting ready for our first experimental slow travel experience this summer.  Unlike a typical 1-2 week vacation, this travel method requires additional preparation.  I’ve spent the past few weeks preparing the Max Your Freedom household.  The list of things has grown longer than I expected. Since we hope to do this type of travel for the next few summers, I figured this article would be a good reference for both myself ...
Posted: Jun 20 2017 @ 6:00 AM
If Mrs. Max and I had to choose one common passion we both share, it would definitely be Travel.  Followed very closely by eating while traveling.  I still haven’t convinced her to try Whisky though! As I’ve shared in the past, the longest vacation we’ve taken is about 2 weeks.  Although each one of those trips were wonderful, we always felt rushed and had very tight schedules. With a vacation deadline looming, we ...
Posted: Jun 13 2017 @ 6:00 AM
As I indicated in a prior post, I’ve decided to experiment with Equity Crowdfunding to determine if it’s a viable passive income stream.  I narrowed the field down to 3 online platforms, each with their own particular twist on equity crowdfunding. The plan is to invest $10,000 with each platform over the next 12-18 months to get some hands-on experience with how they operate.  The ultimate goal of course is to ...
Posted: Jun 09 2017 @ 6:00 AM
Today we’re going to cover a subject that very few people enjoy thinking about.  Their own mortality.  I know this to be true, because I’ve been procrastinating about drafting my own Will ever since my daughter was born. In fact, I should have drafted one when I got married to Mrs. Max.  It’s true that we didn’t have much in the way of assets back then, but as I’ve recently learned, ...
Posted: Jun 06 2017 @ 6:00 AM
As I indicated in a prior post, I’ve decided to experiment with Equity Crowdfunding to determine if it’s a viable passive income stream.  I narrowed the field down to 3 online platforms, each with their own particular twist on equity crowdfunding. The plan is to invest $10,000 with each platform over the next 12-18 months to get some hands-on experience with how they operate.  The ultimate goal of course is to ...
Posted: Jun 02 2017 @ 6:00 AM
One of the things I hate the most about working a typical corporate job is my daily commute to work.  Even though I enjoy driving and cars in general, I’ve come to dread that daily ritual. Every morning and afternoon I have to steel myself for what often feels like a battle.  The dangerous driving behaviors, and too frequent daily accidents, have turned my commute into one of the most stressful periods of ...
Posted: May 30 2017 @ 6:00 AM

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