Strategies for Achieving Financial Independence

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Wishing everyone a safe and happy 4th of July! In keeping with the theme of independence, this week’s chat will highlight strategies for achieving financial independence. We’ll talk about everything from setting goals to barriers to financial independence and more. We hope to see you there!

Topic: Strategies for Achieving Financial Independence

When: Wednesday, July 5, 2023 at 3 p.m. ET.

Where:Join the live hashtag discussion

The panel will include: Tom Brickman: Recently retired from 9-5 to work on Real Estate full time (19 doors), a resale business and Tom provides one on one coaching and covers financial literacy & real estate for building wealth; Jeanne Kelly:Credit expert, identity theft expert, speaker and founder; Beverly Harzog: Credit Card Expert and Consumer Finance Analyst for U.S. News and World Report; Rod Griffin: Senior Director, Consumer Education and Advocacy, Experian, Jennifer White: Consumer Education and Advocacy Team, and Christina Roman: Consumer Education and Advocacy Manager at Experian.

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Questions we will discuss:

  1. What does financial independence mean to you?
  2. What are some examples of long-term financial goals to consider when working toward financial independence?
  3. What are some common barriers to financial independence?
  4. What are some tools that most people have access to help them achieve financial independence?
  5. How can you increase your income to help you achieve financial independence?
  6. What are some resources to help people overcome common barriers to financial independence?
  7. What are some common mistakes that can prevent you from achieving financial independence?
  8. What steps can you take to be on track for financial independence in your 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s and beyond?
  9. Once you have achieved financial independence, how do you maintain it?
  10. Any final tips to help someone achieve financial independence?

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