Giveaway Day #2: Extra Nice Books 📚

Good morning!

One other day, one other giveaway!

Received three extra books to offer out at present – two by good buddies of mine locally, and one by somebody I WISH I might have been good buddies with however who would have in all probability gotten me into method an excessive amount of hassle, lol… Benjamin Franklin 😉

Earlier than we get to that although – congrats to the winners of yesterday’s giveaways!

  • Atomic Habits – Nat Metz
  • Broke Millennial Talks Cash – Sarah
  • Something You Need – Heidi L.

Now right here’s what we’ve obtained for you at present…


E book #1: “Adventures in Opting Out”
by Cait Flanders

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One in all my favourite folks within the area, and one in every of my favourite matters! Although Cait’s been opting out of a lot we not often get to listen to from her anymore, lol…. so not a fan of that, however I’m a fan of the guide 😉

Right here’s extra about it under from Amazon, after which right here’s extra about her at her web site: (previously “Blonde on a Finances” for very long time purveyors within the area):

All of us observe our personal path in life. A minimum of, that’s what we’re advised. In actuality, many people both do what is anticipated of us, or observe the invisible however well-worn paths that lead to what’s culturally acceptable. For some, these paths are high-quality — even nice. However they go away a few of us feeling disconnected from ourselves and what we actually need. When that discomfort lastly outweighs the concern of making an attempt one thing new, we’re able to decide out.

After going via this course of many instances, Cait Flanders discovered there may be an unbelievable parallel between taking a unique path in life and the psychological work it takes to summit a mountain — particularly if you resolve to go solo. In Adventures in Opting Out, she provides a path map that will help you with each. As you’ll see, reaching the primary viewpoint will be simple — and it provides a glimpse of what you’re strolling towards. Climbing to the summit for the complete view is value it. However within the area between these two peaks you’ll enter a world fully unknown to you, and that’s the most tough a part of the trail to navigate.

With Flanders’s steerage and recommendation, drawn from her personal journey and tales of others, you’ll have all of the encouragement and perception you’ll must take the trail much less traveled and create the life you need. Simply step as much as the trailhead and anticipate it to be an journey.

Extra right here: Adventures in Opting Out: A Area Information to Main an Intentional Life


E book #2: “Fireplace the Haters”
by Jillian Johnsrud

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One other guide from a buddy within the PF world – Jillian Johnsrud! Previously of Montana Cash Adventures, one other nice cash weblog from years of yore… I bear in mind studying it for the primary time and being completely blown away. She wrote with such rawness and vigor! And was tremendous inspirational! In truth, she holds the title for having her very first weblog submit featured on Rockstar Finance – a fairly spectacular feat 😉

However at present isn’t about her outdated weblog, it’s a couple of new(ish) guide of hers throughout managing the haters in your life… So should you’ve been scuffling with it, whether or not on-line or off, be certain that to enter for this guide and see if any of her suggestions assist squash it.

Right here’s a testimonial I wrote for her that landed on the again cowl of it – coincidentally subsequent to a quote by Cait Flanders!

“Haters suck. However giving up in your goals sucks extra. Don’t let the haters win! Choose up this guide and let Jillian assist information you thru this fantastically messy place they name The Web. It’ll be like having espresso together with your finest buddy, solely a finest buddy who additionally occurs to know precisely what that you must succeed on-line.” – J. Cash, All-Star Cash

(I had put “Licensed Hustler” there as my title, however I suppose the editors didn’t like that one an excessive amount of 😂)

After which right here’s extra about it by Amazon:

Sharing your artistic and entrepreneurial ventures on-line can really feel like traversing a tough and uncharted ocean. Filled with setbacks and obstacles that may sink your ship.

If you happen to ever wished to exit to espresso and “choose the mind” of somebody who has efficiently navigated this artistic entrepreneurial life, that is your likelihood. All for the value of two lattes.

We are going to take care of your three huge hindrances

  • On-line critics: How do you “fireplace the haters” and create boundaries on-line to maintain you working, wholesome and productive?
  • Internal critic: From imposter syndrome to fears of what family and friends would possibly assume.
  • Failure, concern, and discovering the braveness to create: Cancel tradition, recovering from failure, and learn how to keep within the sport.

Extra right here: Fireplace the Haters: Discovering Braveness to Create On-line in a Vital World


E book #3: “Franklin’s Thrift”
by David Blankenhorn, Barbara Dafoe Whitehead and Sorcha Brophy-Warren


And lastly, we’ve got a guide impressed by the OG of early retirement himself, B. Franklin. Shipped to me just a few years again by a reader of the weblog (thanks Dave!) after seeing a few of my posts on thrift.

I’ll be sincere and say I by no means did find yourself getting via to the tip of it, however I do bear in mind having fun with a number of the tales from the start parts of the guide. One I had on my night time stand for just a few months, however now time to go onto another person’s!

So should you’re a fan of the notorious B. Frank. too, or simply get pleasure from historical past generally, this guide’s for you… Right here’s extra from Amazon:

Individuals at present typically consider thrift as a destructive worth—a miserly hoarding of sources and a denial of delight. Much more telling, many Individuals don’t even consider thrift in any respect anymore. Franklin’s Thrift challenges this mind-set by recovering the wealthy historical past of thrift as a quintessentially American advantage.

The contributors to this quantity hint how, from the eighteenth century on, the concept and follow of thrift has been a strong a part of the American imaginative and prescient of financial freedom and social abundance. For Benjamin Franklin, who personified and promoted the concept, thrift meant working productively, consuming correctly, saving proportionally, and giving generously. Franklin’s thrift turned the cornerstone of a brand new form of secular religion within the bizarre individual’s capability to form his lot and fortune in life.

Later chapters doc how within the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, thrift moved into new domains. It turned the animating thought behind social actions to advertise youngsters’s faculty financial savings, create mutual financial savings banks and credit score unions for working women and men, set up a federal financial savings bond program, and provoke the nation to preserve sources throughout two world wars.

Study extra: Franklin’s Thrift: The Historical past of a Misplaced American Advantage


And that’s at present’s giveaways!

To enter…

Inform me a narrative that corresponds with whichever guide you need, and also you’ll be entered to win…

For instance, in order for you the Opting Out guide, inform me an space you wish to decide out of or a narrative round a time you tried or one thing, and in order for you the Hater one inform me a time you needed to take care of hate in your life and the way it was profitable or not. Or another tales across the corresponding topic – you get the concept…

You’ll be able to enter for whichever ones you need, and I’ll be asserting the winners after 5pm EST right here on the backside of this weblog submit in addition to in tomorrow’s subsequent submit…

So get your entries in quick! And can be again tomorrow for extra goodies! Shifting into $$$ merch subsequent from across the neighborhood…

Thx for studying,

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UPDATE: Giveaway now over!

Congrats to our 3 winners:

  • “Adventures in Opting Out” — Working Mother
  • “Fireplace the Haters” — Nakpangi
  • “Franklin’s Thrift” — Caroline

Again tomorrow with extra 🔥

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