Deanna

I am a late gamer to this Financial Independence movement. I paid off all my debt at the end of 2017 and started on my wealth building journey at the age of 45. The real genesis for my transformation began when I got sober back in late 2009/early 2010. My story is full of redemption and I hope to inspire others to know that it's never too late!

What Can Race Car Driving Teach us About our Finances?

I want to share some valuable financial takeaways from an unlikely source – a fiction book. Typically, I read non-fiction; however, I started incorporating some fiction into my life. Firstly, I joined a book club and they typically pick fiction…until it’s my turn to pick and, of course, I’ll choose non-fiction. Additionally, I went on …

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People are Basically Creative – Featuring Michelle from Savvy History

Today is another interview in my series, “People are Basically…”  If you want to be considered for a feature in this series reach out to me, here. I’m excited to introduce Michelle to you. She runs the website Savvy History and her tagline is financial independence for the creative class. That is certainly fitting for Michelle! Currently, …

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People are Basically Evolutionary – 7 Money Lessons Featuring Louima Lilite

I’m excited to introduce you to another phenomenal person with an inspiring story. I met Lou virtually in the ChooseFI Facebook group. Are you sensing a theme here? I met Rosemary, the first interviewee in this series, there too. I think you can figure out where I hang. 😉 Lou had the most beautifully articulate …

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FIRE & Geoarbitrage – Featuring Jim from Route to Retire

I’m part of the ChooseFI Facebook group as well as a local ChooseFI group here in Northeast Ohio. If you are interested in joining a local ChooseFI group, look here to see if one is available in your area.  In our local group, we alternate our monthly meetups between educational and social. I’ve gained so much …

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