Boarding your pet can be hella expensive and having a pet sitter is barely any cheaper. Also, who likes having some rando come over to your house while you are gone? I have three cats and they go with me (almost) everywhere.
I can’t tell you how many folks I meet working in higher education and volunteering at a local non-profit that don’t know they are eligible
So if you don’t want to spend your life working for someone else, start tracking how you spend your money and save every cent you can.
I want to make an impact without worrying about an income. So, here we go, my journey to financial independence has begun.