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4 Technologies Every Business Needs to Have

4 Technologies Every Business Needs to Have

We previously talked about The Joy of Building Side Hustles while working a day job, and it’s no secret that many people are starting new businesses and sidelines to be able to work faster towards gaining financial independence. For your side business to succeed, you’ll need to keep up with the times. Here are some essential technological features that every business (old and new) should have: 1. Cybersecurity Measures ITProPortal recommends having effective cybersecurity measures in place in order to…

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Episode 089 – Financial Independence As An Employee | Alvar Damen

Episode 089 – Financial Independence As An Employee | Alvar Damen

Hello! Today Alvar is being interviewed by Michael from the Irish FIRE Podcast. The episode is focussing on to get to FI as an employee in Europe. Alvar is 27 years old, working in IT and currently living in Scotland. He talks about how he is saving £1500 pounds per month, travel hacks and on how important side projects are for him and for the FI journey. Enjoy! We talk about: • How Alvar is saving £1500 pounds per month…

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Episode 088 – How To Invest In Europe In 2020 | The Poor Swiss

Episode 088 – How To Invest In Europe In 2020 | The Poor Swiss

Hello! Today Alvar interviews Swiss guy about how to invest in Europe in 2020. This interview is all about how to get started with investing, what to do and what not. We cover which criteria to use when deciding which brokerage to use, how to assess if an ETF is the right one for you and much more.  Enjoy! We also talk about: • Why and how do you invest • How do you pick a broker and based on…

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Episode 032 – How I worked for 5 Years to Reach FI at 26 | Young FI Guy

Episode 032 – How I worked for 5 Years to Reach FI at 26 | Young FI Guy

Hello from the UK! In this episode our guest, Young FI Guy, talks about how he became financially independent at the young age of 26, how he would do it all over again and picking the right career. A fascinating listen. We also talk about: Are high paying jobs recommended?  The possibility of earning money in a different and flexible way The most important part of reaching financial independence   Should you really do what you love? What he does every day Whether he…

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