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I QUIT MY JOB TO BECOME AN ENTREPRENEUR

The Thought Card

Release Date: 09/03/2021

What To Pack For Road Trips: 28+ Items You Shouldn't Leave Home Without show art What To Pack For Road Trips: 28+ Items You Shouldn't Leave Home Without

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Before the pandemic, travel meant hopping on a plane and filling my passport with stamps. However, that all changed in 2020. Our borders were closed, and we did not feel comfortable traveling by plane, train, or bus anymore. So, as an alternative, we started exploring smaller cities and towns a few hours from home. Since then, we have become road trip warriors. As the weather gets warmer, you may be planning a road trip of your own, so now is a great time to chat about what to pack for road trips.  This episode is sponsored by , a slim and lightweight backpack for everyday use but also...

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When You're Doing Too Much: Reduce Income Streams Before Burnout show art When You're Doing Too Much: Reduce Income Streams Before Burnout

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In Episode 83, I announced I was to pursue entrepreneurship. Since then, I have learned some important lessons about running a business. As I celebrate publishing the 100th episode of (yay!), I’m introducing a new series called “Taking the Leap,” where I share the behind-the-scenes of what it’s like being a new entrepreneur. Please take a moment to share what you’d like for us to cover next on the show. . This episode explores the importance of creating passive income and why I’ve decided to scale down from 17 income streams. If you’re curious to learn more about my income...

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Best Stock Research Tools and Websites show art Best Stock Research Tools and Websites

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While some of you may have never purchased a stock before, I’ll admit that I have purchased a stock without doing any research. I now know the importance of doing your research. In this episode, we’re chatting about reliable tools to research stocks. Also, stay to the end, where I share a shortlist of my favorite financial educators in the investing space.   This episode is sponsored by , a subscription service where members get (2) new stock picks sent directly to their inbox every month. Motley Fool has provided trusted investment recommendations for over 28 years, beating the...

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How To Pick Good Companies to Invest In show art How To Pick Good Companies to Invest In

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Do you have the funds to start investing in the stock market, but you’re unsure how to pick good companies to invest in (or even put on your radar)? Well, and financially savvy investors, you’re in the right place. With thousands of publicly-traded companies in the stock market, coming up with criteria you can use to analyze companies will help you beat overwhelm, strengthen your investing knowledge and boost your overall confidence. To help you with this, in this episode, we’re chatting about things to look for when picking companies to invest in. While we'll cover three criteria,...

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Are You a Short-term Investor or Long-term Investor? show art Are You a Short-term Investor or Long-term Investor?

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Before investing in the stock market, it’s important to determine your investing goals and match them with the appropriate investing style. In this episode we chat about determing your investment preferences, whether you are a short-term or long-term investor.  This episode is part of a four-part investing series sponsored by Motley Fool Stock Advisor. If you missed the first episode, I encourage you to go back and listen to Episode 96 where I share ways .   About Our Sponsor: Motley Fool Stock Advisor Motley Fool Stock Advisor is a subscription service where members get (2) new...

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How Investing in the Stock Market Can Improve Your Financial Outlook show art How Investing in the Stock Market Can Improve Your Financial Outlook

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This episode kicks off a 4-part investing series sponsored by Motley Fool. Throughout this series, we’re going to talk about how investing can positively impact your financial situation, how to determine if you’re a long-term or short-term investor, tips for picking the right companies, and tools and resources you can use to research stock picks.  Whether you want to earn more money, get out of debt, save for a vacation, or build generational wealth, investing in the stock market can improve your financial outlook and in this episode we explore how.    About Our Sponsor:...

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Pregnancy Announcement + Maternity Leave Checklist For Entrepreneurs show art Pregnancy Announcement + Maternity Leave Checklist For Entrepreneurs

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I have big news to share. We are expecting our first child! Over the last few months, so much has been going on. Not only have I been adjusting to life as an expecting mother, but also life as a new entrepreneur (I quit my corporate job September 2021). In this episode, I share my maternity leave checklist as well as helpful maternity leave planning tips for entrepreneurs. 

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6 Travel Hacking Mistakes To Avoid  show art 6 Travel Hacking Mistakes To Avoid

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Since I started travel hacking around 2015, I’ve traveled all across the world either cheaply or for free. However, I have a confession to make. I’ve made my fair share of credit card mistakes. Listen to this episode to hear about all the embarrassing travel hacking mistakes I’ve made over the years as well as how to avoid them.

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Ways To Earn Points and Miles Without Traveling show art Ways To Earn Points and Miles Without Traveling

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Are you unable to travel right now? Perhaps it's a busy season at work, you are taking care of a loved one, or travel restrictions got you grounded for the foreseeable future. While that's a bummer, it doesn't mean that you have to abandon your travel dreams completely. Now is a great time to build your travel hacking expertise and beef up your points and miles portfolio. In this episode, we discuss how to earn points and miles without traveling.

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How To Organize Your Finances To Pursue Multiple Financial Goals  show art How To Organize Your Finances To Pursue Multiple Financial Goals

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As we head into the new year, I wanted to share a conversation I had with Sasha Huff, host of Because I Can, a podcast about life and all of the lessons we learned along the way. I'm usually the one asking the questions on the show, but I'll admit that it's nice to be on the other side sharing my story. In this episode we chat about ways I've organized my finances so I can tackle multiple financial goals like traveling and paying off my mortgage early. You'll also hear a bit about my money story.

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Today was last day. It's hard to believe it, but I have officially quit my high-paying corporate job to pursue entrepreneurship full-time. YAY!

Learn all about how I got here including -- how I started The Thought Card (blog) in 2014 and how I side-hustled my way to becoming a full-time content creator seven years later. 

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