My name is Andy. I’m 32 years old, married and have
one child (with another one on the way) two children. In late 2011, I got fed up of having a full-time job and devoting the majority of my time and creative energy towards somebody else’s goals.
I combined the knowledge I had accumulated over my working lifetime with an intensive course of self teaching to put together a strategy which would allow me to live the way I have always wanted to. It took about 18 months to ‘get out’. Now I teach other people how to do the same thing.
The Rat Race
If you’re a typical adult in the UK, you’re not rich. You have to work for a living. Perhaps you work for The Man.
I imagine your typical weekday looks something like this:
In my opinion, this is no way to live. Is this what you wanted from life?
I work broadly when I want to, on projects of my choosing, with people I like and respect. If my family needs me at 10am on a Tuesday, I can be there for them. I have more free time than I need to engage in hobbies and creative projects.
From a financial perspective, my wife and I are very comfortable. We have no credit card debt, loans or overdrafts. If one of our cars breaks, we have more than enough cash to buy another one. If one of us becomes ill and unable to work at all, we will easily cope. If neither of us could work, it would take years for us to be in trouble.
We are not ‘from money’. We have not inherited anything. Our families are kind and generous and we both had a very good start in life. For this, we were extremely lucky. Our parents are very supportive and help us out in a lot of different ways. However, they are not wealthy. We have a nice, flexible life and no worries about money because we worked hard to build our skills and resources and then deployed them appropriately.
The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation
(Taken from Walden by Henry David Thoreau)
I am passionate about personal freedom. I believe that, with few exceptions, nobody is stuck. I want to help you build the best life possible while you’re still young and strong. To me, living an uncomfortable compromise until you retire at 65 is a waste of the most precious resource in the universe: a human life. You need to start living now. Let me show you how to do it.
I have no snake oil for you. You will not get rich quick. There’s no pyramid scheme (or MLM as they call it these days). You won’t have to sell my product or recruit any suckers to follow my plan. You will however, have to put in some effort. You will have to make mistakes. You will have to learn about yourself. You will have to accept reality.
If you want the promise of a magic pill or a silver bullet, do not come and listen to what I have to say. I can’t help you. There are however plenty of ‘gurus’ on the internet who are itching to take your money. All I can say is ‘buyer, beware’.