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JJRR Ep18 Skipping college - Retiring at 35 - Building a personal finance community - with Sean


Click album cover to listen. So what are you majoring in? This question is such a great conversation starter in college but Sean Merron may never know. Sean skipped college by landing a $40k/yr job at 17 and is on schedule to retire at age 35. In Episode 18 listen to Sean describe his early challenges with personal finance and how he recently reinvented / downsized his family's lifestyle on their path to early retirement. And now that he's mastered personal finance for himself, he's sharing his knowledge by building a PF community with the 2 Frugal Dudes podcast. A great insight on reinvention "Don't quit, change" - Sean Merron @2frugaldudes @seanmerron @FinCon #podcast #jimjimsreinventionrevolution @applepodcasts #Austin #earlyretirement



http://2frugaldudes.com/

@2frugaldudes

http://earlyretirementroadmap.com/

http://fireagecalc.com/

http://rootofgood.com/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maslow%27s_hierarchy_of_needs

04:23s Detoxing from FinCon (2017)

07:30s Taking a chance with sending a selfie video in an email blast

12:01s Trying a different career path starting in high school

13:32s Landing a $40k a year job at 17 and skipping college

16:01s Buying a $50,000 BMW at 19 while living in your parents house

19:10s Approaching 30yrs old with big house, pool, 2 kids and pets and having no time

29:03s Paying off debt and deciding to downsize

35:10s On schedule to retire at 35 years old

38:35s Maslow’s hierarchy of needs

42:10s Sean’s entrepreneurial experience and doing a 180 on creating an audience first

21:30s Discovering concept of early retirement and re-designing your lifestyle

24:00s The basics for calculating retirement age www.fireagecalc.com

50:36s Investment risk when you’re close to retirement

52:43s Understanding regulation and privacy concerns

57:13s Embracing change “Don’t quit, change”

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