Big City dreams without burning the budget with FIRE influencer and author Grant Sabatier

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Grant Sabatier was ready to retire at age 30 with over a million dollars saved - in large part by being mindful of his big expenses. The the author of "Financial Freedom: A Proven Path to All the Money You Will Ever Need” shocked many followers by moving to New York City, one of the most expensive cities in the world. 

In Grant's money story you will learn:

  • The reason behind Grant's controversial to move from Chicago to the more expensive NYC- despite it's impact on his FIRE goals

  • How much more expensive NYC really is compared to Chicago if you apply Grant's money strategies

  • Why he feels NYC lifestyle justifies the higher cost

  • One thing he loves that is actually less expensive in NYC than it was in Chicago

  • The surprising differences he found in cost of living between the two cities.

In Grant’s money lesson you will learn:

  • Why he feels that "money only matters when you can live a life you love"

  • The things you can do to retire in 10-20 years or less

  • Why he feels that cutting out the small things that bring us joy isn't necessarily the best way to save

  • The best areas in budgeting you can save your money in

In Grant's everyday money tip you will learn:

  • The exact questions he asks himself-and you should before making a purchase to determine it's true cost and value

  • Where to find resources to make the calculations yourself

In My Take you will learn:

  • How using a calculator can help to change your mindset

  • Why it's important to not get caught up in the labels and trends

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